Retail and Wholesale Trade

Retail and wholesale trade are highly dynamic and diverse areas with intense competition. The sector is facing many challenges, such as technological opportunities and globalisation. Our law firm has demonstrated on a number of occasions that it understands its clients’ needs in this area and is able to respond to their requests quickly and effectively. Companies turn to us with confidence when they need advice on various areas of law including commercial and labour law, corporate matters, regulation, food law, inappropriate conditions in business relations, intellectual property, dispute resolution, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate.



On a long-term basis, Čechová & Partners has provided this client – a large supra-regional shared services centre of the global technological company – with complete legal advice on contract law, corporate law, labour law, and real estate law, as well as advice on personal data protection.


We provide advice regarding corporate law, labour law, and regulatory matters to the Slovak subsidiary of the world leader in innovative illumination solutions and lighting controlled by smart technology.


We advise one of the largest sellers of furniture in Europe, which forms part of the German retailer Höffner, on matters concerning the purchase and development of real estate for the purpose of establishing stores and warehouses, as well as on matters concerning real estate already in operation.

bauMax Group

We provided advice in relation to the Slovak part of the then-largest M&A transaction regarding problematic assets in Central and Eastern Europe, during which the client transferred a network of DIY stores with branches in Slovakia, Austria, and the Czech Republic.

Slovak Subsidiary of a Leading Retail Company in the DIY Market

We advised a Slovak subsidiary of one of the leading retail companies in the DIY market on various matters concerning competition and vertical distribution agreements.