Martin Šolc partner

Martin Šolc is a partner of KŠB and one of its founding members. In his practice, he specializes mainly in mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and company law, including group law. In 2017, Martin Šolc became President of the International Bar Association (IBA) as the first representative of Central and Eastern Europe in the history of this organization and held this position until the end of 2018.

Founding partner Martin Šolc is appreciated for his breadth of expertise in handling complex and often cross-border acquisitions across the hospitality and mobility solutions sectors. "He is one of the smartest lawyers."



Recent work

Long-term advice to YIT Stavo, Asental Group, Heineken International, Heidelberg Cement, and Advanced World Transport.


Advocate since 1982.


  • International rating agencies (Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, IFLR1000) recommend Martina Šolc for many years as one of the leading experts in restructuring and mergers and acquisitions in the Czech Republic. Chambers & Partners describes him as one of the three "Eminent Practitioners" for corporate law and mergers and acquisitions in the Czech Republic. In 2018 he entered the "Hall of Fame of Legal 500".
  • Prestigious publication Who's Who Legal M&A and Governance repeatedly lists Martin Šolc a leading expert in the field of mergers and acquisitions in the Czech Republic.
  • Lawyer of the Year 2007 and 2011 – Corporate law


  • Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague (Mgr. - 1976, JUDr. - 1982)


  • Czech Bar Association (member of the Board of Directors in 1990-2002, Chairman 1994, Vice-Chairman in 1990-1993, 1995-1998)
  • International Bar Association (co-chair of the Eastern European Forum in 1998-2000, member of the Section on Business Law in 2000-2004, chairman of the Public & Professional Interest Division in 2006-2008, co-chair of the Human Rights Institute in 2009-2010,General Secretary 2013-2015, Vice President 2015-2017, President in 2017-2018)
Martin Šolc


  • English


  • Head Office Prague


KŠB Celebrates Unprecedented Success in Chambers Europe 2024 Rankings

KSB successful in Chambers Global 2024

KŠB Founding Partner Martin Šolc Inducted into the Czech Lawyers Hall of Fame

KŠB Succeeds in Chambers & Partners Ranking Once Again

KSB is once again included in the prestigious IFLR1000 ranking

Advice to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice

Also in 2022, Legal 500 recommends KSB in ten areas

Chambers Europe 2022 recommends KSB in nine areas

KSB scores in Chambers Global 2022

The Legal 500 2021 Recommends KŠB in Ten Areas of Expertise

Webinar in cooperation with Legal 500

Chambers Europe Recommends KSB in Nine Areas in 2021

KŠB Ranks Once Again In The Prestigious Legal 500

KŠB in 2018 Chambers Europe

Martin Šolc Speaks at the IBA’s Annual October Conference in Sydney

Martin Šolc Receives “Market Maker” Award for His Contribution to the Czech Legal Market

IBA's press release regarding the presidency of Martin Šolc

Martin Šolc for Lidové noviny

Martin Šolc, the first Central European to be elected President of the International Bar Association

Martin Šolc for Lidové noviny

Martin Šolc Wins ‘Most Respected Lawyer’ Opinion Poll

KŠB People in Media

Martin Šolc Elected Vice-President of International Bar Association

KŠB Recognized in Legal Rankings

New Issue of Prestigious Annual Publication Chambers Europe Again Recommends KŠB

Prestigious Annual Publication Chambers Global Again Recommends KŠB

Martin Šolc for Lidové noviny about the “Better Devil”

Martin Šolc Interviewed in Ekonom

Martin Šolc for Hospodářské noviny’s Leaders Voice column: Combating corruption? We seem to like doing things our way

Martin Šolc – 2011 Lawyer of the Year

Martin Šolc Elected Secretary-General of the International Bar Association

Who is afraid of new regulation of private law? Euro No. 45/2010

Martin Šolc in Hospodářské noviny’s Leaders Voice: Totalitarian Sins In Today’s Law

How to Enforce Human Rights