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Thomas Hrubý
Thomas Hrubý


Thomas Hrubý

Attorney / Advocate

Partner

Thomas, was born in Canada to Czech emigrants, studied at McGill University (Montreal, Canada), where he earned the degrees B.A., B.C.L. and LL.B. He was admitted to the Bar of the Province of Québec in 1983 and practised law in Montreal.

Thomas Hrubý is also a member of many year's standing of the Canadian Bar Association.

Thomas Hrubý obtained a Master's degree (Magistr) in law from Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic in 1991 and was admitted as a fully qualified Czech advocate by the Czech Bar Association in 1992. 


In 1993, Thomas founded and became the head of the Prague office of the Montreal law firm, Mitchell, Gattuso. At the end of 1999, he joined Linklaters & Alliance in Prague (as of 2001 Linklaters v.o.s.) and in mid-2001 he opened his own practice in Prague. Since 2006 he has been working with Jiří Buchvaldek, with whom he founded the law firm HRUBY & BUCHVALDEK which was registered as a registered partnership ("v.o.s.") in May of 2007.

Thomas Hrubý speaks fluent English, French and Czech and also speaks Italian, Spanish and German.

Thomas Hrubý is a member of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta since 1987. He served as president of the Česká maltézská pomoc (Czech Auxiliary of the Order of Malta) and as pro-Chancellor of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta - Grand Priory of Bohemia. He is also active in a number of other charitable and non-profit organisations on whose boards of directors he serves, including Randova nadace (the Randa Foundation), The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic, of which he is vice-president, and the Nadační fond Suverénního řádu maltézských rytířů - Českého velkopřevorství "LOURDES" (a foundation organising pilgrimages). Thomas Hrubý is the co-founder of the charitable foundation Akce sv. Lukáše, nadační fond.

Jiří Buchvaldek

Attorney / Advocate

Partner

Jiří graduated from the Law Faculty of Charles University in 2001, when he joined Petr Stoklasek's law firm as a trainee and worked closely with Belgian lawyer Bie Heyninck. Since 2004, Jiří has been registered with the Czech Bar Association as an independent advocate.

Since 2006, Jiří has begun to work with Thomas Hrubý, with whom HRUBÝ & BUCHVALDEK was founded in 2007.

Jiří is specialized in corporate law, advice to entrepreneurs in their business, contractual agenda, labor law and family law (divorce, childcare).

Jiří Buchvaldek speaks fluent English and Czech and can also speak German in part.

Jiří is a founding member of the Common Law Society student organization (1998) at the Law Faculty of the UK, where he was also president.

Jiří Buchvaldek
Jiří Buchvaldek
Lenka Nejedlá
Lenka Nejedlá

Lenka Nejedlá

Attorney / Advocate

Partner

Lenka Nejedlá, née Patermanová, has been working at HRUBÝ & BUCHVALDEK at Law at the Law Faculty of Charles University in Prague in 2007, in which she practiced law until December 2010. Lenka was enrolled in the list of attorneys led by the Czech Bar Association in January 2011, she was practicing advocacy until 30 June 2015 as an independent lawyer in close cooperation with HRUBÝ & BUCHVALDEK, v.o.s., Law firm. On July 1, 2015 Lenka became a partner of HRUBÝ & BUCHVALDEK, v.o.s., law firm.

Lenka also performs the mediator's activities and was registered in the list of mediators administered by the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic in June 2013.

Lenka focuses primarily on real estate, commercial and civil law.

Lenka Nejedlá speaks Czech, English and Italian.

Stanislav Pavlů

Attorney / Advocate

Partner

Stanislavgraduated from the Faculty of Law of the Charles University in Prague in 2010. He graduated from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands for a one-year study at the De Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in the Netherlands, where he studied law in the field of business law within the European Union.

In the autumn of 2010, Stanislav became a advocate's trainee of our office after having worked as a legal assistant since the 5th year of his studies.

Since January 2014, Stanislav has been registered as an independent attorney in the list of attorneys maintained by the Czech Bar Association and works closely with our office. In the middle of 2018, Stanislav Pavlů became the fourth partner of our law firm.

Stanislav is a specialist in real estate law, issues of housing cooperatives and SVJs (Condominiums).

Stanislav Pavlů speaks fluent in Czech and English and has a good passive knowledge of German and Polish.

Stanislav Pavlů
Stanislav Pavlů
Tomáš Horák
Tomáš Horák

Tomáš Horák

Attorney / Advocate

Senior Associate

Tomáš graduated from the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University in 1997. From the middle of his studies he worked as a trainee and after graduation also as a lawyer at JUDr. Vlastimil Vezdenek.

Since 1 February 2002, Tomáš has been registered as an independent attorney in the list of lawyers kept by the Czech Bar Association. Thanks to cooperation with the Prague Law Offices JUDr. Petr Stoklasek and HEYNINCK & PARTNERS he met with Jiří Buchvaldek.

Since June 2007, Tomas has been a member of the HRUBY & BUCHVALDEK v.o.s. as a separate collaborating lawyer.

Tomáš specializes primarily in civil and commercial litigation and procedural law as well as criminal law.

In addition to his native Czech, Tomáš Horák speaks English as well as partly German and Polish.

Dagmar Morávková

Attorney / Advocate

Senior Associate

Dagmar graduated from the Law Faculty of Charles University in Prague in 2007. During her studies she gained her first legal experience as a legal assistant in a Prague law firm where she subsequently worked as a legal trainee. After passing the Bar Exam, which she passed with the excellent grade in 2010, she worked as an in-house lawyer for a significant retail and wholesale Czech trade company. She joined the team of Hrubý & Buchvaldek law firm as an independent advocate in 2018. She specializes in private law, especially in civil, family and labor law and personal data protection law. With respect to her previous working experience she also provides legal services to corporate clients. Dagmar speaks English and has a good passive knowledge of German.

Dagmar Morávková
Dagmar Morávková

Doc. JUDr. Miroslav Černý, Ph.D., JU.D.

Attorney / Advocate

Senior Associate

Doc. JUDr. Miroslav Černý, Ph.D., JU.D. studied philosophy, theology and law at the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome, where he received his doctorate in utroque iure in 1988 (civil and canon law). From 1988 to 1994 he was a university assistant at the Institute of Both Laws of the Pontifical Lateran University in Rome for the field of Medieval Legal History. Since 1993, he has been teaching at the Law Faculty of the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, where he is responsible for teaching Roman law. His foreign legal studies were nostrified by Charles University in Prague, where he also habilitated in 2014.

From 1998 to 2001 he was a judicial candidate at the Regional Court in Prague. Since 2002 he has been an independent attorney.

Since 2018 he has also been registered in the list of arbitrators of the Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and the Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic.

Doc. Černý speaks fluent Italian and German, can speak English and Spanish.

He specializes in civil law and commercial law, litigation, real estate law and canon law.

Vojtěch Kilian

Lawyer / Advocate Trainee

Junior Associate

Vojtěch graduated from the Faculty of Law at Charles University in 2016. During his studies he gained working experience as a legal assistant in several Prague law offices (including ours) and then at the Bailiff Office, where he then also completed part of his legal practice as a bailiff trainee. Since May 2017, Vojtěch has been a lawyer at HRUBÝ & BUCHVALDEK.

In his practice, Vojtěch focuses on private law, in particular the disputed agenda, the civil process with an emphasis on the law of execution, as well as on health law, and last but not least on the right to free access to information, which he also dealt with in his diploma thesis.

Vojtech Kilian speaks Czech and English and has a good passive knowledge of German and Latin.

Vojtěch Kilian
Vojtěch Kilian
Lucie Zámyslická
Lucie Zámyslická

Lucie Zámyslická

Lawyer / Advocate Trainee
Junior Associate

Lucie finished her masters degree at the Faculty of Law of Charles University in 2019 summa cum laude and since July 2019 she started in our law office as an Advocate Trainee.

Apart from Real Estate Law, Lucie specializes in Environmental Law, to which she devoted her thesis.

Lucie speaks Czech, English and conversationally German.

Andrea Čárska-Sheppard

Attorney / Advocate

Andrea's main practice areas are international law, arbitration, international commercial and investment contracts and the exports control. Her practice also focuses on national and international dispute evaluation and settlement. She has experience with acting for both the global and local corporations, governments, non-profit organizations.

Educated both in common law and civil law system from McGill Law School and at the diplomatic school Centre D´Études Diplomatiques et Stratégiques in France, she is licensed to practice law in the United States (New York State Bar), Canada (Law Society of Upper Canada), Law Society of England and Wales (as a Solicitor) and is a European Registered Lawyer. With her cross-jurisdictional experience and legal know-how she is well strategically placed to address legal needs of international corporations and organizations.

She co-chairs the Prague Chapter of New York State Bar Association's International Law Section and International Committee of Dispute Resolution Section of North Carolina Bar Association. She is also active in the area of sports and arts law.

She regularly speaks at the seminars and publishes in the international law, arbitration, sports law. 

Andrea is fluent in Slovak, English, French, Russian and has reading skills Italian.

Office Staff

Kristýna Dohnalová

Office Manager

Kristýna is in charge of administration connected with the operation of our office and also the administrative agenda of escrow services and managed data boxes.

Dominique L'Ecuyer

Information Systems Manager 

Real Estate Management

Dominique takes care of our internal information and CRM systems. He is also part of our Real Estate Management team.

Also, Dominique takes care of our office mascot schnauzer Kim (at the photo).

Veronika Vetešníková

Assistant of the Secretariat

Veronika takes care of the smooth operation of our office secretariat.