Legal services in the Czech Republic

 

Business corporations

  • comprehensive advice related to the commercial law
  • arranging a whole process of establishing, modification and liquidation of business companies and cooperatives, including the representation in proceedings in the Trade Register or Trade Licensing Register
  • establishing and dissolution of organizational branch offices
  • transfers and pledges of shares
  • transformation of business corporations, mergers and acquisitions
  • legal due diligence
  • increase and reduction of share capital
  • trade agreements
  • debt recovery
  • representation in courts and administrative proceedings in all authorities at all levels
  • representation in arbitration proceedings
  • solution of commercial issues with an international element

Civil law

  • family law, especially legal relations between spouses, as well as between parents and children, property relations between spouses
  • civil contracts
  • property transfers, pledge agreements, easements, including representation in proceedings in a cadastral office
  • compensation for damages, unjust enrichment
  • legal representation in courts and administrative proceedings in all authorities at all levels

Criminal law

  • general criminal law consultancy
  • legal advice in the preparation and filing a criminal complaint, including its drafting
  • defence of the accused at all stages of criminal proceedings (preliminary proceedings, trials, proceedings on ordinary and extraordinary remedies)
  • defence of juveniles
  • legal aid to a representative of a victim in criminal proceedings, including claiming compensation for criminal damage
  • legal aid to the parties concerned in criminal proceedings
  • representation in preliminary proceedings (including legal aid of a lawyer before initiating criminal prosecution)
  • legal aid in matters relating to applications for remission of the rest of the sentence, application for conditional release or for deletion of the condemnation
  • compensation claim against the State for damages resulting from criminal prosecution, performance of custody, punishment or protection measure

Securities

  • consultancy and disposition of securities
  • bills exchange obligations
  • bills of exchange law
  • legal services concerning the contractual issues related to securities

Labour law

  • complex employment agenda
  • creation, modification and termination of employment
  • contracts and agreements
  • compensation for damages
  • employment-related disputes resolution
  • representation in courts and administrative proceedings in all authorities at all levels

International relations

  • legal relations of Czech entities on the territory of Poland and Slovak Republic
  • legal relations of Polish companies on the territory of the Czech Republic
  • corporate law in Poland
  • company law in the Slovak Republic
  • business contracts in foreign trade

Extrajudicial consumer dispute resolution

On February 5, 2016 the Czech Bar Association was authorized by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic for out-of-court resolution of consumer disputes relating the disputes between lawyer and consumer arising from contracts on provision of legal services (under the Act no. 634/1992 Coll., on Consumers Protection, as amended). The website of the authorized entity is www.cak.cz.

Under the Act no. 634/1992 Coll., on Consumers Protection, the client/consumer is entitled to file a proposal for its alternative resolution of a dispute to the Czech Bar Association, not later than 1 year from the date when he exercised for the first time its right, which is the subject of the dispute, at the law firm. The proposal can be filed in Czech language on the attached form and sent to the Czech Bar Association by Data Box, mail or email with an electronic signature. The application must be accompanied by the statement which confirms that the matter has not been resolved by a court, an arbitrational award has not been given, the parties have not concluded any agreement within extrajudicial consumer dispute resolution, as well as any proceedings have been initiated.

In the event a dispute between consumer and law firm has not been settled in direct way, the law firm will provide the consumers with information related to extrajudicial consumer disputes resolution according to this article in writing or on a permanent data storage device.