Service description
Awards and Media

Telecommunications law represents one of our law firm’s most important specialisations. We understand the business environment in this area very well and are able to reflect its specifics in the provision of telecommunications services to an appropriate extent.

We provide legal services primarily as part of transactional advice and regulation of electronic communications at the Czech and EU levels. Our advisory services also include negotiating and concluding contracts for wholesale and retail telecommunications services, drafting model documentation, negotiating with the Czech Telecommunications Office, building and using infrastructure, and providing comprehensive support primarily to foreign entities in their entering the electronic communications market.


  • Providing comprehensive legal support regarding doing business in the telecommunications sector
  • Representation in proceedings before the Czech Telecommunications Office
  • Providing support in entering the telecommunications market, including business notifications and mandatory reporting
  • Providing continuous support in connection with the telecommunications sector (compliance, GDPR, cybersecurity, and corporate criminal liability)


  • Preparing and negotiating supplier-customer relations, including interconnection contracts
  • Comprehensive setting up of contracts and general terms for end customers (B2B and B2C)
  • Setting up the contracting process with customers, including employee training (electronic legal acts, information obligation towards consumers, and internal documentation preparation)
  • Conducting legal due diligence and remedying identified deficiencies reflecting primarily the decision-making practice of the Czech Telecommunications Office and of the Office for Personal Data Protection, and legislative changes


  • Representing clients in proceedings before the Office for the Protection of Competition
  • Defining relevant markets
  • Determining market power and dominance
  • Assessing the impact of specific legal conduct on competition in the market
  • Advising on regulation, commercial disputes, and business strategy
  • Drafting expert analyses and opinions (legal and economic) related to competition in the telecommunications sector


  • Advising on sales, purchases and other transformations of companies, including transactions containing foreign elements
  • Conducting due diligence in connection with transactions
  • Technology transfers
  • Providing support in network construction (including NGA)


  • Representation in subscriber disputes in connection with the provision of services (amounts due and opposition proceedings)
  • Ensuring interim measures in emergency situations in connection with doing business in the telecommunications sector


  • Development of new technologies
  • Data handling, data transfers, and GDPR
  • Advice related to cyber security incidents
  • Frequency allocation and other specific issues


  • Advising on construction and permitting of networks and procedures under the Construction Act
  • Applying practical advantages under the Act on Measures to Reduce the Costs of Deploying High-Speed Electronic Communications Networks
  • Assisting in administrative proceedings relating to telecommunications networks

Czech Law Firm of the Year in the Telecommunications and Media category
(2009–2010, 2012–2014, 2017, 2021).
The firm is constantly ranked among the most recommended
(top tier) law firms in the Czech Republic.

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The firm’s transaction team was involved in a major telecommunications transaction in the Czech market. In the transaction, a ČEZ energy group’s subsidiary became the owner of a regional Internet provider in Eastern Bohemia and Vysočina. The legal advisory to the owners of EDERA Group, whose services are used by tens of thousands of customers, […]
Robert Nešpůrek, one of the founding partners of the law firm HAVEL & PARTNERS, was the only one from Central and Eastern Europe in his category to be included in the list WWL Thought Leaders: Global Elite 2024, published by the prestigious rating organisation Who´s Who Legal. “Telecommunications and media have been evolving at a […]
In cooperation with leading Czech cybersecurity experts at AEC, HAVEL & PARTNERS, the largest Czech-Slovak law firm, has launched the CYBER DEFENSE CENTER emergency hotline for companies being threatened by a cyberattack. The telephone line is in operation around the clock, providing clients facing an emergency with service 24 hours a day, 7 days a […]
Authors: Robert Nešpůrek, František Korbel, Dalibor Kovář All our lives we have been asked from time to time to present our ID card, passport or other proof of identity. Therefore, it is hard for us to imagine that soon this will no longer be required. But it’s time for this to change. A whole new world of […]
Authors: Václav Audes, Jan Diblík, Kateřina Slavíková The coronavirus pandemic has stirred up debates about the need for healthcare in the Czech Republic to be modernised so that it can operate remotely without direct contact with the patient. Telemedicine, as the remote provision of healthcare is called, would reduce unnecessary travel to healthcare appointments or prolonged periods […]
Headed by partner Jan Diblík, the experts at HAVEL & PARTNERS, the largest Czech-Slovak law firm, provided comprehensive advisory with significant IT aspects on the sale of a company that develops time tracking add-ons, also known as Prime Timesheet. In the course of the acquisition process that lasted several months, Tempo Ehf, an Icelandic IT […]
HAVEL & PARTNERS and three of the firm’s lawyers have been included in the reputable international research directory World Trademark Review 1000 for the second time in a row. This chart monitors major IP law firms and individual practitioners in more than 80 countries worldwide. The firm’s partners Robert Nešpůrek and Ivan Rámeš and senior […]
On 26 March 2019, the European Parliament passed a new directive on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market, which is to fundamentally transform the Internet in Europe. The Directive also includes controversial Articles 15 (previously 11) and 17 (previously 13), which have been highly criticised by both the public and experts. Digital […]
HAVEL & PARTNERS’ legal team, led by partner Vaclav Audes and associate Ivo Skolil, has provided comprehensive legal advice to Codasip, a technology company that is the leader in the development and manufacture of RISC-V processors. The advice was related to the investment of international investors in the Brno-based start-up in the total amount of […]
Law firm HAVEL & PARTNERS rendered advisory to dm drogerie markt s.r.o., a successful multinational chain doing business in the Czech and Slovak markets, on the launch of an e-shop in the Czech Republic. The company is the leader in the Czech drugstore market, and the advisory practically concerned the entire e-commerce project, namely: legal […]
Law firm HAVEL & PARTNERS has provided comprehensive legal advisory to SUDOP GROUP a.s., the largest group of construction project companies in the Czech Republic, on the establishment of a new subsidiary providing IT services, Sudop Consulting and Information Technology a.s., and the subsequent acquisition of a 70% interest in the software company LinkSoft Technologies. […]
The prestigious UK rating agency Who’s Who Legal has published a global overview of leading lawyers in the information technology sector, Who’s Who Legal: Data 2018. The list features 762 lawyers from all over the world and includes three representatives of the biggest Czech-Slovak law firm HAVEL & PARTNERS – managing partner Jaroslav Havel, partner Robert […]


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