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Dispute Resolution — Czech Republic


Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář - Dispute Resolution Department

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Band 1

第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Martin Hrodek is widely respected by the market and his clients for his work in litigation and arbitration. One client says he "has extensive knowledge, capability and analytical skills, but at same time he is able to use them in a practical way which is understandable for judges or arbitrators." He often works with clients in the banking sector and on insolvency cases, and recently he acted for ERB bank on a USD5 million dispute with the insolvency administrator of CGM Czech following the challenge of a receivable. Sources also state: "He has great experience, knows the rules and substance of disputes and emphasises the important things - he is very persuasive."

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Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o., advokátní kancelář - Dispute Resolution Department

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第一等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Rostislav Pekař has a wealth of experience in international arbitration, especially representing the state in investment arbitrations. Clients say he is "very talented, very experienced and knows how to manage international arbitration well. He has a strategic view of leading the case, he knows how to focus and what to take into consideration." While further sources praise his "expertise, experience, understanding of the client's business and pro-client approach." He recently represented the State of Libya in an ICC investment arbitration against GÜRİŞ İnşaat ve Mühendislik, a Turkish company, concerning a construction project in Libya.

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BBH, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o. - Dispute Resolution Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Vladimír Uhde has been described as "hard-working with good strategic thinking" and a "charismatic, exceptionally good" lawyer. He recently represented Plzeňský Prazdroj in a EUR49 million dispute to determine the ownership of several properties. He often works on real estate litigation, and on disputes in the energy and media industries, and also serves as arbitration counsel.

František Honsa is a widely respected name within dispute resolution, and is described by sources as a "highly experienced litigator" and a "leading arbitrator." He specialises in corporate and banking disputes, and represents clients in high-profile litigations.

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Kocián Šolc Balaštík - Dispute Resolution Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Described as "one of the best litigators in the Czech Republic" Pavel Dejl is the head of department and has a wealth of experience in dispute resolution. Known as an expert in competition law, he regularly assists domestic and international clients with disputes in the banking and agriculture sectors. He recently advised Agrofert in a dispute over repayments of advances for an upcoming transaction.

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Weil, Gotshal & Manges s.r.o. advokatni kancelar - Dispute Resolution Department

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第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Karolina Horáková is extremely well respected in arbitration, and also possesses considerable litigation experience. Sources admire her long-standing experience on the market and say she is "capable of combining domestic knowledge and skills with international abilities."

Martin Kramar is a prominent litigator who often represents the state in disputes connected with the infrastructure sector. Also active in the energy and automotive industries, clients say he is "good to work with, he is communicative and deals well with difficult opposition meetings - he is able to deliver. In cases which aren't easy to follow, he is able to provide us with good summaries." His recent activity includes advising ŠKODA PRAHA Invest on insolvency proceedings against Modrany Power.

Roman Vojta often represents state entities in court and in arbitrations, particularly within the banking and energy sectors. One client appreciates his "knowledge and good risk assessments," adding that he "provides solutions, is co-operative and comes to me with good proposals, describing them in a useful way." Lately he represented MONETA Money Bank in a dispute brought by Arca Services concerning the validity of the acquisition of part of the banking business of Agrobanka Praha.

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White & Case LLP - Dispute Resolution Department

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Band 2

第二等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Luděk Chvosta, Sr. is head of the firm's litigation department and offers significant experience in dispute resolution across a range of industries. With particular expertise in banking mandates, he is also known for his work with clients in the real estate and pharmaceutical industries. He is appreciated as "reliable and loyal" by clients.

Ivo Janda is well versed in regulatory issues and has recently worked on mandates in the pharmaceutical, telecoms and real estate sectors. Sources say he "possesses good communication skills," while others highlight him as "very clever and easy to work with."

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Allen & Overy - Dispute Resolution Department

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第三等

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Václav Valvoda is the main point of contact for this department, which is best known for acting on IP disputes and finance litigation and arbitration.

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CMS - Dispute Resolution Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Tomáš Matějovský offers considerable expertise on disputes in the telecoms and broadcasting industries, and also advises clients on energy and insurance disputes. Clients appreciate that he "has thorough knowledge of Czech law, and is responsible and flexible." Others were impressed with his experience and say he "performed well - our co-operation was very pleasant and very efficient." His recent highlights include acting for Vodafone on a EUR13 million competition litigation against O2 for abuse of dominant position.

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Glatzová & Co - Dispute Resolution Department

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第三等

Chambers Commentary (based on the Chambers research)

Best known for representing private companies in claims against state bodies. Martin Dančišin is a key contact for disputes queries.

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Our services

  • advising during the preparatory phases of disputes and litigating during court proceedings
  • guiding and advising on negotiations and process strategy
  • advising on amicable dispute settlements
  • representation before courts and arbitration tribunals
  • litigating in international arbitrations
  • resolving disputes in all fields of law



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Star Individuals

Karolina Horáková

Weil, Gotshal & Manges s.r.o. advokatni kancelar

From the Chambers Global guide

Karolina Horáková is extremely well respected in arbitration, and also possesses considerable litigation experience. Sources admire her long-standing experience on the market and say she is "capable of combining domestic knowledge and skills with international abilities."

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Band 1

Kocián Šolc Balaštík

From the Chambers Global guide

Described as "one of the best litigators in the Czech Republic" Pavel Dejl is the head of department and has a wealth of experience in dispute resolution. Known as an expert in competition law, he regularly assists domestic and international clients with disputes in the banking and agriculture sectors. He recently advised Agrofert in a dispute over repayments of advances for an upcoming transaction.

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Band 1

BBH, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o.

From the Chambers Global guide

František Honsa is a widely respected name within dispute resolution, and is described by sources as a "highly experienced litigator" and a "leading arbitrator." He specialises in corporate and banking disputes, and represents clients in high-profile litigations.

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Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

From the Chambers Global guide

Martin Hrodek is widely respected by the market and his clients for his work in litigation and arbitration. One client says he "has extensive knowledge, capability and analytical skills, but at same time he is able to use them in a practical way which is understandable for judges or arbitrators." He often works with clients in the banking sector and on insolvency cases, and recently he acted for ERB bank on a USD5 million dispute with the insolvency administrator of CGM Czech following the challenge of a receivable. Sources also state: "He has great experience, knows the rules and substance of disputes and emphasises the important things - he is very persuasive."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 1

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

From the Chambers Global guide

Rostislav Pekař has a wealth of experience in international arbitration, especially representing the state in investment arbitrations. Clients say he is "very talented, very experienced and knows how to manage international arbitration well. He has a strategic view of leading the case, he knows how to focus and what to take into consideration." While further sources praise his "expertise, experience, understanding of the client's business and pro-client approach." He recently represented the State of Libya in an ICC investment arbitration against GÜRİŞ İnşaat ve Mühendislik, a Turkish company, concerning a construction project in Libya.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 2

BBH, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o.

From the Chambers Global guide

Vladimír Uhde has been described as "hard-working with good strategic thinking" and a "charismatic, exceptionally good" lawyer. He recently represented Plzeňský Prazdroj in a EUR49 million dispute to determine the ownership of several properties. He often works on real estate litigation, and on disputes in the energy and media industries, and also serves as arbitration counsel.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Luděk Chvosta, Sr.

White & Case LLP

From the Chambers Global guide

Luděk Chvosta, Sr. is head of the firm's litigation department and offers significant experience in dispute resolution across a range of industries. With particular expertise in banking mandates, he is also known for his work with clients in the real estate and pharmaceutical industries. He is appreciated as "reliable and loyal" by clients.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

White & Case LLP

From the Chambers Global guide

Ivo Janda is well versed in regulatory issues and has recently worked on mandates in the pharmaceutical, telecoms and real estate sectors. Sources say he "possesses good communication skills," while others highlight him as "very clever and easy to work with."

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Weil, Gotshal & Manges s.r.o. advokatni kancelar

From the Chambers Global guide

Martin Kramar is a prominent litigator who often represents the state in disputes connected with the infrastructure sector. Also active in the energy and automotive industries, clients say he is "good to work with, he is communicative and deals well with difficult opposition meetings - he is able to deliver. In cases which aren't easy to follow, he is able to provide us with good summaries." His recent activity includes advising ŠKODA PRAHA Invest on insolvency proceedings against Modrany Power.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Tomáš Matějovský

CMS

From the Chambers Global guide

Tomáš Matějovský offers considerable expertise on disputes in the telecoms and broadcasting industries, and also advises clients on energy and insurance disputes. Clients appreciate that he "has thorough knowledge of Czech law, and is responsible and flexible." Others were impressed with his experience and say he "performed well - our co-operation was very pleasant and very efficient." His recent highlights include acting for Vodafone on a EUR13 million competition litigation against O2 for abuse of dominant position.

^ See whole ranking table

Band 3

Weinhold Legal v.o.s.

From the Chambers Global guide

Milan Polák is head of department at Weinhold Legal v.o.s. and is known for his work in both litigation and arbitration. He often represents clients in the construction and banking industries, and has been described by sources as a "very well-prepared, commercially driven lawyer who is very polite."

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Band 4

Dušan Sedláček

HAVEL & PARTNERS s.r.o., advokátní kancelář

From the Chambers Global guide

Clients say it is a "pleasure to work with" Dušan Sedláček of HAVEL & PARTNERS and admire his "expertise and dedication," while additional sources describe him as "very smart and friendly." He is well respected in the market and regularly represents clients from the construction and banking industries in their disputes.

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Band 4

Weil, Gotshal & Manges s.r.o. advokatni kancelar

From the Chambers Global guide

Roman Vojta often represents state entities in court and in arbitrations, particularly within the banking and energy sectors. One client appreciates his "knowledge and good risk assessments," adding that he "provides solutions, is co-operative and comes to me with good proposals, describing them in a useful way." Lately he represented MONETA Money Bank in a dispute brought by Arca Services concerning the validity of the acquisition of part of the banking business of Agrobanka Praha.

^ See whole ranking table