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bpv Braun Partners s.r.o.
OVOCNÝ TRH 8
110 00
PRAHA 1
Czech Republic

Employment Tier 2

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o.'s 'fantastic' team has 'deep knowledge in the sector'. The team led by Arthur Braun provides day-to-day employment advice to domestic and international clients, with a focus on cross-border secondment matters. Of counsel Lucie Kalašová specialises in employment litigation and is also noted for advising on GDPR issues in combination with the firm's data protection practice.

Practice head(s):

Arthur Braun

Testimonials

bvp Braun Partners are a fantastic legal company and without their expert guidance, it would be very hard for our company to operate in the Czech market. Their professionalism and expertise are unrivalled.’

I had the pleasure of dealing the most with Lucie Kalašová. She was always extremely understanding and patient when advising our company. She has supported us with some tricky labour law cases and her professional yet personal approach allowed us to feel confident with the decisions that were made.

Key clients

LSG Sky Chefs Czechia

Carrier Refrigeration Operation Czech Republic

Deutsche Lufthansa

Mediaservis

Eurosun

Gerresheimer

Suse Linux

AIS – Automotive Interior Systems

Müller Milch

Otis

Loxxess

Tenneco

Europlasma

ELK Fertighäuser

Hornbach

Arthrex

Real estate and construction Tier 2

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o.'s real estate team advises local and global clients on development projects, real estate investments and financing. 'Top-notch lawyer' Jiří Bárta, who is the key name to note for complex transactions such as acquisitions and sales, jointly leads the team with Miroslav Dudek, who advises German clients. The practice also handles cross-border deals with the support of its Bratislava office.

Practice head(s):

Jiří Bárta; Miroslav Dudek

Testimonials

Jiří Bárta stands out for his business acumen and legal proficiency. Exceptionally smart, bold and professional in negotiations. Top-notch lawyer.’

They provide excellent services, are always well prepared and client focused, with a broad picture of all the client’s legal needs. To me, they are true advisers.

The team is very well known for its proactive approach and provides very good and appropriate services while demonstrating deep knowledge of the local real estate market.’

Key clients

Immofinanz

MVGM

Čemos

Conseq

BVI Fund FROWILPEX

Redside

Generali

Hornbach

Embalador

Goldbeck

Corpus Sireo/ RE Invest

Motel One

VIG Fund

Aventicum Capital Management

Projects and energy Tier 3

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o.'s projects and energy team is praised for its 'comprehensive support and excellent legal advice'. The practice is jointly led by the highly regarded Marc Müller and David Vosol, and advises a variety of sector clients on electricity, gas and international pipeline projects. Senior associate Michal Fogel is recommended.

Practice head(s):

Marc Müller; David Vosol

Testimonials

‘The outstanding team from BPV Braun Partners has vast experience, especially in the Czech and European energy sector, combined with excellent economic knowledge and language skills. The whole team was very committed and had a goal-oriented approach to the work, which secured a smooth deal flow even in critical situations.’

‘Marc Müller is an absolute expert in the Czech and German energy sectors, very well connected in the whole business and always up to date. With his vast experience as a lawyer in general, but also in this particular sector, he was the perfect match to conclude our project.’

‘Michal Fogel is truly an expert in the Czech energy sector and had always the right proposal to meet a challenge. Michal’s way of preparing and adjusting all the necessary legal deeds was perfectly managed and highly respected.’

Key clients

E.ON Group

Tengelmann Energie

3fficiency GmbH

PREmereni

Antaris Solar AG

TMT Tier 3

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. has 'highly specialised lawyers in the field of TMT' and is led by Pavel Vincík. The team advises on GDPR matters, data protection and TMT-related litigation. Managing partner Arthur Braun is recommended for his IP specialisation.

Practice head(s):

Pavel Vincík

Key clients

Mediaservis

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 4

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. provides an 'excellent quality' banking service and is experienced in handling cross-border financing deals for domestic banking clients. David Vosol leads the team, which also includes Arthur Braun and senior associate Zuzana Štěpánková.

Practice head(s):

David Vosol

Testimonials

Katerina Trzaska and Arthur Braun are standouts. Both provide swift responses and never miss a deadline. They are reliable, competent and multilingual.’

Arthur Braun’s strategic understanding of the market must be pointed out, as well as the speed and quality of his work.

Key clients

Raiffeisenbank a.s.

Raiffeisenlandesbank

Niederösterreich-Wien AG

IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG

Korea Development Bank

Bank Europe Ltd.

Raiffeisen-Leasing GmbH

Olredo

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. impresses clients with its 'enthusiasm and professionalism' and is led by Arthur Braun. The corporate team advises on corporate transactions and due diligence, and represents clients in merger control proceedings. Key contacts in the group include senior partners David Vosol, Pavel Vincík and Jiří Bárta, who is recommended for real estate-related M&A deals.

Practice head(s):

Arthur Braun

Key clients

Hormen

American PE fund

Českomoravská distribuce

Brode Capital

Otis

Jones Day

PRE (Prague Electricity Company)

Corpus Sireo

Ingenico

Kuwait Petroleum

Coruscant SAS

Carrier

MVGM

Spencer Stewart

Twilio

Dispute resolution Tier 5

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o.'s 'smart, personable and practical' team is led by Pavel Vincík. The team counts many energy sector players among its key clients and is experienced in representing clients in both the Czech and Slovak courts. Marc Müller is a key contact for German clients.

Practice head(s):

Pavel Vincík

Testimonials

The firm’s strength in commercial litigation is its ability to provide a breadth of litigation services, while simultaneously pulling from its deep well of experience. The firm has seen it all, and they have the right people to put on the case when needed. I have to also praise their holistic approach to client service.’

The composition of the team is excellent and Pavel Vincik is an expert in dispute resolution and keeps a cool head even in complex circumstances – you can see that he has been working in this field for years. Moreover, he has a very efficient yet engaging approach.

Marc Müller is also a reliable contact person for me – he fulfilled my demand for first-class legal work at all times. He knows everything inside and out. He knows the best way to handle contentious matters and resolve them quickly.’

Key clients

E.ON Distribuce

E.ON Group

EP Energy Trading

S.A.G Solarstrom

Ministry of Finance

Goldbeck Bau

Aufeer Design

Mere CZ

Goldfein GmbH

Delvag Luftfahrtversicherungs-AG

PRE Měření

The firm : bpv BRAUN PARTNERS was founded in 2006 by a team of experienced attorneys who worked together in the renowned international business law firm Haarmann Hemmelrath. bpv BRAUN PARTNERS has grown to the present team of around 60. In 2010 a branch office in Slovakia was opened.

bpv BRAUN PARTNERS’ reputation is based on its more than 38 Czech, Slovak, German lawyers and tax advisors, some of them regarded as the most respected professionals in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

The firm advises its clients through all areas of their enterprise, and supports them in key international and domestic transactions, as well as in day to day work. The core competencies include corporate law, M&A, financing, real estate law, energy law, labour law, litigation and arbitration, EU and competition law.

Legal services are based on the highest standards of quality, the continuing education of team members, understanding of the local business environment and a tradition of international consulting. In addition to the deep knowledge of law, bpv’s attorneys provide absolute commitment to clients’ needs and an exceptional service orientation.

bpv BRAUN PARTNERS is a founding member of the bpv legal alliance, a close network of independent law firms with more than 140 professionals with the same background in major international law firms. It covers central and eastern Europe and works closely to provide cross-border legal advice from Bratislava, Brussels, Budapest, Bucharest, Prague and Vienna. The office in Brussels is instrumental in providing premium services on European and competition law.

Areas of practice : Banking and project financing: comprehensive loan documentation, loan facilitation, due diligence; representation in proceedings with state authorities, regulatory issues; establishment, acquisition and sale of banks; advice on contractual and business issues.

Corporate, mergers and acquisitions: establishing all forms of business entities and joint ventures; tenders, data-rooms, LBO structuring, post-acquisitions advice, financial assistance; advising both in international as well as local transactions; efficient and fast legal, tax due diligence by experience teams; cash-pooling and related questions on group structures; restructuring of companies, utilisation of synergy effects; performance and liability of statutory bodies; corporate criminal liability, corporate governance, compliance structures.

Data protection and GDPR implementation: outsourcing, full audit, procedural analysis and gap analysis of current setups, implementing and proposing measures, internal regulations and other documentation.

Dispute resolution and arbitration: representation at Czech, Slovak and European courts; successful track record with national and international arbitration courts, including investment treaty arbitration; acting for creditors in Czech, Slovak and German insolvency proceedings.

Employment law: employment contractual documentation, including for management; temporary work agencies, outsourcing, staff transfer and other business transfer issues; negotiation with trade unions, collective bargaining; representation in employment-related disputes; international secondment; anti-discrimination legislation; data protection issues, including preparation for GDPR.

Energy and renewable: comprehensive legal advice to all participants on the energy markets; regulatory issues; market access and international pipeline projects; renewable, alternative and combined energy sources; development, financing or acquisition of energy projects; representation in administrative and court proceedings.

Real estate and construction: legal and tax due diligence of real estate portfolio and SPVs; acquisition, financing, development contracts including real estate funds; comprehensive implementation of real property transactions; greenfield and brownfield projects; lease agreements, tenant-landlord relationships; contract relationships with suppliers of services.

The firm also provides full legal support in the following areas: Commercial law, competition and antitrust, corporate governance and compliance, family law, intellectual and industrial property, insolvency and restructuring, life sciences, mediation, public procurement, recovery of receivables, tax or TMT.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and project financing David Vosol david.vosol@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Commercial Pavel Vincík pavel.vincik@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Commercial Jirí Bárta jiri.barta@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Competition and regulatory (including life sciences) Arthur Braun arthur.braun@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Compliance and corporate governance Marc Müller marc.mueller@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Compliance and corporate governance Arthur Braun arthur.braun@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Corporate and M&A Arthur Braun arthur.braun@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Corporate and M&A David Vosol david.vosol@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Dispute resolution and arbitration Pavel Vincík pavel.vincik@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Dispute resolution and arbitration Martin Cír martin.cir@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Employment and labour Arthur Braun arthur.braun@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Employment and labour Lucie Kalašová lucie.kalasova@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Energy and renewable Marc Müller marc.mueller@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Energy and renewable Pavel Vincík pavel.vincik@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Intellectual property Arthur Braun arthur.braun@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Privacy and GDPR Jirí Bárta jiri.barta@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Privacy and GDPR Lucie Kalašová lucie.kalasova@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Public procurement Marc Müller marc.mueller@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Real estate and contruction Jirí Bárta jiri.barta@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Real estate and contruction Gabriela Špak Porupková gabriela.porupkova@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Real estate and contruction Miroslav Dudek miroslav.dudek@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Tax Vítezslav Wajtr vitezslav.wajtr@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
TMT Pavel Vincík pavel.vincik@bpv-bp.com (+420) 224 490 000
Photo Name Position Profile
Mgr Jiri Barta, LL.M.  photo Mgr Jiri Barta, LL.M.
Mr Arthur Braun, M.A.  photo Mr Arthur Braun, M.A.
Mr Marc Müller, M.B.A.  photo Mr Marc Müller, M.B.A.
Mgr Gabriela Porupkova  photo Mgr Gabriela Porupkova
Mr Mgr. Bc. Pavel Vincik  photo Mr Mgr. Bc. Pavel Vincik
Mr Mgr. David Vosol, MBA  photo Mr Mgr. David Vosol, MBA
Number of lawyers : 38
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bpv LEGAL (www.bpv-legal.com)
AmCham American Chamber of Commerce
Czech-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce
Other offices : Bratislava

CLIENT: Biljana Lazović, Founder & Managaing director
COMPANY/FIRM: DreamHouse
TESTIMONIAL: Educated, fast thinking, professional, cultivated, with strong intuition and high level of understanding of human nature and behaviour. On the top of everything it is a team with a big heart. bpv and their team, especially Mr. Müller and Mrs. Gabriela Jirakova have my full trust. They make me feel safe.


CLIENT: JUDr. Marie Brejchová, LL.M., Head of Legal Department
COMPANY/FIRM: Pražská energetika, a.s.
TESTIMONIAL: We have known the law firm and its lawyers for a long time. The company, including its later reinforcements, have convinced us of the human and professional qualities of the entire team.


CLIENT: Joachim Schultz, CEO
COMPANY/FIRM: PDP Property Development Partners
TESTIMONIAL: Doing real estate developments in the country for more than 20 years, I have relied on Arthur Braun and his team for almost all of my transactions. Their willingness to help and understanding of our needs was always at the highest level. And languages are a big plus with this firm.


CLIENT: Mgr. Petr Suchan, MBA, General manager
COMPANY/FIRM: EUROPLASMA s.r.o.
TESTIMONIAL: We have been working with bpv Braun Partners for 10 years and are very happy with the quality of their legal services. The cooperation is running so, that we find them like a part of our team.


CLIENT: Ing. Miroslava Ferfecká, Relationship Manager, Real Estate and Structure Finance
COMPANY/FIRM: Raiffeisenbank a.s.
TESTIMONIAL: Testimonial about the legal firm bpv Braun Partners, in particular to the team managed by Mr. David Vosol, MBA: Mr. Vosol and his team, namely Mr. Pavel Vintr, Ms. Zuzana Štěpánková and other, are all very experienced and really easy people to deal with. Their advice to date has been practical, safe and commercial too. They are highly knowledgeable, practical, extremely responsive and transparent. Response/turn-around times are great too. bpv Braun Partners has been white-listed legal firm by Raiffeisenbank for many years. We have been cooperating very actively in many different projects. Highly recommended.


CLIENT: Josef Trnka, Chairman of the Board
COMPANY/FIRM: BRODE Capital SICAV-SIF (S. C. A.)
TESTIMONIAL: We have worked with the team of Mr. Vosol of bpv BRAUN PARTNERS on multiple transactions and various legal cases for a long time and appreciated the high degree of experience, reliability, and fast reactions. The team members have always been professional, well prepared and effective.


CLIENT: Ing. Michael Ondraschek, CEO
COMPANY/FIRM: Machinery Equipment Technology Group, s.r.o., ASTOS a.s.
TESTIMONIAL: I have worked with Arthur Braun for over two decades, with David Vosol 15 years both as CEO of large companies as well as later with my investments into my own companies (overall about 400 employees). I can only thank for their absolute commitment to my matters, be it transactions or daily matters.


CLIENT: Executive Director
COMPANY/FIRM: a non-governmental organization
TESTIMONIAL: bpv BRAUN PARTNERS are skilful lawyers. They are always shaping strategy as well as execution to maximise our interests. We are extremely satisfied with their services.