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About us

PERSONAL

We are not building huge factory with hundreds of lawyers where you will see the partner only at first meeting and when handing out an invoice. We aim to provide first-class legal services based on long-term personal relationships, while working with pleasant people and for pleasant people.

REGIONAL

We are based in Brno. We perceive Brno to be strategic crossroad allowing us to be easily available for clients in Prague, Vienna, Olomouc, Zlín, Ostrava, or Bratislava.

TRADITIONAL

We are no longer young enough to write it on the web; we will soon start third decade providing legal services to corporate clients and private investors.

HOW DO WE WORK?

We do not believe in general legal practice and we do not pretend that everybody is able to take care of everything. We dedicate teams of specialists in their fields for every project. When working on projects, we cooperate with notaries, investment or real property consultants, bankers, architects, or any other technical specialists. We are well aware of the fact that clients engage our services in order to achieve their defined business goals. We insist that our colleagues always make themselves be familiar with the client’s field of activities and its particularities. It is only understanding the client’s business operation, principles and objectives that enables us to address their matters in a truly efficient manner.

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

We specialise in legal services to corporate clients and private investors. Our main focus is on acquisitions and investments, real estate, information technologies, general commercial and corporate law. We provide legal services in Czech, English, German, and French.

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Our team

Mgr. Jan Hladký, LL.M.

Mgr. Jan Hladký, LL.M.

E-mail: jan@hladky.legal

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Languages: Czech, English and German

Education: Jan studied law at Masaryk University in Brno (2001) and European Law and International Comparative Law at the University of Gent (2004, LL.M.).

Experience: Jan is an experienced attorney with more than 20 years of experience in working on international projects and legislation for MPs in the Czech Parliament. He worked as a partner of PwC Legal and for the biggest Czech law firm Havel & Partners in Prague and Brno. He specialises in international projects in the field of mergers and acquisitions and corporate law, including transactions in the field of private equity and venture capital.

Long before social networks saw their rise, there was Jan. He knows about a million people who know the rest. He enjoys solving problems and building long-term relationships with interesting clients. The more challenging it seems, the better. He believes that it is important to have people around who are compatible.

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Mgr. Lucie Hladká, MA

Mgr. Lucie Hladká, MA

E-mail: lucie@hladky.legal

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Languages: Czech, English and French

Education: Lucie studied law at Masaryk University in Brno (2001), International Private Law Course at The Hague Academy of International Law (2001) and EC Competition Law and Economics for Competition Law at King’s College in London (MA, 2008).

Experience: Lucie is a skilled attorney-at-law. She has gained her experience by working for the international law firm Clifford Chance in Prague, independent practice, later as a partner of HVH Legal in Brno and as of 2016, she is a partner of HLADKY.LEGAL. She specialises in mergers and acquisitions, in real estate law and transactions, corporate and general commercial law.

Lucie enjoys literature (especially science fiction) and culture in general, nevertheless she can fall asleep at Hamlet performance or watching Batman at the cinema. She loves excel spreadsheets.

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Mgr. at Mgr. Daniel Sekanina

Mgr. at Mgr. Daniel Sekanina

E-mail: daniel@hladky.legal

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Languages: Czech and English

Education: Daniel studied history at Silesian University in Opava (2003) and law at Masaryk University in Brno (2007).

Experience: Daniel is an experienced attorney with almost 15 years of experience obtained in Brno-based law firms. He specialises in litigation, criminal law, corporate law and real property transactions, general commercial law, and labour law.

Daniel was once playing bass guitar in a punk band. In litigation, the counterparties are frightened that he could begin reciting their lyrics to them.

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Mgr. et Mgr. Michaela Knitlová

Mgr. et Mgr. Michaela Knitlová

E-mail: michaela@hladky.legal

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Languages: Czech, English and German

Education: Michaela studied history and literature at Masaryk University in Brno and law at Palacky University Olomouc.

Experience: Michaela is an experienced attorney, having worked for Brno-based law firms and for a major banking company. She specialises in real property law and real property transactions, litigation, family law, corporate law, and general commercial law.

Michaela loves four-legged boxers and handball owing to which she switches between living in Brno and Poland.

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Iveta Valníčková

Iveta Valníčková

E-mail: office@hladky.legal

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Languages: Czech, English

Education: Iveta studied at Business Academy in Brno.

Experience: Iveta worked in an engineering company in logistics, purchasing and production planning.

Iveta enjoys ballet and traveling by camping car.

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JUNIOR LAWYERS

Mgr. Pavla Stojaspalová, DiS.

Mgr. Pavla Stojaspalová, DiS.

E-mail: pavla@hladky.legal

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Languages: Czech, English

Education: Pavla graduated from the Brno Conservatory - piano, but because she thinks that music should be primarily a hobby and not a job, she also graduated in law at Masaryk University in Brno (2019).

Experience: Pavla focuses on real estate law and commercial law. As part of her previous practice in two Brno law firms, she also dealt with litigation, criminal law and administrative law.

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Mgr. Ladislav Vala

Mgr. Ladislav Vala

E-mail: ladislav@hladky.legal

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Languages: Czech, English

Education: Ladislav studied law at Masaryk University in Brno (2020).

Experience: Despite his youth, Ladislav has several years of experience in advocacy. During his university studies, he worked in several law firms focusing mainly on litigation and contract law. He joined our office as a student and after graduating, he became a junior lawyer.

As a true native of the Podluží region, Ladislav loves folklore, which is underlined by his almost ten-year career in traditional costume.

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Mgr. Bc. Milan Kadlc

Mgr. Bc. Milan Kadlc

E-mail: milan@hladky.legal

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Languages: Czech, English and German

Education: Milan has successfully finished his bachelor's degree in International Relations – European Studies and graduated in law at Masaryk University.

 

He likes to meet interesting personalities, but also to develop his own by studying, reading books or watching movies. He likes to do sports, mostly tennis, which he also teaches as a tennis coach for children and adults. He generally likes all ball sports and does not mind the fact that he does not excel at any of them.

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PARALEGALS

Filip Pospíšil

Filip Pospíšil

E-mail: paralegal@hladky.legal

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Languages: Czech, English and German

Education: After graduating from high school, Filip could not decide which sphere he would rather dedicate his life to, so in addition to law, he also studies finance, both at Masaryk University in Brno.

 

He enjoys traveling and uses all the possibilities that life can offer him, for example, when he participated in Erasmus+ at Nottingham Trent University in England. He loves to read non-fictional literature, but sometimes he also likes to relax with some novel, especially fantasy. He used to play baseball for the team Draci Brno and later passed on his experience to the youth as a coach.

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Anna Jarolínová

Anna Jarolínová

E-mail: paralegal@hladky.legal

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Languages: Czech, English and French

Education: Anna‘s dream to become a lawyer started at a very young age, upon viewing the movie Legally Blonde. Even though she has noticed some differences between the said movie and real life, it is safe to say her dream came true. Now she studies law at Masaryk University in Brno, together with her army of highlighters.

 

Anna‘s greatest hobby is music. She plays a variety of instruments as well as sings. Since her youth, she is a member of a Slovakian folklore ensemble - formerly as a dancer and currently as a cimbalom player.

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Dominika Zezulová

Dominika Zezulová

E-mail: paralegal@hladky.legal

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Languages: Czech, English and German

Education: Dominika studies law at Masaryk University in Brno. One day she would like to become a lawyer in criminal proceedings.

 

She comes from a diving family and has been actively involved in beach volleyball for six years. No wonder, then, that she would like to spend all her free time on a sun-drenched beach by the sea. She loves history and cinematography and does not deny the Moravian blood in it. Therefore, in an ideal form, he watches historical films intently with a glass of wine in the evenings. 

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Alice Flajsarová

Alice Flajsarová

E-mail: paralegal@hladky.legal

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Languages: Czech, English

Education: Alice studies law at Masaryk University in Brno. She enjoyed mathematics and logic while studying high school, she eventually gave her preferences to law, but she is considering returning to math in some time. After her first year of studying law, she discovered that she enjoys her studies and wants to continue studying them.

 

Outside of her studies, she enjoys traveling and experiencing different types of cultures. She has been dancing at a professional level since childhood, competing in several competitions abroad, and later coaching younger children for many years. 

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Karolína Kloučková

Karolína Kloučková

E-mail: paralegal@hladky.legal

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Languages: Czech, English

Education:

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Adam Volejník

Adam Volejník

E-mail: paralegal@hladky.legal

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Languages: Czech, English

Education:

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Adam Krajíček

Adam Krajíček

E-mail: paralegal@hladky.legal

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Languages: Czech, English

Education:

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LIST OF REFERENCE TRANSACTIONS

During our career, we have been involved in a number of major transactions in the field of acquisitions, sales and restructuring transactions undertaken by both private investors and multinational or large Czech companies in the territory of the Czech Republic and abroad.

We have worked on projects worth more that EUR 100 million, as well as on preparing investment in small start-ups or developing real property portfolios for families and private investors.


TRANSACTION EXPERIENCE

Industry / Business / Construction

  • Sale of a company in Slovakia operating the third largest meal voucher system to the French Edenred Group
  • Sale of D-Plast EFTEC to the multinational EMS Chemie Group
  • Management buy-out of a company engaged in industrial automation
  • Acquisition of the Nexis Fibers Group in Slovakia and its restructuring for a Czech-Swiss industrial holding
  • Advising on the sale of a major hardware distribution company
  • Acquisition of a company dealing with the disposal of biological waste for a group of Brno-based investors
  • Advising on the investment into legendary Czech bicycle brand Favorit Czechoslovakia
  • Advising on the sale of MKR+ to a Polish investor
  • Advising on the sale of LPS Automotive
  • Acquisition of companies operating a hotel management college and secondary hotel management school in Prague for a private investor

IT / Software / E-commerce

  • Advising on the sale of the interest of several shareholders in the fastest-growing Czech start-up to a new investor
  • Acquisition of assets of the Czech software company for the French AIDA Company
  • Acquisition of the company operating sports equipment e-shops for a private investor
  • Acquisition of SODAT SW for a group of investors around Karel Obluk and its subsequent partial sale to a new investor
  • Advisory services and investment structuring for a number of start-ups (ProfiLeague, NG Aviation, QuantiSIM, or Smitio) for a Brno-based investment group
  • Advising a foreign investor on acquisition of Brno-based Software Development Europe Company
  • Advising on investment, restructuring and subsequent partial sale of the shares in CoolTicket

Real Property and Agriculture

  • Acquisition of an administrative complex in Brno for a Brno-based real property fund
  • Acquisition of Savoy Hotel in Prague for a foreign investor and subsequent consultancy in association with the renovation and operation of the hotel
  • Restructuring and sale of a real property project in the centre of Brno worth over EUR 10 million
  • Acquisition of a trophy real property in the centre of Brno worth over EUR 5 million
  • Advising on acquisitions of administrative buildings for a real property fund in Brno and Zlín
  • Advising on the sale of a historical villa in the centre of Prague to a Chinese investor
  • Acquisition of industrial properties in Zlín and Prague for the Bergeriana Company
  • Sale of the COMSA Hotel in Brno to the Barceló Group
  • Advising on the investment in Ukrainian agricultural activities of East Farm and incorporating a joint venture with Hamilton Group for a group of Czech and Slovak investors
  • Advising on the sale of two major agricultural companies in South Moravia
  • Advising on the sale of a set of large plots for further development near Brno to a private investor
  • Advising to a private investor considering an investment in developing recreational properties in Croatia
  • Advising to private investors in the acquisition and subsequent sale of a set of residential properties in Brno
  • Advising on the acquisition of former Zetor industrial premises in Havlíčkův Brod for B:Group

Energy

  • Advising on preparing and structuring acquisitions of energy projects in Serbia, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan
  • Advising on preparing the acquisition of a share in an energy distribution company and a joint venture with GAZPROM
  • Advising on acquisitions and sales of small hydroelectric power plants for MVE Moravia and private investors
  • Advising to Lenz Solar on the sale of a company operating an solar power plant

CONTACT

HLADKY.LEGAL advokátní kancelář s.r.o., Orlí 483/1, 602 00 Brno

The Company is registered at the Regional Court in Brno under file reference C94473, company ID No.: 05277493, VAT No.: CZ05277493