The Czech Havel, Holasek & Partners law firm has expanded by two.
Partners Filip Melzer and Petr Tegl, both experts on the new Czech Civil Code, have joined the firm as Of Counsels. Both Melzer and Tegl were members of the team of legislators preparing the new Czech Civil Code, and they will advise on the Code at the firm.
Both Melzer and Tegl lecture in civil law for training judges on the new legislation at the Czech Judicial Academy, and both teach at the Faculty of Law of Palacky University in Olomouc. In addition, they are the main authors of the large commentary to the new Civil Code along with Havel, Holasek Partner Frantisek Korbel.