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bpv Braun Partners s.r.o.
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Czech Republic

Employment Tier 2

Clients of bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. praise its 'personal approach and its ability to think out of the box'. The team advises on day-to-day employment matters, as well as on collective bargaining negotiations and secondments. Its client roster features LSG Sky Chefs Czechia, Mediaservis and Gerresheimer. Arthur Braun heads the team, which includes managing associate Lucie Kalašová, who is 'able to come up with the right solution'.

Real estate and construction Tier 2

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o.'s real estate standing was enhanced by the hire of Gabriela Porupková, managing associate Miroslav Dudek and senior associate Pavlína Tejralová from Schoenherr Czech Republic. The practice counts blue-chip companies and major Czech and regional real estate investors and developers as its clients, and has broad sector knowledge spanning logistics, retail, manufacturing, residential and industrial. In 2017, Jiří Bárta advised Corpus Sireo on the purchase of the Oasis Florenc office building from Lone Star Group; Porupková assisted Triuva with its acquisition of an office building from Skanska; and Arthur Braun and David Vosol advised Olredo Spol on its acquisition of residential buildings.

Projects and energy Tier 3

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. handles the full range of energy work, including contractual, regulatory and transactional matters. The team 'focuses on solving clients' business needs'. Tengelmann Energie is a major client. Marc MüllerDavid Vosol and Pavel Vincík are names to note.

TMT Tier 3

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o.'s client roster features well-known IT companies and Czech start-ups as well as clients such as Otis and Hornbach, which it advises on licensing, data protection and IP matters. Pavel Vincík heads the team.

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 4

At bpv Braun Partners s.r.o., practice head David Vosol handled the issuance of Euro senior secured fixed-rate notes and advised a bank on a multimillion-euro project finance mandate.

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Clients of bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. are impressed with its 'professionalism and deep knowledge', as well as its 'flexible approach'. Arthur Braun heads the team, which includes Jiří Bárta, who has 'deep understanding of clients' needs' and 'always comes up with a commercial solution'; senior associate Michal Hrabovský, who is singled out for his 'attention to detail and his unstoppable focus on completing the transaction'; and David Vosol, who focuses on energy and media sectors. Real estate M&A transactions, joint ventures and corporate restructurings are among its recent workload.

Dispute resolution Tier 5

bpv Braun Partners s.r.o. is particularly active in the energy space, where the team acts for E.On Distribuce in a series of damages claims and judicial and administrative proceedings. Pavel Vincík is recommended.

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 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
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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Other offices : Bratislava