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Taylor Wessing Czech Republic
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Czech Republic

Czech Republic > EU and competition Tier 3

Taylor Wessing Czech Republic's multifaceted practice covers matters concerning merger control, state aid, abusive practices and cartels, among other areas. The team also assists clients with developing compliance programmes, as well as internal investigations and competition audits. Work for automotive and life sciences sector clients is a particular strength of the practice. Markéta Deimelová leads the team.

Practice head(s):

Markéta Deimelová

Czech Republic > Intellectual property Tier 3

Taylor Wessing Czech Republic‘s IP team focuses on a combination of trade mark and licensing advice, covering the filing and search processes, as well as enforcement and prosecution. Its work spans a broad range of industries, including advertising, luxury goods, tobacco, beverage and pharmaceutical sectors, with a particular emphasis on acting for multinational clients. Karin Pomaizlová leads the team, with significant experience of advising on trade mark enforcement proceedings and significant prosecutions.

Practice head(s):

Karin Pomaizlová

Key clients

S + B Gruppe

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

Taylor Wessing Czech Republic is known for its strength in IT sector transactions, advising e-commerce companies, cloud computing companies, digital start-ups and AI companies. Led by Janka Brezániová and Markéta Deimelová, the practice also acts for a number of manufacturing and life sciences clients. Thomas Rechberger is another key individual.

Practice head(s):

Janka Brezániová; Markéta Deimelová

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

BloomReach, Inc.

The Emmes Company, LLC

Canva Pty Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised Bloomreach on its acquisition of Czech Exponea Holding together with its subsidiary companies.
  • Advised The Emmes Company, LLC on its acquisition of 100% shares in NEOX s.r.o..
  • Advised Canva on one of its two European acquisitions.

Czech Republic > Real estate and construction Tier 4

Taylor Wessing Czech Republic's real estate team is sought after for advice on cross-border real estate transactions, with the firm having a focus on the CEE/SEE region. Construction projects and finance transactions are other key areas of strength for the group, which generates mandates from property investors and financial institutions. Jakub Adam and Erwin Hanslik co-head the practice.

Practice head(s):

Jakub Adam; Erwin Hanslik

Key clients

S+B Plan & Bau Prag spol. s r.o.

IWG group

ECE Projektmanagement

UBM Development Czechia s.r.o.

Leonardo Hotels

Work highlights

  • Advising S+B Plan & Bau on the development and leasing of two A-class office buildings in Prague.
  • Advising IWG group on the development and operation of several office centres in the Czech Republic.
  • Providing ESCES spol. s r. o. comprehensive legal advice regarding a sale of its warehouse and logistics centre.

East Anglia > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Biotechnology

The Cambridge office of Taylor Wessing LLP plays a key role in the firm's international biotechnology practice, which counts Cambridge Innovation Capital, Apollo Therapeutics and Illumina among its clients. Clients remarks upon 'a friendly practice with a pragmatic and solution-orientated approach, providing clear explanation of complex issues and the associated risks'. Its work spans corporate advice, litigation, venture capital funding and regulatory matters. Practice head Alison Dennis, who works in both Cambridge and London, advises international life sciences companies on EU regulations for medical devices and pharmaceuticals. Highly regarded IP lawyer Adrian Toutoungi, corporate partner Ross McNaughton and key partner Tasmina Goraya, who handles a broad range of regulatory and compliance issues relating to pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food supplements, human cells and tissue, play pivotal roles in the practice.

Practice head(s):

Alison Dennis

Testimonials

‘A friendly practice with a pragmatic and solution-orientated approach, providing clear explanation of complex issues and the associated risks.’

‘A strength of Taylor Wessing is the depth of knowledge and expertise across different legal areas, and we were able to access this on a particularly complex transaction under the truly excellent leadership of Ross McNaughton.’

‘Partner responsiveness, competitive costs and quality of team lead us to engage the firm regularly.’

‘Ross McNaughton and Adrian Toutoungi are our go-to partner specialists.’

‘Very strong sector expertise. Adaptive to small start-ups.’

‘The team consistently delivers work of a top quality, in a timely fashion and are very pleasant to work with.’

Key clients

Adrestia Therapeutics

Apollo Therapeutics

Apotex

Cambridge Enterprise

Cambridge Epigenetix

Cambridge Innovation Capital

Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult

Colorifix

Drishti Discoveries

Exvastat

F-Star

Fusion Antibodies

Illumina

ImmTune Therapeutics

Macomics

Mission Therapeutics

My Personal Therapeutics

Nuclera Nucleics

Oppilan/Zomagen

Reflection Therapeutics

Semarion

Spirea

Spliceor

Start Codon cohort companies

TranSINE Therapeutics

Zygosity

Work highlights

  • For Centessa Pharmaceuticals, the firm acted on the transformational roll-up and $250 million crossover financing for a number of cutting-edge UK and European biotech companies.
  • Advised fast-growing biotech company, Nuclera, on its acquisition of E Ink’s digital microfluidics unit.
  • Advised Cambridge Epigenetix on its $88 million Series D financing led by Temasek to advance its best-in-class DNA sequencing technology platform.

The firm: Founded in 1986 and formerly known as e|n|w|c Attorneys at Law, Taylor Wessing CEE today is the CEE/SEE Competence Centre of Taylor Wessing, a leading international law firm with more than 1,200 lawyers working across 33 offices in 20 countries. Taylor Wessing is a full-service law firm, working with clients in the world’s most dynamic industries. The firm takes a single-minded approach to advising its clients, helping them succeed by thinking innovatively about their business issues. A focus on the industries of tomorrow has enabled Taylor Wessing to develop market-leading expertise in technology, media and communications, life sciences, private wealth and energy.

Taylor Wessing CEE has offices in Bratislava, Brno, Budapest, Kiev, Klagenfurt, Prague, Vienna and Warsaw and advises investors in Central and Eastern Europe from the initial stages of their projects onwards.Its lawyers all have international experience. Their familiarity with the rules of the game and the local cultures in these emerging markets play an important part in the success of the work for these clients. Taylor Wessing CEE is committed to providing its clients with top quality advice and service both on the basis of long-term relationships and in connection with individual legal projects. Teams of specialists deliver rapid and reliable legal and business advice.

International work: With eight offices in six CEE countries, Taylor Wessing CEE shows great competence in Central and Eastern Europe. An Italian Desk exists in Budapest, Kiev, Vienna and Warsaw. In addition, Taylor Wessing has a further 25 offices across Europe, the Middle East and Asia, and has particular expertise in advising clients in North America, Brazil and India.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Banking and finance
Commercial
Competition, EU and trade
Compliance
Corporate, M&A and capital markets
Dispute resolution
Employment, pensions and mobility
Environmental, planning and regulatory
IP/IT
Private client
Projects
Real estate and construction
Restructuring and corporate recovery
Tax
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Jakub Adam photoJUDr Jakub AdamJakub Adam heads the Real Estate team in the Czech Republic. He…
Janka Brezániová photo Janka BrezániováJanka Brezániová is a partner at Taylor Wessing Prague, Czech Republic and…
Marketa Cvrčková photoMgr Marketa CvrčkováMarkéta Cvrčková is a partner at Taylor Wessing Prague, Czech Republic. Her…
Markéta Deimelová photoMs Markéta DeimelováMarkéta Deimelová is a partner at Taylor Wessing Prague and Brno (Czech…
Erwin Hanslik photoDr Erwin HanslikErwin Hanslik is a partner at Taylor Wessing in the Czech Republic.…
Petra Hansliková photoMs Petra HanslikováPetra Hansliková is a senior associate and a member of the Real…
Pavel Juřička photoMr Pavel JuřičkaPavel Juřička is a senior associate and a member of the Dispute…
Ales Linhart photoJUDr Ales LinhartAleš Linhart is a partner at Taylor Wessing in Prague. He advises…
Karin Pomaizlová photoMgr Karin PomaizlováKarin Pomaizlová is a partner and Head of IP/IT at Taylor Wessing…
Thomas Rechberger photoMag Thomas RechbergerThomas Rechberger is a partner at Taylor Wessing Prague, Czech Republic. His…
Number of lawyers : 116
at this office : 41
Contacts : Raimund Cancola
Contacts : Claudia Steegmüller
Other offices : Bratislava
Other offices : Brno
Other offices : Budapest
Other offices : Kiev
Other offices : Klagenfurt
Other offices : Prague
Other offices : Warsaw

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