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bpv Braun Partners s.r.o.
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Czech Republic > Employment Tier 2

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o.’s employment practice is led by managing partner Arthur Braun, who draws from his corporate and commercial law expertise. The team handles a wide range of issues including post-integration restructuring matters, advising on remuneration systems and wage policy regulations, and on temporary work agencies. A regular choice of both multinationals and family-run companies, the group has recently been active assisting clients in navigating data protection and whistleblowing issues. Associate Lucie Kalašová is a key contact within the firm, and covers employment-related litigation.

Practice head(s):

Arthur Braun

Other key lawyers:


‘The law firm provides a high-level of legal advice in employment matters. They are always available and ready to provide counsel on the relevant issues. We would recommend them to anyone at any time.’

‘Lucie Kalašová always provides solutions and advice to solve issues to the best of her ability. We are completely satisfied with her work.’

‘bpv Braun Partners have a unique competence for German investors in Eastern Europe through German qualified lawyers and offices in all the significant commercial centres in Eastern Europe.’

‘The team is perfect.’

‘Lucie Kalašová is reliable, professional and an impressive expert. It’s always a pleasure to ask her for legal advice.’

‘The team has the highest level of expertise, and a unique customer focus.’

‘On an individual level, I have always experienced a very professional approach.

Key clients



ALO Jewellery



Dayton Progress

Deutsche Lufthansa



Hidrostal Bohemia s.r.o.



LSG Sky Chefs Czechia

M.A.S. Automation

Müller Milch

Progroup Board AG

Schenck Process

Suse Linux




Kolektory Praha


Motel One

Swiss Automotive Group

Everli SpA

Toray Textiles Central Europe s.r.o.

MATADOR Automotive Vráble, a.s.

EUROSUN Sonnenschutz

Work highlights

  • Advised the Lufthansa group on Czech labour laws.
  • Advised Europlasma on labour law issues, including termination of employment, the creation and revision of various documents, and data protection concerns.
  • Providing ongoing employment advice to Suse Linux in relation to their business restructuring.

Czech Republic > Projects and energy Tier 2

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o.’s projects and energy offering is extensive and includes contractual, regulatory, and transactional work. The team routinely advises on international pipeline projects, renewable energy cases, electricity and natural gas developments, and photovoltaic projects. The firm has recently demonstrated strength in wind energy and hydroelectric mandates. The department is collectively led by Marc Müller, who also handles corporate governance issues, David Vosol, who offers know-how on energy law and corporate restructuring, and Pavel Vincík, who is experienced in litigation. Senior associate Michal Fógel is a notable member of the group and is active in construction projects.

Practice head(s):

Marc Müller; David Vosol; Pavel Vincík

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Creditas Group

Photovoltaic Power Plants



EP Energy Trading

Dobrá Energie

E.ON Česká republika

Antaris Solar AG

Conseq Realitní



Work highlights

  • Advising the CREDITAS Group on the acquisition of a 100% stake in the British energy group InterGen.
  • Advising Greenbuddies in relation to photovoltaic projects in Germany.
  • Advised UCED on a transaction related to a billion-crowns investment in the expansion of a steam power plant in Prostějov.

Czech Republic > Real estate and construction Tier 2

Engaged by local and regional real estate investors, developers, and blue-chip companies, the real estate practice at bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. advises on investments, construction work, developments, and project financing. Active across the manufacturing, retail, industrial, and logistics sectors, the firm also handles due diligence, lease agreements, greenfield projects, and a range of disputes. Jiří Bárta oversees the group and covers M&A-related matters. Pavel Vintr and Jindra Pozniaková are key names within the department.

Practice head(s):

Jiří Bárta

Other key lawyers:


‘Really nice team to work with. Very collaborative.’

‘We have worked on a number of transactions with the head of real estate practice, Jiří Bárta. He is a very nice person to work with and is hard-working. He is also one of the most experienced practitioners on the market.’

‘Extremely professional and deal oriented.  Strong legal competence in real estate.’

‘Jiří Bárta has the ability to comprehend complex deals and pinpoint risks immediately. He has a positive aura.’

‘Most professional team in Prague.’

‘We have worked with Jindra Pozniaková for many years – she is an absolute professional and has strong know-how.’

‘The team is comprised of experts with a deep understanding of local and international law. They are flexible and tailor each solution to the client. The firm has an international presence – this combination of international experience and local expertise provides clients with an invaluable advantage. Further, the team leverages modern technology and digital tools for efficient handling of legal matters.’

‘The firm is known for its open and flexible approach to client communication. When compared to other firms, they have demonstrated their ability to rapidly adapt to changing client requirements and introduce innovations that streamline and improve the practice of law. Jiří Bárta, Jindra Pozniaková, and Pavel Vintr are exceptional in their knowledge, skills, and approach to their work.’

Key clients


Schönfeld & Co Nemovitosti SICAV, a.s.

REDSIDE investiční společnost, a.s.

Nemak Czech Republic


TJ Banka



DANUBE Beteiligungs

Embalador, Byty Chýně

Goldbeck Bau



RE Invest

Aventicum Real Estate

VIG Fund


Galerie Butovice (INVESTIKA)

J&T Real Estate

Patria investiční společnost

PDP Property Development Partners, s.r.o.


Work highlights

  • Representing a sports union in the sale of a sports complex in Prague with an area of approximately 10,000sqm and coordinated the handover of the complex to the buyer.
  • Advised J&T REAL ESTATE CZ, a.s. on the sale of the premium office project Red Court in Prague – Karlín.
  • Advised Nemak Czech Republic on an asset deal which involved the preparation of the purchase agreement and conducting due diligence.

Czech Republic > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o.’s corporate and M&A practice advises on due diligence concerns, contractual negotiations, acquisition structuring, and merger control proceedings. The firm’s industry expertise is wide ranging, spanning manufacturing, healthcare, IT and IP, and its workload extends to advising clients on post-merger integration concerns. Managing partner Arthur Braun heads up the department, bringing together expertise in corporate, competiton and labour law. David Vosol, Pavel Vincík and Jiří Bárta are further key contacts within the team.

Practice head(s):

Arthur Braun

Other key lawyers:


‘The practice is very strong; they have a good knowledge of the market and of course the law.’

‘Arthur Braun is perfect.’

‘A unique blend of local and EU know-how at the level of a big bracket firm with attention to detail and full partner access. In our experience a top-notch firm in renewable energy matters, corporate finance and M&A throughout the Czech Republic and Slovakia.’

‘Arthur Braun and his team members, in addition to standard advice, provide out of the box thinking for complex, cross border transactions.’

‘Experienced M&A team with in-depth industry knowledge, particularly in the automotive industry. Quick, up-to-date, reliable and transparent billing.’

‘Arthur Braun – on the ball.’

Key clients




Samvardhana Motherson Group

Českomoravská distribuce

Thea Laboratories

Deutsche Lufthansa Group




M.A.S Automation

Ziegler Group

Wiegel CZ žárové zinkování s.r.o.



Creditas Group

Nemak Group

Plzeňský Prazdroj

Gebr. Heinemann SE & Co. KG

Work highlights

  • Advised Plzeňský Prazdroj on a joint venture with Pilsner Urquell Experience.
  • Advised NEMAK on the purchase of land and factory halls in an industrial area in Podbořany.
  • Advised the CREDITAS Group on the acquisition of a 100% stake in the British energy group InterGen.

Czech Republic > TMT Tier 3

At bpv Braun Partners s.r.o., the TMT practice advises a diverse range of clients, including telecoms companies and Czech IT start-ups. The firm routinely handles data protection and privacy law work, fraud prevention, outsourcing arrangements, and licensing software and hardware matters. Notably, the group has a strong TMT-related litigation practice. Pavel Vincík heads the department and primarily focuses on the M&A and corporate elements of the field. Also key are managing partner Arthur Braun, and counsel Lucie Kalašová.

Practice head(s):

Pavel Vincík

Other key lawyers:


‘An excellent firm for German and Czech legal work, as the founder and managing partner is German.’

‘Arthur Braun is excellent.’

Key clients




S24 S.p.A

Dobrá Energie



Eurosun Sonnenschutz


Magistrát hl.m. Prahy

Randstad HR Solutions



Work highlights

  • Advised SentiSquare on the application of its second round of financing.
  • Provided pro bono advice for Wikipedia in matters concerning Czech Wikipedia but also EU-regulations regarding IP law.
  • Advised Magistrát hl.m. Prahy (Prague City Hall) on its municipal CCTV system (data processing agreement).

Czech Republic > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 4

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o.’s banking and finance team advises on an array of issues, including financing structures, project financings, and regulatory concerns. Engaged by local and international securities banks and other financial institutions, the firm regularly handles transactions and amendments of loans and leasing contracts. Additionally, the team has demonstrable experience assisting clients with the preparation of various legal documents, as well as representing clients in relevant proceedingss. David Vosol and managing partner Arthur Braun jointly lead the team.

Practice head(s):

Other key lawyers:

Pavel Vintr

Key clients

Raiffeisenlandesbank Niederösterreich-Wien AG

Sun Contracting

Eco Finance

CREDITAS Investment Group/UCED

Sky Capital

Work highlights

  • Advised Raiffeisenlandesbank Niederösterreich-Wien AG on its €47m facility granted to certain entities in the Vienna House Capital Group.
  • Advising Sun Contracting on the issuing of bonds to be sold in both the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
  • Advising UCED on its investment into the Prostějov power plant.

Czech Republic > Dispute resolution Tier 4

The dispute resolution offering at bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. spans an array of disputes, with recent highlights including energy-related cases and class actions. The firm frequently represents clients in the Czech, Slovak, and German courts. Pavel Vincík leads the team and draws strengths from his arbitration experience.

Practice head(s):

Pavel Vincík

Other key lawyers:

Marc Müller; David Vosol; Martin Cír; Michal Fógel


‘The practice of the law firm BPV Braun Partners in the field of dispute resolution is unique and exceptional in many respects. The team possesses a deep and extensive knowledge of dispute resolution, including civil, commercial, and employment law, which enables them to effectively handle various types of disputes. Their innovations in technology, diversity, and alternative dispute resolution methods offer clients modern and efficient services that set them apart from the competition.’

‘The lawyers have extensive experience in civil and commercial law and are capable of formulating effective strategies for resolving various types of disputes. The lawyers in this firm have extensive experience and specialisation in various areas of law, enabling them to quickly identify key aspects of disputes and make informed decisions.’

‘The team is made up of smart, experienced and innovative lawyers who are always able to find unconventional solutions. Their unique strength is in their use of advanced IT applications. They are able to work in three or four languages and are strongly oriented on German-speaking markets which helps us in many projects.’

Key clients


Photovoltaic Power Plants


EP Energy Trading

Ministry of Finance

Goldbeck Bau

Pražská energetika (PRE)

Dobrá Energie

Deutsche Lufthansa / Austrian Airlines


Gazela energy, a.s.

European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

MC Bauchemie

Work highlights

  • Instructed by the European Chemicals Agency to handle the collection of REACH-related debts and fees against its debtors in the Czech Republic.
  • Represented E.ON in various judicial and administrative proceedings.
  • Representing clients of LitFin in a class action concerning wrongly determined tolls, which were levied on carriers during transit through Germany.

Slovakia > Real estate and construction

Co-led by Jiří Bárta in the Prague office, and Igor Augustinič heading the Slovak branch, the cross-border team at bpv Braun Partners s.r.o., o.z. handles multipurpose administrative, shopping and building projects, as well as assisting more broadly with project financing and loan structuring. The team is experienced in advising both Slovak companies and their subsidiaries based across the CEE region.

Practice head(s):

Jiří Bárta; Igor Augustinič


‘Bpv Braun was always at my disposition when needed and met their goals in the shortest possible time with very good results. My expectations were always fulfilled.’

‘Igor Augustinič has a very practical approach and has been my favourite advisor for many years. He acts always in a hands-on manner and gives prompt and very good advice with practical relevance.’

Key clients





Hornbach Baumarkt Group

Hypo-Bank Burgenland


Work highlights

  • Advised Hornbach on the acquisition of new sites for their stores in Slovakia.
  • Advised XXXLutz-Group on the acquisition of several new sites for its stores Möbelix and XXXLutz in Slovakia.
  • Advising Hypo-Bank Burgenland on real estate financing in Slovakia.
Photo Name Position Profile
Jiri Barta, LL.M. photo Mgr Jiri Barta, LL.M. Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Real Estate, Construction law,…
Arthur Braun, M.A. photo Mr Arthur Braun, M.A. Managing Partner, Attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Mergers & Acquisitions,…
Martin Cír photo Mgr Martin Cír Managing Asociate, attorney-at-law (CZ: advokát) Specialized in: Litigation and Arbitration, Insolvency, Bankruptcy,…
Lucie Kalašová, LL.M. photo JUDr Lucie Kalašová, LL.M. Partner, attorney-at-law (CZ: advokát) Specialized in: Labour law, Data protection & GDPR,…
Marc Müller, M.B.A. photo Mr Marc Müller, M.B.A. Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Energy Law, Compliance &…
Ondrej Poništiak, Ph.D. photo JUDr Ondrej Poništiak, Ph.D. Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Mergers & Acquisitions, Litigation…
Ondrej Poništiak, Ph.D. photo JUDr Ondrej Poništiak, Ph.D. Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Mergers & Acquisitions, Litigation…
Mgr. Bc. Pavel Vincik photo Mr Mgr. Bc. Pavel Vincik Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate…
Pavel Vintr photo Mgr Pavel Vintr Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Banking, Finance and Capital…
Mgr. David Vosol, MBA photo Mr Mgr. David Vosol, MBA Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Mergers & Acquisitions, Insolvency…