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The law offices of HOLEC, ZUSKA & PARTNERS has been in existence since 1990. As of 1 January 2019, the original partnership has been transformed into a limited liability company under the name HOLEC, ZUSKA & PARTNEŘI advokátní s.r.o., Id No.: 07759711, VAT No.: CZ07759711, and recorded into the Commercial Register maintained by the Prague Municipal Court under File No. C 307191 as a Czech limited liability company providing legal services, assuming the business, assets and liabilities of the former unlimited partnership HOLEC, ZUSKA & PARTNEŘI, Id No.: 66231051, VAT No.: CZ5912220776. It is one of the Prague’s renowned law firms focusing on complex legal advisory and consulting services for the business and public sector. Its client base mainly consists of large multinational corporations and their local subsidiaries, as well as of notable local corporations, plus a significant number of state and public administration bodies (Ministries, Regional Authorities). The firm’s associates comprise of experienced advocates, lawyers, patent attorneys and tax advisors and their professional trainees; the firm is thus able to provide an entire range of multi-disciplinary professional advice.
Besides acting as a reference firm for several major international law offices, which do not have local presence in the Czech Republic, the firm is also an active member of the AllyLaw which focuses on all aspects of commercial law advisory, and which has more than 59 member firms in 43 countries.
The firm maintains a close working relationship with several of the Big Four auditing and tax advisory houses and other professional bodies which enable it to provide a complex advice on all aspects of mergers & acquisitions, restructuring, investment incentives, project consulting and management, including PPP projects, public tenders, legislative works and other major undertakings.
JUDr. Pavel Holec and JUDr. Karel Zuska are, besides being duly registered advocates, both registered as arbitrators with the Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic. Both are holders of the international Certificate Intensive Program Working with the EU. JUDr. Pavel Holec is also a member of the Czech Bar Association’s Control Committee and has been awarded a lawyer of the year in the Development sector (2005). JUDr. Karel Zuska is a member of the Governing Committee of the Czech PPP Association and holder of the 2007 and 2009 award for his contribution to the growing PPP sector in the Czech Republic.
The firm is also an accredited educational institution for public sector and local administration officers within the framework of the programme for “Partnership of the public and private sector in the development of regions, cities and municipalities utilizing the national and European funding subsidies “.