Appointment of a new partner responsible for IDR and sports law
Urban & Hejduk is pleased to announce the appointment of René Cienciala as a new partner of the law firm, effective 1 January 2022. René moves to this new assignment from his role as head of the international desk, and he will be responsible for international dispute resolution, investment protection, and sports law.
Statement of the law firm Urban & Hejduk on behalf of the player Ondřej Kúdela on the decision of the UEFA Appeals Body
On Wednesday 26 May 2021 evening, the player Ondřej Kúdela received the decision of the UEFA Appeals Body regarding his incident with Glen Kamara reported during the UEFA Europa League match between Rangers FC and SK Slavia Praha held on 18 March 2021.
Statement of the law firm Urban & Hejduk on behalf of the player Ondřej Kúdela on the decision of the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body
The player Ondřej Kúdela has received a decision from the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body regarding his incident with Glen Kamara reported during the UEFA Europa League match between Rangers FC and SK Slavia Praha held on 18 March 2021.
Urban & Hejduk sponsors the ICC Prague Arbitration Day 2021
Urban & Hejduk will sponsor the ICC Prague Arbitration Day 2021, a unique Czech arbitration conference that is co-organised by the ICC Czech Republic, which we have recently joined, and the ICC International Court of Arbitration.
Expanding the partnership with Grimaldi Alliance
Urban & Hejduk has commenced another form of cooperation with the international Grimaldi alliance. From the beginning of October, Andrea Drozdíková, junior associate at Urban & Hejduk, has been seconded to the Brussels branch of the Grimaldi Alliance to collaborate on projects for the European Commission together with the other members of the Grimaldi Alliance team.
Our expert on international disputes has co-founded YCAP
The head of the International Desk at Urban & Hejduk and our expert on international disputes, René Cienciala, has co-founded YCAP – Young Czech Arbitration Professionals for young lawyers interested in all matters concerning arbitration in the Czech Republic.
Urban & Hejduk joins the ICC Czech Republic and its Commission on International Arbitration
Urban & Hejduk has joined the National Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic (ICC Czech Republic). Thanks to the work of the head of our International Desk, René Cienciala, our law firm actively participates in the Commission on International Arbitration of the ICC Czech Republic.
Urban & Hejduk enhances its team with a specialist in international disputes
Urban & Hejduk welcomes to its legal team the experienced lawyer René Cienciala, who specialises in comprehensive dispute resolution, including international commercial, investment, and sports arbitration. René formerly worked as a senior advocate in a prominent Czech-Slovak law firm, and with René’s arrival, Urban & Hejduk has gained a new head for its dynamically developing international practice.
Partnership with Grimaldi Alliance
Urban & Hejduk is a new member of the Grimaldi international alliance of independent law firms and hence has become the exclusive partner for the Czech market. As a founding member of the Collegium alliance, which operates also in Slovakia and Hungary, Urban & Hejduk has significantly expanded its international collaboration.