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White & Case LLP Named 'Law Firm of the Year 2010'

Prague, November 16, 2010 ... The Prague office of White & Case LLP has been named 'Law Firm of the Year 2010' in both Restructuring & Insolvency and Tax Law. The awards were announced at a ceremony held on 15 November, 2011 by epravo.cz, the promoter of the competition, under the professional auspices of the Czech Chamber of Advocates and the patronage of the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic.

"We greatly value the fact that we have once again been named Financial and Restructuring Law Firm of the Year. This award is acknowledgment of the many projects our Firm has successfully completed and the confidence of our clients, who have entrusted us with their most complex cases in this area, in recent years", commented David Plch, Partner and Head of the Restructuring & Insolvency Practice. With respect to the top ranking in Tax Law, Aleš Zídek, Partner and Head of the Tax Practice, added: "This year's success proves that in the long-term, our tax practice belongs among the most successful practices in the Czech Republic with respect to the provision of services in combination with advisory services in other areas of law."

The office was also named among the Top 5 law firms in M&A, Corporate, Competition, Banking and Finance, Telecommunications and Media and Criminal Law. Based on the assessment of individual appraisers, Czech and international companies, law firms and epravo.cz experts, White & Case was recognized as the most successful law firm on the Czech Market in 2010 based on the number of awards and top rankings in different areas of law. This recognition has been confirmed by White & Case's top ranking in all areas of law in the prestigious legal directories, Chambers & Partners and International Financial Law Review, for the Czech Republic. 

About White & Case
White & Case LLP is a leading global law firm with lawyers in 36 offices in 25 countries. Among the first US-based law firms to establish a truly global presence, we provide counsel and representation in virtually every area of law that affects cross-border business. Our clients value both the breadth of our global network and the depth of our US, English and local law capabilities in each of our regions and rely on us for their complex cross-border transactions, as well as their representation in arbitration and litigation proceedings.

About White & Case Prague
Our Prague office has been providing complex legal and tax advisory services in the Czech Republic since early 1991 and is now the largest international law firm in Prague. With over 70 lawyers and tax advisors, we concentrate on complex corporate and financial transactions, including solutions for all related tax issues, usually involving cross-border aspects, as well as litigation and dispute resolution matters.

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