about-us

Experience

We are a team of lawyers with extensive experience working for leading international law firms. We joined forces in 2010, and initially operated under the name OHB. After expanding our team by merging with Salač Legal who are specialists in providing consultancy for German-speaking clients in 2020, we now operate under the name OHBS.

Expertise

We advise our clients in all spheres of business and commercial law, particularly in the areas of real estate law, corporate law, M&A, project finance, insolvency law, employment law, transport law and IP&IT. We protect the rights and interests of our clients in disputes, whether before the courts, during arbitration proceedings, or with government administrative offices of the Czech Republic and the European Union.

Knowledge of sectors

We advise and represent foreign and domestic companies as well as private clients. We have extensive experience providing consultancy across all sectors of industry and services, particularly in banking, property development, construction, international transport, chemical and pharmaceutical industries, the automobile industry and agro-industry.

Bespoke solutions

We pride ourselves on dedicating the time and effort required to solve problems and implement solutions for our clients, regardless of whether the client is a multinational corporation, a local firm, a startup or an individual. We work individually, or as a team, according to the specific needs of the client and the given case. Our lawyers are specialists in their fields of expertise and have a combined experience of many decades advising foreign clients.

First-class services

Our focus is our client. We have a dynamic team of talented and experienced lawyers that provide our clients with the expert advice and strategic guidance they need to achieve their objectives in an increasingly complex world.

Long-term cooperation

We focus on building a relationship with each client. Our lawyers devise creative and efficient solutions to legal problems, no matter how complex the issues may be. We aim to exceed the expectations of each client. In our experience, this commitment to our clients transforms into long-term partnerships where our clients value working with a legal firm that understands their goals and the issues they face. Long-term client relationships have become a trademark of our law firm.

News

NEWS

Within our legal advisory to one of the retail market leaders in the Czech Republic – Albert Česká republika – the team led by Mgr. Ing. Lucie Brejšková among others assisted this client in the process of negotiation and conclusion of a built-to-suit lease agreement with a member of the group of the European industrial real estate developer P3 Logistic Parks.

The working hours account represents a modern way of scheduling work shifts. This scheme is advantageous in particular for large industrial companies, providing them with flexibility and significant savings. Our office has ensured the implementation of this system in the Czech branch of an Austrian manufacturer of household goods. We have prepared complete legal documentation for the client and ensured a smooth implementation of the system into his production practice. On behalf of the office, this project was managed by Mgr. Jiří Salač, LL.M. and JUDr. Michal Dvořák.

We provide to our client, a Swiss investment group engaged in construction and property management throughout Europe, legal advice related to the realization of a real estate project with a total area of 5,000 sqm in Prague 2, which will be operated to provide medium-term housing for professionals and students. The advisory provided by the team led by JUDr. Tomáš Opletal and JUDr. Michal Dvořák consisted at first of execution of due diligence and negotiation of transfer documentation regarding the acquisition of buildings for the project, and continues with representation of the client in all matters related to the development of these premises.

Peakside Capital has completed the sale of its retail portfolio in the Czech Republic. Congratulations to our client – the investment company Peakside Capital – on completing the several-year process of the sale of its retail real estate portfolio in the Czech Republic. Since 2015, the properties with GLA of approximately 177,000 sqm were sold via 38 transactions with a total value of over EUR 90 million. It was a pleasure to the team led by Mgr. Ing. Lucie Brejšková to cooperate with Peakside Capital on a number of these transactions.

Our office provides lectures on patent law and industrial property law for the Czech Technical University in Prague (CVUT). Their content is the practical application of patent law with focus on the protection of inventors’ rights, industrial property contracts, employee inventions and legal disputes related thereto. The lectures are based on our long-term experience in the field of IT & IP law. The lectures are on behalf of the office provided by Mgr. Jiří Salač, LL.M.

Our office has represented a development company which is a member of a leading Central European banking group in negotiating the conditions for the sale of retail space with an area of several thousand square meters for the purpose of establishing and operating a supermarket in a newly built multifunctional building in Prague. The purchaser was a foreign retail chain operating on the Czech market. The legal advice has been provided by the team composed of JUDr. Tomáš Opletal, Mgr. Ing. Lucie Brejšková and JUDr. Michal Dvořák.

The team led by partner JUDr. Tomáš Opletal and attorney JUDr. Michal Dvořák has provided legal advice to a leading Czech bank on the sale of an office building in Vinohrady, Prague. The transaction was concluded in the summer of 2020 and the price of the transaction has not been disclosed. Our office has provided legal advice on negotiation of the transaction documentation, which included a lease agreement for the future use of the building by the seller, and execution of the transaction and subsequent steps.

Specializations

EXPERTISE

Real estate law

We represent our clients in a wide range of legal relationships relating to real estate, including construction and real estate development, sale of real estate projects, structuring of the transactions based on the legal and commercial specifics of the matter, conducting due diligence…
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Corporate law and M&A

We deal with all areas of corporate law and have extensive experience in realising all types of M&A processes and transactions. We regularly represent our clients in company and factory transfers, in all company transformations (mergers, de-mergers, changes in legal forms etc.)…
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Financing and projects

We represent our banking and other clients in all issues concerning financing and projects, whether it is establishing of the most suitable transaction structure from a legal and business point of view, preparing and negotiating credit and security documentation…
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Insolvency and restructuring

We offer comprehensive legal advice concerning insolvency and restructuring companies. We ensure prevention of insolvency risks and represent creditors in applying insolvency claims, including participation in creditor bodies and representation in insolvency disputes…
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Employment law

We represent our clients in all labour law issues, whether it is preparation of employment contracts, drafting of internal regulations or representation in disputes with employees and redundancy issues. We devote ourselves to the introduction of flexible modern forms of employment according to company needs…
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IP and IT law

We offer legal support in the area of copyright and intellectual property rights. We deal with the registration of trademarks and patents, on a European and world scale. We draft and negotiate licence agreements and exercise the rights conferred by them…
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Transport law and logistics

We offer comprehensive legal advice in relation to all types of transport. We prepare complete contractual documentation, including general conditions, and ensure robust regulation of contractual relations for our clients – transport and logistics companies…
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Representation before Czech state administration authorities and the European Commission

We offer legal advice in the area of administrative law and represent our clients in administrative proceedings at all levels, including Czech ministries. We enforce application of directly applicable EU law…
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Litigation and arbitration

We represent clients in all types of disputes. We have extensive experience in successful representation at the courts, as well as in domestic and international arbitration. We have participated in a number of court and extrajudicial settlement negotiations. We specialize mainly in disputes…
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Contact

CONTACT

OHBS
Seat:
Dlouhá 714/36
110 00 Praha 1
Czech Republic

Tel.: +420 222 315 270
Mob.: +420 724 120 444
E-mail: office@ohbs.cz


Branch for North Moravia and Silesia Region:
Masarykova tř. 39
746 01 Opava
Czech Republic

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