Mr Vaclav Rovensky > Kocián Šolc Balaštík > Prague, Czech Republic > Lawyer Profile

Kocián Šolc Balaštík
PRAGUE 1
JUNGMANNOVA 745/24
110 00
Czech Republic
Vaclav Rovensky photo

Work Department

Energy Law, Utilites Law, Construction Law

Position

Partner

Career

KSB partner Václav Rovenský has specialized primarily in energy construction projects and related agenda for the past 25 years. He has participated in many pioneering energy projects in the Czech Republic. Among others, he advised on the financing, construction, commissioning and operation of ALPIQ’s coal and gas fired power facilities (with the overall installed capacity exceeding  500 MW) in the Czech Republic, assisted Arcelor Mittal on the spin-off of its energy division in the Czech Republic, and more recently, advised one of the consortiums in the process of preparing bids in respect of Czech law issues (construction law, transportation law, financing and public procurement) relating to the D4 Motorway, which was the first PPP financing of a motorway after almost 20 years since the last attempt in the Czech Republic.

Václav also advises private entities, utility providers and international investors on various contractual and regulatory aspects of Czech law, in particular on renewables such as biomass combustion, solar and wind energy. He is also highly valued by the firm’s clients for his construction law skills and experience.

Václav has been a contributor for the jurisdiction of the Czech Republic to various international energy publications and has been recognized as an energy law expert by key ranking agencies, including Chambers&Partners, IFLR1000 and Legal 500.

Languages

English

Memberships

Czech Bar Association
International Bar Association
International Construction Law Association

Lawyer Rankings

Czech Republic > Projects and energy

(Leading individuals)

Václav RovenskýKocián Šolc Balaštík

Fielding ‘a stable team of experts’, Kocián Šolc Balaštík advises on the development of energy projects, project finance and compliance and contractual issues. It has been heavily involved in projects involving waste-from-energy, and it also advises companies on dealing with state environmental regulations. Václav Rovenský is known for his financing advice and for his work with international investors. He co-heads the practice with Tomáš Sequens, who has experience of advising companies on green energy transitions.

Czech Republic > Employment

Kocián Šolc Balaštík‘s employment team undertakes a full spectrum of transactional and advisory work for domestic and international clients. Its expertise includes union-related matters, terminations, employment contract drafting and tax-related employment work. Employment disputes are another cornerstone of the practice, particularly in the context of terminations. Practice head Václav Rovenský is known for his labour law advice, as well as his knowledge of health and safety law. Associate Michal Hanuš is also recommended.

Czech Republic > Real estate and construction

Kocián Šolc Balaštík is particularly known for its work in the hotel industry, with it advising many top hotel developers, and it also has a growing footprint in the e-commerce, warehousing and logistics industries. Recent work included single asset and portfolio transactions, real estate financings and refinancings, and advice on lease agreements. ‘Very clever and highly educated lawyer’ Jiří Horník co-heads the team with Václav RovenskýMartin Krejčí is also recommended.