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Kocián Šolc Balaštík

PRAGUE 1, JUNGMANNOVA 745/24, 110 00, CZECH REPUBLIC
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http://www.ksb.cz
Karlovy Vary, Ostrava, Prague

Czech Republic

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Kocián Šolc Balaštík

Kocián Šolc Balaštík is praised for its 'focus on client's needs and risk mitigation'. The 'goal-oriented' team has 'in-depth knowledge of the very specific issues relating to securities law', and advised Energo-Pro on its Eurobond issuance. Acquisition financing, real estate financing and banking litigation are other strengths. Martin Krejčí and Petr Kasík jointly head the practice.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Kocián Šolc Balaštík

Kocián Šolc Balaštík's 'highly professional and very experienced' team is singled out for its ability to 'easily adapt to the changing nature and timescales of the transaction'. The team is active across a range of sectors including real estate, consumer products and energy. Christian Blatchford advised Brookfield Renewable Power on the Czech aspects of its acquisition of Westinghouse Group. The well-regarded Martin Šolc handled a steady flow of real estate acquisition mandates and counts YIT Stavo as a main client. Managing partner Dagmar Dubecká and Petr Kasík jointly lead the M&A group.

Leading individuals

Martin Šolc - Kocián Šolc Balaštík

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Kocián Šolc Balaštík

Kocián Šolc Balaštík has experience in representing clients at local and international courts and arbitration tribunals. It regularly handles commercial disputes in the banking, TMT and agriculture sectors, and its client list includes Czech Television, Česká spořitelna, Heineken Česká republika and PPF Group. Construction and international investment arbitration feature in its recent caseload. Pavel Dejl is 'among the best litigators in the Czech Republic', and has notable experience in competition litigation. Sylvie Sobolová is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Pavel Dejl  - Kocián Šolc Balaštík

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 4

Kocián Šolc Balaštík

Kocián Šolc Balaštík's recent highlights include representing Národní divadlo in a collective bargaining dispute and assisting Astellas Pharma with a foreign worker arrangement. Václav Rovenský is recommended.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 2

Kocián Šolc Balaštík

Kocián Šolc Balaštík has a solid track record in the energy sphere. Dagmar Dubecká advised Biomass to Energy Benkovac on the construction of a 5MW biomass power plant in Croatia. Practice head Václav Rovenský focuses on energy and environmental law and is advising Rema Companies on a series of disputes and the licensing aspects of its operation of recycling systems for particular types of waste. Counsel Tomáš Sequens is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Václav Rovenský - Kocián Šolc Balaštík

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 4

Kocián Šolc Balaštík

Kocián Šolc Balaštík handled a number of building acquisition transactions. VGP Group, Asental Group and Focus Estate Fund are clients. Jiří Horník, Václav Rovenský and Martin Krejčí are the main contacts.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

Kocián Šolc Balaštík

Kocián Šolc Balaštík is experienced in advising international telecoms sector clients on their entry into the Czech market; its recent caseload also features outsourcing, data protection and regulatory matters. Counsel Drahomír Tomašuk heads the team.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Kocián Šolc Balaštík

Kocián Šolc Balaštík is particularly experienced in advising on the cross-border tax aspects of restructurings. Highly regarded practice head Helena Navrátilová and counsel Jan Černohouz acted for Czech Radio and Czech Television in separate tax proceedings concerning the entitlement to VAT refunds. O2 Czech Republic, Quanta Human Resource CZ and Karlovarské minerální vody also feature in its client list.

Leading individuals

Helena Navrátilová - Kocián Šolc Balaštík

Next generation lawyers

Jan Černohouz - Kocián Šolc Balaštík

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