Petr Pánek > White & Case, s.r.o., advokátní kancelář > Prague, Czech Republic > Lawyer Profile

White & Case, s.r.o., advokátní kancelář
Na príkope 14
110 00 Prague 1
Czech Republic
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Partner

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Czech Republic > Real estate and construction

(Leading individuals)

Petr PánekWhite & Case, s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

White & Case, s.r.o., advokátní kancelář is a strong choice for real estate advice, with its work covering investments, developments and finance transactions. It advised Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Girozentrale on the acquisition financing of Prague’s Churchill Square office complex; this was the largest office real estate transaction in the Czech investment market in 2020. Elsewhere, the firm also acts for clients on capital markets deals. Petr Pánek, who is dual US and Czech law-qualified, leads the team. He advises on real estate transactions, as well as fund formation mandates. Václav Kubr is known for real estate acquisitions. Associate Marianna Galusová is another key individual.

Czech Republic > Commercial, corporate and M&A

White & Case, s.r.o., advokátní kancelář has an excellent record in high-profile M&A in the Czech Republic, and with it being able to deliver English law advice on the ground in Prague, it also has strong credentials in cross-border (particularly wider CEE) deals. Also notable is that the practice is led by Petr Pánek, who is dual Czech and US-qualified. The firm’s recent work included advising Avast on its merger with NortonLifeLock (which is being structured as a takeover of NortonLifeLock), and also acting for PPF on the $2.1bn acquisition of Central European Enterprises Limited. Elsewhere, the firm frequently works on startup financing matters across a broad range of industries. Jan Andruško and Jan Stejskal are also recommended.