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Bányaiová Vožehová, s.r.o., law office
LAZARSKÁ 13/8
120 00 PRAGUE 2
Czech Republic

Czech Republic > Dispute resolution Tier 3

The team at Bányaiová Vožehová, s.r.o., law office is known for its commercial litigation expertise, in addition to advising on domestic arbitrations. Its varied portfolio of work includes cases relating to insolvencies, trade marks infringements, unfair competition, reputational damage and a variety of corporate/commercial disputes. The firm also handles white-collar crime cases. Lucie Oršulová co-heads the practice with the ‘legendary’ Alena Bányaiová and Lucie Dolanská Bányaiová.

Practice head(s):

Lucie Dolanská Bányaiová; Lucie Oršulová; Alena Bányaiová

Testimonials

‘The team was great in all required fields (international law, criminal law), as well as during the court hearings.’

‘Both ladies (Orsulova, Dolanska) were super-flexible and helpful, even with the lack of time we had for the preparation. They are both hard-working and client-oriented.’

‘Lucie Banyaiova is simply a great lawyer and her mother Alena is legendary. So when you get the two of them you really have great litigation counsel.’

‘The team comprises of experienced litigators who take care to learn the facts of the case, including industry specifics and market standards. The lead litigators are fully acquainted with the case, knowing the necessary details and arguments inside out, fully backed with knowledge of the law and jurisprudence. The team works as a team with clearly allocated tasks bringing the desired outcome efficiently and seemingly effortlessly taking the case to a successful end.’

‘Lucie Dolanska Banyaiova has been the lead litigator for our civil litigation matters and has not lost a case for us. She deep dives into the case and is capable of quickly identifying the key points in litigation and building arguments around them, based on facts as well as legal arguments. She has impeccable feel for tactics in the case and is quick on her feet in a courtroom.’

‘Lucie Dolanska Banyaiova – high availability and looks deeply into questions.’

‘The company works in a very efficient way. They always respond any inquiry within only a few hours and pay attention to any detail that might play a role in the process. They stand out with professionalism, speed and willingness to work on any assigned task or project.’

Key clients

UNICEF

Vinci Construction Group

ČPP Transgas, s.p.

Lactalis Group

A7B Bohemia,a.s.

Bramko

RBB Invest

Bisnode/Dun&Bradstreet

Alival

Der Touristik Group

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

Bányaiová Vožehová, s.r.o., law office's reputation belies the size of its M&A and corporate practice, with the team being highlighted for its ‘excellent legal knowledge and international and local clients.' The workload covers a mix of mandates, including corporate transactions, restructurings and day-to-day support. The firm acts for clients in areas such as energy, engineering, food and technology. Lucie Vožehová leads the practice.

Practice head(s):

Lucie Vožehová

Testimonials

‘Serious, professional, smooth relationship with our firm.’

‘We always get senior knowledgeable, supportive and effective lawyers we can rely on. The team is not large but contains mainly senior lawyers specializing in different areas of law.’

‘I would like to note Lucie Vožehová, experienced leading corporate and M&A partner, who has a strong track record and negotiation skills. She is very effective in her work and is a business-oriented lawyer.’

‘The firm is very efficient, responsive and approachable.’

‘Lucie Vozehová is our main contact. She is a very hard-working, knowledgeable and precise lawyer.’

Key clients

Lactalis Group

VINCI ENERGIES, including AXIANS

Soletanche Freyssinet/NUVIA

AŽD Praha s.r.o.

Karlín Group

EMC/Dell

Bridgestone Europe NV/SA

Shell Czech Republic a.s.

Schülke & Mayr GmbH

ON-Semiconductor

Work highlights

  • Advised Soletanche Freyssinet on acquisitions of a number of companies.
  • Advised Lactalis Group on change in legal form of its entities: manufacturing companies Mlekarna Kunin and Mlekarna Klatovy.

The firm: The firm was established in 2010 by three attorneys and has grown considerably since then in numbers and also in areas of expertise. The firm now has three partners, namely Lucie Oršulová, Lucie Vožehová and Lucie Dolanská Bányaiová and altogether 12 lawyers providing legal services in in a wide range of practices, inter alia corporate law and M&A, contracts law, commercial litigation, criminal law, real estate and labour law. The firm represents and advises clients from across the industry spectrum such as telecommunication, real estate development, energy, construction and food industry.

Areas of practice: The firm provides complex legal services in almost all areas of Czech law, EU law, and has a net of cooperating offices in other European countries. The primary focus is on corporate and M&A, commercial contracts, commercial litigation including insolvency litigation, competition, including public tendering, as well as real estate and labour law. The firm also has strong practice in criminal law specialising in white-collar crime.

Lucie Dolanská Bányaiová, a partner in the firm, focuses her practice mostly on commercial litigation, contracts, competition and antitrust law, including public tenders, state subsidies and state aid, conflict of laws and EC law. She has specific sector knowledge of various industries, primarily the IT, telecommunications, insurance and paper industries.

Lucie Vožehová, a partner in the firm, focuses mostly on mergers and acquisitions and corporate law. She has specific sector knowledge of various industries, primarily the energy, food and dairy products, and construction industries.

Lucie Oršulová, a partner in the firm, is an expert in procedural law. Lucie’s specialty is commercial disputes and criminal litigation, focusing on White Collar crimes. She further leads the office’s commercial contracts department. Lucie’s practice ranges across a variety of industries such as automotive, technology, infrastructure, insurance and FMCG, representing both leading domestic and international clients.

Alena Bányaiová is a long-standing expert in the areas of construction law, commercial litigation, competition, arbitration and dispute settlement. She has specific sector knowledge of the construction and development industry and IT as well as the foundations and non-profit organisations sector.

Michaela Kmochová concentrates her practice on real estate, labour law and M&A. She has specific sector knowledge of the development industry and IT.

Vladimír Sígl concentrates in his practice on litigation, intellectual property and insolvency.

Zuzana Kulhánková concentrates in her practise on real estate, commercial contracts and civil law.

Livia Kuľhová is an associate in the firm concentrating on civil litigation as well as white collar crime litigation.

Michaela Krajíčková is an associate in the firm and concentrates her practice on corporate law and M&A.

Markéta Kačerová is an associate in the firm and has been with the firm for over seven years. She concentrates her practice on corporate law and M&A as well as GDPR.

Vladimír Sígl is an associate who has been with the firm for over five years. He concentrates in his practice on litigation, intellectual property, insolvency and GDPR.

Václav Duda has been with the firm for over seven years and is an associate in the firm. He concentrates his practice on public tenders and state subsidies, consumer protection, insolvency, construction and administrative litigation.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Commercial and civil Alena Bányaiová
Commercial and civil Zuzana Kulhánková
Commercial and civil Lívia Kuľhová
Corporate and M&A Lucie Vožehová
Corporate and M&A Michaela Kmochová
Corporate and M&A Michaela Krajíčková
Capital markets Lucie Vožehová
Capital markets Markéta Wagnerová
Dispute resolution/arbitration Lucie Dolanská Bányaiová
Dispute resolution/arbitration Alena Bányaiová
Banking and finance Lucie Vožehová
Banking and finance Zuzana Kulhánková
Real estate Michaela Kmochová
Real estate Zuzana Kulhánková
Intellectual property and IT Lucie Oršulová
Intellectual property and IT Vladimír Sígl
Competition/antitrust/tenders Lucie Dolanská Bányaiová
Competition/antitrust/tenders Václav Duda
Labour Lucie Dolanská Bányaiová
Labour Michaela Kmochová
Bankruptcy and insolvency Lucie Oršulová
Bankruptcy and insolvency Vladimír Sígl
Criminal Lucie Oršulová
Criminal Vladimír Sígl
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Alena Bányaiová  photo Alena Bányaiová Partner, Alena Bányaiová is one of the top experts in dispute settlement…
Lucie Dolanská Bányaiová  photo Lucie Dolanská Bányaiová Partner, Lucie Dolanská Bányaiová is widely recognized as highly experienced litigator representing…
Michaela Kmochová  photo Michaela Kmochová Senior Associate, Michaela Kmochová specializes mainly in real estate and labor law.…
Lucie Oršulová  photo Lucie Oršulová As an expert in procedural law, Lucie’s specialty is commercial disputes and…
Lucie Vožehová  photo Lucie Vožehová Partner, Lucie Vožehová lead legal teams in major international transactions referred to…
Number of lawyers : 10
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ILFA E-IURE

As a part of its corporate social responsibility policy Bányaiová Vožehová provides support to UNICEF and a foundation “Nadání a dovednosti, o.p.s.” (“Talent and skills”)


The law office provides legal support to the Czech section of UNICEF, an organization concerned with improving the health and nutrition of children and mothers throughout the world, helping children in numerous distressed regions. The law office provides legal assistance in all matters of the Czech section of UNICEF. All legal advice and support is provided pro bono.


Furthermore, Bányaiová Vožehová financially supports foundation “Nadání a dovednosti, o.p.s.” (“Talent and skills”), an organization concentrating on help with integration of children living in foster homes and foster care and with professional education of these children.

 


CLIENT: Paul Talacko
COMPANY/FIRM:
TESTIMONIAL: Bányaiová Vožehová has advised us in a number of matters and their advice has been accurate, useful and timely. Lucie Bányaiová always has a sound grasp of the issues no matter how complex and advises effective solutions.


CLIENT: Stanislav Kubica, Head of Legal Department
COMPANY/FIRM: SMP CZ
TESTIMONIAL: I appreciate the services of Bányaiová Vožehová especially for their high level of expertise in individual area of law and client-oriented approach.


CLIENT: Pavla Gomba, Executive Director
COMPANY/FIRM: UNICEF CR
TESTIMONIAL: Whether it is a routine agenda like drawing up contracts with the partners and suppliers or preparation of the General Assembly, or procedures ensuring the GDPR compliance, the team of Bányaiová Vožehová law office always responds quickly and looks for the most appropriate solutions having our best interest as a priority.


CLIENT: Ladislav Urban, Regional Director
COMPANY/FIRM: VINCI ENERGIES CEE
TESTIMONIAL: The high level of professional expertise, reliability, trustworthiness, the personal approach and the excellent communication skills of the whole team are why we have been relying on the legal services provided by BVL on a long-term basis.


CLIENT: Michal Brada, CEO CZ, SK
COMPANY/FIRM: Skupina Lactalis
TESTIMONIAL: The law office took care to learn about our business so that they now provide tailor made advice suiting our particular needs.


CLIENT: Alice Selby, Group Data Protection Officer
COMPANY/FIRM: International Personal Finance
TESTIMONIAL: I have cooperated with the Law Offices of Bányaiová Vožehová on major international projects in the spheres of business competition protections and privacy protections for nearly 10 years. Our cooperation even survived my leaving one position and starting to work for another employer. I currently work as the Authorized Officer for Personal Data Protection in the IPF financial group in the UK and I am proud to continue collaborating with BVL on GDPR project implementation in the UK, as well as in other European markets where the IPF group operates. In my experience, the Law Offices of Bányaiová Vožehová have always represented first-class, quality legal advice and incredible flexibility on cooperation as regards time arrangements and areas of expertise covered. The partners and collaborating attorneys of the Law Offices of BVL not only bring excellent expertise and professional background to their work, but also are great personalities accustomed to operating in multicultural environments.


CLIENT: Josef Švejda, Finance Controller, Site Director
COMPANY/FIRM: On Semiconductor
TESTIMONIAL: We appreciate high level of expertise in all of the areas we need, their top notch business approach and no delay in answers.

CZECH REPUBLIC

The firm was established in 2010 by Lucie Dolanská Bányaiová and Lucie Vožehová as partners and Alena Bányaiová, a former partner in Salans (now Dentons). The firm has grown considerably since then and now has ten lawyers providing legal services in practically all areas of law. The firm provides comprehensive legal services and advice to global corporations, as well as to clients operating only locally. The firm has numerous pro bono activities including pro bono assistance and local legal support to UNICEF.

Areas of practice: The primary focus is on corporate and M&A, commercial contracts, commercial litigation, conflict of laws, real estate and labour law. However, the firm also has strong practices in criminal law and bankruptcy and insolvency.

Lucie Dolanská Bányaiová, a partner in the firm, focuses her practice mostly on commercial litigation, contracts, competition and antitrust law, including public tenders and state aid, conflict of laws and EC law. She has specific sector knowledge of various industries, primarily telecommunications, food and dairy products and paper industries.

Lucie Vožehová, a partner in the firm, focuses her practice mostly on mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, commercial contracts and capital markets. She has specific sector knowledge of various industries, primarily the energy, food and dairy products, and construction industries.

Lucie Oršulová, a partner in the firm, focuses her practice mostly on commercial litigation, contracts, real estate, bankruptcy and insolvency, and criminal law. She has specific sector knowledge of various industries, primarily the energy, food, glass and bijou industries as well as the construction industry.

Alena Bányaiová is a long-standing expert in the areas of construction law, commercial litigation, competition, arbitration and dispute settlement. She has specific sector knowledge of the construction and development industry and IT as well as the foundations and non-profit organisations sector.

Michaela Kmochová concentrates her practice on real estate, labour law and M&A. She has specific sector knowledge of the development industry and IT.

Vladimír Sígl concentrates in his practice on litigation, intellectual property and insolvency.

Zuzana Kulhánková concentrates in her practise on real estate, commercial contracts and civil law.

Markéta Kačerová specializes in her practice on corporate law, litigation and data protection.

Václav Duda specializes in his practice on construction law, competition law and public tenders and commercial contracts.

CZECH REPUBLIC

The firm was established in 2010 by Lucie Dolanská Bányaiová, Lucie Vožehová as partners and Alena Bányaiová, former partner in Salans (now Dentons).

The firm has considerably grown since then, having now thirteen lawyers and providing legal services practically in all major areas of law. The main focus is on corporate and M&A, commercial contracts, litigation including complex cross border litigation with conflict of laws aspects, competition, real estate and labour law. The firm also has strong expertise in criminal law and bankruptcy. The team includes academics who lead lectures at the faculty of law of Charles University and University of West Bohemia.

The firm is a member of the e-iure international association of law offices.

The firm dedicates significant resources to pro bono work supporting local UNICEF organisation as well as local foundation supporting underprivileged children from foster homes.

Lucie Dolanská Bányaiová, a partner in the firm, focuses her practice mostly on commercial litigation, contracts, competition and antitrust law, including public tenders, state subsidies and state aid, conflict of laws, intellectual property law and EC law. She has specific sector knowledge of various industries, primarily telecommunications, dairy and agro production.

Lucie Vožehová, a partner in the firm, focuses her practice mostly on mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, and commercial contracts. She has specific sector knowledge of various industries, primarily the energy, food and dairy products, agricultural and construction industries.

Lucie Oršulová, a partner in the firm, focuses her practice mostly on commercial litigation, contracts, real estate, bankruptcy and insolvency, and criminal law. She has specific sector knowledge of various industries, primarily the energy, food, glass and bijou industries as well as construction industry.

Alena Bányaiová is a long-standing expert in the areas of construction law, commercial litigation, competition, arbitration and dispute settlement. She has specific sector knowledge of the construction and development industry and IT as well as the foundations and non-profit organisations sector.

Michaela Kmochová concentrates her practice on real estate, labour law and M&A. She has specific sector knowledge of the development industry and IT.

Vladimír Sígl concentrates in his practice on litigation, intellectual property and insolvency.

Zuzana Štenglová concentrates in her practise on real estate, commercial contracts and civil law.

Markéta Kačerová specializes in her practice on corporate law, litigation and data protection.

Livía Kuľhová concentrates in her practice on criminal law and litigation.

Ladislav Vajdík specializes in his practice on real estate and corporate law.