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Three Partner Promotions at Havel & Partners

Three Partner Promotions at Havel & Partners

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Ondrej Majer and Jan Sturm have made Equity Partner and Josef Adam has made Partner at Havel & Partners.

According to Havel & Partners, Ondrej Majer specializes in commercial and contractual law, company law, and mergers and acquisitions, among other areas. According to Havel & Partners he will be responsible, along with other partners, for the development of the firm’s office in Bratislava. Before joining Havel & Partners in 2016, Majer spent eleven years at Peterka & Partners. He received his Master’s degree in Law from the Charles University in Prague in 2004. 

Jan Sturm focuses on Litigation and Arbitration. Sturm spent 11 years at Weil, Gotshal & Manges before joining Havel & Partners in 2014. He made Partner in 2016. He received his first Master’s degree in Law from the Masaryk University in Brno in 2004 and his second from University College London in 2008. 

Josef Adam’s specializes in real estate, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, and corporate governance and compliance. Adam was Legal Affairs Manager at Prague Airport from 2007 to 2010 and worked with Czech Airlines twice: first from 2009 to 2011 and then from 2014 to 2018. He joined Havel & Partners in 2019. Adam obtained his Doctor of Law at the Charles University in Prague in 2016. 

“All promoted colleagues have worked in support of our individual practice groups for many years,” commented Jaroslav Havel, the firm’s Managing Partner. “I am pleased that we are successful in educating the next generation of top senior experts and managers from a pool of extraordinary legal talent."

Havel & Partners at a Glance

HAVEL & PARTNERS, attorneys-at-law, with offices in Prague, Brno, Bratislava, Pilsen, Olomouc, and Ostrava, has a team of 250 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  150 of the Fortune 500 companies, almost 50 of the Czech Top 100 companies and 20 of the TOP 100 Slovak companies. HAVEL & PARTNERS currently provides its services to a total of 2,500 clients. We have the most comprehensive international support available to both Czech and Slovak law firms. We provide legal and tax advice in 12 languages in more than 110 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 global rating agencies Chambers and Partners (2020, 2021) 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 four -time winner of the Law Firm of the Year award for Best Client Services (2015, 2016, 2019, 2020). 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). 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 Czech Republic since 2010. 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/