Law firm Dvořák Hager & Partners, with offices in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, is joining international law firm Eversheds Sutherland, one of the 40 largest global law firms. Eversheds Sutherland has more than 2,800 lawyers in 68 offices in 34 jurisdictions across Europe, the United States, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
"Dvořák Hager & Partners and Eversheds Sutherland have been working together for several years and this step is a natural outcome of our successful collaboration," commented managing partner of Dvořák Hager & Partners Stanislav Dvořák. "It is great for us, our colleagues and clients that we will become part of a global professional firm. This combination will bring advantages primarily to our clients who will now have access to top quality legal support in Central and Eastern Europe and in global markets.”
“DHP Legal is a highly regarded law firm in the Czech and Slovak Republics. Developing in key European jurisdictions is a core part of our global strategy and this announcement allows us to expand the reach of our legal services for our clients into new markets, which is of increasing importance to them. We are pleased that they have decided to join forces with us,” said Lee Ranson, Co-CEO, Eversheds Sutherland.
“We have been working closely with best friend DHP Legal for some time, and have grown closer over the last two years due to the strength of the Czech and Slovak economies. It is very attractive to clients to offer them additional legal resource in the CEE to complement our German and Russian practices.,” added Ian Gray, Chair, Europe, Eversheds Sutherland.
Eversheds Sutherland is one of the 40 largest law practices in the world, with more than 2,800 lawyers working out of 68 offices in 34 jurisdictions across Europe, the United States, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Thanks to its geographic coverage and cooperation within a network of law firms, including formalised alliances in Latin America, Asia Pacific and Africa, it provides legal support around the globe. Its client base ranges from mid-sized businesses to the largest multinationals, including 72 Fortune 100 and 61 FTSE 100 companies.
Dvořák Hager & Partners
Dvořák Hager & Partners has eight partners and more than 40 other lawyers in offices in Prague and Bratislava. The firm advises clients in particular in corporate and commercial law, transactions and M&A, labour law, real estate law, dispute resolution, and environmental and energy law. It is regularly recommended by Legal 500, Chambers & Partners and IFLR1000. The firm won Law Firm of the Year 2018 in the labour law category.