Havel, Holásek & Partners

Havel, Holasek & Partners, with a team of more than 180 legal professionals and a total staff of more than 400 people is the largest law firm in the Czech and Slovak Republic. The firm has its head office in Prague and branch offices in Brno and Ostrava. Legal services in the Slovak Republic are provided through our office in Bratislava.
Havel, Holasek & Partners was established in 2001 by experienced lawyers from leading international and Czech law firms, and has rapidly become one of the most respectable and fast-growing independent law firms in the Czech and Slovak Republics. Havel Holásek provides comprehensive legal and, as needed, tax advisory services to major domestic and international clients in all areas of their business activities.

Legal support in the developing markets of Eastern European and Central Asian region is coordinated by our experienced Russian Advisory Group, the composition of which is unique in the Czech legal environment. Since 2007 it has been a stable part of the firm´s organizational structure and it is the largest Russian speaking legal team (including native speakers) in the Czech Republic.

We understand the complexity of the problems faced by companies that carry out or intend to carry out business in CIS and other Eastern European/Central Asian countries. We have a good understanding of both the European and local legal and business environment and offer our clients solutions that are safe and as non-restrictive as possible.
We cooperate closely with leading international firms from Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa and Australia
on cross-border transactions on a non-exclusive basis. In Eastern Europe and Asia we work with leading law firms and
provide transactional legal services, particularly in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and other CIS countries, as well as in Turkey.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

The office provides a full range of legal services to clients in Czech, Slovak, English, Russian, Polish, German, French, Spanish, and Italian, in all standard legal areas relating to their business activities.

OUR CLIENTS

Havel, Holasek & Partners provides comprehensive legal advice and related tax advice to important Czech, Slovak, and international clients in all areas of business.

Our clients include large international companies, medium-size firms, individual entrepreneurs and investors, public sector authorities, approximately 70 of the Fortune 500 companies, and more than 40 of the Czech Top 100 companies and seven of the Top 10 Czech firms. The office currently has more than 1,000 clients.

Kinstellar

Kinstellar is a leading independent law firm in Emerging Europe, Turkey and Central Asia, with offices in Almaty (Kazakhstan), Belgrade (Serbia)*, Bratislava (Slovakia), Bucharest (Romania), Budapest (Hungary), Istanbul (Turkey), Kyiv (Ukraine), Prague (the Czech Republic) and Sofia (Bulgaria).

Operating as a single fully integrated firm, Kinstellar delivers consistently high quality services across all jurisdictions in an integrated and seamless style. We are particularly well suited to servicing complex transactions and advisory requirements spanning several jurisdictions.

Our expert team has unrivalled experience handling the legal aspects of some of the largest infrastructure and other projects in Emerging Europe and Central Asia.

Our work covers a wide variety of sectors, and we have experience advising the full spectrum of project participants including sponsors, contractors, off-takers, host governments and lenders. This balanced perspective enables us to provide focused solutions to help facilitate projects at each stage of their development.

With our in-depth understanding of international legal structures and local law, we can help you to structure PFI and PPP deals and to develop creative solutions to support project financing, working closely with your chosen team of advisors to bring all contractual arrangements together