Services for Expats

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Our Czech law firm ECOVIS ježek provides Czech legal advice for expats living in Czech Republic and a wide range of services for private clients, foreigners and expats, including buying, renting and selling real estate, resolving all types of disputes, employment contracts and tax planning. For expats we also offer work permits and other permits according to Czech Immigration Law. Thanks to twenty years of experience with the Czech market, we are able to offer high quality and practical advice to expats.


Real estate in the Czech Republic

  • Purchase, rental and sale of real estate in the Czech Republic (flats, houses, commercial properties)

ECOVIS ježek, a Czech law firm is one of the leading law firms in Prague focused on real estate law.

Based on our long-standing experience in the Czech real estate market, our lawyers have extensive experience in all matters relating to real estate in the Czech Republic.


Our Czech lawyers in Prague have extensive experience in providing Czech legal services, among others:

  • when selling luxury apartments in Prague 1 and 2;
  • in the sale of villas and houses in Prague and beyond, including refinancing of mortgages;
  • in the framework of due diligence of acquisition titles, which ensures that the buyer is properly acquired by the seller and that the property is not subject to pledge, easement or other third party rights (under the Czech law, the registration in the land register is not the decisive fact proving the property right).
  • legal advice on Czech Building Permits and Territorial Decisions
  • legal advice on Czech rental contracts in the Czech Republic (for personal and business purposes)
  • Tax services for the transfer of Czech real estate (real estate transfer tax, VAT, income tax)


Personal matters in the Czech Republic for foreigners

  • Pre-marriage contracts for foreigners under Czech law (including expatriate agreements)
  • Divorce settlement and disputes with foreigners (including all international aspects and matters arising from the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction)
  • Keeping children in care, child custody issues under Czech law and representation at Czech courts
  • Divorce under Czech law and settlement of common property between spouses under Czech law
  • International Family Affairs
  • Protection of personality
  • Heritage with international aspects


Immigration issues under Czech and European law

  • Business Immigration to the Czech Republic
  • Acquisition of business visas and work permits (Blue and Employee Cards)
  • Processing residence permits for family reunification
  • Nostrification of diplomas
  • Handling of Czech citizenship
  • Question about Schengen records
  • Specialists to appeal against visa refusal
  • Specialists in dealing with deportations and extradition
  • Claims in asylum cases


Establishment of companies in the Czech republic

  • obtaining trade licenses
  • Establishment of a Czech company under Czech law for foreigners
  • Start-up assistance in the Czech Republic (tax and accounting services)
  • General tax advice (individuals, companies)


Litigation at Czech courts - we represent clients in:

  • litigation
  • labor-law disputes
  • medical lawsuits
  • debt litigation
  • Debt recovery for clients and executions