Defence of the interests of victims in criminal proceedings
Exercising the victim’s right to compensation and defending the victim’s interests in ancillary proceedings;
Providing legal assistance to people involved in criminal proceedings in connection with the exercise of their rights and raising of claims in civil proceedings;
Legal advice to corporate clients on their internal policies and guidelines, with a view to reducing the risk of their employees engaging in criminal activities.
In the field of criminal law, CÍSAŘ, ČEŠKA, SMUTNÝ s.r.o. also specialises in the defence of the victims’ interests in criminal proceedings and helps them claim damages. We also provide legal assistance to people involved in criminal proceedings: we file submissions addressed to prosecuting authorities on their behalf, and exercise rights and raise claims in civil proceedings on their behalf.
A new line of our services is legal advice to corporate clients, whom we help draft their internal policies and guidelines and set up their internal controls with a view to reducing the risk of their employees engaging in criminal activities.
Comprehensive audits and analyses of risks in terms of legal entities’ criminal liability;
Suggesting suitable measures aimed at preventing the emergence of criminal liability of legal entities and their directors and officers;
Consultancy on legal entities’ criminal liability, including training courses;
Representing clients in criminal proceedings involving criminal liability of legal entities.
In the Czech legal environment, criminal liability of legal entities is a brand new concept, which requires commercial companies and other organisations to be extremely prudent and chisel their internal organisation and controls with a great degree of precision. In this area, CÍSAŘ, ČEŠKA, SMUTNÝ s.r.o. provides primarily comprehensive advice consisting in delivering a bespoke approach to the issue of criminal liability of legal entities, custom tailored for each client. These services include comprehensive analysis and identification of specific risks, suggesting options to minimise such risks, and subsequent implementation through a sensitive introduction of these changes into practice with a view to the maximum protection of the client’s interests and assuring the efficient running of the company.
Our work centres on providing legal services to business entities. Accordingly, we have developed our lines of expertise with a view to covering all areas and all phases of doing business, including those emergencies that businesses may face.