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Eveli Lume and Maria Polakova Promoted to Partner at Squire Patton Boggs

Eveli Lume and Maria Polakova Promoted to Partner at Squire Patton Boggs

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Squire Patton Boggs has promoted Czech dispute resolution specialists Eveli Lume and Maria Polakova to the firm's partnership.

Lume’s practice covers international dispute resolution, including investor-state and commercial international arbitration. She is experienced in international arbitration under the rules of the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes, International Chamber of Commerce, and United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Rules, as well as the rules of the German Institution of Arbitration. According to Squire Patton Boggs, she "provides assistance in commercial law matters, contract drafting, and negotiation in contentious matters," and "she also has experience in corporate law and cross-border M&A transactions."

Before joining Squire Patton Boggs in 2011, Lume worked at Hammonds LLP as a Research Associate. She also worked at the Chancellor of Justice of Estonia, the Boetticher Hasse Lohmann Law Firm, and the United Nations Association of Estonia. She graduated from the University of Tartu in Estonia.

Polakova's primary practice focus is investor-state and commercial international and domestic litigation cases. Her experience includes drafting substantive and procedural submissions in arbitration proceedings under United Nations Commission on International Trade Law and International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes rules, and work on assessments of prospective claims. She joined Squire Patton Boggs in 2010. 

Polakova graduated from the Charles University in Prague in 2008 and then obtained an LL.M. from the University of Cambridge in 2009

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JŠK, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o. (JŠK) is a medium-sized law firm based in Prague providing a comprehensive range of commercial legal advisory services in the Czech Republic. Our team consists of almost 30 lawyers, five of whom are partners with many years of experience from leading international law firms. We advise local and international clients from banking, insurance and various industry sectors, boast a respected projects practice, and work for the public sector at the federal and municipal level.

Ever since it was founded in 2004, JŠK has striven for the epitome of professionalism, expertise and ethical integrity. We continuously seek to surpass what large global law firms can offer and to give our clients a personal approach. All mandates are equally important to us regardless of size as we guide clients through both complex and seemingly routine matters.

Our clients turn to us for advice when implementing their business plans across all areas of commercial law. We are proud members of PONTES: the CEE lawyers, a unique network of law firms through which we provide services not only in the Czech Republic but also in Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia.

Firm's website: http://www.jsk.cz

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