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We have firmly established ourselves as one of the leading providers of legal services in the Czech Republic since first entering the market in 1992. Our strength is our lawyers’ combined international experience and in-depth knowledge of the Czech legal and regulatory environment.

Whatever your area of expertise and wherever your ambitions lie, we can provide you with the scope to develop your career and the challenges to help you realise your full potential.

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Practice areas

Banking

Banking

Our banking practice has played a leading role in almost every major development in the modern financial markets and, with over 1,000 lawyers worldwide, it’s one of largest in the industry. Few firms can match our top tier position across the full range of finance specialisms. Join us and you’ll work at the heart of the world’s financial markets, advising leading global businesses and institutions on complex transactions and drawing on your experience to deliver commercial advantage for your clients.

Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A

We handle the full range of transactional and multi-disciplinary work, and provide advice on all corporate matters. Clients value our integrated and seamless legal services, whether they are raising capital, buying or selling businesses, outsourcing, restructuring and carrying out other corporate or corporate finance transactions.  

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Our Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice handles some of the world’s largest and most complex financial and commercial crises. Its traditional role in dispute resolution is changing though, with an increasing emphasis on identifying and avoiding conflicts before they happen.

Become part of one of the world’s leading litigation practices and you’ll advise global financial institutions, major corporates, governments, regulators and state bodies, supported by cutting-edge technology and world-class training.

International Capital Markets

International Capital Markets

We have a particularly strong track record advising clients on many ground-breaking capital market transactions. In many cases our lawyers have assisted in devising novel structures to meet Polish requirements and to satisfy clients’ demands. The wide scope of work includes local and international equity offerings, eurobonds, convertible bonds as well as projects in local financial markets.  

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

The Intellectual Property (IP) team advises clients on the full spectrum of IP matters, including protecting trademarks and brands, domain names, software and copyright, designs, know-how, business names, database protection and exploiting IP rights in joint ventures, licensing agreements and development arrangements, and technology transfer agreements.

Employee stories

Jana Chwaszcz

Associate

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Markéta Císařová

Markéta Císařová

Senior Associate - Corporate & Litigation Specialist

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Petr Vybiral

Petr Vybíral

Senior Associate - Capital Markets Specialist

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Working environment

The office is located in the historical centre of Prague. All major points of interest are within easy walking distance.

The Prague office enjoys convenient dining options and five-star hotel accommodation options on its doorstep while being well-connected to major transport links and public transport systems. The Palladium shopping centre, Letná cultural district or the Old Town Square are just a few steps away.

Knowing there is life beyond work, we also host a number of social events, from our Christmas office party, weekend mountain trip to sporting events such as Pro Bono running or evening hockey matches.

We also offer access to a fitness centre, meal vouchers, and complimentary soft drinks and fruit throughout the day.

Learning and development

The A&O Business School will provide you with the commercial and personal skills that you need to navigate through an ever-changing business landscape, while helping you build the skills you need for your career - whether that is at A&O or elsewhere.

The Business School offers a variety of excellent courses relevant to your career stage, with an emphasis on practical skills and business insight, to complement advanced legal knowledge. The school also offers a unique opportunity to interact with and learn from partners and gain valuable insights from the world of business. From cutting edge content to world-class coaches, our partners design the courses and act as faculty members to share their experience and expertise.

The A&O Leadership Centre equips our Partners with the business skills to inspire others, encourage innovation and develop deeper and more strategic relationships with our clients. The Centre offers a combination of programmes, master classes, personal coaching, mentoring and access to relevant experience and opportunities, so you can tailor your personal development to your own needs and aspirations.

Benefits

We’ll equip you for the future, both yours and ours, whatever it may bring. We believe that enjoyment and satisfaction at work go hand in hand. That’s why we’re proud to offer a competitive and innovative employment package that’s committed to the health, success and well-being of all of our people.

Our locations

  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • North America
  • Latin America
In addition to countries where we have offices, we also have a number of International Desks advising clients on large scale international transactions in Europe.

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Marcela Hogenova
Marcela Hogenova

Head of Operations, HR,

Prague

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