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Petra Mysakova Joins CMS Prague as Partner and Head of Banking and Finance

Petra Mysakova Joins CMS Prague as Partner and Head of Banking and Finance

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Former Allen & Overy Counsel Petra Mysakova has joined the Prague office of CMS as a Partner and Head of the local Banking and Finance team.

Before joining CMS, Mysakova spent 14 years with Allen & Overy, from 2009 to 2023, joining as a Trainee and becoming an Associate in 2011, a Senior Associate in 2015, and a Counsel in 2020.

"I am confident that Petra will be a tremendous asset to our local leadership in Prague and our broader CEE team," CMS Prague and Bratislava Managing Partner Helen Rodwell commented. "Her arrival promises exciting new opportunities not only in the Czech Republic but also across the entire region. We look forward to having her onboard."

"I am very pleased to welcome Petra in our leading CEE Banking and Finance team," CMS Head of CEE/CIS Banking and Finance Erika Papp added. "I look forward to seeing her grow our local practice in the Czech Republic and become an integral part of our regional team."

"I am thrilled to have this opportunity to join CMS and elevate my practice to new heights," Mysakova said.

Czech Republic Knowledge Partner

PRK Partners, one of the leading Central European law firms, has been helping clients achieve their business objectives almost 30 years. Our team of lawyers, based in our Prague, Ostrava, and Bratislava offices, has a unique knowledge of Czech and Slovak law and of the business environment. Our lawyers studied at top law schools in the United States, United Kingdom, Switzerland and elsewhere. They also have experience working for leading international and domestic law firms in a number of jurisdictions. We speak your language, too. Our legal team is fluent in more than 15 languages, including all the key languages of the region.

PRK Partners has one of the most experienced legal teams on the market. We are consistently rated as one of the leading law firms in the region. We have received many significant honours and awards for our work. We represent the interests of international clients operating in the Czech Republic in an efficient way, combining local knowledge with an understanding of their global requirements in a business-friendly approach. We are one of the largest law firms in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Our specialised teams of lawyers and tax advisors advise major global corporations as well as local companies. We provide comprehensive legal advice drawing on our profound knowledge of local law and markets.

Our legal advice delivers tangible results – as proven by our strong track record. We are the only Czech member firm of Lex Mundi, the world's leading network of independent law firms. As one of the leading law firms in the region, we have received many national and international awards, in some cases several years in a row. Honours include the Chambers Europe Award for Excellence, The Lawyer and Czech and Slovak Law Firm of the Year. Thanks to our close cooperation with leading international law firms and strong local players, we can serve clients in multiple jurisdictions around the globe. Our strong network means that we can meet your needs, wherever you do business.

PRK Partners has been repeatedly voted among the most socially responsible firms in the category of small and mid-sized firms and was awarded the bronze certificate at the annual TOP Responsible Firm of the Year Awards.

Our work is not only “business”: we have participated on a longstanding basis in a wide variety of pro bono projects and supported our partners from the non-profit sector (Kaplicky Centre Endowment Fund, Tereza Maxová Foundation, Czech Donors Forum, etc.).

Firm's website: www.prkpartners.com

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