Martin Hrodek is the managing partner of the Firm’s Prague office, where he also heads the Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He is consistently ranked as a leading dispute lawyer in the Czech Republic by Chambers & Partners. In addition to his practice, Mr. Hrodek authored a section on Czech merger control regulations in The Global Merger Notification Handbook and has published several articles on the rights of minority shareholders and dispute resolution in major Czech periodicals, including Hosdoparske noviny and Ekonom.
Mr. Hrodek works on litigation and arbitration matters, particularly those related to mergers and acquisitions. He also advises industry clients on a wide range of commercial matters, including private equity, divestitures and private competition claims.
Representative Legal Matters
Acted for KBC Bank in connection with acquisition of CSOB.
Acted for CSOB in connection with acquisition of an insurance company and two pension funds.
Acted for a group of private equity investors in connection with numerous LBOs and divestitures in the textile and automotive industry in the Czech Republic and throughout Europe.
Acted for a US private equity fund in LBOs and divestitures in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
Advised a Czech-Slovak private equity group on its divestitures and investments.
Acted for several investors into real estate assets.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Czech Bar Association
- Czech Republic (1994)
- Charles University, Prague (Mgr.) (1994)
Baker & McKenzie s.r.o., advokátní kancelář is a member of Baker & McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein.