The Czech KPMG Legal office was established in August 2010. Its team features around 30 experts, many of whom also have economic degrees.
Radek is the founding partner of KPMG Legal and also the Managing Partner of the KPMG Czech Republic.
As an expert in financial institutions, he specialises in counselling for banks, investment companies and investment funds, including private equity. Radek has extensive experience in transaction advisory, investment structuring as well as international planning, financing and restructuring.
Radek actively cooperates with the Czech Banking Association, the Czech Leasing and Finance Association, the Czech Capital Market Association and the Czech Ministry of Finance.
Martin is the head of the legal office and is responsible for developing it in line with the latest legal and technological developments. He has been part of KPMG Legal since its creation.
His specialisation is in corporate law, transactions, restructuring and regulatory issues. He has broad experience with court and arbitration proceedings, including international arbitration.
Martin focuses on the legal aspects of multidisciplinary and special projects. He is also responsible for providing comprehensive legal advice for private clients and family businesses.
Viktor focuses on commercial and corporate law, public regulation and contentious issues.
He provides comprehensive legal advice to important international investors entering the Czech market, primarily from Asia. He is responsible for tax litigations and serves his clients as a counsel in court and arbitration proceedings – including cross-border disputes – and also in tax and administrative proceedings. At KPMG Legal, Viktor is in charge of personal data and privacy protection.
He also coordinates pro bono legal services for non-profit organisations.
Jan Frey is the head of legal counselling in the merger and acquisition area, and he works closely with the KPMG’s transactions team.
He spent over ten years in the Havel & Partners law firm (becoming a partner in 2017) where he mostly worked in mergers, acquisitions, legal audits and legal due diligence. He graduated from Charles University, and he also studied at the University of Cambridge and the University of Copenhagen. In 2015, he worked at Slaughter & May, a renowned London law firm. Mr. Frey also teaches at Prague University of Economics and Business and writes regular publications on mergers and acquisitions.
Pavel joined the bar in 2004 and has been specialising in providing legal services to banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, and payment services providers, as well as to business corporations. He has extensive experience in debt financing and provides legal services to both lenders and borrowers. Pavel also provides legal services in the regulatory area, in particular concerning capital and money market regulation.
Aneta focuses on corporate law, commercial law and contentious issues.
Her main specialisation is advising clients on establishing and operating companies, setting up corporate governance and ensuring overall compliance with legal regulations. She also has experience with public procurement and providing comprehensive legal advice to international investors.
Barbora primarily specialises in labour law and the employment of foreign nationals.
As part of her practice she provides clients with comprehensive advice on matters of industrial relations. She focuses on the preparation and revision of internal documents and contracts, continuous advice on clients’ routine HR agendas, services related to the revision of labour-law compliance and the setting up of remuneration and benefit schemes. Barbora has assisted with reductions in employee numbers and collective bargaining negotiations. She also provides legal support regarding personal data processing, international assignments/secondments, resolutions of labour-law disputes, and specific international aspects of industrial relations. She advises in matters of civil and commercial law.
Martin focuses on intellectual property and information technology law, data protection and commercial law. He has experience in providing comprehensive cross-border legal advice, particularly pertaining to commercial transactions, copyright, privacy and personal data protection. He regularly lectures and publishes professional articles on IT/IP topics. In the past, he worked at several EU institutions.
Jan’s main area of expertise is banking and financial law as well as corporate law. He has experience in providing comprehensive legal advice to banks and corporate debtors on credit financing including acquisition and project finance. He also advices on regulatory issues. Jan provides ongoing legal advice to Czech and foreign corporate clients, mainly in commercial law, corporate law, and mergers and acquisitions.
Jana’s main specialisation is tax law, in particular comprehensive tax advisory for the financial sector and tax disputes. As part of advisory services for financial institutions, Jana focuses on corporate income tax as well as selected VAT issues, international tax aspects, and related procedural issues primarily for banks, insurance companies, and investment funds. Jana also focuses on procedural tax law, advisory in tax disputes and client representation in tax audit, appeal proceedings and subsequent judicial proceedings before regional courts and the Supreme Administrative Court. In this respect she has participated in a number of comprehensive projects, in particular relating to VAT and corporate income tax across different sectors ranging from financial institutions to production plants. Jana is a member of the Chamber of Tax Advisors.
Petr’s role primarily involves corporate law, transaction advisory services, real estate law and tax law. He has experience with providing Czech and international clients with comprehensive legal advice related to sales, acquisitions and transformations of corporations. As part of his advisory services, he has also assisted investors with setting up a contractual framework governing relations in the post-transaction phase. His area of expertise also includes project and acquisition finance.
Ladislav primarily specialises in personal data protection law, and labour and corporate law. Ladislav has extensive experience in assessing the impacts of European legislation on Czech legislation. He has been engaged in a number of projects relating to the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). He also provides comprehensive advisory services relating to compliance and legislative compliance to foreign investors. In addition, Ladislav provides his clients with services focused on contract or competition law.
Martina specialises in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and tax law. Thanks to her knowledge of German, she takes care of German-speaking clients within the German Desk.
She has experience in providing comprehensive legal advice on domestic and cross-border corporate transformations for Czech and foreign clients, acquisitions, legal due diligence and company formation and administration. She also focuses on procedural tax law, tax litigation advice, competition law and advice to family businesses.
Tomas specialises in corporate law, competition law and public sector regulation, while also engaging in aviation law and EU law. He has experience in providing comprehensive legal advice on the establishment and functioning of corporations and on the assessment of cartel agreements, abuse of dominant position, and state aid from a competition law perspective. He regularly publishes in professional legal periodicals. Because of his knowledge of Italian, Tomas is also involved in taking care of our Italian clients.
Romana provides clients with comprehensive legal services relating to labour law, including their representation in court and administrative proceedings. She specialises in the preparation of contractual documentation and internal regulations, the recruitment and release of employees, and extrajudicial dispute resolution. She also has experience with collective bargaining, labour-law compliance, the resolution of ethics-related incidents at work, and employees’ privacy protection. She also provides assistance to clients posting employees abroad or employing foreign nationals in the CR. She regularly gives lectures on labour law for businesses in educational agencies and institutions.
Ladislav specialises in real estate law. As part of his legal practice, he has provided advice to real estate funds, companies and individuals on managing their real estate portfolios (purchase/sale/lease), represented clients in negotiating leases for office, business, warehouse and manufacturing premises, and participated in legal reviews with a real estate element. Ladislav also focuses on M&A, corporate law and law of obligations. In addition to acting as a solicitor, he also worked for a Prague-based real estate developer.