Articles and Interviews
15. 3. 2018
The largest Czech-Slovak law firm HAVEL & PARTNERS was recognised by the UK’s Acquisition International magazine published by AI Global Media Ltd. According to the review of legal advisory rendered in Central and Eastern Europe (the CEE region), HAVEL & PARTNERS is the best law firm in the real estate and construction industries (Best Real Estate & Construction Law Firm – CEE).
“Acquisition International’s award proves our leading position among providers of legal consultancy aimed at the real estate and construction industries. Thanks to the numerous groups of excellent lawyers equipped with detailed knowledge of the real estate market and the broad range of services offered by our law firm, we are able to assist our clients with the most demanding real estate projects,” Jaroslav Havel, managing partner at HAVEL & PARTNERS, comments on the next award received.
Currently, HAVEL & PARTNERS has one of the largest teams of lawyers focused on real estate and construction law in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The team – consisting of 20 lawyers headed by managing partner Jaroslav Havel and partner Lukáš Syrový and supported by another five partners (Josef Hlavička, Martin Fučík, Marek Lošan, Ludvík Juřička, and František Korbel) and counsel Daniela Kozáková – provides legal services relating to both private and public projects, and to all areas of real estate trading and investment projects in compliance with legal regulations applicable in the Czech Republic, FIDIC’s international standards and the European Investment Bank’s rules.
One of the most significant areas the law firm specialises in is legal services provided to developers and investors covering all facets of real estate projects, namely planning decisions, project design and implementation, legal due diligence, purchase and sale of real estate and project financing.
Other real estate and construction law awards
In the Development and Real Estate Projects category of the official Czech competition Law Firm of the Year, HAVEL & PARTNERS has been repeatedly named a Highly Recommended firm, and in 2012 it won the first place in this category. In the respective competition in Slovakia, the firm has ranked among the best firms in the Development Project category in all the years of the award. In 2016, it also won the Corporate INTL award as the best law firm in Slovakia providing comprehensive legal advisory in the field of real estate.