We are a Czech boutique law firm with international background. We created a network of law offices cooperating in the CEE region. Through this network we are providing legal services applying international standards also in Slovakia, Poland, Germany and Hungary. The legal support in other countries is provided upon request. We provide our services in Czech, Slovak, English, Russian, and German languages.
Our two departments focuses on project support and day-to-day support of businesses. We provide our clients with all legal services, including advisory to individuals in respect of their private matters. Through cooperation with external specialists we are able to provide also tax, economic and financial advisory. Our goal is to provide clients with consistent and compact advisory outputs including legal, tax, and accounting perspective on their matters.
Pavel is the founding partner of our law office. Pavel is an experienced transactional lawyer with more than eight years of experience in major international law offices. After several years spent in the transactional department of Czech branch of the “magic circle” law office, Clifford Chance LLP, Pavel co-founded PwC Legal Czech Republic and became the head of transactional department there. At the beginning of 2015, Pavel established RD Legal.
Pavel provides legal services in Czech, English and German languages.
Jana leads RD Legal branch in Prague.
Jana is an attorney with several years of experience from Czech law offices. She specializes in legal support of companies (relations with business partners, employment counselling, corporate governance and litigation). During her practice she has provided legal services to Czech as well as international clients.
Jana provides legal services in Czech and English languages.
Marek is an experienced junior lawyer of our law office. He previously worked in Zilvarová, Ctibor, Hladký law office, at the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic and in the non-profit sector. Marek specialises in legal support of everyday activities of our clients.
Marek provides legal services in Czech and German languages.
Marek is one of the junior lawyers at the law firm RD Legal. He obtained his law degree from the Faculty of Law of the Charles University in Prague. Before joining RD Legal, Marek worked at JUDr. Alena Jarešová and as a trainee at the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic. Marek's specialization is corporate law, criminal law and foreign law.
Marek provides legal services in Czech and English languages.
Marian obtained his law degree from the Faculty of Law of the Charles University in Prague. In the past, he worked mainly at the Ministry of Healthcare of the Czech Republic and at the District Court for Prague 4 and the District Court for Prague 6. Marian specializes in corporate law, copyright and software law and legal support for the day-to-day activities of our clients.
Marian provides legal advice in Czech, English and German languages.
Štěpán is a student of the third year of of the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague. He deals with the support of our clients' day-to-day activities in the field of legal matters.
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Eliška is a student of the third year of of the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague. She deals with the support of our clients' day-to-day activities in the field of legal matters.
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David is a student of the first year of of the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague. He deals with the support of our clients' day-to-day activities in the field of legal matters.
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Nikola works as an assistant in RD Legal law office. She provides general administrative support to the lawyers. She is responsible for management of the reception and for day-to-day operation of the entire office.
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Through this newsletter, we would like to inform you about a completely new legal framework for the protection of personal data, namely the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will enter into force on 25 May 2018. The Regulation will significantly increase the protection of personal data, however on the other hand it will bring several new obligations. What changes does this Regulation bring?
The Regulation introduces new obligations for all companies, institutions and individuals who process personal data across segments, including companies that only track or analyse user's behaviour on websites and companies that use mobile apps or smart technologies.
In the event of a breach of these obligations, the GDPR allows to impose very high fines, up to 20 000 000 EUR, or in the case of undertaking, up to 4 % of its total worldwide annual turnover of the preceding financial year, whichever is higher. The amount of the fine will depend not only on the extent of the breach but also on the steps taken by the companies for the protection of personal data.
Appropriate measures relating to the following changes in the area of personal data protection can avoid breach of these obligations and any sanctions that may arise therefrom. If you are interested in taking appropriate action the experienced team of RD Legal is fully available to you and ready to help with changing your model contracts, internal regulations or introducing other measures that suit your needs and your business.
This Newsletter is prepared to inform you on an important development in the regulation of criminal liability of legal entities in the Czech Republic. Relevant changes will become effective on 1 December 2016 based on an Amendment to the Czech Criminal Liability Act.
The Amendment represents new risks to be covered, as well as it represents, in comparison with the current regulation, an opportunity to mitigate related risks of Czech legal entities to be held criminally liable for actions of its employees, with potential severe sanctions (even dissolution of the legal entity or imposition of material fines).
Both can be covered by a set of measures to be adopted by the legal entities. The criminal law team of RD Legal is fully available to review the measures you currently have in place and to adjust them so that your protection against criminal liability of legal entities, when considering the specifics of your business operations, is fully set based on the new regulation. Alternatively, based on your preference, we may also implement the standard set of measures we have available for this topic.