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bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. > The Legal 500 Rankings
Employment Tier 2
The 'excellent' team at bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. has a strong track record handling domestic and cross-border employment issues for multinational corporates and family-held companies. Group head Arthur Braun has over 25 years of experience advising on the Czech and Slovak employment aspects of corporate transactions. Of counsel Lucie Kalašová focuses on employment litigation and is skilled in data protection work.
Other key lawyers:
Lucie Kalašová; Markéta Nešetřilová
‘bpv provides excellent, reliable, professional and fast employment advice to our company. Any type of information or advice that I need from them, is provided accurately usually within less than 24 hours. ’
‘They are extremely knowledgable and patient. They are able to provide answers quickly to any of our questions in a polite and professional way.’
‘I have been working with Braun Partners (as well in the Czech Republic as in Slovakia) for a couple of years now. I am particularly satisfied by the excellent reliability of the advice and the assistance provided, and also by the swift follow-up of our requests’
‘We mostly work with Arthur Braun, who is an excellent practitioner with thorough knowledge of labour and employment law and excellent client development skills. He is also extremely reliable, up to the point and a great lawyer to have on your side in international projects.’
LSG Sky Chefs Czechia
Hidrostal Bohemia s.r.o.
Tenneco / Monroe
Carrier / UTC
Real estate and construction Tier 2
bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. handles a range of construction development projects and investment matters. Practice co-head Jiří Bárta advises on transactions and has a specialism in environmental law. Fellow co-head Miroslav Dudek handles real-estate-related M&A transactions for local and global developer clients. The group remains a popular destination for German clients and can handle cross-border deals via its Bratislava office.
Jiří Bárta; Miroslav Dudek
Other key lawyers:
‘bpv Braun Partners is one of the best local law firms in the real estate sector. They are always very professional and very business minded, which helps to negotiate deals without unnecessary legal bottlenecks. The team is superb, diverse and very efficient in delivery. The overall culture within the firm seems right.’
‘Jiri Barta and Gabriela Porupkova both stand out as the leading individuals in the corporate and real estate practices. Both are business minded legal counsels with deep understanding of the industry and legal issues affecting the industry. Rarely one can see such a degree of professionalism and determination to be the best for the client.’
‘In my opinion, bpv BRAUN PARTNERS offers to clients a very professional level of service with high quality while demonstrating deep knowledge of the real estate industry, not only legal but also technical and commercial.’
‘Due to the long-standing detailed specialization in the real estate sector and apparent high motivation of the team, communication was always uncomplicated and fast. Our interests were always recognised and implemented in a targeted manner.’
Generali Investments CEE / Generali Real Estate
Stewart Title Ltd.
BVI Fund FROWILPEX
Aventicum Real Estate
VIG Fund (a member of Vienna Insurance Group)
Galerie Butovice (INVESTIKA)
Patria investiční společnost
Projects and energy Tier 3
At bpv Braun Partners s.r.o., the team is jointly led by Marc Müller, Pavel Vincík and David Vosol and assists high-profile energy sector names with M&A matters and regulatory issues. Oil and gas matters also feature in the work-load, handled by Vincík. The firm’s Bratislava office facilitates cross-border work.
Marc Müller; David Vosol; Pavel Vincík
‘Customised solutions; professional approach; exceptional personalities.‘
Antaris Solar AG
EP Energy Trading
E.ON Česká republika
TMT Tier 3
bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. provides an 'excellent service' and is active in data protection and licensing matters. Led by Pavel Vincík, the group handles a large volume of GDPR work for clients and also has litigation experience. Arthur Braun specialises in e-commerce matters and is noted for IP/IT matters.
Other key lawyers:
‘The firm provides excellent service in all legal areas for the Czech Republic, and Arthur Braun knows what German clients and colleagues expect.’
‘Arthur Braun: founder of the firm, excellent networker who gives at all times timely responses.’
bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. advises on securitisation, project finance, asset finance and regulatory issues, among other matters. The banking team, which is led by David Vosol, acts as local counsel on cross-border financing matters. Managing partner Arthur Braun is another notable individual in the group.
Other key lawyers:
Arthur Braun; Pavel Vintr; Markéta Nešetřilova; Ivana Horáková; Kateřina Trzaska
‘Main strength is quite big team covering whole legal topics in very detail. ’
‘Our main partner is Mr. Vosol, who is very experienced and clever, so we have quick and proper information about our problem and designed solutions are fully useful.’
Raiffeisen-Leasing Finanzierungs GmbH
Raiffeisenlandesbank Niederösterreich-Wien AG
Progroup Board (confidential)
ECO Finance Group
bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. is noted for its 'diligence and prompt advice'. The practice is led by Arthur Braun, who has over two decades of expertise in the corporate field. The team handles corporate transactions and advises on cross-border work via its regional network for offices across Austria, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia. David Vosol is recommended for real estate-related merger matters. The group is particularly known for its work with German-speaking clients in the market.
Other key lawyers:
‘diligently offers a broad variety of expertise’
‘Arthur Braun: prompt reaction and helpful advice’
Carrier Transicold EMEAR
Antaris Solar AG
American PE fund
Dispute resolution Tier 5bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. acts for clients before the Czech and Slovak courts in commercial disputes spanning the real estate and energy sectors. Led by Pavel Vincík, the team handles the enforcement of arbitral awards and cross-border court proceedings. Key names in the practice include Marc Müller and insolvency expert Martin Cír.
Other key lawyers:
Marc Müller; Martin Cír
Photovoltaic Power Plants
EP Energy Trading
Ministry of Finance
Pražská energetika (PRE)
bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. > Firm Profile
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.
|Banking and project financing||David Vosolfirstname.lastname@example.org||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Commercial||Pavel Vincíkemail@example.com||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Commercial||Jirí Bártafirstname.lastname@example.org||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Competition and regulatory (including life sciences)||Arthur Braunemail@example.com||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Compliance and corporate governance||Marc Müllerfirstname.lastname@example.org||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Compliance and corporate governance||Arthur Braunemail@example.com||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Corporate and M&A||Arthur Braunfirstname.lastname@example.org||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Corporate and M&A||David Vosolemail@example.com||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Dispute resolution and arbitration||Pavel Vincíkfirstname.lastname@example.org||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Dispute resolution and arbitration||Martin Círemail@example.com||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Employment and labour||Arthur Braunfirstname.lastname@example.org||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Employment and labour||Lucie Kalašováemail@example.com||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Energy and renewable||Marc Müllerfirstname.lastname@example.org||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Energy and renewable||Pavel Vincíkemail@example.com||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Intellectual property||Arthur Braunfirstname.lastname@example.org||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Privacy and GDPR||Jirí Bártaemail@example.com||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Privacy and GDPR||Lucie Kalašováfirstname.lastname@example.org||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Public procurement||Marc Mülleremail@example.com||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Real estate and contruction||Jirí Bártafirstname.lastname@example.org||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Real estate and contruction||Gabriela Špak Porupkováemail@example.com||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Real estate and contruction||Miroslav Dudekfirstname.lastname@example.org||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Tax||Vítezslav Wajtremail@example.com||(+420) 224 490 000|
|TMT||Pavel Vincíkfirstname.lastname@example.org||(+420) 224 490 000|
|Gabriela Špak Porupková||Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Real Estate Law, Construction…||View Profile|
|Mgr Jiri Barta, LL.M.||Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat)Specialized in: Real Estate, Construction law, Litigation…||View Profile|
|Mr Arthur Braun, M.A.||Managing Partner, Attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Mergers & Acquisitions,…||View Profile|
|Mr Miroslav Dudek||Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Real Estate Law, Construction Law,…||View Profile|
|Marc Müller, M.B.A.||Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Energy Law, Compliance &…||View Profile|
|Mr Mgr. Bc. Pavel Vincik||Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate…||View Profile|
|Mr Mgr. David Vosol, MBA||Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Mergers & Acquisitions, Insolvency…||View Profile|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 38
LanguagesCzech English French German Italian Russian Slovak Spanish
Membershipsbpv LEGAL (www.bpv-legal.com) AmCham American Chamber of Commerce Czech-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce
OtherOther offices : Bratislava
CLIENT: Biljana Lazović, Founder & Managaing director
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.