With offices in Prague, Brno, Bratislava, Plzeň, Olomouc and Ostrava, HAVEL & PARTNES is the largest independent law firm in Central Europe with a team of 250 lawyers and tax advisors and a total of 500 associates, including employees of the cooperating collection agency Cash Collectors.
Our clients include mainly large international companies, the most important Czech and Slovak companies, including strategic state enterprises and public administration bodies, as well as medium-sized enterprises, individual entrepreneurs and investors. They also include approximately 150 of the world’s Fortune 500 companies and 50 companies included in the Czech Top 100 list of the largest Czech companies, as well as 20 companies from the TOP 100 list of the largest Slovak companies. The firm currently has more than 2,500 clients.
HAVEL & PARTNERS is the most successful law firm with the most comprehensive services in the Czech Republic and Slovakia according to the total number of all nominations and titles in the previous years of the Law Firm of the Year competition. It has been the overall winner of the competition five times in the last seven years, won the top award of Law Firm of the Year for a domestic law firm (2015, 2017, 2018, 2020 and 2021), was awarded for the fifth time for the best client service (2015, 2016, 2019, 2020 and 2021), and ranked among the most recommended or recommended law firms in all industry categories. In 2021, the firm was ranked first in three industry categories (Mergers & Acquisitions, Competition Law, Health Law).
HAVEL & PARTNERS is also the best law firm operating in the Czech Republic according to international awards; it has been ranked by the prestigious British rating agencies Chambers and Partners (2020, 2021) and Who’s Who Legal (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021), among others. Since 2009, the prestigious international rating agencies EMIS DealWatch, Refinitiv and Mergermarket have ranked HAVEL & PARTNERS at the top of the list in terms of number of completed transactions in the entire CEE region. In 2021, HAVEL & PARTNERS was ranked among the top law firms in pro bono in the Chambers Europe Awards.