IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Wolf Theiss is a leading Austrian firm with a European network that includes offices in 13 jurisdictions. The Czech branch of the firm was established in 1998, based in Prague, and employs 19 lawyers including three partners.

 

Focusses / specialisms

The firm acts across all areas of financial and corporate transactional work. In terms of M&A work the firm is active in private equity M&A, advising clients on complex cross-border deals.

The capital markets team advises clients on novel bond issues and assists both banks, financial institutions, and corporate clients.

 

Key clients

The firm worked with notable banks, like Goldman Sachs and Erste Group Bank. It advised international companies like Facebook.

 

Client feedback: 31st edition (2020/2021)

Bank lending: Lender side

"Reaction time, hands-on approach, professional."

"The firm provided important comments on the documentation from a Czech law perspective and identified all gaps and requirements for the corporate documents and authorisations obtained from our client for the purposes of entering into the loan documentation."

"Throughout the process of advising on security in their local jurisdiction, Wolf Theiss always takes a commercial approach and does a good job of explaining the practical implications of decisions to be made in their jurisdiction."

 

Capital markets: Structured finance and securitization

"The entity provided their services with accuracy and in a timely and friendly manner."

 

 

Financial restructuring

"We were very satisfied, all problems were solved very well."

 

Financial services regulatory

"They give quick and straightforward legal advice."

 

M&A

"Prompt answers and very professional legal services."

"Quick and binding feedback, very nice advisers, knowledge of the German language."

"Quick, proficient and pragmatic legal advice."

"The work was performed in good time and to a good quality."

"The work was performed in good time and to a high quality."

"Very helpful, quick, efficient and professional."

"Well-structured timely due diligence work and advice."

"Wolf Theiss excels at both the speed and the quality of their legal consulting. Their work was always to our full satisfaction."