EMEA Leading Firm 2016
Chambers Europe 2016 - Leading Firm


Alena Bányaiová for Bulletin Advokacie
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Alena Bányaiová published a book
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Team expansion - Lucie Oršulová and Václav Duda
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Lucie Dolanská Bányaiová for "Czech Yearbook of International Law®"
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Lucie Dolanská Bányaiová as UNICEF partner
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Michaela Kazdová for Právo & Byznys 5/2014
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Change of seat
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Lucie Dolanská Bányaiová for Wolters Kluwer
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Seminar - corporate law
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Conference re New Civil Code
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Michaela Kazdová for Profit 201/2013
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Conference by daily papers E15

Our lawyers will speak on the matters brought about by the new Civil Code at a conference organized by the daily papers E15 and Mlada Fronta.


Membership in E-Iure Alliance
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Spanish section

We have opened a Spanish section on 1st August 2013.

BV Law newsletter June 2013
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BVLAW is listed and recommended by Legal 500
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BVLAW is listed and recommended by Chambers
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BV Law newsletter March 2013
Lucie Bányaiová for Antitrust 4 / 2012
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BV Law newsletter December 2012
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Lucie Bányaiová for E15
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Alena Banyaiova for Pravni rozhledy
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Alena Banyaiova for Stavebni pravo
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JUDr. Alena Bányaiová, CSc. expressed her opinion on a decision of our Constitutional court, published in Hospodářské noviny
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BV Law newsletter March 2012
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BV Law newsletter December 2011
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Michaela Kazdová joins the law office of Bányaiová Vožehová
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Lucie Bányaiová contributed to Antitrust journal
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Alena Bányaiová contributed to daily papers Lidové noviny
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Lucie Bányaiová contributed to Getting the Deal Through
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Seminars and workshops

We organize numerous seminars and workshops for our clients, among others in the following areas:

  • competition law basics
  • abuse of market power
  • basics and principles commercial contracts
  • contract for work

We tailor make all seminars and workshops according to client’s needs and areas and markets on which the client is present.

commercial and corporate law

The area of commercial and corporate law, including all forms of corporate reorganizations and transformations of commercial companies is one of the key areas where we provide legal services. In addition to general corporate legal advice we also prepare and comment on commercial agreements to reflect the needs of our clients. We mostly provide the following services in the area of commercial and corporate law:

  • incorporation of companies and day-to-day corporate maintenance, including winding up and liquidation
  • registered capital increases and decreases
  • internal organization of companies, relations with and among its shareholders, organization and management of general meetings of companies, including chairing of general meetings
  • transformation of companies (mergers, corporate splits, etc.)
  • drafting of shareholders’ agreements
  • joint ventures
  • privatizations
  • legal advice on shareholders’ rights and their enforcement as well as representing clients at general meetings
  • registration and information duties
  • drafting and review of commercial contracts
  • IPO legal advisory

mergers and acquisitions

Our team closely cooperates with the client in the course of preparation of the concept and structure of a project and prepares a time schedule of the transaction. We perform a due diligence and draft all corporate and contractual documentation necessary for successful completion of a transaction. Our experienced attorneys take part in negotiating all transaction documentation.

dispute resolution

One of our key specializations is dispute resolution, regardless of the dispute tried before Czech courts of any arbitral body. Two of our attorneys are listed as arbitrators with the Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic. Given our numerous and long time experience we have unique potential to successfully represent our clients before Czech courts as well as in arbitration proceedings, among others, in disputes arising in the course of insolvency proceedings, in unfair competition disputes or in connection with breach of intellectual property rights disputes.

banking and finance

We assist our clients in the area of credit financing and capital markets. Our services encompass, among others, complex advisory for IPO and market entry, securities trading and securities emissions.

real estate

Our legal services in the area of real estate cover a number of legal issues connected with real estate projects, including structuring of acquisitions, leases and financing. We also provide legal services in the area of private and public building law.

intellectual property and IT

We provide legal services to our clients in connection with management and protection of industrial rights in the Czech Republic. We represent our clients in proceedings before the Intellectual Property Office and make sure the protection of their intellectual property rights is duly maintained. We offer assistance with monitoring market identification of potential breach of their rights. We also represent our clients in proceedings relating to breach of their intellectual property rights.

tenders and privatizations

We clients from both public and private sector with organization of tenders held for the purposes of sale or acquisition of property, delivery of services, privatization, etc. Such services comprise of preparation of the concept of the tender, including qualification criteria and preparation of tender documentation and rules, assistance in the course of the tender, drafting and revising all necessary contractual documentation. If applicable, we make sure the procedures prescribed by the Public Tenders Act and Concession Act are followed.


We provide legal advice on all aspects of competition law, whether it relates to prohibited agreements and concerted practices, abuse of dominant position, state aid or public tenders. For our clients we draft or revise commercial agreements so that they do not contain any illicit provisions, we organize and lead seminars and workshops for client’s personnel so that they know how to communicate with customers, suppliers and competitors and are prepared in case of dawn raids. When providing legal advice relating to privatizations and transactions involving public bodies we make sure the terms of the transaction and contractual documentation complies with public tender and concession legislation as well as with rules governing provision of state aid.

labor law

We provide complex legal advice in the area of labor and social security law. Notably we concentrate on the following issues:

  • drafting and revision of management and employment agreements and other contractual documentation effected between an employer and its employees and managers
  • drafting and revision of various internal rules issued by employers
  • legal advice in the area of securing and applying the principles of equal treatment of employees
  • legal advice relating to termination of employment relationship and mass lay-offs, including advisory in case of winding up of an employer
  • legal audits and due diligence relating to labor law and employment issues
  • legal advice in the area of agency employment, including assistance with obtaining agency licenses and advice on the employment of agency workers
  • assistance with employment of foreigners
  • legal advice relating to liability issues in employment relations
  • representation in employment disputes and disputes with managers
  • restructuring of companies with regard to employment terms and conditions

We have experience in the area of statutory regulation of employment relations between expatriate employees and domestic employers as well as between Czech employees and foreign employers.


bankruptcy and insolvency

We provide legal advice on issues related to the insolvency of business companies. We render our services to members of statutory bodies of a bankrupt company or company heading to bankruptcy as well as to creditors as regards enforcement of and securing their rights against a distressed company. We also represent clients in insolvency proceedings, including both creditors especially with registering and enforcing their claims and debtors in particular when it comes to defending such clients in insolvency proceedings initiated without due compliance with the relevant statutory conditions. Finally we represent clients in disputes related to insolvency proceedings, in particular, disputes concerning the rejection of registered claims or inclusion of the client’s assets in the property of the insolvent party’s estate.

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