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    AK Janoušek law firm and legal services
  • You’re in good hands
    with AK JANOUŠEK

    Bespoke, client-oriented legal services

    AK Janoušek law firm and 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.

AK Janoušek - advokátní kancelář

In 2020, Jiří Janoušek has become an ambassador of ARIC, a Hamburg-based non-profit which deals with artificial intelligence. Prague and The Czech Republic have thereby joined Hamburg and Estonia in building an international network of AI-hotspots. 

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.
You can find more here.

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. 

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. 

AK Janoušek lawyer

JUDr. JIŘÍ JANOUŠEK

ATTORNEY-AT-LAW

Jiří is the founder of AK Janoušek. He has worked in the advocacy since 2009. Jiří specializes in providing legal services in German to German-speaking clients.

Jiří’s knowledge of the German language, nearly at the level of a native speaker, provides clients with an exceptional and above-standard service in the comfort of their native language.

Jiří focuses on civil and commercial disputes and arbitration proceedings (including disputes with an international element). Jiří’s specialisation also includes legal advice in inheritance law with an international element and in the area of homowner associations and housing cooperatives.

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

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

Jiří is a graduate of the Austrian School in Prague. 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.

Jiří is keenly interested in the ways AI can be utilized in legal practice. He regularly participates in interdisciplinary dialogues, conferences, educational events, and workshops not only in the Czech Republic but also abroad.

His main interest lies in uncovering the ethical and moral aspects associated with the implementation of AI systems in the legal field. Jiří has summarized his reflections in a chapter of the publication “Wie Künstliche Intelligenz unser Leben prägt“ (How Artificial Intelligence Shapes Our Lives) and in his contribution “Golem im Handy – Kann KI menschlich urteilen?“ (Golem in the Phone – Can AI Judge Humanely?), which he successfully presented at the solutions:2023 conference in Hamburg.

Mgr. ROMANA ŠIMÁNĚ

ATTORNEY-AT-LAW

Mgr. Romana Šimáně has been an attorney at our law firm since 2023.

In her legal practice, Romana specializes in IT law (contractual agenda in the field of software, agile development of software, SaaS implementation, service and maintenance of software etc.), family law (representation of individuals), real estate law, health law and labor disputes. In the corporate area, Romana ensures compliance of the performed activities with legal regulations, provides legal support to the management of companies, represents the company in court, in commercial disputes and in administrative proceedings.

She provides her legal services in Czech and English.

You can contact Romana at the following e-mail address:
romana.simane@janousekadvokat.cz

You can contact Romana at the following e-mail address:
romana.simane@janousekadvokat.cz

Mgr. Romana Šimáně has been an attorney at our law firm since 2023.

In her legal practice, Romana specializes in IT law (contractual agenda in the field of software, agile development of software, SaaS implementation, service and maintenance of software etc.), family law (representation of individuals), real estate law, health law and labor disputes. In the corporate area, Romana ensures compliance of the performed activities with legal regulations, provides legal support to the management of companies, represents the company in court, in commercial disputes and in administrative proceedings.

She provides her legal services in Czech and English.

Mgr. TEREZA ŠMÍDOVÁ

JUNIOR ATTORNEY

Tereza has been a member of the team at our law firm since 2020 and then as a junior attorney since 2024.

Tereza specializes in civil litigation, inheritance law, real estate law and condominium law, including legislation on condominium associations. Tereza also provides legal services in the area of corporate law, where she focuses on legal services related to the review of erroneous decisions of corporate bodies, where she applies her experience gained during the conduct of many such custody cases. She also advises in the field of debt collection, labour law, tenancy law, contract law and commercial law.

She provides her legal services in Czech and English.

You can contact Tereza at the following e-mail address:
tereza.smidova@janousekadvokat.cz

You can contact Tereza at the following e-mail address:
tereza.smidova@janousekadvokat.cz

Tereza has been a member of the team at our law firm since 2020 and then as a junior attorney since 2024.

Tereza specializes in civil litigation, inheritance law, real estate law and condominium law, including legislation on condominium associations. Tereza also provides legal services in the area of corporate law, where she focuses on legal services related to the review of erroneous decisions of corporate bodies, where she applies her experience gained during the conduct of many such custody cases. She also advises in the field of debt collection, labour law, tenancy law, contract law and commercial law.

She provides her legal services in Czech and English.

Mgr. Veronika Petrásková

Mgr. VERONIKA PETRÁSKOVÁ

ATTORNEY-AT-LAW

Veronika has been an attorney at our law firm since 2023.

Her practice focuses on personal data protection and proper internal process set-up (GDPR), digital technologies (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS cloud, machine learning and AI), implementation services, marketing and compliance, drawing on her experience in an international technology company where she worked in London.

Veronika specializes not only in IT law but also in civil and commercial disputes (including disputes with an international element) and corporate law.
She provides her legal services in English and Czech.

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

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

Veronika has been an attorney at our law firm since 2023.

Her practice focuses on personal data protection and proper internal process set-up (GDPR), digital technologies (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS cloud, machine learning and AI), implementation services, marketing and compliance, drawing on her experience in an international technology company where she worked in London.

Veronika specializes not only in IT law but also in civil and commercial disputes (including disputes with an international element) and corporate law.

She provides her legal services in English and Czech.

DAVID ŽENATÝ

ASSISTANT

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

David has enrolled to study at the Faculty of Law, Charles University, since 2023.

David speaks English and has a basic command of German.

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

 

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

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

David has enrolled to study at the Faculty of Law, Charles University, since 2023.

David speaks English and has a basic command of German.

JAN MÍCHAL

ASSISTANT

Jan has been an assistant at our law firm since 2023. He works as a digital ambassador, copywriter and marketing specialist. He is also closely involved in providing legal advice in German.

Jan is also a conductor, pianist and singer. His knowledge comes from his studies at the Jaroslav Ježek Conservatory in Prague and the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.

Jan speaks German and English.

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

 

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

Jan has been an assistant at our law firm since 2023. He works as a digital ambassador, copywriter and marketing specialist. He is also closely involved in providing legal advice in German.

Jan is also a conductor, pianist and singer. His knowledge comes from his studies at the Jaroslav Ježek Conservatory in Prague and the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.

Jan speaks German and English.

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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