Dispute Resolution and Mediation

Dispute resolution and mediation

Our team has extensive experience in representing clients in the course of:

  • Civil proceedings
  • Arbitration (incl. international arbitration)
  • Mediation (click here for more information)
  • Insolvency proceedings
  • Administrative proceedings

The quality of our services has been repeatedly recognised by international rating agencies that monitor quality of services of law firms within individual markets:

  • Jan Tomaier is a recommended lawyer in the area of dispute resolution. According to Chambers Global (2010): “Jan Tomaier made a good impression with his thorough and positive approach: He takes into account all facts and risks, dazzling with his detailed arguments”. According to Chambers Global (2013): “Jan Tomaier is…particularly mentioned for his experience in the area of construction-related dispute resolution. Clients consider Jan to be a very reliable and fast-reacting legal counsel.”
  • Jan Tomaier ranked among leading attorneys in the area of litigation in the Czech Republic, according to Chambers Europe (2011, 2012, and 2013): “Commentators highly recommend Jan Tomaier of Tomaier Legal advokátní kancelář s.r.o. as a 'relentless litigator with thorough working knowledge' and a 'talented lawyer who is a joy to work with'. He is particularly recognised for his expertise in the area of construction.”
  • Prestigious publication The Legal500: Europe, Middle East & Africa (2012 and 2013) also recommends Jan Tomaier a Klára Tomaierová in the area of dispute resolution.
  • Jan Tomaier ranked among recommended attorneys in the area of civil law according to Global Law Experts (2011).


  • Representation of major Czech investors in the energy sector against multinational companies in the course of an ad hoc arbitration under the UNCITRAL arbitration rules involving a breach of a shareholders agreement (value in dispute exceeded EUR 800 million).
  • Representation of a subsidiary of an international holding group against an international construction company in the course of international commercial arbitration according to the Rules of Arbitration and Mediation of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (value in dispute amounting to approximately EUR 31.8 million).
  • Representation of a multinational construction company against a major multinational industrial holding in a dispute relating to compensation for damages exceeding tens of millions of euros.
  • Representation of an investor in the course of complex litigation and insolvency proceedings relating to an acquisition of the largest outlet centre in Central Europe “Galleria Moda”, located near the Prague Airport, and subsequently making the centre operational.
  • Representation of a multinational construction company in the course of a dispute with a prominent Czech company relating to commercial cooperation in removing environmental burdens in an industrial site located in the Czech Republic (value in dispute exceeds CZK 170 million).
  • Representation of a professional association of insurance companies providing third-party motor vehicle insurance in a dispute with an individual claim more than CZK 125 million in damages.
  • Representation of a client in a dispute against a leading Czech bank relating to the settlement of a damages claim exceeding CZK 100 million.
  • Successful representation of an insolvency administrator of a debtor in a dispute against an investor, who unlawfully utilised a bank guarantee securing the removal of warranty defects in connection with a civil facility (municipal swimming pool). The value in dispute amounted to CZK 100,000,000.
  • Successful representation of an insolvency administrator of a debtor in a dispute relating to the termination of a contract for work in connection with a residential development project in Prague. The dispute related to the settlement of outstanding construction works and unlawful utilization of a bank guarantee. The value in dispute exceeded CZK 47 million.
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