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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.

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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.

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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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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


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


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


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.


What is new in law and our law firm?

22. 03. 2023

Chambers Awards 2023

For the second year in a row, our law firm has been included in the prestigious Chambers Europe Legal Guide. Our partner, Veronika Odrobinová, was awarded in the category of individual lawyers. She is even celebrating a jubilee in this respect, as she can enjoy the award for the tenth time!

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07. 09. 2022

en-Využití kamerových záznamů o pohybu vozidla pro účely daňového řízení

Je možné kamerový záznam o průjezdu vozidla oprávněně použít jako důkaz pro účely daňového řízení? To je otázka, kterou se zabýval Nejvyšší správní soud ve svém nedávném rozsudku 9 Afs 147/2020–34.

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18. 07. 2022

Amendment to the law on the registration of beneficial owners

Act No. 37/2021 Coll., on the registration of beneficial owners ("UBO Act") will have its first anniversary on 1 June 2022. However, changes to the Act are expected as early as this autumn. The Government's draft law responds to the ongoing proceedings brought by the European Commission ...

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24. 06. 2022

Ombudsman's recommendations on the treatment of EU workers

Veřejný ochránce práv se v minulém roce zabýval výzkumem na téma Občané Evropské unie v České republice, jehož výsledky a na ně reagující doporučení ombudsmana byly zveřejněny v listopadu 2021. Průzkum zjistil, že téměř třetina (31 %) občanů Evropské unie pracujících v České republice zapojených...

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29. 03. 2022

Alternative investment funds and the role of the CNB in relation to asset managers under Section 15 of the ICAIF Act

The asset manager according to Section 15 of the Act on Investment Companies and Investment Funds, No. 240/2013 Coll. is a legal entity (typically an a.s. or s.r.o.) that performs asset management. These administrators are not subject to the supervision of the Czech National Bank. We will explain...

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18. 03. 2022

Preventive identification, the police don't always have the right to ask for ID

The possibility of identification of a person by the police is generally regulated by the provisions of Section 63 of the Czech Police Act. In everyday life, most people usually present their identity card on request, without inquiring further into the reason or contesting the request. Some even...

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23. 11. 2021

Transfer or pledge of the plant and part of the assets after the amendment to the Commercial Corporations Act

On the 1st of January 2021, an amendment to the Business Corporations Act came into force, which brought fundamental changes in corporate law. This article presents the practical implications of one of them, concerning the condition of approval of the transfer or pledge of the plant and part of...

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16. 09. 2021

The right to buy back shares as a result of influence and some related procedural aspects

If the controlling person uses its influence in such a way that the position of the shareholders of the controlled person is substantially worsened or the legitimate interests of the controlled person are otherwise substantially harmed, and such shareholders can no longer be fairly required to...

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31. 05. 2021

Irregularity proceedings under the Beneficial Owners Registration Act

On the 1st of June 2021, the discussed Act No. 37/2021 Coll., on the registration of beneficial owners and the related partsof the amendment to Act No. 253/2018 Coll., on Certain Measures against the Legalization of Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing, as amended will come into force.

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24. 05. 2021

Whistleblowing yesterday, today, and tomorrow

We encounter whistleblowing more often than one might think. Think of Al Pacino in the movie Serpico, where he played a cop who refused to adopt his colleagues' practice of taking bribes from New York criminals. But it is not just the subject of famous Hollywood films like Serpico or the equally...

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21. 04. 2021

Complications for foreign investors: the law on the examination of foreign investment

Are you planning an enter of an investor from a country outside the EU or are you already negotiating with him? In such case you will be interested in the new law on the examination of foreign investments, which will come into force on May 1, 2021 and applies to all investments that have not been...

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22. 03. 2021


We are thrilled to announce that Veronika Odrobinová achieved further success in the labor law field! Veronika was included in the prestigious ranking compiled by the international rating agency Chambers Europe. We are incredibly proud that the GT Legal team consists of experts who are...

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03. 03. 2021

Voting per rollam in a limited liability company

The novelization which takes into force on the 1 of January to the Commercial Companies and Cooperatives Act No. 90/2012 Coll., changed the rules for voting per rollam. Given the current situation, where in-presence general meetings are rather an exception, it is certainly good news that some...

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12. 02. 2021

Banking identity – shift in digitalization not only in regards of the public administration

A positive novelty this year in the world of law and digital technologies is the banking identity. In this article, we will discuss what a bank identity is and where is it useful.

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28. 01. 2021

Mandatory vaccination and the boundaries of limitation for the unvaccinated

The news and magazines cover pages are filled with a common theme these days – Covid-19 vaccination. It brings some interesting lawrelated questions. What are the legal boundaries of making the vaccination mandatory? Is it discriminating to differ between the vaccinated and unvaccinated parts of...

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21. 01. 2021

Current options of employment for third-country foreigners in the Czech Republic

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is still ordered to decline all the visa and temporary or permanent residence applications on Czech embassies in foreign countries. There are only a few exemptions set from this rule. This situation makes it incredibly difficult for employers to carry out...

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05. 01. 2021

Certificate of no criminal record versus trade licence of legal person

In practice we recently meet with problem that some of Trade Licensing Registers conclude that the “clean criminal record” is condition for pursuing a trade not just for a natural person but also for legal person. In this article we summarize why this conclusion is incorrect and we also briefly...

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07. 12. 2020

The novelization to the Business Corporations Act – the rights of shareholders

On the first of January 2021, the Novelization (No. 33/2020 Coll.) to the Business Corporations Act (No. 90/2012 Coll.) entered into force. One of the areas mainly affected by the novelization is the exercise of rights of the shareholders on the general meetings of business corporations.

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27. 11. 2020

Meal allowance - what this novelty means for employers and employees?

In the tax package for year 2021 we can find novelty – so called “meal allowance”. The law passed the third lecture in the Chamber of Deputies and according to surveys, employees and employers also support it. If the Senate votes in favour of this law and in this case is presumable, we will have...

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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

The novelization of the BCA will soon take effect – do you know your obligations?

A novelization of the Business Corporations Act will enter into force on 01.01.2021. This novelization brings not only a variety of changes but new obligations for entrepreneurs as well. What should you watch out for?

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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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