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Martin Peckl Joins Havel & Partners as Partner

Martin Peckl Joins Havel & Partners as Partner

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Former Vejmelka & Wunsch Partner Martin Peckl has joined Havel & Partners as a Partner in Prague.

Peckl is described by Havel & Partners as focusing on “mergers and acquisitions, real estate law, commercial law, and company law” and is joining a team that “provides comprehensive legal services to German-speaking clients.”

According to the firm, Peckl “provides legal advice in German, English, and Czech. These are services such as the implementation of strategic investments, the establishment and management of joint ventures, the supply of investment units, or project financing. He has participated in a number of acquisition transactions on the part of both buyers and sellers, including residential services, office buildings, energy, construction, development, engineering, and the automotive industry.”

Prior to joining Havel & Partners, Peckl has worked with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and, since 2002, with its successor Czech law firm Vejmelka & Wunsch, where he has been a Partner for the past 13 years.

“One of our strategic priorities is the development of services focused on important clients who are commercially connected with German-speaking countries,” said Managing Partner Jaroslav Havel. “In the so-called DACH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), the demand of Czech and Slovak companies for legal and tax support for expansion into these countries is growing rapidly.”

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HAVEL & PARTNERS, attorneys-at-law, with offices in Prague, Brno, Bratislava, Pilsen, Olomouc, and Ostrava, has a team of 250 lawyers, tax advisors and 500 employees in total, is the largest independent law firm in Central Europe.

Our clients include large international companies, leading Czech and Slovak firms, including strategic state-owned companies and public sector authorities, as well as medium-size businesses, individual entrepreneurs, and investors. We advise approximately  150 of the Fortune 500 companies, almost 50 of the Czech Top 100 companies and 20 of the TOP 100 Slovak companies. HAVEL & PARTNERS currently provides its services to a total of 2,500 clients. We have the most comprehensive international support available to both Czech and Slovak law firms. We provide legal and tax advice in 12 languages in more than 110 countries around the globe. Up to 70 % of the transactions we deal with involve an international aspect.

HAVEL & PARTNERS was named the best law firm operating in the Czech Republic by the prestigious global rating agencies Chambers and Partners (2020, 2021) and Who’s Who Legal (2018, 2019). It is also the most successful law firm, providing the most comprehensive legal services in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, based on the total number of all nominations and awards in all years of the Law Firm of the Year awards. The firm became the absolute winner of this competition four times in the last six years, receiving the main award Domestic Law Firm of the Year in the Czech Republic (2015, 2017, 2018, 2020) and ranking as one of the most recommended law firms in all categories of law. Our company is also a four -time winner of the Law Firm of the Year award for Best Client Services (2015, 2016, 2019, 2020). In the field of M&A, HAVEL & PARTNERS is the best law firm in the Czech Republic based on the annual International Advisory Experts awards (2018, 2019). Prestigious international rating agencies EMIS DealWatch and Mergermarket have ranked HAVEL & PARTNERS among the leading law firms by the number of transactions completed in the Czech Republic since 2010. Based on annual awards of the Acquisition International magazine, HAVEL & PARTNERS has become the Law Firm of the Year 2019 in the M&A category in the CEE region.

Firm's website: https://www.havelpartners.cz/en/

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