rutland ježek, attorneys at law
White & Case, Prague
July 2005 - November 2009
Czech Bar Association (advokát)
Mgr., Charles University Law School, Prague, Czech Republic, 2006Ing., University of Economics in Prague, Faculty of Business Administration, Master's degree in Business studies, 2003
Czech, English, German (basic), Italian (basic)
Mr. Novák has a great experience in complex real estate acquisition projects and dealt with legal issues arising in the context of these transactions. Mr. Novák performed due diligence investigations, on behalf of the buyer, the seller, and the financing banks, assisted in drafting real estate and share acquisition documentation and was in charge of the subsequent proceedings.
Mr. Novák provides ongoing legal advice regarding various post-acquisition matters, including corporate law issues, negotiations relating to lease agreements, construction and development issues etc. Due to his economic background and superior analytical skills, Mr. Novák is able to provide the client with legal services that take into account both legal and commercial considerations, thus creating true added value for the client.
In addition to providing general corporate legal services (such as preparation of general meetings, registration of changes in the Commercial Register, etc.), Mr. Novák contributed to successful consummation of several mergers, spinoffs, being in charge of merger structuring, drafting documentation, and entry of the transaction in the Commercial Register.
Commercial Law Advisory Services, Acquisitions
In addition to services generally provided to business entities (such as drafting and revising commercial contracts), Mr. Novák took part in a number of business transactions (transfer of business, and business interests) in respect of companies active in various industries, including retail, information and communication technologies, and provided advisory services to clients in a number of legal issues related to transactions structure, contractual relations, and corporate issues.
Due to his broad technical knowledge of HW/SW and IT technology, Mr. Novák also provides clients with legal assistance in both the information technology and telecommunications sectors.
Michael has been recognised by the publication Legal 500 (2013, 2014) for his expertise in the real estate and counstruction area.
m: +420 777 192 938