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Lukáš Hejduk

Head of Real Estate, CEE

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang, advokáti, v.o.s.
Palladium, Na Poříčí 1079/3a
110 00 Prague 1
Czech Republic
Languages Czech, English

Lukáš Hejduk is a partner and Head of CEE Real Estate and Construction at CMS. He also heads the Real Estate and Construction practice in the Czech Republic and is the head of the CEE Hotel & Leisure sector group in CEE. Lukáš also specialises in the hospitality sector.

He advises on all aspects of real estate mandates including real estate M&A, construction projects, development, leasing, sale and lease-back transactions, and greenfield investments. He specialises in complex property transactions and has extensive experience acting for international funds, private investors, developers, insurance providers and banks.

He leads the regional team on hospitality transactions and sector specific matters such as hotel management agreements, and hotel lease and franchise agreements. As such, he has been involved in mandates in the Czech Republic, CEE, the UK and Africa.

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"He is very progressive and forward thinking – helpful, responsive and commercial." He garners further praise from sources who highlight him as "very practical and hands-on; he gets the job done. He is very pleasant to deal with and attentive."

Chambers, 2020

"The real estate team is skilled in handling large transactions for global clients, particularly practice co-head Lukáš Hejduk."

Legal 500, 2021

"Lukáš is an experienced lawyer who's been in the market for a long time as a reputable person. If you need someone to rely on maximally, he is the person."

Chamber Europe, 2023

Relevant experience

  • Commerz Real on the sale of office building in Prague, the largest single asset office transaction on the Czech market in 2023.
  • A Chinese client on an acquisition of a logistic portfolio across 7 European countries.
  • TPG on the acquisition of a logistics and warehouse portfolio in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
  • Deka Immobilien on a EUR 460m logistics portfolio acquisition in the Czech Republic.
  • A hyperscale operator on data centre developments.
  • CTP on complex land development acquisitions.
  • Garbe on several development land acquisitions.
  • Deka Immobilien on the EUR 360m acquisition of “the Park” office complex in Prague.
  • An insurance company on a hotel conversion project in Prague. 
  • Penta Real Estate on a lease agreement for a new hotel in Prague.
  • WP Carey on multiple sale-and-lease-back transactions.
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  • 2015 - College of Estate Management, University of Reading, Reading
  • 2008 - Member of the Czech Bar Association
  • 2005 - Charles University Faculty of Law, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2003 - International Trade Law, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
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