German law


Our typical services to clients in the field of German law include:

  • Advising on expansion and export to the German market, including legal obligations in Germany
  • incorporation of companies in Germany
  • legal analysis of supply chain contracts and representation in commercial negotiations
  • representation in legal disputes out of court and before German civil courts
  • employment law advice, including representation before German employment courts and posting of employees to Germany
  • representation in arbitration proceedings
  • representation in insolvency proceedings
  • representation of clients in debt recovery in Germany
  • Inheritance law, including the application of mandatory shares and settlement of inheritance (also relevant due to the high inheritance tax in Germany)
  • drafting of contracts
    • commercial representation agreements and other distribution agreements
    • supply chain contracts
    • general terms and conditions for German subsidiaries
    • employment contracts
  • e-commerce
    • preparation of general terms and conditions for e-shops
    • reviewing e-shops’ compliance with formal consumer information requirements
    • advising on operating on online platforms (Amazon, eBay, etc.)
    • obligations in relation to the use of packaging and the sale of electrical and electronic equipment
  • unfair competition / unfair commercial practices 
    • legal requirements for products offered
    • bringing claims against unfair competition
    • defending pre-suit challenges (‘Abmahnung’)

In the field of German law, we provide our clients with comprehensive advice in Czech, German and English. Expertise is guaranteed by our attorneys qualified as German attorneys with experience in Germany (“Rechtsanwalt”). We regularly provide webinars on German law for CzechTrade and are members of the Czech-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

As part of the bpv alliance, we also work closely with our Austrian colleagues from bpv Hügel on Austrian law.