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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 market-leading dispute resolution practice is highlighted for its excellent handling of high-stakes litigation mandates for sovereign states and government bodies. The group is noted for its 'highly detailed legal analysis'  and is skilled in both local and international arbitration matters, appearing on complex matters before the ICC and ICSID. Practice head Rostislav Pekař has expertise in investor-state arbitrations and competition matters, while Vladimír Polách's practice covers white-collar crime cases and large class actions. On the investment arbitration side, Mária Poláková is the key contact. The team is strong in high-value cross-border matters and works closely with practitioners in its New York and Frankfurt offices.

Practice head(s):

Rostislav Pekař

Other key lawyers:

Vladimír Polách; Mária Poláková

Testimonials

‘Very good knowledge of Czech procedural law and litigation, knowledge of Czech and international arbitration. Smart people trying to find innovative ways for success.’

‘Rostislav Peka – smart, innovative, full of experience in the international arbitration’

‘Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o. team is unique due to its professional skills, the ability to react very promptly, and the visions in finding new legal solutions for the need of the Slovak Republic. At the same time Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o. provides us with highly detailed legal analyses which serve as a perfect pattern for finding the right solutions also in the every-day practice of our Office.’

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 [Finland]

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 [Canada]

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o., advokátní kancelář's corporate group, which is noted for its 'ability to immediately understand the client's needs', is highly active in cross-border mid-market transactions. Group head Radek Janeček is skilled in private equity transactions and M&A (including real estate-related deals). Facilitated by its London team, the firm also has English law capabilities, making it a strong choice among both local and international clients. Senior associate Lenka Nová is also recommended. Ivan Karpják joined Johnson & Johnson in 2020.

Practice head(s):

Radek Janeček

Other key lawyers:

Lenka Nová

Testimonials

‘SPB team is a team of professionals. We value their judgment, analytical research skills, creativity, and mostly understanding our business, responsiveness, and client care.’

‘very professional approach team of professionals high level of skills ’

‘individual approach’

‘very robust knowledge about Czech and international law. Good understanding the connection between business, finance and legal documentation’

‘The ability to immediately understand the client’s needs and to offer a solution to the problem for which assistance is required in a very short time.’

‘The people with whom I related were all very helpful, kind, and professional. In particular, I worked with Ms. Lenka Nova and Mr. Marek Hrubes, in which I found not only the professional qualities mentioned above but also great intelligence, humility, simplicity of presentation, and the ability to meet clients’ needs. This was very much appreciated by the business group I work for.’

Key clients

ARX Equity Partners

Blount

ESPIRA Investments s.r.o.

Klarity Intelligence, Inc.

Live Nation

Low & Bonar PLC

Lincoln Electric

MacDermid CZ s.r.o.

Materion Corporation

Milos s.r.o.

REDSTONE REAL ESTATE, a.s.

Renomia

RWS Moravia

R2G

Ytica

ZOOM International

Intellectual property Tier 2

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o., advokátní kancelář's practice has strength across the intellectual property spectrum, with a niche in the technology sector and large-scale infrastructure projects. Jaroslav Tajbr handles transactional work for international technology clients including Infor Global Solutions, and also advises on complex software agreements, trade marks, and copyright disputes. Hana Gawlasová who heads the firm's TMT practice, is recommended for her considerable trade mark filing and prosecution practice. The team handles multi-jurisdictional work across the Asia-Pacific and is supported by its wider European network.

Practice head(s):

Jaroslav Tajbr

Other key lawyers:

Hana Gawlasová

Testimonials

‘Their expertise is in the IT contracts. Very friendly and flexible approach. ’

‘Jaroslav Tajbr: excellent technical lawyer, client-friendly, proactive, a problem solver.’

Key clients

ERC-TECH a.s.

Rastislav Brencic

Elixír do škol

EDUin

Moravia IT

Infor Global Solutions

Ytica

TMT Tier 2

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o., advokátní kancelář acts for an array of tech giants and blue-chip companies. Overseen by Hana Gawlasová, who has over two decades of expertise in telecoms and data protection, the team handles cybersecurity matters and retains its niche in blockchain services. Petra Věžníková specialises in AI and information technology law and Jaroslav Tajbr is the key name for contentious data protection and IP matters. The team works closely with its European network including London and Brussels on complex cross-border mandates.

Practice head(s):

Hana Gawlasová

Other key lawyers:

Petra Věžníková; Jaroslav Tajbr

Testimonials

‘The team has extensive knowledge of the topic and enough practical experience to prepare a customized solutions for the clients. They are very friendly to deal with and passionate about their work. They are very responsive.’

Key clients

Inmarsat Ventures Limited

RWS Moravia IT

Asociace provozovatelů mobilních sítí (Czech mobile operators association)

ZOOM International/Ytica

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 acts for leading Czech banks on financing transactions and it is able to offer advice on international financial regulations relating to international sanctions. Led by Danica Sebestova, the team handles the full spectrum of banking services and restructuring mandates, with experienced associate Veronika Vaněčková being the key name for project finance, real estate finance and asset-based financing matters. Fintech and blockchain are other key specialisms of the practice.

Practice head(s):

Danica Šebestová

Testimonials

‘The overall impression is very good, manifesting professional performance.’

Key clients

Československá obchodní banka, a.s.

Komerční banka, a.s.

Deutsche Bank AG

Česká exportní banka, a.s.

BGRS

Banco Santander S.A.

REDSTONE REAL ESTATE, a.s.

Raiffeisenbank International AG

UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia, a.s.

Cardtronics

Employment Tier 3

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o., advokátní kancelář generates a significant amount of complex, cross-border work from clients. Its practice is led by Hana Gawlasová, who is an expert in board-level hiring and severance, restructurings and compliance issues. In addition, she is particularly knowledgeable about digital transformation projects. Petra Věžníková is the cybersecurity expert supporting employee data rights cases. The team works closely with its international dispute resolution group on multijurisdictional litigation matters pertaining to investigations.

Practice head(s):

Hana Gawlasová

Other key lawyers:

Petra Věžníková

Key clients

RWS Moravia (formerly Moravia IT)

Infor Global Solutions

Young & Rubicam

WUNDERMAN

Roper Technologies

Real estate and construction Tier 3

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o., advokátní kancelář is active in handling complex commercial real estate matters including financing and asset management. The group acts for investment funds and developers on project developments and litigation matters, areas where practice head Radek Janecek takes the lead. Senior associate Lenka Nová is 'excellent' and handles project management work.

Practice head(s):

Radek Janeček

Other key lawyers:

Lenka Nová

Testimonials

‘Quick response, proactive in clarifying my needs so as to be efficient’

‘Easy to work with, good communicators. Efficient.’

‘3 factors make the difference; jobs received are 1) timely, 2) precise and 3) complete. Ms. Lenka Nova. She totally involves the 3 aforesaid factors and, for this reason, she is excellent.’

Key clients

Decathlon

Elixír do škol, z. ú.

Galerie Šantovka s.r.o.

Galerie Teplice s.r.o.

ING Real Estate Development

International School of Prague

Lordship Real Estate

Low & Bonar

Manthellan a.s.

Office Park Šantovka s.r.o.

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

Redstone Real Estate

SOLTEX obchodní a.s.

TEDDY Group and its local subsidiaries

VN 57 s.r.o.

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