Prague

Squire Patton Boggs s.r.o.,advokátní kancelář
Václavské náměstí 813/57
110 00 Prague 1
Czech Republic
F +420 221 662 222

Our office has long been at the forefront of the development of market economies in Central and Eastern Europe. As a premier legal practice in the Czech Republic and beyond, we bring you a highly skilled team of lawyers who offer comprehensive international experience coupled with essential local knowledge.

We are dedicated to the success of our Czech and multinational clients, representing them in important transactional, contentious and regulatory matters. 

Why Choose Us 

Our Prague office maintains an extensive practice, offering guidance in complex transactions and disputes in the Czech Republic and throughout Central and Eastern Europe.  

We also work closely with our Brussels and other Western European offices on matters involving EU law. With a preeminent public policy practice and strategic connections in all the major cities of the world, our firm can give you a voice and support your ambitions on any scale. 

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Antitrust and Competition 

We provide practical, hands-on guidance and innovative solutions to antitrust and competition law issues. Our skilled antitrust lawyers are here to counsel you on business combinations; international cartels and price fixing conspiracies; litigation and dispute resolution; EU state aid and procurement; as well as everyday advice and guidance. 

Aviation 

We assist our aviation clients with matters ranging from basic regulatory and business law, to those involving sophisticated labor and environmental issues.  

Banking and Financial Services

Our lawyers serve as primary or preferred legal advisers to several leading global financial institutions, as well as many domestic, regional and community focused financial institutions across the world. 

Communications 

We offer counsel to sovereign governments and state and regional authorities charged with ensuring that modern communications services are available to all consumers. We advise government authorities on the privatization of state-owned communications companies and the establishment of transparent and nondiscriminatory regulatory structures that enable and encourage competition and the growth of new services.

Corporate 

With insights and advice for large public and private companies, as well as emerging companies, we have extensive experience in all areas of corporate activity including corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, public takeovers, IPOs and secondary offerings, partnership structures, private equity, venture capital, joint ventures, project support and company secretarial. 

Energy and Natural Resources

You can tap into our expertise in issues related to conventional, nuclear and renewable power generation, electricity transmission and distribution, natural gas storage and distribution, LNG facilities development and transacting. We are also familiar with energy and commodities trading, gas and electric utility ratemaking, as well as in major antitrust, construction, and price review dispute resolution involving energy companies. 

Environmental, Safety and Health 

Through successful representation of diverse clients in environmental, safety and health related matters, we have particular strength in iron and steelmaking, iron ore and coal mining, chemical manufacturing and distribution, petroleum refining and distribution, pulp and papermaking, energy, municipal utilities and environmental services. 

Healthcare 

We offer diligent advice on key issues affecting businesses in the healthcare industry, from administrative compliance and accreditation to mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, and from regulatory matters to third-party reimbursement, and medical staff bylaws. 

Intellectual Property and Technology 

Our global team covers the major areas of IP expertise including patent protection and portfolio strategy, brand protection, trade secrets, commercial agreements, and litigation. We can enforce IP rights or defend against IP claims, whether in court, before administrative tribunals or in arbitration.  

Labor and Employment 

We successfully represent employers across the full spectrum of employee-related legal issues. We are at the forefront of strategic employment and labor relations issues. We blend experience with innovation when representing our clients before tribunals, courts and government agencies, proactively working to resolve disputes efficiently with outstanding results.  

Life Sciences

Our team has an in-depth understanding of the life sciences industry. We offer a full range of services involving consumer protection, licensing, intellectual property rights protection, litigation and arbitration, manufacturing and distribution, marketing practices, products liability, technology transfer and venture capital investments. 

Litigation and International Dispute Resolution 

We provide creative and efficient solutions to the complex challenges presented by disputes involving multiple countries and legal systems. With practitioners experienced in complex and high-value claims, as well as routine cases, we are respected as formidable litigators and trial lawyers, as well as leaders in alternative dispute resolution.  

Mergers and Acquisitions 

Our expert advice on corporate mandates cover the entire spectrum of matters, ranging from smaller, more straightforward deals to complex multibillion dollar and multidisciplinary transactions which are often completed under challenging time constraints. We make our collective expertise, gained from handling complex deals for some of the world’s most renowned companies, available to you.

Private Equity and Venture Capital 

We provide advice on mainstream private equity transactions, growth and venture capital investments, mezzanine financings and turnaround situations. We regularly counsel sponsors on the formation of investment funds and act for private equity-backed businesses looking to grow organically or by acquisition. 

Projects 

Our fully integrated service spans everything from procuring and planning to financing and implementing projects across a range of sectors including, energy and natural resources (including renewables), water, waste, transport, telecoms, healthcare, education and urban development.  

We assist public and private entities in planning, financing and implementing projects, including several groundbreaking “firsts”. Our lawyers advise project sponsors, lenders, investors, contractors and subcontractors, operators, public parties and technical advisors on the full life cycle of PPP/P3 projects, from inception and planning, through to financing, developing and operation. 

Public Policy

Internationally recognized for our extensive experience and influence in public policy, we bring you invaluable contacts in local government and decision makers at the highest level of government, enabling us to effectively and efficiently deliver results on your behalf. 

Real Estate

We provide comprehensive global services to clients engaged in all aspects of real estate transactions, from acquisition, planning and construction through disposition of properties. We can also give you guidance on the full range of project management and procurement issues, their documentation and tax implications. 

Restructuring and Insolvency

We are recognized globally for our expertise and success in representing financial institutions, distressed companies, insolvency practitioners, creditors’ committees, investors, and strategic and financial buyers of troubled companies.  

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