The Maršálek & Žíla Law Firm provides a comprehensive range of legal services to over 80 long-term clients, for the most part, regarding corporate law, contractual law, real estate, employment law, adversary proceeding agendas and insolvency law, including incidental disputes. Our practice focuses primarily on businesses operating within the Czech Republic, in particular in the Zlínský Region and also helps clients in Slovakia through a cooperating law firm based there. Moreover, our practice closely cooperates with independent experts in the specialised fields of audit, tax, language translation and expert findings, primarily where the transformation of natural persons-entrepreneurs into corporations and various mergers and acquisitions are concerned.
The Law Firm practice covers a wide range of entrepreneurs and business entities, with special emphasis given to medium-sized enterprises, small enterprises, micro-enterprises and family businesses. The clientele of our law firm also includes many municipalities from the Valašsko region.
The Maršálek & Žíla Law Firm is a team of ten young lawyers with average age under 32 (lawyers with completed university education with a Master’s degree in law and juridical science). As of today, the total number of the Law Firm’s staff who cooperate on resolving our clients’ legal issues and in the administrative running of the practice is 15 persons, of which, as already mentioned above, 10 are lawyers, 3 are law school students in the position of paralegals (legal assistants) and 2 are administrative staff. In terms of staff numbers, we are the biggest law firm/law practice in the Zlínský Region.
Our lawyers’ technical articles are published regularly and, among other things, our lawyers run dedicated internal training courses for our clients’ senior and middle management in selected technical fields. What the clients of Maršálek & Žíla Law Firm appreciate most is the individual approach of our lawyers that all members of our team apply themselves with expediency and flexibility, and, most importantly, the high quality legal solutions they receive.
Our Law Firm has built its operations on long-term relationships with our clients. This is why the majority of our clientele are comprised of, so called, lump-sum clients, these are clients that receive legal services over a longer time period at an agreed flat rate consideration under a contractual agreement for legal assistance. Our priority is a personal approach to our clients, including the processing of any common corporate agenda for our lump-sum clients in a short period once the matter has been referred to us, for such purposes the day-to-day agenda is transacted by means of distance communication. We strive to provide our clients with competent legal services, which consist of our pro-active approach to their partners, preparation of operating documentation, including the setting of their system of supplier-customer relationships, aimed at preventing the inception of disputes arising from any insufficiencies in the quality of their contractual documentation. An indisputable advantage of lump-sum representation for any client is the prompt availability of information when an issue arises.
Part of the lump-sum representation package services are the following legal services: legal analysis and legal standpoints, the preparation of contractual documentation and comments provided on contracts, dunning letters, preparation of lawsuits (motions), representation in court and at the bodies of national administration, negotiations with contractual partners (counterparties in court or arbitration proceedings), notification of legislation changes (updating), monitoring of the Client’s debtors situation or the debts referred to us for recovery in terms of potential insolvency risks, and similar. Another advantage of such lump-sum representation is, incontestably, the user-specific use of our electronic registry of case administration – Intranet based and at the client’s own specification.
In the fifth year of the prestigious Law Firm of the Year contest 2012, the results of which were announced on 12th November 2012 at the InterContinental hotel in Prague with the participation of representatives of leading Czech law firms and renowned personalities of justice, the Maršálek & Žíla Law Firm was proclaimed a “highly recommended law firm” in the regional law firm category and ranked among five awarded law firms seated outside Prague. Our Law Firm was able to repeat its success three years later when, in the fifth year of the prestigious Law Firm of the Year contest 2015, the results of which were announced on 9th November 2015 at the Hotel International Prague, with the participation of representatives of leading Czech law firms and renowned personalities of justice, our law firm was proclaimed a “highly recommended law firm” in the regional law firm category and ranked as one of six awarded law firms seated outside Prague. Our law firm is also regularly included in the Leading Law Firms in the Czech Republic almanac.