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LEGISLATION practice group

  • our specialised legislation team comprises seven top lawyers managed by František Korbel
  • all team members have unique legislative experience from the Government’s Legislative Council and its working committees, the Czech Government Office, the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of the Interior, the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate of the Czech Parliament and their several committees, the Czech National Bank, the Office for the Protection of Competition, and the European Commission’s DG Competition
  • our lawyers are leading experts in all major areas of public as well as private law
  • we maintain frequent working contacts with public authorities, with whom we have worked on a long-term basis


  • proposing and drafting bills of law and subordinate regulations, and motions to amend bills
  • preparing consultation papers, explanatory memoranda, and regulatory impact analyses (RIA)
  • legal opinions on existing and proposed legislation
  • discussing and promoting draft bills through the entire legislative process
  • filing complaints with the European Commission against defective implementation of EU law into Czech legislation, and claiming damages
  • advice on the EU legislative process
  • drafts and audits of internal policies, directives and methodologies
  • analyses of legislation’s compliance with the Czech constitutional order, with EU law, and with the case-law of the EU Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights
  • monitoring and assessing the impacts of legislation on competition and business
  • preparing constitutional complaints, motions for abrogation of laws or their sections

Our clients

  • ministries and other central state administration bodies
  • governmental agencies and subdivisions, state corporations, contributory organisations etc.
  • municipalities and regions
  • professional associations and chambers
  • national and multinational corporations
The Leges publishing house published a large commentary on the Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms in mid-September, whose main authors, alongside Zdeněk Kühn, Jan Kratochvíl and David Kosař, also include Jiří Kmec, a counsel at the law firm HAVEL & PARTNERS. The publication was launched by Professor Jiří Malenovský in the presence of the […]
In the 13th year of the Act of the Year poll, the new Building Act won, which is expected to bring about a major simplification and acceleration of building permitting procedures in the Czech Republic. The legislative team of HAVEL & PARTNERS, led by partner František Korbel, was involved in the preparation of the Act. […]
The winner of the 12th annual Act of the Year survey is the Bank Identity Act, which significantly simplifies identification in the online environment. HAVEL & PARTNERS team led by František Korbel, a partner, took part in the drafting of the regulation enabling remote identity verification via access data to online banking. This is the […]
Author: Robert Neruda What should an ideal legal order look like? It should be a set of legal rules and principles that is logical, comprehensible and proportionate.Law needs to respond to the real problems of society and not create new ones. Only such law is accepted by society, only such law works. And does the […]
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