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bpv Braun Partners s.r.o.
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Czech Republic > 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.

Practice head(s):

Arthur Braun

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.’

Key clients

LSG Sky Chefs Czechia

Deutsche Lufthansa

Suse Linux

Müller Milch


Hidrostal Bohemia s.r.o.



Tenneco / Monroe


Spencer Stuart






Carrier / UTC

Czech Republic > 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.

Practice head(s):

Jiří Bárta; Miroslav Dudek

Other key lawyers:

Gabriela Porupkova


‘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.’

Key clients

Generali Investments CEE / Generali Real Estate

Pojišťovna Patricie

Stewart Title Ltd.






Goldbeck Bau

Motel One

Aventicum Real Estate



RE Invest

VIG Fund (a member of Vienna Insurance Group)


Galerie Butovice (INVESTIKA)

Patria investiční společnost

Czech Republic > 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.

Practice head(s):

Marc Müller; David Vosol; Pavel Vincík


Customised solutions; professional approach; exceptional personalities.

Key clients

Tengelmann Energie


Antaris Solar AG

EP Energy Trading

Dobrá Energie

E.ON Česká republika

WEB Windenergie


Czech Republic > 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.

Practice head(s):

Pavel Vincík

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.’

Key clients





Expert ČR


Czech Republic > Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 4

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.

Practice head(s):

David Vosol

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.’

Key clients

Raiffeisen-Leasing Finanzierungs GmbH

Raiffeisenbank a.s.

Conseq Realitní


IC Cash

Raiffeisenlandesbank Niederösterreich-Wien AG

Progroup Board (confidential)

ECO Finance Group

Czech Republic > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Eversheds Sutherland, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o.'s corporate team handles mid-value transactions in the domestic market and is noted for its 'creative, solid, and dependable' approach. Practice head Radek Váňa, who joined from the SAZKA Group, handles the main bulk of the M&A matters and heads up the Russain desk. Stanislav Dvořák is the name for insolvency matters and capital markets transactions. Michal Hrabovský advises international clients on transactional work and competition matters. The team has Slovak law expertise and acts for German clients.

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.

Practice head(s):

Radek Váňa; Stanislav Dvořák


‘Creative, solid, dependable.’

‘Dr. Stanislav Dvorak – one of the best lawyers I have come to know and work with.’

Key clients

DER Touristik Group (part of REWE)

Safestay PLC


Emma Capital


Český strojírenský holding

PSP Engineering



Practice head(s):

Arthur Braun

Other key lawyers:


‘diligently offers a broad variety of expertise’

‘Arthur Braun: prompt reaction and helpful advice’

Key clients



Carrier Transicold EMEAR

Antaris Solar AG



SAG Services

American PE fund



Sedlák Interiér


Stewart Title


Czech Republic > Dispute resolution Tier 5

bpv 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.

Practice head(s):

Pavel Vincík

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Photovoltaic Power Plants

E.ON Distribuce

EP Energy Trading

Goldbeck Bau

Ministry of Finance

Pražská energetika (PRE)

Dobrá energie




Czech manufacturer

Slovakia > Employment

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o., o.z. regularly cooperates with leading international firms to handle employment matters for a range of regional clients, including trade union consultations, complex terminations, reorganisations and post-acquisition matters; it also collaborates with its Prague office, handling data protection matters, ongoing advisory mandates and relief measures in response to Covid-19. The practice is run by Igor Augustinič and  Prague-based HR specialist Arthur Braun.

Practice head(s):

Arthur Braun; Igor Augustinič


‘I have been working with Braun Partners 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 have partnered with Braun in the region, and have continuously received positive feedback from our clients in this respect.’

‘Arthur Braun is an excellent practician 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.’

‘Zuzana Dzilska is a really hands-on lawyer, who has provided pragmatic labour and employment advice – very much appreciated within the context of our multinational projects.’

Key clients

Lufthansa Group






Lind Mobler Slovakia

XPO Logistics

Slovakia > Real estate and construction

The team at bpv Braun Partners s.r.o., o.z. advises Slovak and CEE region banks, developers and leasers on greenfield site developments and other mixed-use projects. Utilising its close links with its Prague and Vienna offices, it acts on high-value transactions for commercial banks with significant property portfolios. The team is led by Igor Augustinič and Prague-based Jiří Bárta .

Practice head(s):

Jiří Bárta; Igor Augustinič


‘Small but efficient team: always on the ball. A solution-oriented approach that minimises potential problems.’

‘ I have known Igor Augustinič for a long time; he is exactly the all-round lawyer I need.’

Key clients

RAS Immobilien (XXXLutz-Group)

WM Group

Hornbach Baumarkt Group

Hypo-Bank Burgenland

BAWAG P.S.K. Leasing

HYPO NOE Landesbank


OC Viktoria


Erste Group Bank

Slovakia > Banking, finance and capital markets

The banking and finance practice at bpv Braun Partners s.r.o., o.z. is noted for its transactional capability and creditor-side loan mandates for regional banks and financial institutions. The team also provides regulatory advice to a number of alternative lenders and financial services clients. Igor Augustinič and Arthur Braun jointly lead the team from Bratislava and Prague respectively, alongside financial law specialist David Vosol, who is based in Prague.

Practice head(s):

David Vosol; Igor Augustinič; Arthur Braun

Key clients

Raiffeisen Niederösterreich-Wien

Hypo-Bank Burgenland


Capital Bank – GRAWE

Deutsche Balaton

Sun Contracting

BAWAG Leasing

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 (+420) 224 490 000
Commercial Pavel Vincík (+420) 224 490 000
Commercial Jirí Bárta (+420) 224 490 000
Competition and regulatory (including life sciences) Arthur Braun (+420) 224 490 000
Compliance and corporate governance Marc Müller (+420) 224 490 000
Compliance and corporate governance Arthur Braun (+420) 224 490 000
Corporate and M&A Arthur Braun (+420) 224 490 000
Corporate and M&A David Vosol (+420) 224 490 000
Dispute resolution and arbitration Pavel Vincík (+420) 224 490 000
Dispute resolution and arbitration Martin Cír (+420) 224 490 000
Employment and labour Arthur Braun (+420) 224 490 000
Employment and labour Lucie Kalašová (+420) 224 490 000
Energy and renewable Marc Müller (+420) 224 490 000
Energy and renewable Pavel Vincík (+420) 224 490 000
Intellectual property Arthur Braun (+420) 224 490 000
Privacy and GDPR Jirí Bárta (+420) 224 490 000
Privacy and GDPR Lucie Kalašová (+420) 224 490 000
Public procurement Marc Müller (+420) 224 490 000
Real estate and contruction Jirí Bárta (+420) 224 490 000
Real estate and contruction Gabriela Špak Porupková (+420) 224 490 000
Real estate and contruction Miroslav Dudek (+420) 224 490 000
Tax Vítezslav Wajtr (+420) 224 490 000
TMT Pavel Vincík (+420) 224 490 000
Photo Name Position Profile
 Gabriela Špak Porupková  photo Gabriela Špak Porupková Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Real Estate Law, Construction…
Mgr Jiri Barta, LL.M.  photo Mgr Jiri Barta, LL.M. Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat)Specialized in: Real Estate, Construction law, Litigation…
Mr Arthur Braun, M.A.  photo Mr Arthur Braun, M.A. Managing Partner, Attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Mergers & Acquisitions,…
Mr Miroslav Dudek photo Mr Miroslav Dudek Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Real Estate Law, Construction Law,…
 Marc Müller, M.B.A.  photo Marc Müller, M.B.A. Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Energy Law, Compliance &…
Mr Mgr. Bc. Pavel Vincik  photo Mr Mgr. Bc. Pavel Vincik Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate…
Mr Mgr. David Vosol, MBA  photo Mr Mgr. David Vosol, MBA Partner, attorney at law (CZ: Advokat) Specialized in: Mergers & Acquisitions, Insolvency…
Number of lawyers : 38
bpv LEGAL (
AmCham American Chamber of Commerce
Czech-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce
Other 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
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
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.