Full Service Law Firm in Bratislava, Slovakia
Other Offices: Prague
Law Firm OverviewWeinhold Legal was established in 1996 and today has more than 40 lawyers in its Prague and Bratislava offices. The majority of the firm’s attorneys are Czech and Slovak qualified. The firm also has UK and German qualified lawyers together with a US qualified lawyer who is a member of the American Bar Association within which he has been appointed to the steering group of the International Arbitration Committee, vice-chair of the US Lawyers Practicing Abroad Committee and vice-chair of the International Mediation Committee. Through a close relationship with colleagues in a significant number of foreign jurisdictions, including most of the European markets, the firm is capable of procuring international legal services at a consistently high level in all areas in which it is active.
Weinhold Legal has advised on many of the most significant transactions in the region. The firm has also assisted a large number of foreign investors (primarily from the US, UK, Germany and Japan) in establishing their business presence in the Czech Republic and Slovak Republic and handling any subsequent corporate changes.
With expert knowledge of local regulations and market conditions, Weinhold Legal navigates clients through the fast changing legal and business environment. The team is committed to providing a first-class service through the technical excellence of lawyers who are specialists in specific disciplines and industries. An outstanding quality of Weinhold Legal's practice is its close cooperation with leading tax, accounting and corporate finance specialists. As a result, Weinhold Legal is in a superior position to provide comprehensive solutions to business questions and to manage, implement and close transactions in which legal, tax, accounting and financial advice is closely interrelated.
Weinhold Legal and its team are widely recognized in well respected legal directories and the legal press. The firm and its lawyers are ranked in 'Chambers Global' and 'Chambers Europe', 'Legal 500 EMEA', 'IFLR 1000' and 'PLC Which lawyer?' Weinhold Legal was recently short-listed for "Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence 2012" for the Czech Republic. It was selected as "Mergers & Acquisitions Law Firm of the Year" in the Czech Republic by Corporate Intl. Magazine's Legal Awards 2012. 'Finance Monthly' awarded the firm, ”M&A Law Firm of the Year” 2011, for the Czech Republic. Weinhold Legal was among top 3 law firms in 'DealWatch' 2011 ranked by number of deals for the Czech Republic. The firm holds the accolade, "Private Equity Law Firm of the Year" for the Czech Republic awarded by the UK magazine 'ACQ' as part of its Global Awards 2011 as well as "Full Service Law Firm of the Year" for the same publication.
Languages: Czech, English, Slovak, German and French.
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: Human Capital, Structuring Property, EU Distribution Agreements.
Areas of Law Description
Weinhold Legal provides legal services in, but not limited to:
- Banking, Insurance & Finance
Including securities legislation, exchange controls, development financing, security structures for borrowers and lenders, acquisition finance, leveraged finance, leasing and asset-backed financing, property finance and risk management.
- Corporate / Mergers & Acquisitions
Including acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, large-scale reorganizations and reconstructions, private equity investments and privatization.
- Labor Law
Including employment law, workforce strategies, remuneration schemes, pension planning, and secondment arrangements.
- Intellectual Property / Information Technology
Including patents, copyright, trademarks, protection of confidential information and know-how, e-commerce and data protection.
- Litigation and Arbitration
Including litigation, arbitration, mediation and expert determination.
- Real Estate & Construction
Including acquisitions / disposals, property leasing, landlord and tenant matters, property financing and structuring property transactions.
- Competition and Trade
Including antitrust, notifications and filings, agreements & licensing and distribution.
- EU Law
Including advice on EU structural funds, EC antitrust / state aid notifications & filings and distribution agreements, etc.
Mr. Tomáš Čermák
Antitrust and Trade Regulation, Commercial Law, Competition Law, Employment, Intellectual Property
Arbitration, Civil Rights, Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Labor
Mr. Marián Lauko
Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property
Mr. Michal Novotný
Administrative Law, Corporate Law, Litigation, Real Estate
- American Bar Association
- Czech Bar Association
- Slovak Bar Association
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Articles Published by Weinhold Legal
A practical cross border insight to Mergers & Acquisitions. This article appeared in the 2010 edition of 'The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Mergers and Acquisitions' published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.Read Article