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Ondrej Chlada Joins DLA Piper Prague as Head of Employment

Ondrej Chlada Joins DLA Piper Prague as Head of Employment

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Former Randl Partners lawyer Ondrej Chlada has joined DLA Piper in Prague as Head of Employment.

According to DLA Piper, Chlada has more than ten years’ experiences in Labor law, Litigation, and other related areas such as immigration, illegal employment, discrimination, agency work, and the legal status of statutory bodies and with issues of home office work."

Chlada has a Master’s degree from the Masaryk University in Brno. He spent almost 12 years with Randl Partners.

“I really appreciate the opportunity to cooperate with DLA Piper,” said Chlada. “I believe that I will be able to make full use of my experience in my new role and provide high level services for DLA Piper clients. I look forward to working in the environment of a leading global law firm and cooperating with my new colleagues on interesting projects not only in the Czech Republic but also around the world. I am also excited about facing new challenges, which, thanks to its breadth and diversity, Labor law undoubtedly brings.”

“With Ondrej’s appointment we have added significant capacity to our employment practice which will help us further strengthen our position on the market and provide our clients with unique services in this dynamically developing area of law,” said DLA Piper Country Managing Partner Miroslav Dubovsky. “I am sure that with Ondrej’s skills and experience we will continue to develop our leading position in this area of law. It is my pleasure to welcome him and I am very much looking forward to our future cooperation.”

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HAVEL & PARTNERS, attorneys-at-law, with offices in Prague, Brno, Bratislava, Pilsen, Olomouc, and Ostrava, has a team of 220 lawyers, tax advisors and 500 employees in total, is the largest independent law firm in Central Europe.

Our clients include large international companies, leading Czech and Slovak firms, including strategic state-owned companies and public sector authorities, as well as medium-size businesses, individual entrepreneurs, and investors. We advise approximately 100 of the Fortune 500 companies, and almost 50 of the Czech Top 100 companies. HAVEL & PARTNERS currently provides its services to a total of 2,000 clients. We have the most comprehensive international support available to both Czech and Slovak law firms. We provide legal and tax advice in 12 world languages in more than 90 countries around the globe. Up to 70 % of the transactions we deal with involve an international aspect.

HAVEL & PARTNERS was named the best law firm operating in the Czech Republic by the prestigious British rating agencies Chambers and Partners (2020) and Who’s Who Legal (2018, 2019). It is also the most successful law firm, providing the most comprehensive legal services in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, based on the total number of all nominations and awards in all years of the Law Firm of the Year awards. The firm became the absolute winner of this competition four times in the last six years, receiving the main award Domestic Law Firm of the Year in the Czech Republic (2015, 2017, 2018, 2020) and ranking as one of the most recommended law firms in all categories of law. Our company is also a three-time winner of the Law Firm of the Year award for Best Client Services (2015, 2016, 2019). In the field of M&A, HAVEL & PARTNERS is the best law firm in the Czech Republic based on the annual International Advisory Experts awards (2018, 2019). In Slovakia, it also won the prestigious global M&A Today Awards (2013–2018) for Mergers & Acquisitions six times in a row, and repeatedly won first place in the ranking by Lawyer International Legal 100 (2017, 2018). Prestigious international rating agencies EMIS DealWatch and Mergermarket have ranked HAVEL & PARTNERS among the leading law firms by the number of transactions completed in the entire CEE region since 2009. Based on annual awards of the Acquisition International magazine, HAVEL & PARTNERS has become the Law Firm of the Year 2019 in the M&A category in the CEE region.

Firm's website: https://www.havelpartners.cz/en/

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