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Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o., advokátní kancelář
VÁCLAVSKÉ NÁMÉSTÍ 813/57
110 00 PRAGUE 1
Czech Republic

Dispute resolution Tier 1

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o., advokátní kancelář's dispute resolution practice is headed by 'market leader' Rostislav Pekař and handles numerous high-stakes dispute for an impressive client list which includes states. The team acts on large investment arbitration cases and complex commercial litigation in the energy and constructor sectors. The team has a focus on both the international and domestic Czech markets. Vladimír Polách has expertise in class actions and Mária Poláková, who was promoted to the partnership in January 2019, focuses on domestic litigation.

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Key clients

The Ministry of Environment and Energy of the Republic of Croatia

The Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of the Republic of Estonia

Patria Land Systems Oy

L88 Investments Prague 1 s.r.o.

Republic of Kosovo

CSOB a.s.

Foreign Disputes Department of the State of Libya

Vodafone CZ s.r.o.

Rand Investments

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o., advokátní kancelář’s corporate group maintains its strength in the real estate sector, regularly advising on mid-to-high level M&A in this area. Radek Janecek leads the team, which offers clients an English law service and also has 'deep knowledge' in private equity matters. Senior associate Ivan Karpják acts for local and international clients and has a focus on restructuring, whereas associate Ivan Chalupa has experience in corporate litigation.

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Testimonials

The team is hardworking, super reliable and smart.’

Key clients

Ytica

Espira Investments s.r.o.

ARX Equity Partners

MacDermid CZ s.r.o.

Live Nation Czech Republic s.r.o.

Redstone Real Estate, a.s.

Low & Bonar PLC

Blount

Klarity Intelligence, Inc.

Milos s.r.o.

Materion Corporation

Intellectual property Tier 2

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o., advokátní kancelář's 'very professional, accurate and accommodating' IP team has particular expertise in the technology sector, advising on traditional IP matters and tech-specific issues such as the implementation of large-scale IT infrastructure and software licensing. Under the leadership of Jaroslav Tajbr, the team has vast cross-border experience, regularly acting alongside the firm's offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong on IP infringement matters, and assisting the broader European network. Hana Gawlasová, who also heads the TMT practice, is recommended along with associate Petra Věžníková.

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Testimonials

The whole team is absolutely professional. The selected specialists have absolutely exceptional knowledge and have a good sense of detail.’

Jaroslav Tajbr is a very experienced IP and commercial lawyer. He is very responsive and personable, his focus is on the client, and he wants to get the best results that he can for a client without wasting the client’s time or money.

Hana Gavlasova is very good, experienced lawyer and has a great understanding of the client’s business. She is very personable and doesn’t just oversee the work but does the work herself if needed and gets fully involved in a deal. She wants the best for the client.

Key clients

Moravia IT

Vodafone

Rastislav Brencic

Infor Global Solutions

Ytika

Zoom International

ERC-Tech a.s.

Elixír do škol

EDUin

Gruppo Teddy (Titantex)

TMT Tier 2

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o., advokátní kancelář is well known for advising leading companies in the technology and communications sectors. Led by Hana Gawlasová, the team works closely with the Brussels office, offering clients a wider service on telecoms and related IP matters. The group also has a niche speciality in blockchain services and has spearheaded this through its Blockchain Connect initiative. Key team members include managing partner Radek Janecek, associate Petra Věžníková, whose practice includes data protection and cybersecurity, and Jaroslav Tajbr, who has a focus on data protection.

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Testimonials

SPB are agile and flexible in communication and are capable of providing in-depth analysis of the case.’

The whole team is absolutely professional. The selected specialists have absolutely exceptional knowledge and have a keen sense of detail. The client’s priorities are paramount. Loyalty and correctness are also a priority in everyday contact.’

Key clients

Inmarsat Ventures Limited

Moravia IT

ERC-Tech a.s.

Zoom International/Ytica

Rastislav Brencic

Infor Global Solutions

AZD Praha s.r.o.

WPP 2005 Limited

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 3

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o., advokátní kancelář counts major banks among its clients and has particular strength in real estate finance. Practice head Danica Sebestova - who is described as a 'very experienced senior lawyer with good business sense' - specialises in international financial regulation and is spearheading the innovative blockchain technology practice within the firm. The team also includes new arrival Veronika Vaněčková, who joined from JPMorgan Chase's London team in July 2019 and brings expertise in asset finance and experience with international clients.

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Testimonials

Radek Janecek is engaged, smart and fights for clients.’

Kristyna Kodetova has an eye for detail, and is fast and precise.

Danice Šebestová is a very experienced senior lawyer with good business sense.

Key clients

Československá obchodní banka, a.s.

Komerční banka, a.s.

Deutsche Bank AG

Česká exportní banka, a.s.

BGRS

Lordship a.s.

Redstone Real Estate, a.s.

Raiffeisenbank International AG

UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s.

Cardtronics

Employment Tier 3

Under the leadership of Hana Gawlasová, the team at Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o., advokátní kancelář advises on the full scope of employment matters for large international clients across industry sectors. The team handles sensitive departures and terminations, as well as acting alongside the firm's other departments to advise on the employment aspects of corporate mergers and acquisitions. It also advises on contracts and obligations.

Practice head(s):

Testimonials

Timely, precise, exact and complete feedback. Hana Gawlasova perfectly represents the features described above.’

Their solutions are well justified. They understand the company culture and they are a good fit for our company. Their solutions are efficient. I highly appreciate the empathy.’

Key clients

Moravia IT

Infor Global Solutions

Young & Rubicam

Wunderman (Wunderman Thompson)

Real estate and construction Tier 3

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o., advokátní kancelář has 'excellent knowledge of the real estate industry' and acts for an array of clients including leading corporations, developers and construction companies. The team is experienced in real estate litigation and financing, where team head Radek Janecek is the name to note. Senior associate Lenka Nová is also noted.

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Testimonials

They are responsive 24/7 and very resourceful when dealing with the legal issues. Besides great legal support, they have very good business sense.

Key clients

Redstone Real Estate

Office Park Šantovka s.r.o.

Galerie Šantovka s.r.o.

Galerie Teplice s.r.o.

International School of Prague

Manthellan a.s.

Československá obchodní banka, a.s.

Teddy Group (Titantex)

Low & Bonar

Red Hat (global group) / Red Hat Czech s.r.o.

ING Real Estate Development

Decathlon

The firm: Squire Patton Boggs is one of the world’s strongest integrated law firms, providing insight at the point where law, business and government meet.

The firm gives clients a voice, supports their ambitions and is committed to working alongside them to achieve successful outcomes.

With a multidisciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers in 47 offices across 20 countries, Squire Patton Boggs provides unrivalled access to expertise, guidance and invaluable connections on the ground. The firm delivers a seamlessly connected service that operates on any scale – locally or globally – and encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market.

The firm offers solutions shaped by a clear, commercially-focused understanding of clients’ business. Its robust and open culture enables the firm to find the right answers quickly and effectively from committed teams who understand the geographic, sector or issue-specific challenges at hand. Recognising the impact of politics and regulation on businesses across the world today, the firm has a unique mix of world-renowned lobbying and political capabilities supporting clients across Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

Squire Patton Boggs advises a diverse mix of clients – from long-established leading corporations to emerging businesses, startup visionaries and sovereign nations – whom the firm places at the core of everything it does.

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Aerospace, defence and government services
Automotive
Aviation
Brands and consumer products
Business immigration
Chemicals
Communications
Competition – antitrust
Construction and engineering
Corporate
Data privacy and cybersecurity
Energy and natural resources
Environmental, safety and health
Financial services
Government investigations and white-collar
Healthcare
Hospitality and leisure
Industrial products
Infrastructure
Institutional investors
Intellectual property and technology
International dispute resolution
International trade
Labour and employment
Latin America
Life sciences
Litigation
Media and advertising
Pensions
Private investment funds
Public and infrastructure finance
Public policy
Real estate
Restructuring and insolvency
Retail
Sports and entertainment
Tax credit finance and community development
Tax strategy and benefits
Transportation, shipping and logistics
Contact : Mark Ruehlmann (chairman/global CEO)
Contact : Radek Janecek (managing partner)
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Recognised as one of the world’s strongest integrated law firms, Squire Patton Boggs provides insight at the point where law, business and government meet.

Squire Patton Boggs gives clients a voice, supports their ambitions and is committed to working alongside them to achieve successful outcomes.

With a multidisciplinary team of more than 1,500 lawyers in 45 offices across 20 countries, Squire Patton Boggs provides unrivalled access to expertise, guidance and invaluable connections on the ground. The firm delivers a seamlessly connected service that operates on any scale – locally or globally – and encompasses virtually every matter, jurisdiction and market.

Squire Patton Boggs offers solutions shaped by a clear, commercially focused understanding of clients’ business. The firm’s robust and open culture enables us to find the right answers quickly and effectively from committed teams of lawyers who understand the geographic, sector or issue-specific challenges at hand. Recognising the impact of politics and regulation on businesses across the world today, Squire Patton Boggs has a unique mix of world-renowned lobbying and political capabilities supporting clients across Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia Pacific.

The firm advises a diverse mix of clients – from long-established leading corporations to emerging businesses, startup visionaries and sovereign nations – whom the firm places at the core of everything it does.

Department Name Email Telephone
Chair/Global CEO Mark J. Ruehlmann