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JUDr. Lukáš Duffek

Partner

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Lukáš Duffek focuses primarily on criminal law and defense

at all stages of criminal proceedings. He is a specialist in serious property, economic and contract crime. He also focuses on the criminal liability of legal entities.

In addition to his active role as a defense lawyer,

Lukáš Duffek also focuses on the prevention and avoidance of crime, through risk assessment and the preparation of criminal compliance programs.

Lukáš Duffek is also an expert in litigation and dispute resolution.

He provides comprehensive legal advice to participants in all types of proceedings, both before general courts and in arbitration proceedings. He has in-depth experience in providing legal support in the preparation of procedural strategies, legal analyses and negotiations of parties before and after the commencement of court proceedings. Lukáš Duffek has extensive experience in representing clients before courts of all levels, including the formulation of relevant submissions, whether in major construction projects, IT disputes, copyright claims, unfair competition claims, engineering, trade receivables, insolvency proceedings, employment disputes or land ownership.

Commercial mediation is also an important part of his practice,

where he acts either as a mediator or as a representative of parties to the dispute. Part of his practice includes family law, especially divorce and child relationship arrangements, to which he applies his negotiation and mediation skills.

He publishes and lectures in all these areas.

He is a member of the Disciplinary Commission of the CBA, the CBA Section for Private and Criminal Law, and the Union of Czech Lawyers.



Experiences

2020 – present

Professional experience

Company: ROWAN LEGAL, law firm

Position: Partner

2019 – 2020

Professional experience

Company: ROWAN LEGAL, law firm

Position: Managing Associate

2012 – 2019

Professional experience

Company: ROWAN LEGAL, law firm

Position: Senior Associate

2013

Education

School: Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague

Field of study: Law and legal science

2008 – 2012

Professional experience

Company: ROWAN LEGAL, law firm

Position: Junior Lawyer

2008

Education

School: Faculty of Law, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen

Field of study: Law and legal science

2003

Education

School: Police Academy of the Czech Republic

Field of study: Security and legal studies

Specialization

  • Trestní právo a trestní řízení
  • Civilní řízení
  • Právo nemovitostí a stavebních projektů
  • Insolvence & Restrukturalizace

References

Defense counsel

Defense counsel for a defendant prosecuted for offences committed in the energy and regulated industries in connection with public procurement. The prosecution was for the offence of bribery and also for procurement fraud.

Defense counsel

Defense counsel for an accused prosecuted for a particularly serious case of fraud committed in connection with the provision and management of the State’s emergency material stocks. The damage caused exceeded CZK 100 million.

Defense counsel

Defense counsel for a defendant prosecuted for the particularly serious crime of tax, duty and other compulsory payment evasion, committed in complicity, while trading in goods subject to a reverse charge tax regime.

Defense of a client

Defense of a client in a media-hyped case in the healthcare sector, accused of an economic crime, specifically the offence of conferring an advantage in the award of a public contract, in a public tender and a public auction.

Legal assistance

Providing legal assistance to persons suspected of committing economic crimes. The offence consisted of the misuse of information and position in commercial dealings and unfair competition in the form of violation of business secrets.

Defense of a client

Defending a client prosecuted for the offence of fraud committed in connection with EU law in the field of providing consultancy services on EU law and the effective use of EU funds.

Criminal prevention

Implementation and management of a comprehensive compliance system focused on criminal prevention for several companies with billions of dollars in turnover.

Legal services

Involved in providing legal services to a major client in the product price comparison market in a dispute with a multinational company on the issue of abuse of dominance and related damages.

Publications

GŘIVNA, Tomáš, ed. and ŠIMÁNOVÁ, Hana, ed.

2019

Criminal law and the rule of law: proceedings of conferences organized by the Union of Advocates of the Czech Republic in 2017-2018

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Mgr. Bc. Karolína Andraková

Associate

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Mgr. Filip Beneš

Senior Associate

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Mgr. Jan Bořuta

Associate

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Zuzana Böswartová

Financial Coordinator

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JUDr. Ondřej Brožek

Senior Associate

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Renata Bruthansová

Accounting assistant

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Mgr. Michal Čáp, LL.M., MCIArb

Senior Associate

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Mgr. Anna Cervanová, LL.M.

Senior Associate

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Bc. Barbora Červená

Assistant

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Ing. Tina Chaibiová

PR & Marketing specialist

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Mgr. Tereza Chvojková

Junior Lawyer

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Mgr. Marek Ćmiel

Junior Lawyer

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Mgr. Linda Coufalová

Associate

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JUDr. Josef Donát, LL.M.

Partner

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Banking and FinanceIntellectual PropertyIT and Telco

Jitka Drážková, DiS., MBA, MSc.

Head of HR

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Dominik Dudycha

Junior Lawyer

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JUDr. Lukáš Duffek

Partner

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Criminal LawDispute ResolutionReal EstateInsolvency and Restructuring

Mgr. Tereza Dvořáčková

Junior Lawyer

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JUDr. Bc. Michaela Čejka Dvořáková

Associate

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Anežka Eliášová

Corrector

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Mgr. Jana Elznicová

Junior Lawyer

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Aleš Fajstaver

Paralegal

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Martina Farská, BA, MSc.

Associate

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Mgr. Andrea Fátorová

Junior Lawyer

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Mgr. Ing. Ivan Fencl

Associate

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Veronika Fialová

Assistant

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Mgr. Martin Fišer

Associate

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JUDr. Martin Flaškár

Managing Associate

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IT and TelcoTransportation and Logistics

Mgr. Jan Frey

Partner

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M&A and Corporate Law

Vojtěch Maxmilián Frýželka

Paralegal

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Mgr. Marie Gavendová

Junior Lawyer

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Mgr. Adriana Gomolová

Head of assistants

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Mgr. Jiří Halaburt, LL.M.

Senior Associate

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M&A and Corporate LawArbitration

Mgr. Martin Halašta

Associate

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JUDr. Jakub Hálek

Associate

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Mgr. Julie Haluzová

Associate

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Jan Hartman

Paralegal

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Ing. Vladimír Hejduk

Tax Advisor / Partner

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Tax Law and Tax Disputes

Mgr. Ing. Pavel Hejl

Counsel

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IT and TelcoIntellectual Property

Mgr. Jaroslav Heyduk

Counsel

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Insolvency and RestructuringIntellectual PropertyIT and Telco

Mgr. Michaela Holíková

Associate

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Tereza Homoláčová

Front office asistentka

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Mgr. Martin Horák

Junior Lawyer

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Dominika Horká

Public Procurement Manager

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Šárka Hospodářská

Assistant

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Kristýna Hrozová

Paralegal

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Barbora Hubáčková

HR specialist

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Mgr. Vojtěch Hudec

Junior Lawyer

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Vojtěch Hunák

Paralegal

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Mgr. Michal Hybrant

Junior Lawyer

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M&A and Corporate LawContracts

Mgr. Denisa Janatová

Junior Lawyer

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JUDr. Martin Janoušek

Partner

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Transportation and LogisticsEnergy and Environmental ProtectionM&A and Corporate LawDispute Resolution

Ondřej Jílek

Paralegal

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Mgr. Tereza Jirásková

Junior Lawyer

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Mgr. Michaela Jiříková

Senior Associate

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M&A and Corporate LawBanking and Finance

Mgr. Jakub Jirovský

Senior Associate

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Mgr. Šimon Kania

Junior Lawyer

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Mgr. Petra Kaňoková

HR Specialist & Back office assistant

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JUDr. Marcela Káňová, Ph.D.

Partner

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Public ProcurementCompetition LawRegulatory and ComplianceIT and TelcoTransportation and Logistics

JUDr. Margarita Karešová Kucharčuk

Senior Associate

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Mgr. Michala Kędzior

Associate

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Tomáš Knap

Paralegal

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Bc. Rozalie Kolářová

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Václav König

Paralegal

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Bc. Tomáš Kopp

Paralegal

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Mgr. Marie Koštělová

Senior Associate

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Mgr. Kristýna Kovaříková

Of Counsel

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Ing. Filip Kraic

Online marketing specialist

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Bc. Adam Krajíček

Paralegal

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Hana Drápelová

Associate

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Energy and Environmental Protection

JUDr. Samuel Král

Advokát / Senior Associate

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Public ProcurementIT and TelcoIntellectual Property

Ondřej Králík

Paralegal

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Diana Kulková

Assistant

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Jan Kurník

Paralegal

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Eliška Ludvová

Paralegal

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Martina Lukšíková

Paralegal

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Dispute ResolutionCriminal Law

Mgr. Gabriela Luňáková

Associate

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Marcela Macháčková

Back Office Assistant

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Mgr. Martina Majárová

Associate

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Mgr. Denisa Marečková

Associate

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Ján Matejka

Paralegal

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Michal Mazáček

Paralegal

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Mgr. Barbora Melková

Junior Lawyer

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Mgr. Petra Miloschewitschová

Junior Lawyer

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Mgr. David Mlíčko

Senior Associate

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Mgr. Simona Mlýnek Štursová

Tax advisor

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Tax Law and Tax Disputes

Mgr. Jiří Mňuk. LL.M.

Senior Associate

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Lea Molnárová

Paralegal

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Competition LawEnergy and Environmental Protection

Martin Neřád

Paralegal

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Mgr. Filip Novotný

Junior Lawyer

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Mgr. Michal Nulíček LL.M., FCIArb

Partner

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Data ProtectionRegulatory and ComplianceCompetition LawEmploymentDispute Resolution

Mgr. Radim Obert

Senior Associate

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JUDr. Ing. Miloš Olík, Ph.D., LL.M., FCIArb

Partner

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ArbitrationDispute ResolutionSports LawBanking and Finance

Markéta Olmerová

Junior Public Procurement Manager

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Mgr. David Oršulík

Associate

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Banking and FinanceM&A and Corporate LawRegulatory and ComplianceCompetition Law

Mgr. Eva Pavelková

Associate

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JUDr. Vilém Podešva, LL.M.

Partner

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Competition LawReal EstateEnergy and Environmental ProtectionPublic ProcurementTransportation and Logistics

Petr Podzimek

PR and Marketing Manager

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Miloslav Pospíšil

Paralegal

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JUDr. Ing. Tomáš Rendl

Junior Lawyer

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Mgr. Ivana Řezáčová

Associate

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Mgr. Kateřina Roučková

Junior Lawyer

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Ivana Rubešová

Paralegal

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Mgr. Pavlína Růžičková

Senior Associate

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Natálie Rysová

Paralegal

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Natálie Rysová

Paralegal

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Energy and Environmental ProtectionCompetition Law

Bc. Ngoc Diep Scholtz

Assistant

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Michal Sekanina

Paralegal

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Mgr. Bc. Čestmír Sekanina

Junior Lawyer

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M&A and Corporate Law

Adéla Šimková

Operations Manager

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Mgr. David Sláma

Associate

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Mgr. Štěpán Slovák

Junior Lawyer

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Mgr. Lucie Smrkovská

Of Counsel

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JUDr. Lukáš Sommer

Partner

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Real EstateEnergy and Environmental ProtectionConstruction

Mgr. Ing. Ondřej Špičák

Associate

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Jakub Stojan

Paralegal

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JUDr. Martin Šubrt, Ph.D., LL.M.

Partner

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Banking and FinanceM&A and Corporate Law

Michaela Šuléřová

HR & Marketing Specialist

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Mgr. Magdaléna Švehlová

Junior Lawyer

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Mgr. Michael Svoboda

Junior Lawyer

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Mgr. David Svoboda

Junior Lawyer

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Energy and Environmental ProtectionRegulatory and Compliance

Mgr. Romana Szuťányi

Counsel

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EmploymentData Protection

Mgr. et Mgr. Ing. Jan Tomíšek, Ph.D.

Partner

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Data ProtectionRegulatory and ComplianceCompetition LawEmploymentDispute Resolution

Jasmine Tosi

Front office Assistant

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Mgr. Ing. Kristýna Trávníčková

Of Counsel

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JUDr. Adéla Uhrinová

Of Counsel

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EmploymentPublic Procurement

Kateřina Ulrichová

Front office Assistant

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Mgr. Malvína Urbánková

Junior Lawyer

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Ing. Luděk Vacík

Tax advisor

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Viktorie Velecká

Paralegal

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Viktorie Velecká

Paralegal

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Tax Law and Tax Disputes

Mgr. Denisa Veselá

Business Development Specialist

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Mgr. Veronika Vicari

Junior Lawyer

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M&A and Corporate Law

Václava Vojtková

Paralegal

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Adam Vondra

Junior Lawyer

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Real Estate

Mgr. Anna Vondřejcová

Junior Lawyer

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JUDr. Jiří Votrubec

Partner

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Public ProcurementReal EstateIT and TelcoTransportation and Logistics

Eliška Vyskočilová

Paralegal

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Mgr. Lucie Wellartová

Associate

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Leonard Yu

Paralegal

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Mgr. Petr Zábranský

Senior Associate

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Monika Zahrádková

Of Counsel

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Monika Zahrádková

Of Counsel

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JUDr. Jakub Zámyslický

Senior Associate

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