Josef Bouchal specialises in acquisitions and divestitures, private equity, venture capital, joint ventures, company law, commercial law (with a focus on contract law), legal audits, and legal due diligence.
In the field of acquisitions, Josef has been instrumental in numerous transactions for local as well as foreign clients, especially in heavy industry, IT and food industry, typically with an overlap into various other jurisdictions. He has also represented clients in connections with asserting their claims under transactional documents.
Within his transactional practice, Josef also handles finance issues with a focus on acquisition financing. He has developed ample experience in banking law while being a member of a team advising clients on public securities trading. In addition, he advises clients in connection with distress transactions and restructurings.
In the recent years, Josef has primarily focused on providing dedicated comprehensive advice to investors entering start-up projects involving venture capital and investment instruments, and also advises start-ups on structuring the internal legal relations and arrangements between the founders and investors, structuring the employee stock option plans (ESOP) and other instruments relevant to venture capital.
Czech Bar Association