BBH, advokátní kancelár, s.r.o. > Prague, Czech Republic > Firm Profile
BBH, advokátní kancelár, s.r.o. Offices
110 00 PRAGUE
BBH, advokátní kancelár, s.r.o. > The Legal 500 RankingsBBH, advokátní kancelár, s.r.o. provides support to international and domestic clients alike on their most complex, high-value disputes. The team has recently been instructed in a number of Covid-19 related disputes, ranging from rent reduction petitions to damages claims against the state for pandemic mishandling. Co-heads František Honsa, Vladimír Uhde and Robert Klenka have expertise in banking, energy and insolvency litigation respectively. Tomáš Politzer is known for his broad commercial litigation experience, while Petr Vošahlík advises on private individual and white-collar crime cases.
František Honsa; Vladimír Uhde; Robert Klenka
‘Really skilled in litigation tactics. Calm-minded.’
‘We mainly appreciate their knowledge and success within their cases.’
‘Extremely professional. Highest quality of service.’
‘Outstanding, knowledgeable and reliable in all aspects.’
AMÁDEUS REAL, a.s.
AMC Networks International
COMPAG Mladá Boleslav s.r.o.
Česká pojišťovna a.s.
SAFE DIESEL s.r.o.
Home Credit Group
O2 Czech Republic a.s.
Plzeňský Prazdroj, a.s.
- Advising SAFE DIESEL s.r.o, which represents aggrieved customers of Volkswagen in the “Dieselgate” scandal.
- Representing AMÁDEUS Real Estate Group in several high profile, high-value real estate court proceedings with a combined value of approx. €180m.
- Defending O2 Czech Republic a.s. against €175m of claims based on alleged margin squeeze raised by current or former competitors.
‘Their people are key. Reliable and creative.’
‘Tomas Sedlacek – perfectly coordinates, helps us prioritize opened legal issues, so that we always know what we want to get and give in trade-off situations; he is the lawyer I would like to work with on every single financing transaction. Andrea Adamcova – she has a phenomenal memory and an ability to refer quickly to the relevant part of any document. A total must-have for complex negotiations, when we have to decide in real-time whether we aceept, reject or postpone the issue.’
Air Bank a.s.
Česká Exportní Banka
Česká Národní Banka
Česká telekomunikační infrastruktura a.s. / CETIN Finance B.V.
EP Energy a.s./CE, Energy a.s.
Home Credit Group
Nordic Investors Group, a.s.
RD Rýmařov Group
Škoda Transportation Group
- Provided comprehensive legal advice to PPF Group on complex refinancing of the acquisition of shares in Moneta Money Bank a.s.
- Assisted RD Rýmařov Group with their entrance to the Czech capital markets.
- Provided complex advice to Air Bank a.s. on the Bank ID project.
Kateřina Winterling Vorlíčková
‘BBH is able to provide us with their legal support in respect to Czech and Slovak law, but also in respect of UK law which is also needed from time to time. BBH´s M&A team is highly experienced and professional, and we appreciate their efforts to push the transactions forward and to find and negotiate solutions or alternatives that aim to protect and strengthen our positions and expectations in the transactions. BBH is always very proactive and we may always fully rely on getting the best of achievable in given circumstances.’
‘Both Petr and Andrea are very dedicated, proactive and supportive and have our full support. We also appreciate that both Petr and Andrea are able to provide us with legal advice in related areas, such as banking & finance law or antitrust law and therefore we are able to get the “full package” without a need to involve a number of different legal experts.’
Beat Games s.r.o.
Česká pošta, s.p.
Českomoravská nemovitostní a.s.
EMMA GAMMA LIMITED
Mall CZ group
ŠKODA INVESTMENT a.s.
ŠKODA TRANSPORTATION a.s.
- Acted as Czech counsel on the acquisition of the project management software company Wrike from Vista Equity Partners for $2.25bn.
- Acted as the structuring legal counsel of PPF in an unprecedented transaction entered into with MONETA Money Bank of over €1bn.
- Assisted PPF group with renegotiation of shareholder arrangements and restructuring of the transaction and joint-venture with the other shareholders of Mall Group a.s.
Czech Republic > TMT Tier 2BBH, advokátní kancelár, s.r.o. combines the manpower and scale of a large firm, with an ability to provide services ‘in the form and quality of a boutique firm.’ Its team undertakes a mix of regulatory, transactional and litigation work for major clients in the media and telecoms sectors. The practice is led by Petr Přecechtěl, whose TMT expertise is complemented by his M&A and competition knowledge. Tomáš Sedláček and Zdeněk Husták are also recommended.
‘BBH as a firm and its team is quite unique as a whole. While it belongs among one of the largest law firms on the market, it’s able to provide services in the form and quality of a boutique firm. This basically means that despite their size, we as a client receive top class quality work, individualised approach and delivery and the ability to consider difficult issues or find unprecedented solutions – simply think out of the box.’
‘Tomas is an experienced lawyer having the unique ability to combine the provision of legal services with the needs and requirements of a business like our bank. He has the talent to come up with solutions that are often unique and unprecedented, yet legally robust and at the same time meeting our commercial requirements.’
‘Zdenek and Adam both have historically worked with the regulator and are extremely profound in financial regulation and the banking business both from a client and regulator perspective. They have unmatched insight and knowhow of the regulation requirements, closely following all new topics and to-come legislation.’
‘We have got an excellent long-term co-operation with BBH. According to our experience, their involvement is always helpful and fully professional.’
‘We revert mostly to Petr Precechtel, partner of BBH heading M&A and TMT practices. He is an excellent legal practitioner and experienced negotiator. He is able to find a viable solution even in respect to very complex legal issues. He is supported by other members of BBH.’
Air Bank a.s.
Česká Exportní Banka
Česká Národní Banka
Česká pošta, s.p.
ČEZ and its subsidiaries
EP Energy a.s.
Kaprain Investment group
O2 Czech Republic a.s.
SAZKA, sázková kancelář, a.s.
- Acted as Czech counsel to Citrix on the acquisition of Wrike from Vista Equity Partners $2.25bn.
- Representing O2 Czech Republic a.s. in abuse of dominance proceedings.
- Represented O2 Czech Republic a.s. in damage proceedings initiated by its competitor, Vodafone Czech Republic.
BBH, advokátní kancelár, s.r.o. > Firm Profile
The firm: BBH, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o. (BBH) is a prominent Czech law firm with an international presence. Emanating from a notable international law firm operating on the Czech market since 1990, BBH was established in 2000 and built on its long-term client-centric vision and successful tradition. BBH currently operates in Prague and Bratislava.
BBH offers international and domestic clients legal advice on cross-border transactions and in international litigation and arbitration proceedings held before all manner of tribunal and provides strategic counsel in most areas of law. Due to the firm’s daily international practice, BBH lawyers understand the objectives, expectations and requirements of their prominent clients and can satisfy their exacting needs with high-level innovative legal support.
Areas of practice: BBH provides legal and consulting services in the following key areas and sectors: banking and finance, insurance business; corporate compliance; financial regulation; energy law; insolvency and restructuring; TMT; capital markets; M&A, private equity, corporate law; real estate; litigation, arbitration and other proceedings; and competition law.
|Banking and finance, insurance business||Tomáš Sedláčekemail@example.com||+420 234 091 355|
|Banking and finance, insurance business||Petr Přecechtělfirstname.lastname@example.org||+420 234 091 355|
|Capital markets||Tomáš Sedláčekemail@example.com||+420 234 091 355|
|Energy||Vladimír Uhdefirstname.lastname@example.org||+420 234 091 355|
|Litigation, arbitration and other proceedings||Vladimír Uhdeemail@example.com||+420 234 091 355|
|Litigation, arbitration and other proceedings||František Honsafirstname.lastname@example.org||+420 234 091 355|
|Financial regulation||Tomáš Sedláčekemail@example.com||+420 234 091 355|
|M&A, corporate||Kateřina Vorlíčkováfirstname.lastname@example.org||+420 234 091 355|
|M&A, corporate||Tomáš Sedláčekemail@example.com||+420 234 091 355|
|M&A, corporate||Petr Přecechtělfirstname.lastname@example.org||+420 234 091 355|
|Real estate||Tomáš Politzeremail@example.com||+420 234 091 355|
|Restructuring and insolvency||Robert Klenkafirstname.lastname@example.org||+420 234 091 355|
|TMT/IP, financial technology||Petr Přecechtělemail@example.com||+420 234 091 355|
|Competition/Antitrust||Petr Přecechtělfirstname.lastname@example.org||+420 234 091 355|
|Compliance||Zdeněk Hustákemail@example.com||+420 234 091 355|
|Ms Andrea Adamcová||Senior Associate at BBH.||View Profile|
|Ms Natálie Bražinová||Natálie Bražinová is a Senior Advocate at BBH.||View Profile|
|JUDr František Honsa||Founding Partner of BBH, head of Dispute Resolution area||View Profile|
|Mr Zdeněk Husták||Partner and Head of Regulation & Compliance at BBH||View Profile|
|Tomáš Johanna||Tomáš Johanna is a Senior Attorney with BBH.||View Profile|
|Mr Robert Klenka||Robert Klenka is a partner at BBH. His primary focus is on…||View Profile|
|Mr Matěj Manderla||Senior Associate at BBH||View Profile|
|Mr Petr Mlejnek||Petr Mlejnek is a managing partner with BBH, specializing in business law…||View Profile|
|Mr Adam Nečas||Adam Nečas is a Senior Associate with BBH focusing on Financial Markets and…||View Profile|
|Ms Alice Nytrová||Alice Nytrová is a Senior Lawyer with BBH.||View Profile|
|Mr Tomáš Politzer||Tomáš Politzer is a Partner at BBH focusing on litigation.||View Profile|
|Judr Petr Přecechtěl||Partner with BBH specializing in M&A and Banking & Finance||View Profile|
|Mgr Tomáš Sedláček||Partner with BBH responsible for Banking and Finance, Capital Markets and M&A||View Profile|
|Ondřej Staněk||Ondřej Staněk is a Senior Associate with BBH.||View Profile|
|Mr Vladimír Uhde||Vladimír Uhde is partner at the BBH law firm and is co-head…||View Profile|
|Mr Petr Vošahlík||Petr Vošahlík is a Senior Lawyer with BBH focusing on representing clients…||View Profile|
|Ms Kateřina Winterling Vorlíčková||Kateřina Winterling Vorlíčková is a Partner at BBH focusing on civil, business…||View Profile|
|Kristýna Živanská||Kristýna Živanská is a Senior Associate at BBH.||View Profile|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 65
LanguagesCzech English French German Russian Slovak Spanish
MembershipsISDA Euro Arbitration Czech Arbitration Court LCIA Czech Bar Association International Arbitral Centre The Chamber for Commercial Relations with the Confederation of Independent States The Association of European Businesses in the Russian Federation The Czech Capital Market Association Austrian Arbitration Association ASA below 40
OtherOther offices : Bratislava (BBH advokátska kancelária, s.r.o)
Disputes Yearbook 2020
Arbitration in the Czech Republic in 2020 – 25 years of the Arbitration Act and counting (https://www.legalbusiness.co.uk/analysis/disputes-yearbook-2020/sponsored-briefing-arbitration-in-the-czech-republic-in-2020/)
František Honsa and Petr Vošahlík give an overview of arbitration in the Czech Republic