Managing attorneys

WEINHOLD LEGAL’s Managing Attorneys based in the Czech Republic






JUDr. Anna Bartůňková

Attorney

Tel.: +420 225 385 432
Email: anna.bartunkova@weinholdlegal.com



Labour Law
Dispute Resolution 

Anna Bartůňková is an attorney at law at Weinhold Legal and joined the firm in 2014.

Anna specialises in labour law as well as in representing clients before courts and at arbitral proceedings. In addition, she provides advice on commercial and civil law.

Anna has advised major international and Czech clients including, among others, ExxonMobil Business Support Center Czechia, Komerční banka, Metrostav, OHL ŽS, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Česká republika, W.A.G. payment solutions, GE Healthcare, Steelcase Czech Republic, Moravia Cans and Česká pošta.

Anna also publishes professional articles in legal magazines, both in print and on-line mainly in the area of labour law, but also on other topics in the area of private law. The Legal 500 referred to Anna in its list of recommended law firms in the area of Employment.

Anna graduated from Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Law in 2005 and later was awarded a Doctor of Laws (JUDr.) degree. During her studies she also spent a semester on a legal study program at Paris Lodron University in Salzburg, Austria. Anna is an attorney at law registered in the List of Attorneys of the Czech Bar Association.

Apart from Czech, Anna speaks also English and German.





Mgr. Pavel Jendrulek

Attorney

Phone: +420 225 385 376
Email: pavel.jendrulek@weinholdlegal.com

Banking and Finance
Mergers and Acquisitions

Pavel Jendrulek is an attorney at law at Weinhold Legal and head of the firm’s B&F.

Pavel specializes in banking and financial law and capital markets and also has significant experience with mergers and acquisitions.

Pavel has advised major international and Czech companies including, among others: Banca Popolare dell’Emilia Romagna, BRE Bank, Cetelem, Citibank, Commerzbank, Česká spořitelna (Erste Group), Československá obchodní banka (KBC Group), Deutsche Bank, HSBC Bank, KBC Bank London, Komerční banka (Societé Générale), Metrostav, Raiffeisenbank, Royal Bank of Scotland, Tatra banka, UniCredit Bank Czech Republic and Slovakia.

He is ranked by the Chambers Global and Chambers Europe as a leading lawyer in Banking and Finance and by IFLR 1000 as a “Rising Star” in Czech Republic in the Banking and Finance. The Legal 500 referred to Pavel in its list of recomended law firms in the area of Banking, Finance and Capital Markets.

Pavel graduated from the Law Faculty of Charles University in Prague in 2000 and is an attorney at law registered in the List of Attorneys of the Czech Bar Association.

Pavel speaks fluent English as well as his native Czech. 




Mgr. Bc. Václav Smetana
Attorney
Tel.: +420 225 385 697
Email: vaclav.smetana@weinholdlegal.com



Mergers and Acquisitions
Corporate 
Václav is an attorney at Weinhold Legal and joined the firm in 2012.

Václav specialises primarily in corporate law and mergers & acquisitions, i.e. in all legal issues related to companies from their inception to extinction, including all aspects of their sale, purchase and conversion, relationships between associates and option plans for employees.

In addition, Václav has experience in project and acquistion financing, both for creditors and debtors, in real estate leases and on information technology law. He is also an active member of the firm’s German Desk, where he provides complete legal services for German clients (including representation in court or arbitration or out-of-court dispute resolution).

Václav has advised major international and Czech clients including, among others: Honeywell, Boeing, Wienerberger, Kyocera, HTC, Transdev, OHL, MAHLE/Behr, TTS Tooltechnic Systems, SPAR, Bohemia Sekt, LAMA, Y SOFT, Metrostav, Renomia, UniCredit Bank, Raiffeisenbank, Komerční banka, Československá obchodní banka and Česká spořitelna.

Václav graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Charles University in Prague in 2012 and since 2016 he is an attorney at law registered in the List of Attorneys of the Czech Bar Association. In the same year he completed his Bachelor in Law and Business at the University of Economics in Prague. During his studies he also spent two semesters studying law at the Free University in Berlin. In 2017, he participated in the Czech Republic’s education program for lawyers from Central and Eastern Europe, organized by the German Bar Association.

Apart from his native Czech, Václav is fluent in English and German.




JUDr. Ing. Václav Štraser
Attorney
Tel.: +420 225 385 268
Email: vaclav.straser@weinholdlegal.com



Mergers and Acquisitions
Corporate
Real Estate 
Václav Štraser is an attorney at law and has worked at Weinhold Legal since 2007.

In addition to his general commercial law practice, Václav advises on real estatecorporate restructuring and acquisitions law (including due diligence work and contract negotiations) and has also significant experience in corporate and civil law and contractual documentation regarding securities and derivatives.

Václav has been involved in advising large Czech and international companies, including e.g. Lagardere Group, Ingersoll-Rand CZ, Eberspächer, UniCredit Bank, Citibank, Komerční banka, Česká spořitelna, Česká pošta, NN Investment Partners, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services ČR, Metrostav, ExxonMobil Business Support Center Czechia, LEEL COILS EUROPE, Miton Investment, Hertford Investments, CEFC China Energy Company, Sodexo Pass ČR, Tsubaki Automotive, Grandi Stazioni, XYIENCE, WIPRO Investment, CBRE, Moravia Cans, TTS Tooltechnic Systems, Bühler, Princip, Sarantis, Saurer Group, Svoboda Press, La Nuova San Giorgio, LIDL, VENTOS, DiBO EAST and many others.

Václav graduated from the Law Faculty of Charles University in Prague and University of Economics in Prague and is a member of the Czech Bar Association.

Apart from his native Czech language, Václav is fluent in English. 




Mgr. Tomáš Čermák
Attorney
Tel.: +420 724 060 315
Email: tomas.cermak@weinholdlegal.com

Mergers and Acquisition
Labour Law
Competition
Tomáš Čermák is an attorney at law at Weinhold Legal and joined the firm in 1999. He is a head of Brno office.Tomáš is primarily responsible for legal projects related to mergers and acquisitions and competition law. He also has experience in many other aspects of commercial law and labour law and has participated in a number of large-scale legal projects.

His clients have included many major Slovak and international companies such as ProLogis, Microsoft, ExxonMobil/ESSO, RWE, CME, OHL, Hella, Sita, Enel and Ernst & Young.He is a co-author of the publications “Redundancy Law in Europe” and “Age Discrimination Law in Europe” published by Kluwer Law International BV, Holland 2008 and 2009. Tomáš was participating in the project elaborating a study on the operation and impact of the Statute for a European Company (“Societas Europaea” – SE) in nearly all EU/EEA member states for the European Commission.The Legal 500 and Chambers Europe reffered to Tomáš in their sections of recomended law firms in the area of Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions in Slovakia. Further, he was recommended as the leading lawyer in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions by IFLR 1000, by the European Legal Experts in Corporate and Finance for Slovakia and by Chambers Europe in the area of Employment. PLC Which lawyer? recommended Tomáš as a leading lawyer in the area of Labour and Employee Benefits and in the area of Competition/anti–trust law, as a dual-qualified general commercial lawyer building a solid reputation in the market, advising on distribution agreements, competition compliance programmes, leniency matters and due diligence in Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

He is an attorney at law registered in the List of Attorneys of the Czech Bar Association. Since 2000, he has been a member of the Slovak Bar Association.

Tomáš speaks English, Russian as well as his native Czech.

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