Not just colleagues – we're a team of friends.

Team

We’re a group of professionals, and also a great team – 15 attorneys and junior lawyers, supported by legal assistants and administrative staff.

Managing partner
Martin Hájek
  • born in 1975
  • graduate of the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague (Mgr., 1998)
  • enrolled in the list of law clerks of the Czech Bar Association in 1998
  • attorney since 2001

The managing partner of PEYTON legal, Martin Hájek, was a partner at HÁJEK ZRZAVECKÝ law firm from 2008-2018. Prior to that he worked for 10 years as a senior attorney in the law offices of Kocián Šolc Balaštík, where in cooperation with Prof. Jan Dědič, he participated in many significant M&A transactions (often involving competition law issues), with an emphasis on the legal aspects of corporate restructurings and structuring holding operations; he was also often entrusted with analyzing legal relationships among shareholders (especially in joint-stock companies), managing the General Meetings of joint-stock companies (including listed companies), and planning and coordinating the restructuring of corporate concerns. With his focus on the areas of M&A, restructuring, capital markets, corporate governance, and commercial law, in which he has a wealth of experience, Martin Hájek belongs to that class of universal corporate lawyers capable of advising a broad spectrum of business clients in corporate law matters, and on legislation regulating asset management and equity participation.

He provides legal services in both Czech and English.

Partners
Jakub Málek
  • born in 1990
  • graduate of the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague (Mgr., 2015)
  • enrolled in the list of law clerks of the Czech Bar Association in 2015
  • attorney since 2018
  • member of Spolek pro ochranu osobních údajů (Czech Personal Data Protection Association)

Jakub Málek, partner at PEYTON legal, worked in the law offices of HÁJEK ZRZAVECKÝ from 2011-2018 as legal assistant and law clerk, where he gained extensive experience in the provision of legal services and law firm management. After qualifying as an attorney, Jakub Málek became a lawyer with newly-founded law firm PEYTON legal, which he helped to set up. Jakub has provided legal services in many M&A transactions, in addition to resolving corporate law issues, managing GDPR compliance projects, and providing comprehensive labor law advice. Jakub’s main areas of specialization include corporate law, personal data protection, labor law, acquisitions and corporate restructuring, and regulatory and contractual advice in the food and pharmaceutical industries.

He provides legal services in both Czech and English.

Tadeáš Petr
  • born in 1980
  • graduate of the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague (Mgr., 2006; JUDr., 2009)
  • enrolled in the list of law clerks of the Czech Bar Association in 2006
  • attorney since 2009

Tadeáš Petr, partner at PEYTON legal, started his professional career as a trainee in the law offices of Kocián Šolc Balaštík (2006-2008), where he worked together with Martin Hájek on the team of Prof. Dědič, and was involved in many major transactions including the restructuring of holding operations, mergers, and other corporate restructurings. He then worked from 2008-2018 in the law offices of HÁJEK ZRZAVECKÝ, where he attained the position of senior lawyer, and participated as counsel and coordinator in a number of major acquisitions. In addition to mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructurings, he has extensive experience in the areas of corporate governance, legal analysis, contractual agendas, and commercial law disputes. Another of his specializations is intellectual property law, particularly trademarks and copyright law. His interests include Anglo-American law – during his studies he completed a year-long course at the University of Cardiff, Great Britain (2003-2004). Tadeáš Petr is a seasoned corporate and transactional lawyer with many years of experience involving a wide range of complex projects, including transactions with an international element.

He provides legal services in both Czech and English.

Attorneys
Pavlína Vodička Grosová
  • corporate law
  • labor law
  • commercial law
  • competition law and public procurement
  • the law of collective investment, especially funds of qualified investors
Petra Hájková
  • litigation
  • corporate law
  • real estate law
  • legal due diligence
  • civil law
  • medical law
Martin Heinzel
  • corporate law
  • commercial law
  • legal due diligence
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • insolevency law
Miroslav Osladil
  • litigation
  • corporate law
  • labor law
  • commercial law
  • real estate law
  • legal due diligence
  • mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring
  • competition law
  • project finance
  • foreign investment
Jan Ptáčník
  • litigation
  • judicial enforcement and execution proceedings
  • insolvency proceedings
  • civil law
  • real estate law
  • contractual agenda
Of Counsels
Brian Fonville
  • transactional law
  • corporate law
  • mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring
  • finance law
  • investment funds
  • renewable energy
  • startups and software
  • specialist on US and UK law (admitted in US and UK, native speaker)
Maxim Obuchov
  • litigation
  • corporate law
  • commercial law
  • intellectual property law
  • administrative law
  • contractual agendas
  • specialist on Russian projects and clients (native speaker)
Junior lawyers
Barbora Cetkovská
  • personal data protection
  • contract law
  • compliance
Ondřej Čala
  • labor law
  • litigation
  • compensation for damage
  • contract law
  • real estate law
  • food processing law
Tereza Martincová
  • civil law
  • labor law
  • employment of foreigners
Štěpánka Vajdová
  • corporate law
  • corporate governance
  • contractual agenda
  • pharmaceutical law
Tereza Zoubková
  • corporate law
  • labor law
  • civil law
Legal assistants
Zuzana Neubauerová
Karolína Puldová
Kateřina Roučková
Veronika Trtíková
Denisa Vejmělková
Eliška Vetýšková
Management
Kateřina Antonová
Iveta Hryzová
Dagmar Jankovičová
Karolína Vejrychová