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Whether you are planning a merger as part of your growth strategy, thinking about diversifying into new sectors or looking for new funding options, our experts offer you the right mix of legal and commercial advice. With over 25 years’ experience in Central and Eastern Europe, we are the preferred M&A adviser to corporates and financial institutions, and have topped the deal tables by volume for a number of consecutive years.

With domestic experts and English law practitioners on the ground in 15 offices across the region, we can mobilise international specialist teams quickly to manage your cross-border transactions.

We add value by thinking and acting beyond our traditional role to secure the competitive edge you need in an ever-changing business environment. Whether a global multinational group or a dynamic domestic business, we can deliver a tailored, commercial, cost effective solution for you, covering areas such as M&A, private equity, equity capital markets, outsourcing, group restructuring and privatisations.

This firm operates in a truly regional and cross-border way. It is a go-to firm in the region for private equity firms, as well as offering deep industry-specific expertise.
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Our cross-border teams include experts in sectors such as banking, consumer products, energy, infrastructure, insurance, lifesciences, real estate and construction, technology and media. This means we can save time and money by understanding your specific issues, providing advice within context and pinpointing the commercial issues and risks in your transaction.

CMS is recognised as a leading M&A advisor in the Czech Republic by major legal directories. We have been present in the Czech Republic since 1991 and are continuously involved in the country’s headline transactions. The combination of our international experience and local know-how gives us a unique understanding of the key issues of importance when acquiring or selling a Czech business.  

 
Helen Rodwell
Helen Rodwell
Managing Partner
CMS Bratislava and Prague
Czech Republic, Prague
Helen Rodwell is the Managing Partner of CMS in Prague and Bratislava.Under her leadership CMS continues to be one of the busiest M&A legal advisors in CEE. Helen has extensive experience of leading large...
Lukáš Janíček
Lukáš Janíček
Partner
Czech Republic, Prague
Lukáš Janíček is a partner based in Prague. He is primarily a transactional lawyer and has been involved in numerous M&A transactions across various sectors and in  infrastructure projects in the...
Libor Prokeš
Libor Prokeš
Partner
Czech Republic, Prague
Libor is a partner specialising in Real Estate and Competition law at CMS Prague.He advises on all aspects of real estate mandates including real estate M&A, joint venture structures, construction projects...
Magda Ullmann
Magda Ullmann
Counsel
Czech Republic, Prague
Magda Ullmann is a Counsel in the Corporate and M&A team at CMS Prague. She frequently advises on both the domestic and cross-border corporate aspects of transactions, transformations and restructuring...
Eliška Copland
Eliška Copland
Senior Associate
Czech Republic, Prague
Eliška is a UK-qualified senior associate in the CEE corporate team and is based in Prague. She is a transactional lawyer who focuses on advising financial and strategic investors on cross-border transactions...
Pavel Srb
Pavel Srb
Senior Associate
Czech Republic, Prague
Pavel Srb is a senior associate in the Banking & Finance practice at CMS Prague. He advises on a broad range of financing matters and specialises on acting for multinational investors on large-scale real...
Štĕpán Havránek
Štĕpán Havránek
Associate
Czech Republic, Prague
Štĕpán is an associate in the CMS Corporate/M&A team in Prague, where he specialises in transactions, corporate law, private equity and general contract matters. He has over five years’ experience...
Monika Hospudkova
Monika Hospudkova
Associate
Czech Republic, Prague
Monika is an associate in the M&A and Corporate team at CMS Prague. Monika specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, commercial law and due diligence. She has been involved in matters across...
Pavel Kocián
Pavel Kocián
Associate
Czech Republic, Prague
Pavel Kocián is an associate in the Corporate and M&A team based in Prague. Pavel advises clients on local and international transactions across various sectors as well as on general corporate matters...