Lars Klett

Lars Klett

Founding partner
E-mail: LKL@uepa.cz
Assistant: Mgr. Marie Jandová

Areas of specialisation

  • Full-service legal advice to foreign investors in the Czech Republic
  • Corporate law
  • Law of trusts
  • M & A
  • Contract law
  • Property law
  • Employment law, commercial agency law
  • German business law advice for Czech and Slovak companies
  • Renewable energies law

Languages

  • German
  • English
  • Czech
  • Slovak

 Publications and Lectures

  • Regular contributions of legal publications in various chamber magazines, trade journals and similar publications
  • Lecturer at numerous domestic and foreign industrial and trade chambers, seminars, conferences, etc.
  • Lecturer at the University of Economics, Prague (VŠE)

Memberships and functions

  • Czech Bar Association
  • German Bar Association in Nuremberg
  • Founding member of the Czech Association for the Support and Development of Trusts (APRSF)
  • Association of German attorneys (DAV)
  • Czech-German lawyers’ association
  • Occasional Arbitrator in the Czech-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Vita

  • Born 1970 in Stuttgart (Germany)
  • 1991 – 1996 study of law at the universities in Heidelberg and Leuven (Belgium)
  • 1996 – 1998 trainee lawyer with the German federal state of Rheinland-Pfalz,
  • Legal assistant with Rittershaus Rechtsanwälte, Frankfurt/Main
  • 1999 admission to the German bar in Karlsruhe
  • 1999 – 2000 lawyer with Depré Rechtsanwälte, Mannheim
  • 2001 admission to the Czech bar
  • 2000 – 2003 lawyer with Schaffer & Partner, Prague
  • 2003 – 2006 lawyer with CMS Cameron McKenna, Prague
  • 2006 – 2009 lawyer with e|n|w|c  attorneys, Prague
  • 2009 lawyer with Ueltzhöffer Balada, advokátní kancelář, Prague
  • 2010-2012 partner at Ueltzhöffer Balada, advokátní kancelář, Prague
  • Since January 2013 Founding Partner of UEPA

Lars Klett is the second Founding Partner of UEPA. He is a member of the Czech Bar as well as of the German Bar and has been practising as an attorney in the Czech Republic since 2000. He spent many years of his professional career working at international law firms in Prague, such as CMS Cameron McKenna and Taylor Wessing (previously e|n|w|c). Lars not only focuses on transactional work such as M&A and real estate transactions, but also advises a number of international companies on their day-to-day business. Lars has in-depth experience in hotel transactions, representing buyers and sellers but also hotel operators and management companies. One of Lars´ prominent projects in the recent past has been the sale of the 400 room Dorint Don Giovanni to a hotel investment fund. Another of Lars specializations is accompanying Czech and Slovak investors in their investment projects and business abroad, in particular in direction to Germany.  The law of trusts introduced in Czech law in 2014 also belongs to his areas of specialisation. Among Lars´ clients are also automotive components and electronics manufacturers, IT companies, service providers and financial institutions. Besides his work as an attorney Lars also lectures at the University of Economics, Prague (VŠE).

He is a German native speaker and fluent in English, Czech and Slovak