About act legal
In spring 2017, the prestigious corporate law firms AC Tischendorf (Germany), BSWW (Poland), MPH (Slovakia), ŘANDA HAVEL LEGAL (Czech Republic), Vivien & Associés (France) and WMWP (Austria) joined forces under the name act legal. In March 2018 two additional law firms joined this European alliance: Fort Advocaten (Netherlands) and Bán Karika (Hungary). In September 2018 law firm DA Lawyers (Spain) became the next member of the alliance. The newest member is Botezatu Estrade Partners (Romania), that joined the alliance in January 2020. Currently act legal operates 16 offices in the economic heart of Europe.
With around 430 first-class corporate lawyers, tax consultants and business experts, act legal will be the very first choice for top-quality legal advice in Europe.
act legal plans to provide global support to clients through its existing network memberships, linking it to more than 57 law firms and approximately 1,350 lawyers in all major business centres of the world.
The main aim of actlegal is to offer clients who need high-level, cross-border or regional legal advice an attractive alternative to major international law firms. The aim is not just to offer reasonable prices, but to provide higher quality services through greater partner involvement. act legal’s enviable partner-lawyer ratio, combined with its members’ established records of accomplishment in their jurisdictions, excellent relationships and deep local understanding, means act legal will be able to provide clients with efficient and cost-effective top calibre efficient legal services.
In addition, foreign law firms and their clients – especially those from the USA and Asia – will have a convenient one-stop shop for assistance with legal affairs in Europe.
act legal’s activities will be coordinated by a team consisting of Sven Tischendorf (AC Tischendorf), Nicolas Vivien (Vivien & Associés) and Martin Řanda (ŘANDA HAVEL LEGAL) who together have many years of professional collaboration between them.
Over the next few years, act legal aims to have its own offices in all major countries of Europe. Initial talks are already underway with high-performing law firms in Scandinavia and Southern Europe focused on Corporate, M&A and General Commercial law.
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