Lukáš Syrový

Czech Republic

Havel & Partners
Florentinum, reception A
Na Florenci 2116/15
110 00 Praha 1

Tel: +420 255 000 111


Lukáš Syrový specialises in real estate law, construction law, commercial law and corporate law.

In the area of real estate and construction law, he has extensive experience providing comprehensive legal advice to Czech and foreign investors in connection with acquisitions and the sale of sets of immovables, development of commercial real estate including greenfield projects and revitalisation of built-up areas (brownfields), and also with leasing and the subsequent management of shopping centres, residential, office, industrial and logistic centres.

In the area of commercial and corporate law, Lukáš has been involved in numerous acquisitions (on the part of both sellers and purchasers), and he has also provided clients with legal advisory on commercial contracts (such as contracts for work, sponsorship agreements with sport associations and clubs, agreements on services, and customer-supplier contracts).

Before joining our law firm, Lukáš worked for more than eleven years at the Prague office of Hogan Lovells.

Havel & Partners, with offices in Prague, Brno, Bratislava, Pilsen, Olomouc, and Ostrava, has a team of 220 lawyers and tax advisors, approx. 150 associates and 500 employees in total, including employees of the affiliated debt collection agency Cash Collectors, and is the largest independent law firm in Central Europe.

Our clients include large international companies, leading Czech and Slovak firms, including strategic state-owned companies and public sector authorities, as well as medium-size businesses, individual entrepreneurs, and investors. We advise approximately 100 of the Fortune 500 companies, and almost 50 of the Czech Top 100 companies. HAVEL & PARTNERS currently provides its services to a total of 2,000 clients.

We offer services at the highest international standard of quality for the provision of services, flexibility, and a creative and business-oriented approach to resolving clients‘ legal issues while strictly adhering to the traditional principles and values of the legal profession (i.e. eliminating conflicts of interest, maintaining the highest standards of confidentiality, etc.).

We provide legal services in all aspects areas of real estate and construction projects with a significant share of the real estate legal advisory services market in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Our real estate and construction team consists of more than 24 lawyers, is led by the managing partner Jaroslav Havel with support of another 8 partners, and according to available information represents one of the largest legal team focusing on real estate and construction in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Our comprehensive services in the fields of real estate and construction include the following:

  • due diligence of the legal status of real estate
  • real estate project structuring, including tax aspects
  • development
  • purchase and sale of real estate
  • financing and security arrangements
  • lease of residential, office, commercial and industrial premises
  • greenfield investments
  • brownfield development projects, including environmental protection legal aspects
  • land use planning and building proceedings
  • construction contracts, including the drafting of legal documentation pursuant to FIDIC standards
  • construction litigation
  • arbitration and court proceedings
  • infrastructure and PPP projects
  • real estate public procurement and tender procedures, both under Czech and Slovak law and international standards (FIDIC, rules of the European Investment Bank and other international institutions)
  • legislation and legislative policy
  • purchase and sale of real estate in foreign countries