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WHY GT LEGAL

Principles of our work

Making the complex simple

We return certainty to the world of the law. We translate complex terms into a language you can easily understand. With us, the law will never be too complicated for you.

Client-focused approach

We build long-term relationships with our partners and understand their business. This allows us to provide practical and high-quality solutions at the right time.

Profound knowledge of the law

Your case will be managed by a skilled team of professionals with a wealth of experience. Our profound knowledge of the law across fields means we can solve various problems and provide you with support in any number of situations.

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Areas in which we will support you

Corporate and Commercial Law
M&A
Labour and Immigration law
Real estate
Banking & Finance
Litigation
Energy
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What our clients say about us

Tomáš Varga

Publicis Groupe

I have been cooperating with GT Legal's lawyers for a long time and to my utmost satisfaction. In addition to providing highly professional work, they have a great approach to their clients and an extraordinary ability to explain everything clearly.

František Zeman

Algotech

GT Legal is an important partner of our business. There is a great amount of erudition behind their work, which never slips into obscurity. They explain everything to us non-lawyers clearly, suggest alternatives and lay out the risks.

Jan Rančák

Datera

Thanks to GT Legal we can focus on the growth of our company with the certainty that our legal affairs will be looked after. I especially appreciate their reliability and knowledge that goes far beyond the Czech environment.

Jan Skovajsa

MyTimi

For me, working with GT Legal means receiving a level of service that others in the Czech Republic could stand to learn from. They communicate complex and opaque legal concepts in a way I can easily and quickly understand. What I appreciate most is that in the course of our cooperation we have moved from being business partners to friends.

Barbora Čermáková

Publicis Groupe

In addition to flawless professional work, I especially appreciate GT Legal's highly individual approach and flexibility. They respond immediately to all our requests and address every problem. Even complex legal issues are explained clearly and practical solutions are suggested.

NEWS

What is new in law and our law firm?

27. 11. 2020

Stravenkový paušál, co tato novinka znamená pro zaměstnance a co pro zaměstnavatele?

V daňovém balíčku pro rok 2021 najdeme novinku v podobě tzv. stravenkového paušálu. Zákon prošel třetím čtením v Poslanecké sněmovně a těší se dle průzkumů podpoře mezi zaměstnanci i zaměstnavateli. Pokud zákon projde Senátem a v případě stravenek je pravděpodobné, že se tak stane, přibude...

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20. 11. 2020

Nahlížení do spisů ve správním řízení

V tomto článku se zabýváme nahlížením do spisů orgánů moci výkonné, orgánů územních samosprávných celků a jiných orgánů při výkonu veřejné správy ve správním řízení – zjednodušeně řečeno, nejrůznějších úřadů. Může se jednat např. o finanční úřady, celní úřady, inspektoráty práce apod.

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04. 11. 2020

Manual COVID-19: Currently Applicable Antivirus Schemes

On 14 October 2020, the government of the Czech Republic approved changes in the Antivirus Program - extension of the period of eligibility of expenditures in scheme A and further introduction of scheme A Plus with a higher contribution. On 26 October 2020, the government followed up on the above...

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27. 10. 2020

Blíží se účinnost novely ZOKu - znáte své povinnosti?

Od 01.01.2021 vstoupí v účinnost novela zákona o obchodních korporacích. Tato novela přináší kromě řady změn i některé nové povinnosti pro podnikatele. Na co si dát pozor?

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21. 10. 2020

Manual COVID-19: New Government Measures in the Area of Labour Law

On 16 October 2020, the government of the Czech Republic adopted resolution no. 1049 and no. 1050, adopting new emergency measures that have an impact on the area of labour relations.

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20. 10. 2020

Manual COVID-19: The Extention of the Antivirus Programme Regime „A“

On 14 October 2020, the Government of the Czech Republic approved the proposal of Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs Jana Maláčová to extend the Antivirus Programme Regime A. In connection with this was also increased the support to subject which were closed because of current government...

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13. 10. 2020

Freedom of contract versus equal treatment in the light of recent case law

The Supreme Court by judgment of 18 May 2020, File no. 21 Cdo 68 / 2020-200 ruled that in the event of termination of employment within the limits set by law, the action of employer who chose to terminate the relationship with the employee by notice of termination rather than by mutual agreement,...

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06. 10. 2020

Electronic incoming form as condition for entering the Czech Republic

On September 18th, 2020 the Minister of Health approved the new Health Ministry Protective Measure which defines rules for entering the Czech Republic up to Monday September 21th, 2020 until further notice. This measure adopts orders and restrictions from previous measures and there are...

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11. 09. 2020

In-House Exception according to public procurement law

Although, it could seems that Public Procurement Law adjusts so called „in-house“ exception, which entitles contracting authority to not act under a regime of law quite unequivocally, in this case, in practice is not so clear. We can demonstrate it on actual decision of the Office for the...

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28. 08. 2020

Arrangement of reverse breakup fee in acquisition agreement in a form of contractual penalty

Arrangement of contractual penalty. It is a traditional security institute, which is quite common in practice, the scale of possibilities in practice is varied. It is used in acquisition agreements, not only to secure fulfilment of important duties but also for realisation of demands due to...

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17. 08. 2020

Termination of employment for organization reasons - Redundancy

In connection with spreading of coronavirus titled as SARS CoV-2, many employers are persuaded to deal with existential problems. One of methods, how to deal with crisis, is to make radical cuts, including redundancy. In this situation employers terminate employment for organisation reasons.

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03. 08. 2020

GT Legal represented Dopravní podnik Ostrava in the sale of Ekova Electric

The law firm GT Legal in cooperation with the advisory group Grant Thornton represented Dopravní podnik Ostrava a.s. in the organization of the tender for the buyer of its 100% stake in EKOVA ELECTRIC a.s. and the subsequent sale of this stake to ŠKODA TRANSPORTATION a.s.

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31. 07. 2020

Can an employee claim compensation for damage also under the Civil Code?

Since the entry into force of Act No. 89/2012 Coll., Civil Code, as amended, a number of lawyers have considered this issue. On 10 March 2020, the Supreme Court issued a decision file no. No. 21 Cdo 710/2019, in which the court outlined that in a situation where there is no right to compensation...

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17. 07. 2020

Face covering masks in the workplace – What are the risks?

Although blanket obligation to wear respiratory protecting equipment, which were adopted by emergency measures of the Czech Government and the Ministry of Health, does not last anymore with a few exceptions, some employers still demand wearing of masks in the workplace from employees. What is...

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30. 06. 2020

Manual COVID-19: State subsidies for Entrepreneurial rent

Another programme mitigating the effects of the spreading of the Covid -19 disease, this time aiming at entrepreneurs, who operate retail or provide services. As part of the COVID – Rent programme, the state will pay part of rent for entrepreneurs, for whom activity was banned by extraordinary...

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24. 06. 2020

Manual COVID-19: The Antivirus “C” Programme

Another act mitigating the effects of the spreading of the Covid -19 disease, this time aiming at smaller employers. The act on waiver of social security contributions and the contribution to state employment policy will make the situation easier for employers, who continued to operate more or...

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29. 05. 2020

Settlement of disputes from the agreement on the provision of a contribution from the targeted Antivirus Programme

The application for a contribution under the targeted programme for the protection of employment Antivirus also includes a draft agreement concluded between the Labor Office of the Czech Republic and the applicant. Each applicant must send this signed agreement together with the duly completed...

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20. 05. 2020

Compensation bonus for self-employed persons

After the approval of the targeted “Antivirus” Programme for Support of Employment, another act has been approved, which reduces the economic impact caused by the COVID-19 disease. It is the act on compensation bonus in relation to the emergency measures related to the occurrence of the SARS CoV...

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15. 05. 2020

Protection of the employee in case of financial insolvency of the employer

One of the basic obligations of the employer according to the Labour Code is to pay the employee a wage or salary for the work performed. However, if the employer gets into an unfavourable financial situation, the payment can become a problem. Act No. 118/2000 Coll., On the protection of...

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12. 05. 2020

Manual COVID-19: Current conditions for entry of foreigners into the Czech Republic

On 4 May 2020, the government of the Czech Republic adopted resolution no. 511, on adoption of an emergency measure, which widens the options for entry of foreigners to the territory of the Czech Republic and eases some other restrictions, as of 11 May 2020.

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04. 05. 2020

Ranked by Chambers Europe 2020

We are proud to announce that Veronika Odrobinová has been ranked by Chambers Europe 2020 in Employment section with Band 2.

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30. 04. 2020

Manual COVID-19: Business premises

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, entrepreneurs may get into trouble with paying the rent for business premises. Act No. 210/2020 Coll. on certain measures to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 epidemic on leases of business premises effective from 27 April 2020 responds to it.

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23. 04. 2020

Manual COVID-19: The postponement of loans repayments

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, debtors may have some difficulties repaying their monetary debts. Act No. 177/2020 Coll. On certain credit repayment measures with effect from 17 April 2020 reacts to that.

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17. 04. 2020

Manual COVID-19: Compensation bonus for self-employed persons

After the approval of the targeted “Antivirus” Programme for Support of Employment, another act has been approved, which reduces the economic impact caused by the COVID-19 disease. It is the act on compensation bonus in relation to the emergency measures related to the occurrence of the SARS CoV...

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09. 04. 2020

Manual COVID-19: Waiving the missing of period

In response to the COVID-19 epidemic and the crisis measures, on 31 March 2020 the Ministry of Justice submitted a bill on Certain Measures to Mitigate the Effects of the Covid-19 Epidemic on Litigants, Victims, Victims of Crime and Legal Persons and on Amendment of the Insolvency Act and the...

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07. 04. 2020

Manual COVID-19: Measures to mitigate the impacts of the epidemy on legal entities

In response to the COVID-19 epidemic and the crisis measures, on 31 March 2020 the Ministry of Justice submitted a bill on Certain Measures to Mitigate the Effects of the Covid-19 Epidemic on Litigants, Victims, Victims of Crime and Legal Persons and on Amendment of the Insolvency Act and the...

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06. 04. 2020

Manual COVID-19: Motion for mitigation of the impacts of COVID-19 epidemy in the field of insolvency

In response to the COVID-19 epidemic and the crisis measures, on 31 March 2020 the government submitted a bill on Certain Measures to Mitigate the Effects of the Covid-19 Epidemic on Litigants, Victims, Victims of Crime and Legal Persons and on Amendment of the Insolvency Act and the Execution...

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01. 04. 2020

Manual COVID-19: “ANTIVIRUS” – targeted support of employment

On 31 March 2020, the government of the Czech Republic approved (for a second and hopefully the last time) a proposal for amendment of the targeted Antivirus Programme for Support of Employment. What do we know about the Antivirus programme as of 1 April 2020?

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25. 03. 2020

Manual COVID-19: Change of the emergency measure regime and its effects

By an emergency measure of 23 March 2020, the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic prohibits the retail sale and sale of services in establishments (with the exception of certain stores) and certain other activities (prohibition on public presence in catering establishments, etc.) from 24...

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19. 03. 2020

Manual COVID-19: Effects of coronavirus on contractual relationships

Following the coronavirus disease COVID-19 and the established crisis measures (especially those that prohibit or restrict certain operations, activities and services), it is necessary to think about the business law aspects of the current situation and possible consequences of non-performance or...

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18. 03. 2020

Manual COVID-19: Compensation of damage for entrepreneurs

Many entrepreneurs had to close their establishment or reduce their operations as a result of crisis measures. This is often associated with damage consist in the spoilage of goods or the inability to provide services. Below we bring you brief information on what can be done in such a case and...

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17. 03. 2020

Manual COVID-19: Information for employers

CLOSURE OF BUSINESS PREMISES AND LIMITATION OF SERVICES AS A RESULT OF THE ADOPTION OF EMERGENCY MEASURES - Based on the emergency measures adopted by the government of the Czech Republic in connection with the coronavirus disease COVID-19, especially retail and the sale of services on premises ...

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12. 03. 2020

Invitation to the seminar "How to write an employment contract"

Do you use templates that you have not updated for many years or templates from the Internet while preparing employment contracts? Do you want to change it and prepare really good templates?In this case, you are cordially invited to the seminar "How to write an employment contract" led by a...

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11. 03. 2020

Code "17" as a pass to the Czech labor market?

Given the current situation on the Czech labor market, where we have been struggling for a long time with unemployment at the level of historical lows and the resulting shortage of labor, it is not surprising that employers often resort to employing foreigners from third countries. For their...

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10. 03. 2020

Manual COVID-19: School closures and related rights of working parents

Regarding the current unfavorable development of the situation regarding the COVID-19 disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the Ministry of Health today issued an emergency measure to protect the population and prevent the risk of its occurrence and spread, banning personal presence with...

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28. 02. 2020

The end of low-quality real estate mediation?

This year, Act No. 39/2020 Coll., On Real Estate Mediation and on amendments to related acts (the Real Estate Mediation Act) will enter into force, which newly regulates in particular the obligations of real estate agents.

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26. 02. 2020

New obligations of legal entities that are members of the bodies of other companies

An amendment to the Commercial Corporations Act which is to enter into force on 1 January 2021 will, among other things, tighten the conditions for membership of legal entities in elected bodies of limited liability companies, joint stock companies and cooperatives.

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24. 02. 2020

GDPR seminar for HR - practical experience

Do you work in the field of HR and would you like to expand your knowledge in the field of GDPR?Do you have any questions about GDPR that you want to know the answer to?Then you are cordially invited to the seminar "GDPR for HR - practical experience"!

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20. 02. 2020

Simplifying the delivery of documents to employees

On December 16, 2019, the Government of the Czech Republic approved a proposal for a “big” amendment to the Labour Code, which, among other things, newly regulates and simplifies the delivery of documents within the framework of labour relations. The provisions of the part of the draft bill...

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28. 01. 2020

We have joined Globalaw family

We are happy to announce that we have joined international legal network, Globalaw, one of the most prestigious independent global legal networks. Globalaw numbers more than 95 firms in 85 different jurisdictions. In aggregate, Globalaw has over 4,500 lawyers in over 165 cities.

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28. 01. 2020

GT Legal acquires team and clients of BDO Legal

As of 1 January 2020, GT Legal took over the BDO Legal team. “We have been very interested in this opportunity and have been working intensively on it over the past few months,” says Veronika Odrobinová, partner of GT Legal. “We are excited that we have managed to complete this acquisition and...

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28. 01. 2020

Contractual penalty in lease

The current wording of Act No. 89/2012 Coll., The Civil Code, as amended does not allow the lessor to negotiate a contractual penalty with the lessee in lease contracts for an apartment and a house.

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