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Clifford Chance Prague wins Law Firm of the Year in the category of Restructuring and Insolvency at the 4th Annual epravo Awards 2011

24 November 2011

Clifford Chance Prague wins Law Firm of the Year in the category of Restructuring and Insolvency at the 4th Annual epravo Awards 2011

At a gala award ceremony held on 22 November at the InterContinental Hotel in Prague, attended by a who's who of the Czech legal industry, including, as guest of honour, Minister of Justice Jiří Pospíšil, Clifford Chance's Prague office won the award for 'Law Firm of the Year' in the category of Restructuring and Insolvency.

The organiser of the event epravo is the force behind an internet-based journal and quarterly magazine focusing on the Czech legal profession and widely distributed to industry leaders, the management of prominent Czech businesses and public sector officials. Its Law Firm of the Year Awards has gained credibility on the market and receives substantial media coverage.

On hearing of the win managing partner Vlad Petrus commented "I am especially pleased that we have been awarded first place in the category Restructuring & Insolvency as this is a particularly challenging legal discipline, still in its relative infancy in the Czech Republic. As part of our long-term business strategy we made a conscious decision to focus on this area of law, and have brought together a strong team with unrivalled expertise. This, I am proud to say, has enabled us to provide our clients with the highest quality legal services on the Czech market. I am extremely grateful for this recognition of our success and would like to sincerely thank our clients, the organisers, and to all those who voted for us".

The awards comprise of 16 distinct categories, covering all areas of Czech law. As well as the win in Restructuring & Insolvency Clifford Chance was also shortlisted and recognised as a 'Highly Recommended' firm in 4 other legal areas.