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Kocian Solc Balastik

Kocian Solc Balastik  

Legal Services | Czech Republic

tel: +420 224 103 316 | fax: +420 224 103 234
Jungmannova 24 | Prague | Czech Republic

Main Contacts

Dagmar Dubecka

Dagmar DubeckaManaging Partner


Prague, Czech Republic | Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic | Ostrava, Czech Republic

Kocian Solc Balastik's Overview

Founded in 1990, Kocián Šolc Balaštík (KSB) is one of the largest law firms in the Czech Republic. Based in Prague and with over seventy lawyers and tax advisers, it is well placed to provide comprehensive legal and tax advice to domestic and foreign clients. Since its inception, KSB has carved out a reputation as a successful and independent law firm, fully able to compete with international law firms. KSB has been repeatedly awarded Law Firm of the Year in the Czech Republic by independent and highly prestigious rating agencies such as Chambers and Partners National Law Firm of the Year – Czech Republic (2008 and 2012). and Who’s Who Legal Law Firm of the Year in the Czech Republic (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009).Additionally, KSB was awarded the title of Leading National Law Firm of the Year 2012, Winner in the Competition Law category in the survey Leading Law Firm of the Year organized by EPRAVO.CZ under the professional auspices of the Czech Bar Association and in 2008 attained same award for the Czech Republic’s leading law firm in the field of corporate law. In 2012, KSB was also awarded a Silver Award in Best Central & Eastern European Law Firm 2012 (The International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards).

KSB has the skill and experience to advise on all aspects of commercial and financial law relevant to business and on all related issues of civil, employment and criminal law. Our aim is to obtain the fullest possible understanding of the client's business so that we can identify the best legal- and tax-effective solutions to achieve the client's business plans. KSB puts strong emphasis on professional ethics and building long-term relationships with clients based on mutual confidence and respect. KSB's lawyers and tax advisers, many of whom acknowledged leaders in their area of expertise, are able to form a closely-integrated team capable of responding swiftly to clients' needs. Several are qualified in other industry fields, allowing KSB to focus on practice areas where legal knowledge alone may be insufficient. Many have studied or practiced in other countries, regularly attend and speak at conferences and seminars and make contributions to professional publications in the Czech Republic and abroad. Leading KSB’s advocates lecture at Czech universities, conferences and seminars at home and abroad. All lawyers and tax advisors speak fluent English or German while others communicate in other languages (Italian, Spanish, French, Slovak or Russian). KSB's advocates are qualified to advise on Czech and European law; some are also qualified to advise on the law of other jurisdictions such as England.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1990
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 3
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 60

Languages: English, Czech, Slovak, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Russian


Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Agency and Distributorship
  • Antitrust and Unfair Competition
  • Arbitration / Mediation
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Consumer Law
  • Copyright
  • Corporate and Business
  • Customs
  • Distributorship Law
  • E-Commerce
  • Employment and Labor
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • European Community Law
  • Financial Services
  • Foreign Investment
  • Franchising
  • Immigration
  • Import/Export
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Trade
  • Internet and Cyberspace
  • Joint Ventures
  • Labor Law
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Legal Remedies
  • Licensing
  • Litigation
  • Local, Municipal and State Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Natural Resources
  • Personal Property
  • PPP projects (Public Private Participation)
  • Privatization
  • Product Liability
  • Project Financing
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Taxation
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Tenders
  • Trade Investment
  • Trademarks
  • Transportation
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities
  • White Collar Crime


Tax Advisors

Ema Conevova

Ema ConevovaTax advisor

Alena Juric

Alena JuricTax Advisor

Lucie Kretkova

Lucie KretkovaTax advisor

Junior Lawyers

Filip Buchta

Filip BuchtaJunior Lawyers

Matus Kovacic

Matus KovacicJunior Lawyer

Daniel Lala

Daniel LalaJunior Lawyers

David Linek

David LinekJunior Lawyer

Ota Mach

Ota MachJunior Lawyer

Daniel Marian

Daniel MarianJunior Lawyer

Lucie Martinkova

Lucie MartinkovaJunior Lawyers

Lucie Patkova

Lucie PatkovaJunior Lawyers

Sabina Prokopova

Sabina ProkopovaJunior Lawyer

Ondrej Siska

Ondrej SiskaJunior Lawyer

Filip Sperl

Filip SperlJunior Lawyer

Tomas Travnicek

Tomas TravnicekJunior Lawyer


Lina Fidlerova

Lina FidlerovaMarketing Manager

Eva Jonakova

Eva JonakovaPublic Relations Director

Denisa Josefikova

Denisa JosefikovaLegal assistant

Tomas Vohrabal

Tomas VohrabalLegal assistant


COVID-19 "Antivirus Programme" – Key Financial Assistance for Employers in the Czech Republic- Part I
Kocian Solc Balastik, April 2020

Are you considering how to maintain employment of your employees and minimize economic losses? Take a look at what financial instruments the state has prepared for entrepreneurs whose employees have been affected, directly or indirectly, by government measures taken to combat coronavirus. Under the Antivirus program, the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MLSA) has prepared several types of compensation for employers, depending on the different situations in which they may be located. Details of how to apply for compensation or how government authorities will assess compliance with the conditions for payment of compensation should be known later this week...

COVID-19 - "Antivirus Programme" - Key Financial Assistance for Employers in the Czech Republic - Part II
Kocian Solc Balastik, April 2020

(continuation from Part I - separate article) Part II - "Antivirus Programme" - Financial Assistance to Czech Employers   The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs was mandated by the Government to further prepare a compensation program for entrepreneurs who continue to operate but whose production has decreased due to measures (category C of the Antivirus Programme). How do I need to proceed? Itis advisable to start by compiling an overview of employeesand their hours worked by place of operations , specifying on which days employees worked and which days they did not, and for what reason. We also recommend adding the amount of wage compensation provided...

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KSB Provided Legal Assistance to Solitea Group in the Acquisition of the Companies Dotykacka and Smart Software
Kocian Solc Balastik, August 2019

KSB has provided comprehensive legal advice to the Solitea Group on the acquisition of a stake in the company Dotykacka and the acquisition of Smart Software, operating the Markeeta brand. The legal advice consisted mainly in the preparation and negotiation of acquisition contracts. As a result of these acquisitions, Solitea has significantly expanded its market share in the EET market, tripling the number of its accounting systems and becoming the market leader in this market. The KSB team was led by partner Drahomir Tomasuk with further support of attorney Jan Beres...

KŠB Advises Karlovarské minerální vody on Acquisition of Largest Serbian Mineral Water Producer
Kocian Solc Balastik, August 2019

KŠB’s team led by partners Dagmar Dubecká and Martin Krejčí with associates Ivo Průša and Jana Guričová advised Karlovarské minerální vody Group (KMV), which, in a joint venture with PepsiCo, acquired Knjaz Miloš – the largest Serbian mineral water and non-alcoholic beverage producer. We advised primarily on the financing of the entire acquisition (both at the level of KMV’s and PepsiCo’s joint venture and at the level of KMV), on the conclusion of a shareholder agreement, and on setting the mutual relationships between KMV and PepsiCo. The parties have not disclosed the value of the transaction, but it is one of the most expensive acquisitions for the KMV Group...

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