12. 7. 2018
HAVEL & PARTNERS, the largest Czech-Slovak law firm, received the 2018 Global Law Experts’ Annual Award for the best law firm in the Czech Republic providing legal advisory in the area of law of information technologies (IT Law – Law Firm of the Year in the Czech Republic – 2018).
“Our law firm’s specialized team, dealing with information technology, telecommunications, media, e-commerce and protection of personal data (now particularly in relation to the General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR), is one of the largest in the Czech and Slovak Republics. Our clients include the most significant entities running their business in information technology and investors expanding their portfolio by focusing on investment in technological companies. The Global Law Experts international award is very important feedback for us on the quality of our services,” says Robert Nešpůrek, the law firm’s partner and head of the advisory group for IT law.
In the field of IT law, the group focuses for example on software development, supply, maintenance and protection agreements, IT system integration projects, outsourcing agreements, electronic contracts, electronization in financial (fintech) services, content use and responsibility for content on the Internet, protection of competition in the technological market as well as representation in disputes arising from comprehensive IT agreements and disputes relating to domain names.
Global Law Experts’ Annual Awards
The Global Law Experts (GLE) company is one of the most notable global online sources for legal services. Its database encompasses over 2,000 experts in more than 140 countries worldwide. The company has been selecting the best legal entities in individual countries since 2010 based on feedback from entrepreneurs, in-house legal departments, members of bar associations and users of GLE’s webpages and LinkedIn. It combines these outputs with its own research on the legal market.
Related awards in the field of IT, TMT and protection of personal data
HAVEL & PARTNERS has been given Corporate INTL’s award for the best law firm in the field of IT law in the Czech Republic for two years in a row (2017 and 2018). 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 in the area of telecommunications, media and technologies (TMT). Who’s Who Legal, a prestigious UK agency, recognizes HAVEL & PARTNERS as having the most top experts in the Czech Republic in the fields of information technology, telecommunications, media as well as protection of personal data, and according to the Media Law International publication, HAVEL & PARTNERS is one of the top law firms in the Czech Republic providing the best legal services in the field of media. Over the past ten years of the Czech Law Firm of the Year competition, HAVEL & PARTNERS has beenawarded 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 IT law category.