• You’re in good hands
    with AK JANOUŠEK

    Bespoke, client-oriented legal services

  • You’re in good hands
    with AK JANOUŠEK

    Bespoke, client-oriented legal services

The AK Janoušek law firm provides legal services in the fields of civil law, contract law, family law, commercial law (including corporate law), labor law, real estate law and legislation governing housing cooperatives and homeowners’ associations with litigation.

We offer our legal services in Czech, English and German.

Our services are tailored to meet the requirements of each of our clients. In this regard, we work together with notaries and court officers and incorporate the services of experts in other fields (such as real-estate agents, tax and financial advisors, auditors, accountants, sworn experts and interpreters). Hence, we are able to offer our clients a complex, overall package, regardless of whether they are natural persons, Czech companies or international corporations.

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The goal of Artificial Intelligence Center Hamburg is to connect professionals in the corporate, academic and other societal spheres, in order to promote the development of practical AI-based solutions.
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Our Services

Občanské právo

Civil Law

We draw up contracts with related documentation, advise on real estate law (rental apartments and housing property, associations and trusts) and represent our clients before the courts in the fields of:

  • the law of obligations
  • the protection of individual rights
  • compensation for damages
  • compensation for non-pecuniary damage arising from relationships under commercial and civil law
  • warranties
  • unjust enrichment as well as various kinds of judicial disputes.

We handle comprehensive contractual agenda (such as purchase contracts, work contracts and lease agreements) for natural persons, associations, foundations and companies.

IT Law and Software

Whether you develop software, commission it, or employ a developer, we will help you with the related contract documentation and with correctly managing the whole relationship.

  • Software development and analysis
  • Purchasing and selling software
  • Support and maintenance
  • Contracts with employed developers
  • Contracts with independent developers
  • Licenses
  • Software as a Service

Obchodní právo

Commercial Law

The services we offer to our entrepreneurial clients range from corporate agenda to contractual relationships and include litigation in the case of legal disputes. Commercial law is one of our core fields, which also comprise company law, contractual agenda, procedural assistance and settlements in court.

Our strengths in company law encompass:

  • the setting up of companies
  • business start-ups in the Czech Republic
  • contract law and contractual relationships under commercial law
  • bills of exchange law
  • disputes and arbitration proceedings
  • insolvency law
  • the recovery of receivables and trademark law.

Právo nemovitostí

Real Estate Law

We provide counsel on matters related to the ownership and co-ownership of real estate and the acquisition of real estate, donations and leasing, also in connection with material encumbrances, liens and litigation.

We offer extensive counsel in the case of:

  • purchases, gifts and other transfers of real estat
  • investments in real estate
  • in the rental or subletting of property or commercially used buildings as well as in the event of disputes arising from void or inadequately concluded contracts.

Družstevní právo

Legislation governing Housing Cooperatives and Homeowners’ Associations

We assist housing cooperatives and homeowners’ associations in regard to facility management, tenant-landlord relationships and contract law, for example in relations with utility providers. 

For individual clients we offer legal assistance in:

  • the conveyancing of apartments into individual property
  • the amendment of statutes, staff redeployment in the bodies of housing cooperatives or homeowner associations, land registration procedures and in contractual documentation required for normal operations (for example, rental agreements and contracts with utility providers)
  • the definition of the legal relationship between the housing cooperative and the homeowners’ association in the case of equal financial participation
  • liquidation of housing cooperatives upon the conveyancing of apartments into individual property
  • notices of termination of apartment leases and matters of dispute.

Pracovní právo

Labor Law

We provide legal services in the field of labor law to employers (both natural persons and legal entities) and to employees including any matters that go beyond the bounds of the employment relationship.

We are specialized in drafting and assessing legal documentation and in supporting court settlements in regard to changes that have occurred during:

  • the course of the employment relationship
  • remuneration for work which has been completed
  • employee benefits and the drafting of internal regulations for employers. 

Rodinné právo

Family Law

The services we offer to existing families and to people wishing to start a family include those in the fields of personal rights and property law, the rights of children and parental responsibility.

Our profound experience enables us to offer services in the event of:

  • a divorce, both contested and uncontested
  • the division of joint property among the spouses, assistance in negotiations with the counterparty
  • financial arrangements made prior to the marriage and during the marriage (so-called prenuptial agreements;
  • the upbringing and maintenance of minors, parental responsibility
  • alimony payments between persons who have reached the age of majority (adults)
  • determination of paternity
  • relations between spouses during marriage
  • and adoption.

Dědické právo

Inheritance Law

We help you in the drafting of a last will, probate procedures and the division of the inheritance.

In addition, we offer counsel on:

  • wills, inheritance contracts, bequests
  • disinheritance
  • waiver, refusal, renunciation and alienation of inheritance
  • as well as disposal of the inheritance, and we support you in your efforts to obtain a court settlement in the event that the matter has an international dimension. 

Soudní spory a arbitráže

Disputes in Court and Arbitration Proceedings, Non-Contentious Proceedings

We provide an attorney to represent you during court proceedings of a contentious or non-contentious nature as well as in arbitration proceedings.

We have experience of contentious agenda in fields of commercial law, civil law, labor law, family law and inheritance law, etc. Furthermore, we process legal opinions on pending litigation and/or analyses for you prior to the instigation of such proceedings. By preparing lawsuits, petitions and filings addressed to the court, replies to statements or claims of the counterparty, appeals and other legal remedies, we provide our clients with comprehensive legal support in the event of a dispute.

Advokátní úschovy

Legal Custody

For our clients, we provide a legal custody service, mostly in regard to transfers of real estate or other assets, but also in other cases, namely as an alternative to notarial or bank custody. 

Naše služby

Občanské právo

Civil Law

We draw up contracts with related documentation, advise on real estate law (rental apartments and housing property, associations and trusts) and represent our clients before the courts in the fields of:

  • the law of obligations
  • the protection of individual rights
  • compensation for damages
  • compensation for non-pecuniary damage arising from relationships under commercial and civil law
  • warranties
  • unjust enrichment as well as various kinds of judicial disputes.

We handle comprehensive contractual agenda (such as purchase contracts, work contracts and lease agreements) for natural persons, associations, foundations and companies.

IT Law and Software

Whether you develop software, commission it, or employ a developer, we will help you with the related contract documentation and with correctly managing the whole relationship.

  • Software development and analysis
  • Purchasing and selling software
  • Support and maintenance
  • Contracts with employed developers
  • Contracts with independent developers
  • Licenses
  • Software as a Service

Obchodní právo

Commercial Law

The services we offer to our entrepreneurial clients range from corporate agenda to contractual relationships and include litigation in the case of legal disputes. Commercial law is one of our core fields, which also comprise company law, contractual agenda, procedural assistance and settlements in court.

Our strengths in company law encompass:

  • the setting up of companies
  • business start-ups in the Czech Republic
  • contract law and contractual relationships under commercial law
  • bills of exchange law
  • disputes and arbitration proceedings
  • insolvency law
  • the recovery of receivables and trademark law.

Právo nemovitostí

Real Estate Law

We provide counsel on matters related to the ownership and co-ownership of real estate and the acquisition of real estate, donations and leasing, also in connection with material encumbrances, liens and litigation.

We offer extensive counsel in the case of:

  • purchases, gifts and other transfers of real estat
  • investments in real estate
  • in the rental or subletting of property or commercially used buildings as well as in the event of disputes arising from void or inadequately concluded contracts.

Družstevní právo

Legislation governing Housing Cooperatives and Homeowners’ Associations

We assist housing cooperatives and homeowners’ associations in regard to facility management, tenant-landlord relationships and contract law, for example in relations with utility providers. 

For individual clients we offer legal assistance in:

  • the conveyancing of apartments into individual property
  • the amendment of statutes, staff redeployment in the bodies of housing cooperatives or homeowner associations, land registration procedures and in contractual documentation required for normal operations (for example, rental agreements and contracts with utility providers)
  • the definition of the legal relationship between the housing cooperative and the homeowners’ association in the case of equal financial participation
  • liquidation of housing cooperatives upon the conveyancing of apartments into individual property
  • notices of termination of apartment leases and matters of dispute.

Pracovní právo

Labor Law

We provide legal services in the field of labor law to employers (both natural persons and legal entities) and to employees including any matters that go beyond the bounds of the employment relationship.

We are specialized in drafting and assessing legal documentation and in supporting court settlements in regard to changes that have occurred during:

  • the course of the employment relationship
  • remuneration for work which has been completed
  • employee benefits and the drafting of internal regulations for employers. 

Rodinné právo

Family Law

The services we offer to existing families and to people wishing to start a family include those in the fields of personal rights and property law, the rights of children and parental responsibility.

Our profound experience enables us to offer services in the event of:

  • a divorce, both contested and uncontested;
  • the division of joint property among the spouses, assistance in negotiations with the counterparty;
  • financial arrangements made prior to the marriage and during the marriage (so-called prenuptial agreements);
  • the upbringing and maintenance of minors, parental responsibility;
  • alimony payments between persons who have reached the age of majority (adults);
  • determination of paternity;
  • relations between spouses during marriage;
  • and adoption.

Dědické právo

Inheritance Law

We help you in the drafting of a last will, probate procedures and the division of the inheritance.

In addition, we offer counsel on:

  • wills, inheritance contracts, bequests
  • disinheritance
  • waiver, refusal, renunciation and alienation of inheritance
  • as well as disposal of the inheritance, and we support you in your efforts to obtain a court settlement in the event that the matter has an international dimension. 

Soudní spory a arbitráže

Disputes in Court and Arbitration Proceedings, Non-Contentious Proceedings

We provide an attorney to represent you during court proceedings of a contentious or non-contentious nature as well as in arbitration proceedings.

We have experience of contentious agenda in fields of commercial law, civil law, labor law, family law and inheritance law, etc. Furthermore, we process legal opinions on pending litigation and/or analyses for you prior to the instigation of such proceedings. By preparing lawsuits, petitions and filings addressed to the court, replies to statements or claims of the counterparty, appeals and other legal remedies, we provide our clients with comprehensive legal support in the event of a dispute.

Advokátní úschovy

Legal Custody

For our clients, we provide a legal custody service, mostly in regard to transfers of real estate or other assets, but also in other cases, namely as an alternative to notarial or bank custody. 

Mgr. Jiří Janoušek

Mgr. JIŘÍ JANOUŠEK

ATTORNEY-AT-LAW

Jiří focuses on civil law and corporate law, court disputes, matters relating to homeowner associations and housing cooperatives as well as arbitration proceedings.

He provides his legal services in Czech, German and English. 

You can contact Jiří at the following e-mail address: 
jiri.janousek@janousekadvokat.cz

In 2002, Jiří graduated from the Faculty of Law at Charles University in Prague. He started his legal career in the banking sector. From 2003 to 2007, he worked for Československá obchodní banka a.s. as a specialist in judicial and foreign arbitration proceedings and in bankruptcy law. From 2007 to 2008, he worked in the legal department of Českomoravská stavební spořitelna a.s., where he focused on sales support, commercial representations and related court proceedings. In 2009, he was hired as a junior attorney by JUDr. Alena Němcová, Ph.D. and subsequently worked in the law firm of Janstová, Smetana & Nevečeřal, first as a junior attorney and later, from 2012, after passing bar exams with excellent grades, as a licensed attorney. From 2014 to 2019, he worked together with the attorney JUDr. Alena Němcová, Ph.D. Since 2019 he has provided independent legal services together with his team at AK Janoušek.

You can contact Jiří at the following e-mail address: jiri.janousek@janousekadvokat.cz

Jiří focuses on civil law and corporate law, court disputes, matters relating to homeowner associations and housing cooperatives as well as arbitration proceedings.

He provides his legal services in Czech, German and English. 

In 2002, Jiří graduated from the Faculty of Law at Charles University in Prague. He started his legal career in the banking sector. From 2003 to 2007, he worked for Československá obchodní banka a.s. as a specialist in judicial and foreign arbitration proceedings and in bankruptcy law. From 2007 to 2008, he worked in the legal department of Českomoravská stavební spořitelna a.s., where he focused on sales support, commercial representations and related court proceedings. In 2009, he was hired as a junior attorney by JUDr. Alena Němcová, Ph.D. and subsequently worked in the law firm of Janstová, Smetana & Nevečeřal, first as a junior attorney and later, from 2012, after passing bar exams with excellent grades, as a licensed attorney. From 2014 to 2019, he worked together with the attorney JUDr. Alena Němcová, Ph.D. Since 2019 he has provided independent legal services together with his team at AK Janoušek.

Mgr. Lukáš Slavník

Mgr. LUKÁŠ SLAVNÍK

JUNIOR ATTORNEY

Lukáš has been a member of the team at our law firm since 2015 and then as a junior attorney since 2019. He specializes in family law, including the division of the spouses’ joint property, the settlement of co-ownership conflicts, real-estate law, matters pertaining to homeowners’ associations, corporate law and administrative law.

Lukáš speaks English and has a basic command of German.

You can contact Lukáš at the following e-mail address:
lukas.slavnik@janousekadvokat.cz

Lukáš graduated from the Faculty of Law at Charles University in 2019. In the 2016/2017 academic year, he studied at the University of Groningen in the north of the Kingdom of the Netherlands under the European Erasmus+ program, where he focused on issues related to international criminal law and human rights protection. The course of study abroad was also reflected in his thesis entitled: “The Crime of Aggression in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court”, which he successfully defended in September 2018. From the Faculty of Law at Charles University Lukáš received a certificate confirming that he had successfully completed the specialization module covering criminal law, criminology and criminalistics.

You can contact Lukáš at the following e-mail address: lukas.slavnik@janousekadvokat.cz

Lukáš has been a member of the team at our law firm since 2015 and then as a junior attorney since 2019. He specializes in family law, including the division of the spouses’ joint property, the settlement of co-ownership conflicts, real-estate law, matters pertaining to homeowners’ associations, corporate law and administrative law.

Lukáš speaks English and has a basic command of German.

Lukáš graduated from the Faculty of Law at Charles University in 2019. In the 2016/2017 academic year, he studied at the University of Groningen in the north of the Kingdom of the Netherlands under the European Erasmus+ program, where he focused on issues related to international criminal law and human rights protection. The course of study abroad was also reflected in his thesis entitled: “The Crime of Aggression in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court”, which he successfully defended in September 2018. From the Faculty of Law at Charles University Lukáš received a certificate confirming that he had successfully completed the specialization module covering criminal law, criminology and criminalistics.

Daniel Urban

Mgr. DANIEL URBAN

JUNIOR ATTORNEY

Daniel has been a member of the team at our law firm since 2015 and then as a junior attorney since 2020. He specializes in civil proceedings, in inheritance law, real estate law and housing co-ownership including legislation governing homeowners’ associations.

Daniel speaks English and has a basic command of French.

You can contact Daniel at the following e-mail address: daniel.urban@janousekadvokat.cz

Daniel graduated with honors from the Faculty of Law at Charles University in 2020. He finished his studies with a thesis entitled: “Amended action”, which he successfully defended. Under the 2016 master’s degree program he performed well in the ninth annual edition of the student competition (SVOČ) which is organized by the Faculty of Law at Charles University. He specialized in international law and international relations for the SVOČ. During his studies, Daniel also received a certificate from the Faculty of Law at Charles University confirming that he had successfully completed four specialization modules, inter alia in the fields of substantive civil law, criminal law, criminology and criminalistics as well as international law and international relations.

You can contact Daniel at the following e-mail address: daniel.urban@janousekadvokat.cz

Daniel has been a member of the team at our law firm since 2015 and then as a junior attorney since 2020. He specializes in civil proceedings, in inheritance law, real estate law and housing co-ownership including legislation governing homeowners’ associations.

Daniel speaks English and has a basic command of French.

Daniel graduated with honors from the Faculty of Law at Charles University in 2020. He finished his studies with a thesis entitled: “Amended action”, which he successfully defended. Under the 2016 master’s degree program he performed well in the ninth annual edition of the student competition (SVOČ) which is organized by the Faculty of Law at Charles University. He specialized in international law and international relations for the SVOČ. During his studies, Daniel also received a certificate from the Faculty of Law at Charles University confirming that he had successfully completed four specialization modules, inter alia in the fields of substantive civil law, criminal law, criminology and criminalistics as well as international law and international relations.

Matyáš Vilímek

MATYÁŠ VILÍMEK

PARALEGAL

At our law firm, Matyáš particularly specializes in civil proceedings, IT law and consultancy work in German.

Matyáš speaks English and German.

You can contact Matyáš at the following e-mail address: matyas.vilimek@janousekadvokat.cz

During his studies, he has focused on civil law, constitutional law and on the IT sector. This was reflected in his success in the twelfth year of the student competition (SVOČ), when he submitted his paper on “Prospects of Automation in the Judicial System”, with which he excelled both in the faculty round and in the national round of the competition.

You can contact Matyáš at the following e-mail address: matyas.vilimek
@janousekadvokat.cz

At our law firm, Matyáš particularly specializes in civil proceedings, IT law and consultancy work in German.

Matyáš speaks English and German.

During his studies, he has focused on civil law, constitutional law and on the IT sector. This was reflected in his success in the twelfth year of the student competition (SVOČ), when he submitted his paper on “Prospects of Automation in the Judicial System”, with which he excelled both in the faculty round and in the national round of the competition.

David Bílek

DAVID BÍLEK

ASSISTANT

David has been an assistant at our law firm since 2019. He helps out with our IT law and civil proceedings agenda. He also manages our marketing strategy. 

David has enrolled to study at the Faculty of Law, Charles University, since 2019. He speaks English and has a basic command of German.

You can contact David at the following e-mail address: david.bilek@janousekadvokat.cz

You can contact David at the following e-mail address: david.bilek@janousekadvokat.cz

David has been an assistant at our law firm since 2019. He provides general support to team members. 

David has enrolled to study at the Faculty of Law, Charles University, since 2019. He speaks English and has a basic command of German.

 

Jan Kurník

JAN KURNÍK

ASSISTANT

Jan has been an assistant at our law firm since 2019. He helps out with our civil law and commercial law agenda.

Jan speaks English and has a basic command of German.

You can contact Jan at the following e-mail address: jan.kurnik@janousekadvokat.cz

You can contact Jan at the following e-mail address: jan.kurnik@janousekadvokat.cz

Jan has been an assistant at our law firm since 2019. He helps out with our civil law and commercial law agenda.

Jan speaks English and has a basic command of German.

Veronika Hendrychová

VERONIKA HENDRYCHOVÁ

ASSISTANT

Veronika has been an assistant at our law firm since 2019. She helps out with our extensive civil law agenda.  

Veronika speaks English and has a basic command of German.

You can contact Veronika at the following e-mail address:
veronika.hendrychova@janousekadvokat.cz

Veronika has been an assistant at our law firm since 2019. She helps out with our extensive civil law agenda.  

Veronika speaks English and has a basic command of German.

You can contact Veronika at the following e-mail address:
veronika.hendrychova
@janousekadvokat.cz

You can contact Veronika at the following e-mail address: veronika.hendrychova
@janousekadvokat.cz

Veronika has been an assistant at our law firm since 2019. She helps out with our extensive civil law agenda.  

Veronika speaks English and has a basic command of German.

Eva Holečková

EVA HOLEČKOVÁ

OFFICE MANAGER

Eva has been the office manager at our law firm since 2019. She provides the team at AK JANOUŠEK with general support.

You can contact Eva at the following e-mail address: eva.holeckova@janousekadvokat.cz

You can contact Eva at the following e-mail address: eva.holeckova
@janousekadvokat.cz

Eva has been the office manager at our law firm since 2019. She provides the team at AK JANOUŠEK with general support.

Recommendation

„Very professional services while working out the settlement of negotiations on my behalf. The work was sensitive and supportive of my needs and interests, ready to offer appropriate counsel and criticism, always with a constructive goal in mind. Focused and always diligent, AK Janoušek kept me well informed of the administrative steps this negotiated settlement demanded and its related timetable.“

Anthony Caine

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