Prague, Czech Republic
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Radek’s practice focuses mainly on Banking, Financing including Leasing, M&A plus Corporate, Real Estate & Development, Environmental & Energy as well as Labour Law.
He has significant experience in representing both public and private sector clients in court and arbitration proceedings.
He has also acted as an insolvency administrator since 2010, acquiring extensive domestic and international experience in this role. To date he has reviewed claims totalling more than CZK 1 billion. He currently administers property containing assets to a value of approx. 300m CZK. He acts as an insolvency administrator for I.D. Marketing ČR (former TNT Post), one of the “Big 4” mail operators, plus the well-known Club Hotel Pruhonice in Prague.
Radek graduated from Palacký University Law Faculty in 1999.
Prior to setting up Z/C/H Legal in 2005, he spent six years working at the leading German law firm, where he managed a team of lawyers focusing on Corporate Law, M&A and Finance. Following an academic placement in London, Radek also worked as a paralegal at Herbert Smith, a leading British law firm.
He co-authored “Arbeitsrecht in Europa”, published by Dr. Otto Schmidt, Cologne.
Radek has provide many of his clients with full advisory regarding the sale and resale, construction and financing of public and private developments, such as shopping malls, retail parks, photovoltaic plants, hospitals, logistic centres, hotels, an airport, a golf course, various infrastructure projects plus the financing of moveable property such as trains, trams and tracks.
As a recognized expert in leasing, Radek has advised leasing companies for many years and has drafted a broad range of documents for leasing products, including new IT leasing services. His clients include such key players as Mercedes Benz Financial Services, Raiffeisen Impuls Leasing, BAWAG Leasing & Fleet and SG Equipment Finance Czech Republic.
He has rendered services to international banks regarding banking and various acquisitions, including bank mergers, and has drafted documents for international banks relating to bond issues.
Among others, he advised Signa, a German real estate fund, concerning the acquisition of “The Park” office park in Prague – Chodov, the total value of this transaction exceeding EUR 235 milion, placing the office park in a closed real estate fund in Germany; and he advised on its subsequent sale.
Radek also provides legal consulting to Sirius Investments, an investment fund with variable registered capital, including the preparation of contractual documentation and representation before the Czech National Bank.
He is strong in the automotive and transport industry with clients such as Daimler, Chrysler, Heidolph Elektro, Hoffmann a Žižák, LKW Maut Association, Quehenberger Transport & Logistics CZE, Schmitz Cargobull.
Radek was a legal representative to various Chrysler divisions including Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge in the global strategic alliance of Chrysler group with Fiat.
He also provides ongoing full advisory to TREI Real Estate Czech Republic (a leading international company dealing with the design and maintenance of commercial real property) or K+S Group (one of the world’s leading suppliers of standard and specialty fertilizers and the world’s leading salt producer).
Radek speaks fluent English, German and Czech.
Member of the Czech Bar Association since 1999
Insolvency administrator since 2010
Law Faculty, Palacký University, 1993 - 1999 (Mgr.)
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