Pavla Kaufmannová

Managing Associate
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Practice Areas

Pavla Kaufmannová specialises in employment law and immigration law.

In employment law, Pavla focuses mainly on the issues of creation and termination of employment relationships, setting remuneration of employees, preparation of employment documents, employers’ internal regulations, employment due diligence, employment law aspects of transactions and personal data protection.

In immigration law, Pavla focuses on the acquisition of work and residence permits for staff from countries outside the European Union posted by multinational companies to work in the Czech Republic, obtaining temporary and permanent residence permits for foreign nationals, and other issues related to immigration law.

Prior to starting to work as an associate, Pavla worked as a paralegal and later as a junior associate at our law firm for almost five years.


  • Czech Bar Association
Czech, English
  • Palackého University, Law Faculty, Olomouc (2014), Mgr. (Master of Laws)
  • advising a multinational company on its entry to the Czech market from the perspective of employment law
  • advising and assisting an international company in the preparation of employment documents, including internal regulations
  • advising on corporate restructuring from the perspective of employment law
  • advising on the investigation of workplace mobbing
  • advising on an internal investigation of employees
  • advising a multinational company on obtaining permits to arrange employment for recruitment agencies
  • advising multinational companies on posting their employees from the U.S., Mexico, Brazil, Russia, China and other countries to work in the Czech Republic
  • advising on obtaining Czech citizenship
  • advising on obtaining temporary and permanent residence permits
  • advising on obtaining an employee card, a blue card, a short-term visa and a long-term visa
  • advising on obtaining a work permit
The beginning of the year at HAVEL & PARTNERS is traditionally associated with internal promotions, with a total of 15 lawyers promoted to senior positions as of 1 January 2024. Pavel Ondrák and Petr Vohnický now work at the counsel level and the firm is also filling the position of Legal Technologist for the first […]
Authors: Jan Koval, Vojtěch Katzer, Pavla Kaufmannová, Ema Černá The amendment to the Labour Code, which will bring about many fundamental changes to Czech employment law, was approved by the Chamber of Deputies on 12 September 2023. We informed you about the most important changes this February, however, the amendment has undergone several further changes […]
As usual with the onset of summer, HAVEL & PARTNERS, the largest Czech and Slovak independent law firm, has announced internal promotions. As of 1 July 2021, 10 attorneys will be promoted: three of them to the position of managing associate and seven others will be promoted to the position of senior associate. Current senior […]
Authors: Jan Koval, Veronika Plešková, Pavla Kaufmannová You have probably heard about it but have been lucky enough not to encounter it directly as the employer. At least, in the experience of our clients, this phenomenon has spread rapidly, and a displeasing notice may suddenly reach you as well. We talk about ‘virtual’ trade union […]


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