Klára Štěpánková is a Partner in the Prague office and the co-head of the firm-wide Real Estate sector and Real Estate, Construction & Planning services.
She is widely recognised as one of the top real estate lawyers in the Czech Republic and has been involved in major transactions, both cross-border and domestic, involving office, retail, logistics, hospitality and residential properties.
Klára's experience includes all aspects of real estate work with particular focus on real estate transactions (including joint venture structures and sale and leaseback) and development.
Klára Štěpánková’s team is probably the most experienced on the Czech market. She managed to achieve several sophisticated deals for us.
Klára is one of the top senior lawyers in Czechia.
We have been fortunate to have been always looked after by Klára Štepánková as a partner in charge. She has consistently demonstrated professionalism, charm, sensitivity to what is required, and expertise in staffing exactly the right team for the task. Throughout any transaction or engagement, Klára has always been available for any enquiry and has overseen her team with utmost skill and attention, whilst maintaining exactly the right strategic overview to allow the right direction.
RECENT ENGAGEMENTS INCLUDE ADVISING
Real Estate, Construction & Planning
- S IMMO AG on its acquisition of a EUR 481 million property portfolio in the Czech Republic from CPI Property Group and including 11 office and retail properties, as well as development land
- S IMMO AG on its acquisition of a property portfolio including three office buildings and one hotel in the Czech Republic from CPI Property Group, including Mayhouse, Luxembourg Plaza offices in Prague, ZET Office in Brno and Courtyard by Marriott Prague City Hotel
- GLP, a leading global investment manager and business builder in logistics, real estate, insurance and related technologies, on the Czech, Slovak and Hungarian aspects related to the acquisition of Goodman Group’s Central and Eastern Europe logistics real estate portfolio
- SOUTH KOREAN BASED INVESTORS in relation to the acquisition of Amazon Fulfilment Centre in Dobrovíz from Logistis fund managed by AEW
- BMO REAL ESTATE on the acquisition of “Van Graaf building” and “Diamant Building“ on Wenceslas Square in Prague
- INVESTIKA, a Czech real estate fund, on the acquisition of the Galerie Butovice shopping centre in Prague
- CORE FUND MANAGED BY CBRE GLOBAL INVESTORS on the acquisition of a portfolio of logistic parks in the Czech Republic from Stage Capital
- AMUNDI ASSET MANAGEMENT in relation to the acquisition of the multi-use building known as Forum Karlín complex in Prague
- M7 REAL ESTATE on the acquisition of a portfolio of 11 light industrial assets located in the Czech Republic and Hungary from Cromwell Property Group
- 1990 – 1995: Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, Faculty of Law, Master of Law (Mgr.)
- 1992 – 1993: University of Rouen, Mont-Saint-Aignan, France, Faculty of Law
- Czech Bar Association
- Czech Real Estate Market Association
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