Profile

Unlike any other law firm, we offer a wide range of legal services to national and international organisations and institutions, small and medium-sized businesses and private individuals.

Firm was founded in 2012 by Michal Janovec attorney-at-law specialising in Real Estate, Employment & Work, Commercial, Civil and Bankruptcy law.

Michal hails from a family of legal experts, this inspired Michal to pursue a career in Law. Michal studied at Law School of Masaryk University in Brno gaining Masters and PhD. Michal spent also one year in Italy at University of Milano-Bicocca. During his studies Michal gained professional experience at various prestigious Law firms in EU.

Michal is a licensed Insolvency Practitioner. An Associate Professor at Financial Law School of Masaryk University in Brno. A Speaker, domestic and abroad at workshops and conferences. An Author of several legal publications. In addition to his native language Czech, Michal speaks fluent English, Italian and German.
JUDr. Michal Janovec PhD.
JUDr. Michal Janovec PhD.

Services

Michal commands the support of a flexible panel of legal experts to cater for individuals and small to large size enterprizes for their legal advice and representation at various platforms ranging from civil courts, arbitration, tax office to other commercial organisations. Our fees are very competitive and reflect the level of complexity of service provided.
In most cases we agree in advance, a fixed fee for our services to clients. Alternatively, our hourly rate starts from a competitive CZK 1.200 and may vary depending on complexity of the issue at hand.

Our Standards

When dealing with our client, we provide ultimate quality of service with accurate, timely and friendly interaction and advice. We take pride in maintaining confidentiality of our clients with a diligent duty of care in every aspect of our dealings. We constantly aim to remain innovative and efficient with smart approach.

Residential & Commercial Property

Buying or selling your home can be one of life’s most stressful experiences. We try to make it as smooth and stress-free as possible.

We handle the following:
Sales & Purchases
Equity Release
Transfer of Equity
Mortgage & Re-mortgage
Tenancy Agreements
HIPS
Purchase of freehold
Gifts of property
Declaration of trust

Our expertise includes the following:

Sales and Purchases
Property Development
Secured Funding
Option Agreements
Conditional Contracts
Landlord and Tenant matters
Planning Obligations
Enforcement Actions
Compulsory Purchase
Environmental Issues

Landlord Advice
Whether you own a single residential property or large commercial portfolio, we have the expertise to assist with the challenges you may encounter.

Insolvency & Bankruptcy
Our expertise includes the following:

Bankruptcy & Winding Up Petitions
Liquidation, Receivership & Administration
Property Related Litigation
Advice to Insolvency Practitioners
Company & Individual Voluntary Arrangements

Employment Law & HR

Employment law is complex and changes regularly, so when things go wrong, you need to speak to a specialist. We can provide accurate, up-to-date advice on your rights in the workplace and help you take appropriate action.

We have extensive experience of advising on:

Disputes with your employer
Unfair dismissal
Constructive dismissal
Redundancy
Settlement Agreements (previously Compromise agreements)
Grievances
Disciplinary
Changes to terms & conditions
Discrimination
Bullying & harassment

Directors disputes.

For business clients we have expertise in the following:

Terms & Conditions of Employment
Recruitment & Selection
Disciplinary & Grievance Procedures
Transfer of Undertakings
Business Reorganisation
Unfair/Wrongful Dismissal
Restrictive Covenants & Confidentiality
Equality & Discrimination Cases
Director's Service Agreement
Absence Management
Maternity & Paternity
Redundancy
HR Consultancy & Training
Data Protection
Settlement Agreements
Employment Tribunal Work
Corporate & Commercial
Main areas of expertise include:

Trade Licence
Company Formation
Memorandum & Articles of Association
Sale and purchase of companies and businesses
Management buy outs/buy ins and venture capital investments
Corporate restructuring and reorganisation
Shareholder and partnership agreements & dissolutions
Joint ventures
Funding, financing and security arrangements
Share options
Terms of Business
Bespoke Commercial Agreements
Agencies & Franchises
Distribution, licence & supply agreements
Taxation issues
Information technology and Intellectual Property agreements
Patents
Copyright
Trade & Service Marks
Registered Designs
Merchandising
Data Protection
Dispute Resulotion & Litigation
Our knowledge is wide-ranging, based on many year's experience, and we regularly handle the following issues:

Contested Wills & inheritance disputes
Neighbour disputes / problem neighbours
Nuisance
Trepass
Defamation
Debt recovery
Professional negligence
Breach of Contract
Injunctions
Property litigation - landlord & tenant, rights of way, boundary disputes
Construction disputes
Defective goods & services/ warranty disputes
Shareholder disputes
Education
Insurance claims
Consumer law/ mis-selling
Fraud
Harassment
Holiday disputes/complaints
Advice on small claims

Personal injury claim

For Business

At some point most businesses will find themselves involved in disputes with suppliers, customers, partners or advisers.

Below is an indication of the type of work we undertake:

Debt Collection & Contractual Disputes
Professional Negligence
Injunctions
Partnership & Shareholders' Disputes
Product Liability
Road Haulage
Liquor Licensing
Gaming & Entertainment Licensing
Contested Probate
Construction Disputes