PwC Legal Team

Our team, led by partners Petr Kincl, Olga Kaizar and Petr Syrovátko, is ready to help you with any legal challenge. See our team members who are ready to represent you in a wide range of industries and areas of the law.

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Petr Kincl

Managing Partner

Petr is an experienced attorney with more than 20 years of practice not only in the Czech Republic, but also in other countries in Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
Petr is a project-oriented lawyer focusing on M&A, corporate law, sectoral regulations, insolvency and litigation.
During his career, Petr has advised multinational and Czech companies on acquisitions and restructurings, represented them in court and arbitration proceedings as well as in negotiations with other state authorities, and advised them on European and national regulation of their businesses. In addition, he has assisted entrepreneurs, managers, and their families with succession planning and the structuring and protection of their assets.
He considers his greatest achievement to be the rescue of the insolvent St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Prague.

+420 734 182 727

Vendelín Balog

Managing Associate

Vendelín has been a managing associate at PwC Legal Czech Republic since 2019. For more than eigthteen years, he has specialised in mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, financing and real estate projects. After graduating from the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague in 2005, he worked for a renowned Czech law firm, where he provided legal services and led a number of projects for foreign and Czech clients. During his practice, Vendelín has assisted a number of foreign companies with their entry into the Czech market and led a large number of intra-group restructurings.
In addition to his main area of expertise, Vendelín focuses on energy and contract law.
His most interesting cases include the acquisition of minority stakes in companies operating the TAL transalpine pipeline in Italy, Austria and Germany by a Czech state-owned company. Vendelín also managed the sale of a major Czech transport engineering group (a Czech TOP 100 group) involving dozens of companies across Europe and successive negotiations with three bidders. In addition, he advised a major Czech energy group on corporate restructuring and energy law.

+420 724 224 603

Daniel Pikal

Managing Associate

Daniel has been the leading lawyer at PwC Legal Czech Republic since 2021, having joined the team in 2014. His practice involves representing domestic and international clients in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, bank financing, and regulatory aspects of transactions.
He obtained his education at the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague and also at the Faculty of Law of Manchester Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom.
His main focus is on merger and acquisition law, corporate law, including company restructuring, bank financing, and regulatory aspects of acquisitions and restructuring.
Among the most interesting cases he has been involved in are providing comprehensive legal advice for the acquisition of a plastics processing company by a leading petrochemical company, the sale of a significant manufacturer of automotive lighting technology to a French automotive component manufacturer, including bank financing, and representing a Belgian multinational group in the acquisition of a Czech paper company specializing in packaging.

+420 721 450 822

Petra Kinclová

Senior associate

Petra is an experienced attorney at PwC Legal with 15 years of experience with Czech and international law firms. In addition to her legal studies, she also studied geography and history at Charles University and international business at CIC in Melbourne.
Prior to joining PwC Legal, she gained experience in the judiciary, where she worked as an assistant judge in the commercial division. She provides legal services to Czech and international clients in their business operations and focuses on related commercial, employment, regulatory and competition law matters. She has extensive experience representing clients before administrative authorities and administrative and civil courts.
Petra speaks Czech, English, German and some French. Her main areas of focus include corporate law, M&A, employment law and regulatory law.
Petra's most interesting cases include representing a major domestic lottery operator in an investigation of an alleged cartel, including a local investigation. She has also enjoyed advising a major international dairy producer for several years on the Significant Market Power Act, setting up supply contracts, negotiating with retail chains, communicating with the OJK and training traders, including antitrust training. From an attorney and human relations perspective, Petra has found negotiating and representing in a whistle-blower case, dealing with golden parachutes, and representing in a dispute over a transferred plant to have been the most interesting.

+420 733 355 781

Anna Kameníková

Associate

Anna is an attorney at law specialising in real estate and contract law. She has been practicing law since 2012 and joined the PwC team in 2019. Prior to that, she worked with leading Czech and international law firms and a leading Czech developer.
Anna focuses on real estate, contract and corporate law. Some of the most interesting cases she has been involved in include ongoing legal advice on the development of an automotive manufacturer's site, the sale and leaseback of real estate for an engineering company, the legal audit and acquisition of a portfolio of shopping centres for a leading Czech real estate group, and providing legal services to a development group focused on the construction of residential developments, office projects and shopping centres, including company conversions and property and facility management.

+420 733 355 781

Jaroslav Srb

Associate

Jaroslav is an attorney-at-law at PwC Legal, where he has been working since 2016.
Jaroslav graduated from the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague, and he also studied for one year at the Faculty of Law of the University of Strasbourg. Prior to joining PwC Legal, he gained experience working for Czech law firms and at the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. Alongside Czech and English, he speaks French and Japanese.
Jaroslav specialises in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and employment law. Among his most interesting cases are the restructuring of a multinational group that involved the demerger of major software companies. He has also been involved in various domestic and cross-border mergers of major companies operating, for example, in the engineering and services sectors. He has also actively participated in conducting legal due diligence for numerous leading Czech companies on behalf of foreign and domestic investors.

+420 703 185 656

Radim Hanák

Associate

Radim is an associate at PwC Legal who has been specialising in tax litigation for more than eight years. His work includes representing clients before tax authorities and administrative courts in tax matters, including disputes over breaches of budgetary discipline (for example, repayment of subsidy funds for breach of subsidy rules).
Radim started working in tax law as a student, and he has since used his practical experience garnered from his rigorous doctoral studies on tax administration and excise tax. During his career, he has been involved in tax disputes with national and international scopes. In addition to tax law, he also works in administrative and criminal law, with an emphasis on criminal tax law.
Radim's most interesting cases include representing a major domestic metals trader in a VAT dispute in a case where knowing participation in tax fraud was alleged. He also represented a large international manufacturing company in a withholding-tax dispute arising as a result of an additional transfer pricing adjustment.

+420 732 736 002

Lucie Fuksová

Associate

Lucie is an expert in tax procedural law with more than twelve years of experience. She has been a member of the PwC Legal team since 2017.
Lucie focuses on tax disputes, general litigation and legislative projects. She is also involved in legal IT/IP projects. Her favourite issue is the principle of prohibition of abuse of law.
In the past, she has worked in consulting companies and at the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic, and she was an intern at the Supreme Administrative Court. She has many years of experience representing clients in tax disputes. For example, she has assisted clients in cases involving VAT and potential negligent participation in carousel fraud. She has also represented a leading pharmaceutical company in a dispute over the application of VAT and an international logistics company in a dispute over the tax deductibility of expenses.
Recently, her exposure of an improper procedural approach by the tax authorities saved a client tens of millions of Czech crowns without the dispute having to be adjudicated in court.

+420 721 540 092

Martina Sedláčková

Associate

Martina Sedláčková is a lawyer specialising in corporate law, M&A transactions, and start-ups. She has been working at PwC Legal since 2021. Prior to joining PwC Legal, she gained experience in both Czech and international law firms, focusing primarily on corporate law, M&A and contract law.
Martina speaks Czech, English, and Spanish. She is a graduate of the law faculties of Masaryk University in Brno and Palacký University in Olomouc.
Her main areas of focus include mergers and acquisitions, corporate law, contract law, and real estate transactions.
Among her most interesting cases are providing legal advice and conducting analyses of business plans and start-ups for various international clients. She also assisted in drafting a joint venture agreement for a significant international tire manufacturer. Martina has provided comprehensive advice in connection with domestic and cross-border mergers of various companies and has prepared various multinational framework agreements.

+420 734 353 808

Miloš Sochor

Senior associate

Miloš is an attorney-at-law at PwC Legal with more than fifteen years of experience in providing legal services.
He gained professional and practical skills in public law during his practice in tax administration, especially in the fields of administrative proceedings and litigation.
Miloš specialises in labour law, legal compliance, corporate law and contract formation. Miloš has advised on multiple international transactions and worked on resolving subsequent matters, including registrations and other relations concerning public authorities. His clients are local and international manufacturing companies, especially in the automotive industry and companies in the retail sector.
His most interesting cases include the complex arrangement of the corporate structure, including contractual relations, in connection with the establishment of a company and the transfer of a plant for a client doing business in the field of information and communication technologies. He also provided labour law consultancy for a major domestic car manufacturer, advised in the fields of labour law and employment agency registration, and provided comprehensive analysis and implementation of the GDPR. In addition, he represented internationally operating companies in proceedings at the Office for the Protection of Competition.

+420 734 691 462

Petr Glogar

Senior associate

Petr Glogar is an attorney-at-law at PwC Legal with more than 15 years of professional experience. Prior to joining PwC Legal, Petr worked as an in-house lawyer focusing on commercial law, employment law, money laundering and lottery law.
Petr focuses his practice on employment and labour law projects, corporate governance, business sales and M&A employment aspects, due diligence, management and mandate agreements, concurrence of functions and personnel topics related to the delegation system and corporate governance structure. He is also heavily involved in advising on trade union negotiations and collective bargaining.
Petr has represented clients in administrative and judicial proceedings and in negotiations with state authorities, particularly on labour law and employment issues.
Petr also deals with new areas of employment-related regulation, such as whistleblowing and the gig economy.
Petr's most interesting projects include reviewing and setting up the shift operations of a major car manufacturer in the Czech Republic, analysis of agency employment with recommendations for a car manufacturer in the Czech Republic, and setting up a system of cooperation between employees and contractors at a leading brewery.

+420 737 274 550

Lenka Michalcová

Senior lawyer

Lenka's practice focuses on IT law, including cybersecurity, digitalisation, intellectual property, and data and privacy protection. She joined PwC Legal in 2022.
Prior to joining PwC Legal, Lenka led the legal department of a group of companies, including one of the largest independent digital agencies in Europe and a renowned marketing agency. From her previous practice, she has a deep understanding of the processes and pitfalls of software development.
In addition to her legal studies, Lenka graduated from the Faculty of Informatics and Management at the University of Hradec Králové, majoring in Applied Informatics. In the field of intellectual property, Lenka is accredited to provide IP Scan services.
Lenka has extensive experience in preparing and negotiating contracts in the field of agile software development and service support. She has also worked on many projects in the area of data protection, including complex GDPR implementation, drafting policies and setting up a CCTV system. In the area of cyber security, she has designed a methodology for evaluating vendors according to the Cyber Security Act and the ISO 27001 and ISO 27002 standards.

+420 605 595 436

Alena Larionova

Senior lawyer

Alena is a public procurement expert with more than 11 years of experience. During this time, she has been actively involved in the consultation and implementation of several hundred tenders and contracts in a wide range of industries, including vehicle procurement, IT equipment, software, consultancy and construction. She also has experience in the procurement and control of large projects. Prior to joining PwC Legal, Alena worked at the Managing Authority of the Integrated Regional Operational Programme at the Ministry of Regional Development, where she was responsible for the correct setting of procurement conditions and their subsequent control for over 40 staff and approximately 6,000 beneficiaries and applicants. Alena is able to communicate in Czech, English and Russian.
Alena's most interesting projects include advising on and administering approximately 50 interconnected tenders and contracts in 27 countries, drafting tender documents, including the draft contract for the public procurement "IROP Financial Instrument" with an allocation of approx. EUR 77.8 million, and controlling the procurement procedures under the National Electronic Facility of approx. EUR 18.5 million.

+420 703 182 312

Olga Kaizar

Associate Partner

Olga Kaizar has been with PwC Legal since autumn 2023. Prior to joining PwC Legal, Olga led Deloitte Legal's Real Estate team as well as the Environmental team.
Olga has over 20 years of experience advising on international real estate transactions across European jurisdictions. These services and the experience Olga has acquired cover all aspects of real estate legal advice: Comprehensive transactional advice, both domestic and international, in logistics, hotel, office buildings, shopping centres and parks, manufacturing and rental housing); real estate financing (transactional/construction); public and construction law, including procedural law and representation in individual proceedings, comprehensive legal services for construction, legal services in insolvency and other proceedings relating to the real estate sector, legal services relating to rental housing and leasing of office and other commercial premises.
Olga has also gained international experience in providing legal services in environmental law, taking into account all European regulations.

+420 602 344 681

Marc Müller

Managing Associate

Marc Müller is a senior associate at PwC Legal in Prague. Prior to joining PwC Legal, he was a partner at a leading international law firm, where he led the energy team.
With many years of experience as Head of the Legal Department, Managing Director and Vice Chairman of the Board in the energy sector, he provides leading services in the field of energy law. Marc also specializes in compliance & corporate governance, public procurement and advises our Czech clients on business activities related to their expansion into Germany.
Prestigious international rating publications such as Legal500 and WhosWhoLegal recommend Marc as a leading expert in litigation and energy law.

+420 605 417 696

Martina Brůnová

Associate

Martina Brůnová is an attorney at law with 8 years of experience in advocacy, where she mainly takes care of private clients and provides related legal services, especially in the field of estate planning, asset protection, family law and inheritance law.
Prior to joining PwC Legal in 2023, she worked for one of the largest Czech law firms and as an independent attorney.
Martina is a graduate of the Faculty of Law at Charles University in Prague and a member of the Czech Bar Association and the Union of Family Lawyers.

+420 733 591 587

Klára Zikmundová

Junior Associate

Klára is a junior lawyer. During her studies, she spent one semester at Hamburg Law School, where she focused on German private law. After graduating from the Faculty of Law of Charles University in 2018, she worked in a Czech law firm, specialising primarily in litigation. She joined the PwC Legal team in 2021.
Klára is also a Ph.D. candidate at the Civil Law Department of the Faculty of Law of Charles University, where she is focusing on non-pecuniary damages and the legal aspects of artificial intelligence. As part of her doctoral studies, she completed a research stay at the University of Melbourne.
In her current legal practice, she specialises in corporate law, labour law, and civil liability and compensation for damages.
Among her most interesting projects are the restructuring of a development group, legal due diligence of an international transportation company with a focus on employment, and the transfer of a company including the preparation of transaction documentation.

+420 251 152 611

Jana Jurová

Junior Associate

Jana is a junior lawyer. She graduated from the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University in Brno in 2018. As part of her studies, she also spent a semester at the Faculty of Law at the University of Bergen. In addition to her law studies, she also studied International Relations and European Studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Masaryk University. After her studies, she worked as a corporate lawyer for a company in the transport sector. She focused on B2B contractual agenda, public procurement, grants and loan documentation. She joined the PwC Legal team in 2023.
Jana's most interesting projects include the review of security institutes for the issuance of bonds, preparation of projects for obtaining subsidies under the Operational Programme Transport of the Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic and work on legal due diligence.

+420 604 162 732

Jiří Brabec

Associate

Jiří joined PwC Legal in August 2023.
He graduated from the Faculty of Law at Charles University and also studied at the University of Helsinki, Finland. He started his career in public administration, namely in the Ministry of Finance. He has worked as a attorney in leading law firms in Prague, most recently in the international law firm Eversheds Sutherland.
His practice focuses on real estate law (including financing) and commercial law, in particular contracts and mergers and acquisitions, as well as litigation.
Among the most significant cases he has been involved in is the purchase of a hotel in Prague for approximately CZK 300 million using loan financing, including the subsequent refinancing of this loan. For a client involved in clinical trials, he handled the sale of a group of companies to a foreign investor for approximately CZK 150 million. Jiří was also involved in a transaction involving the sale of a minority stake in a leading provider of assisted reproduction services.

+420 733 678 859

Petr Syrovátko

Associate Partner

Petr is a Partner (attorney-at-law) and leads the Tax Controversy & Dispute Resolution practice in the Prague office of PwC Legal.
Petr focuses on tax litigation, commercial disputes, and arbitration as well. He has participated in numerous cross-border lawsuits in the CEE region and has successfully advised clients before various courts and arbitral tribunals. He also has considerable experience advising on the general law of obligations, restructuring and insolvency, real estate law and has participated in many M&A transactions.
Before joining PwC Legal, Petr acted as head of the local dispute resolution practice in Prague office of Deloitte Legal and Wolf Theiss. Petr is listed as arbitrator on the list of the arbitrators led by the Arbitration Court attached to the Czech Commodity Exchange and the Arbitration court attached to the Czech Chamber of Commerce and the Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic as well. Petr graduated from Charles University Law School in Prague (JUDr. and Ph.D.) and received a LL.M. from the University in Passau in Germany. He is a member of the Czech Compliance Association and the Czech Bar Association as well. Petr can support his clients in Czech, English or German language.
Main practice: Tax litigation, Commercial and Civil litigation, Arbitration, Administrative proceeding and litigation case management
Interesting cases: Representing Czech Export Bank in numerous local arbitrations, Representing EGAP in the pre-litigation phase of the dispute and enforcement proceeding, Representing FAST/SENCOR in numerous international insurance disputes, Advising Škoda Transportation in the claim recovery dispute in connection with the breach of the contractual obligations

+420 730 130 919

Ondřej Smitka

intern

Ondřej has been a member of the PwC Legal team since January 2024, working as a paralegal. He is currently in his third year of studies at the Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague.

+420 733 612 978

Vít Linhart

intern

Vít joined the PwC Legal team in April 2024.
He is currently in his third year of studies at the Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague.

+420 732 739 548

Šárka Kuchařová

Senior Associate

Šárka is a graduate of the Faculty of Law at Charles University in Prague and has also studied at the University of Antwerp. She has been an attorney with PwC Legal since 2024.
Previously, she worked in various international and Czech law firms and has experience as a corporate lawyer.
In her practice, Šárka focuses on labor law, commercial contracts, and real estate agreements. She is also interested in personal data protection and trademark law. For instance, she successfully represented an EU state's embassy in the Czech Republic in a dispute over the invalid termination of an employment contract, provided long-term contractual and commercial legal advice to a global manufacturer and supplier of construction technologies, and offered comprehensive consultancy to a group of companies specializing in language and management education.

+420 734 798 868

Martin Samek

Junior Associate

Martin has been a member of the PwC legal law firm team since April 2024. After graduating from the Faculty of Law at Charles University, he has gained experience in various fields, including public administration.
During his university studies, he specialized in information and communication technology law as well as intellectual property law. He completed an internship at the German University in Erlangen-Nuremberg as part of his doctoral studies.
Furthermore, Martin works as a researcher at the Faculty of Law at Charles University on a project that concentrates on the legal and economic aspects of artificial intelligence.
Martin also has a focus on e-commerce law and is fluent in Czech, English, and German.

+420 734 613 147

Martin Špás

Junior Associate

Martin has been a part of PwC Legal since 2023. Previously, he served as a compliance specialist in the banking sector with a focus on KYC, AML, and the area of virtual assets. He is currently working for PwC Legal as an associate.
Martin is a graduate of the Faculty of International Relations at the University of Economics in Prague, specializing in Business and Law, and the Faculty of Law at Charles University, specializing in Law and Legal Studies.
In collaboration with more experienced colleagues, he contributes to the resolution of current cases in various areas of law within the office.
He speaks Czech and English fluently.

+420 739 188 812

Veronika Lokajová

Junior Associate

Veronika is a graduate of the Faculty of Law at Masaryk University in Brno. Throughout her academic life, she gained practical experience in various legal fields by working in several law offices. Her international exposure includes participating in a virtual Erasmus program sponsored by Université Libre de Bruxelles, attending a summer school at the University of Copenhagen with a focus on intellectual property law, and engaging in summer schools in Modena and Turin, concentrating on food law.
Veronika served as a paralegal at Kiwi.com before advancing to the role of corporate lawyer upon graduation. In the spring of 2024, she became a part of the PwC team. Her expertise encompasses data protection, product compliance, EU law, and consumer protection.

+420 735 701 561

Kristýna Šopková

intern

Kristýna joined the PwC Legal team in April 2024.
She is currently in her fourth year of studies at the Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague.

+420 604 164 718

Petr Kincl

Managing Partner

Regulatory, M&A, Corporate Law, Digitalisation

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Olga Kaizar

Associate Partner

Real Estate, Regulatory, M&A

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Petr Syrovátko

Associate Partner

Civil and Commercial Litigation, Tax Litigation

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Vendelín Balog

Managing Associate

M&A, Financing, Real Estate Projects

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Daniel Pikal

Managing Associate

M&A, Financial Transactions

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Marc Müller

Managing Associate

Energy Law, Compliance & Corporate Governance, Public Procurement

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Petra Kinclová

Senior associate

M&A, Corporate Law, Employment, Regulatory

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Miloš Sochor

Senior associate

Compliance, Administrative Law, Labour Law, Litigation, Corporate Law

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Petr Glogar

Senior associate

Labour Law, Personnel Topics, Whistleblowing and Corporate Governance, Administrative Law, Corporate Law

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Lenka Michalcová

Senior lawyer

Technology, Data Protection

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Alena Larionova

Senior lawyer

Procurement, Contractual and Corporate Law

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Anna Kameníková

Associate

Real Estate, Contractual and Corporate Law

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Jaroslav Srb

Associate

M&A, Corporate Law, Labor Law

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Radim Hanák

Associate

Tax Litigation, Administrative Law, Civil Litigation

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Lucie Fuksová

Associate

Tax Litigation, Civil and Commercial Litigation

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Martina Sedláčková

Associate

Tax Litigation, Civil and Commercial Litigation

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Jiří Brabec

Associate

Real Estate, Corporate Law, M&A

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Martina Brůnová

Associate

Corporate Law, Structuring and Asset Protection, Succession Planning, Trust and Endowment Funds, Family Law

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Šárka Kuchařová

Senior Associate

Labor law, Contractual law, Real estate

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Jana Jurová

Junior Associate

B2B Contractual Agenda, Public Procurement, Grants and Loan Documentation

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Klára Zikmundová

Junior Associate

Corporate Law, Labour Law and Civil Liability and Compensation for Damages

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Martin Špás

Junior Associate

Corporate law, financial law, cyber security law

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Martin Samek

Junior Associate

E-commerce, Intellectual property law, Information technology law, personal data protection

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Veronika Lokajová

Junior Associate

personal data protection, product compliance, consumer protection, EU law

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Ondřej Smitka

intern

 

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Vít Linhart

intern

 

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Kristýna Šopková

intern

 

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Contacts

Petr Kincl

Petr Kincl

Managing Partner, PwC Legal

Tel: +420 734 182 727

Olga Kaizar

Olga Kaizar

Associate Partner, PwC Legal

Tel: +420 602 344 681

Petr Syrovátko

Petr Syrovátko

Associate Partner, PwC Legal

Tel: +420 730 130 919

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