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Some comments that have been made on Weinhold Legal in the specialised legal press and respected legal guides to law firms in Europe and worldwide:

Weinhold Legal is ranked for areas of Banking, Finance & Capital Markets, Commercial, Corporate and M&A , Dispute Resolution, EU and Competition, Employment, Projects and Energy, Real Estate & Construction, Tax and TMT.

In February 2018, Daniel Weinhold was inducted to The Legal 500 Hall of Fame. The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. The criteria for entry is to have been recognised by The Legal 500 as one of the elite leading lawyers for seven consecutive years. Daniel Weinhold continues to be the leading lawyer in the area of Tax.

Eva Procházková was ranked as the Rising Star in previous years, is ranked now as Next Generation Partner in the area of Employment.

Banking, Finance & Capital Markets: The banking and finance team at Weinhold Legal assists financial institutions with project, asset, real estate and acquisition finance, and consumer credits, as well as capital markets and private equity transactions. The firm’s offices in both Prague and Brno ensure that the team has a significant national presence across the region. Daniel Weinhold, dual-qualified in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, is the head of the team.

Testimonials: “Partner-led and provides a quick service. “

Key clients: Sodexo, Wood Forest Group, Christian Louboutin, JAMP, Amundi Czech Republic

Commercial, Corporate and M&A: The commercial, corporate and M&A team at Weinhold Legal has experience advising both domestic and international organisations on a wide range of acquisitions and general corporate issues. Daniel Weinhold, who is qualified in both the Czech Republic and Slovakia, leads the team, with vast experience in domestic and international commercial law. Martin Lukáš is another recommended practitioner, and regularly advises major Czech and global companies, as well as state authorities. At the associate level, Tomáš Čermák and Anna Bartůňková are noted.

Testimonials: “Weinhold Legal is a business oriented, skilled and flexible law firm. They have a deep knowledge in our areas of focus and support our business needs.”
“Martin Lukáš is cooperative, flexible, knowledgeable, and very experienced.”
“Pav Younis and his team do have a unique ability to serve the Czech firms that operate in the UK, US and other international markets. The ability to seamlessly translate the concepts from an international context to a Czech context and back is priceless. “

Key clients: JAMP, LitFin, VIAMILK, Transdev, Springtide, Resistant AI, Ventures/ThreatMark sro, Tech Mahindra, Amundi Czech Republic, Pneumax Holding, MACH DRŮBEŽ

Dispute Resolution: The dispute resolution team at Weinhold Legal acts for Czech and international companies across the entire litigation and arbitration spectrum. The team works closely with the firm’s tax, finance and corporate departments. Milan Polák is the head of the team, which also includes such highly regarded practitioners as name partner Daniel Weinhold.

Testimonials: “Weinhold Legal is a business-oriented, skilled, and flexible law firm. They have deep knowledge in our areas of our focus and support our business needs. “
“Martin Lukáš is cooperative, flexible, knowledgeable, and very experienced. “
“Zbyšek Kordač is a great litigator.”

Key clients: Grandi Stazioni, Litfin, Valentus Ltd.

Employment: The employment team at Weinhold Legal takes a multi-disciplinary approach, working closely with the firm’s corporate and M&A, and dispute resolution departments, to provide comprehensive advice. The practice offers general labour law advice, as well as handling issues relating to trade unions and work councils, dismissals, and employment-related litigation. Eva Procházková leads the team, working for major international and Czech companies, and providing complex labour advice on a day-to-day basis. Milan Polák, Daniel Weinhold, Martin Lukáš, and associate Anna Bartůňková are also key figures in the team.

Eva Procházková was ranked as the Rising Star in previous years, is now ranked as Next Generation Partner in the area of Employment..

EU and Competition: The competition and EU team at Weinhold Legal acts regularly on matters across the Czech Republic and wider CEE region. Daniel Weinhold is the head of the team, and is ably supported by Martin Lukáš and associate Tereza Hošková, who specialises in GDPR and public procurement matters.

Testimonials: “Weinhold Legal is a business oriented, skilled and flexible law firm. They have a deep knowledge in areas of our focus and support our business needs. “
“Martin Lukáš – cooperative, flexible, knowledgeable, very experienced. “

Key clients: Kancelář zdravotních pojišťoven, EGAP, WASTECH, Transdev, VPK Servis, Obec Chornice, LitFin, I, BEZPETEK, Town hall of Municipality Olomouc

Projects and Energy: Under the leadership of Martin Lukáš, the team at Weinhold Legal advises key players in the energy and oil sectors, as well as the utilities, transportation, and telecoms fields. Name partner Daniel Weinhold and associate Tereza Hošková are also key figures in the team.

Key clients: Solar Market, Elektrikářská společnost, Town hall of Municipality Olomouc, Smržov 5, Vodohospodářská zařízení Šumperk

Real Estate & Construction: The real estate practice at Weinhold Legal works closely with the firm’s tax, corporate and finance departments to advise on local and cross-border mandates. Pav Younis is the head of the team, specialising in real estate and related M&A, and advising on acquisitions and disposals, commercial leasing, real estate development, and real estate finance, as well as privatisations.

Testimonials: “Truly partner-led service.”

Key clients: Bluehouse Capital

Tax: The tax team at Weinhold Legal provides relevant advice in the context of leading corporate, finance, and real estate transactions in the Czech Republic and across the CEE region. Daniel Weinhold leads the team, with experience in both domestic and international tax practices, and a particular focus on tax litigation.

Daniel Weinhold as being the Leading Lawyer for many consecutive years he was inducted to The Legal 500 Hall of Fame in 2018.

Technology, Media & Telecoms: The TMT practice at Weinhold Legal is active in both the transactional and contentious spaces, as well as advising on GDPR issues. The firm as a whole takes a multi-disciplinary approach, allowing the team to co-operate closely with leading tax, accounting, and corporate finance specialists. Martin Lukáš leads the team.

Testimonials: “Martin Lukáš and his team are professional and quick to respond.”
“Very good expertise in the legal and compliance side of IT, including GDPR-related matters. Clean and business-relevant suggestions, not overly focusing on unimportant, low-risk details, but capturing the essence of the risk well.”
“Martin Lukáš has real IT competence and understanding of risks.”

Key clients: Springtide Ventures/ThreatMark sro, GATE4AD, Sighttex, Chropyňská strojírna, Any Desk, Resistant AI, Veselá věda, CC Internet, Hertford, Valentus Ltd, CZT, Renomia

Chambers Global / Chambers Europe

Weinhold Legal is ranked for areas of Corporate / M&A  and Employment.

Notable practitioners: Eva Procházková is an experienced employment lawyer who often acts for leading international clients. She is well positioned to advise on the termination of employment contracts and GDPR matters. One commentator appreciates Eva Procházková for her “quick, flexible and practical advice while always trying to understand what our circumstances are.”

Corporate/ M&A: Weinhold Legal acts for clients from various industries such as manufacturing, construction and energy on a range of matters including corporate restructurings and cross-border transactions. The team also assists with general commercial issues.

Strengths: “The firm provides not only the expected legal support but also coordination and pragmatic input.”

“The team has very good knowledge.”

Weinhold Legal has very good commercial awareness.”

Work highlights: Weinhold Legal advised MACH DRŮBEŽ on the merger and transformation of its Slovak subsidiaries.

Notable practitioners: Daniel Weinhold is head of department and a key contact for clients.

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel – Czech Republic and Dispute Resolution – Czech Republic:

Notable practitioners: Milan Polák of Weinhold Legal v.o.s. represents clients in both litigation and arbitration alike and frequently acts on cross-border disputes.

Strengths: “He is a great lawyer and very experienced.”

Employment: The law firm Weinhold Legal advises on the full spectrum of employment law matters, including day-to-day labour law issues, dismissals and occupational injury and illness. The firm also has experience assisting employers with GDPR matters and digitalisation processes. Furthermore, Weinhold Legal’s team represents clients in employment litigation and authority inspections and liaises with trade unions on collective bargaining agreements.

Strengths: “The service is quick and covers the legal background I need.”

Notable practitioners: Eva Procházková is an experienced employment lawyer who acts for leading international and domestic clients. She is well positioned to advise on the termination of employment contracts and GDPR matters. She also advises on employment litigation, collective bargaining, and home office related matters.

Strengths: “She always tries to consider the problem in 360°.”

IFLR 1000

Weinhold Legal is ranked for the areas of Banking and FinanceM&A and Project Development and noted for the area of  Capital MarketsDebt and Restructuring and Insolvency .

Who’s Who Legal

Daniel Weinhold and Milan Polák belong to a handful of lawyers from the Czech Republic ranked among experts as leaders in the following categories:

Daniel Weinhold

– Who’s Who of Commercial Litigators 2012-2015, 2022+2023

– Who´s Who of Goverment Contracts Lawyers 2016-2021, 2023

 Who’s Who of M&A and Governance Lawyers 2010-2011, 2013-2019

– Who’s Who of Banking Lawyers 2012-2014

– Who’s Who of Project Finance Lawyers 2012

– Who’s Who of Private Funds Lawyers 2010

Milan Polák

– Who’s Who of Commercial Litigators 2012-2015

Tax Directors Handbook


Weinhold Legal v.o.s. is recommended in the Tax Directors Handbook as one of the few leading law firms in the Czech Republic dealing with tax-related matters:

“Weinhold Legal v.o.s. is frequently engaged to advise clients on significant tax litigation matters. Recent work includes advice on a significant VAT litigation case relating to treasury operations of energy companies, and work on a tax withholding case relating to the applicability of withholding tax duties in the telecoms industry.”

“Clients praise the team’s ‘timely work and friendly attitude’, with one describing the practice as ‘thorough, quick and efficient’.”

Expert Guides

The Legal Media Group Guides to the World’s Leading Lawyers

– partner Daniel Weinhold ranked as an expert lawyer in Banking

– partner Milan Polák ranked as an expert lawyer in Commercial Arbitration

Client Choice Awards (International Law Office, Lexology)

Pav Younis has been recognised as the winner of the Client Choice Awards 2018 in Real Estate in the Czech Republic – as one of only two lawyers in Prague among 384 winners across 66 jurisdictions worldwide, based on a survey of senior corporate counsel from a pool of more than 2,000 individual client assessments.

PLC Which lawyer?

Weinhold Legal is highly recommended in Banking and Finance, and recommended in Capital Markets, Corporate Real Estate, Dispute Resolution, Labour and Employee Benefits, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity/Venture Capital, Restructuring and Insolvency, Outsourcing and IT, Environment, Competition/anti-trust, Directors duties and liabilities, Tax, Media and Telecoms.

Partners Daniel Weinhold, Pav Younis and Milan Polák are highly recommended in Banking and Finance, Private Equity/Venture Capital, recommended in Corporate/M&A, recognised in Directors duties and liabilities, Tax litigation matters (DW), highly recommended in Real Estate and recommended in Corporate/M&A (PY), highly recommended in Labour and Employee Benefits (MP).

Highly recommended lawyers are: Martin Lukáš in Media and Telecom and Tomáš Čermák in Competition/anti-trust.

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