Articles and Interviews
9. 1. 2018
The largest Czech-Slovak law firm HAVEL & PARTNERS (until 31 December 2017: Havel, Holásek & Partners) received the 2018 Corporate INTL award for the best law firm in the Czech Republic providing legal advice in the field of information technology law (IT Law – Law Firm of the Year in the Czech Republic).
“Besides advising on information technology law,our specialised legal team also advises on telecommunications, media, e-commerce and personal data protection (now especially in connection with the General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR), and is one of the largest both in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Our clients include major IT companies and investors who, when expanding their portfolios, focus on investing in technology companies. The international Corporate INTL Award, which we received in 2017, is important feedback to us about the quality of our services,” says Robert Nešpůrek, a firm partner and the head of the IT advisory group.
In the area of information technology law, the team focuses on areas such as contracts for the development, supply and maintenance of software and its protection; IT system integration; outsourcing contracts; electronic contracts; computerisation in financial services (fintech); content usage and liability for content; the protection of competition in the technological environment; and representation in disputes arising from complex IT contracts, as well as in domain name disputes.
Annual Corporate INTL Awards
The annual Corporate INTL Awards map the success of companies on a global basis in one calendar year. The selection of the awarded firms is based on a detailed survey of services in a respective region. The results are then summarized in the publication whose subscribers are world business leaders, investors and advisors.
Related awards in IT, TMT, and Personal Data Protection
The international rating publications European Legal 500, IFLR 1000, Chambers Europe, European Legal Experts, and Global Law Experts recommend HAVEL & PARTNERS as a leading Czech law firm for media, telecommunications and technology (collectively TMT). According to the prestigious U.K. agency Who’s Who Legal, HAVEL & PARTNERS has the most top experts in the fields of information technology, telecommunications and media, and personal data protection in the Czech Republic, and according to the publication Media Law International, it is one of the top legal firms in the Czech Republic providing the best legal services in the field of media.
For the last ten years of the Czech Law Firm of the Year competition, HAVEL & PARTNERS has been awarded the best law firm in the Telecommunications and Media category six times and is regularly ranked among the five best-rated law firms in the Information Technology Law category.