Dispute Resolution


One of the three largest banks
Weinhold Legal successfully represented one of the Czech Republic’s three largest banks in relation to multiple legal disputes launched by organised group of customers in relation to the allegedly illegal nature of certain bank charges. Several hundred thousand customers of Czech banks were incited by collection agencies to request a back-payment of bank charges which they voluntarily paid in several preceding years. The banks’ success in these proceedings was approved by Supreme Court and Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic.
One of the five largest banks
Weinhold Legal successfully represented one of the Czech Republic’s five largest banks in relation to multiple legal disputes launched by organised group of customers in relation to alleged illegal nature of certain bank charges. Several hundred thousand customers of Czech banks were incited by collection agencies to request a back-payment of bank charges which they voluntarily paid in several preceding years. The success of the bank has been approved by Supreme Court and Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic.
Grandi Stazioni
Weinhold Legal represented a subsidiary of an Italian investor in court proceedings regarding contractual claims arising from the termination of a major lease contract. The client successfully claimed over a half of billion CZK.
Ministry of Finance Czech Republic
Weinhold Legal was chosen in tender processes launched by the Ministry of Finance to defend the Czech state against four separate claims amounting in a total of billions of Czech crowns. These demanding and prestigious assignments have arisen due to arbitrations initiated by claimants on the basis of bilateral international treaties on the protection of investments. We successfully represented the Czech Republic in international arbitration proceedings initiated based on the Czech-German bilateral investment treaty, based on the Czech-Cypriot treaty on investment protection and based on the Czech-Dutch treaty on investment protection.
Ministry of Finance Slovak Republic
We represented the Slovak state on its victory in its defence of a bilateral international treaty arbitration brought by Austrian Airlines. We acted as the local counsel, alongside the lead counsel David A.Pawlak LLC.
Central European Media Enterprises (ČNTS)
In relation to TV Nova’s operations, Weinhold Legal provided comprehensive legal advice and opinions on various aspects of the television broadcasting business in the Czech Republic, including a detailed review of contractual arrangements and proposed restructuring of operations. Subsequent work included negotiations, litigation and litigation support regarding various claims by our client. We also handled over 360 trademark files and represented the client in a large number of related disputes.