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Lukas Sommer and Jiri Votrubec Make Partner at Rowan Legal

Lukas Sommer and Jiri Votrubec Make Partner at Rowan Legal

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Former Managing Associates Lukas Sommer and Jiri Votrubec have been promoted to partner at Rowan Legal.

“I am delighted to welcome Lukas and Jiri as partners at Rowan Legal,” said Partner Vilem Podesva. “With both of them we see their promotions as an appreciation of the excellent work they are doing both for clients and on our internal projects. We are also extremely pleased that both Lukas and Jiri have grown along with our firm – Lukas started out with us as a trainee, while Jiri even began as a student.”

According to Rowan Legal, “Lukas Sommer has long specialized in public investments and projects in regulated sectors such as the energy and water supply industries. In addition to his work for clients, Lukas sets up internal processes in Rowan Legal and handles business development in his allotted areas.” 

Sommer specializes in public procurement matters, advising both contracting authorities and tenderers in the preparation of their tenders. He graduated from the Charles University’s Faculty of Law, and has been with Rowan Legal for over 11 years.

Votrubec specializes primarily in legal consultancy regarding public investments. According to Rowan Legal, “his team is currently working on more than 50 investment projects in public administration as well as in regulated sectors such as transport and the energy industry.” At Rowan Legal, Votrubec is in charge of managing the entire team focusing on the public sector and HR – particularly the recruitment, training and further development of new colleagues. He is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of Masaykova Univerzita in Brno and Univerzita Karlova in Prague. He’s been with Rowan Legal for more than nine years.

In addition to these promotions, Rowan Legal also promoted Jaroslav Heyduk, Jan Mekota, And Jan Tomisek to the position of Managing Associate and Irena Kolarova to Senior Associate.  

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JŠK, advokátní kancelář, s.r.o. (JŠK) is a medium-sized law firm based in Prague providing a comprehensive range of commercial legal advisory services in the Czech Republic. Our team consists of almost 30 lawyers, five of whom are partners with many years of experience from leading international law firms. We advise local and international clients from banking, insurance and various industry sectors, boast a respected projects practice, and work for the public sector at the federal and municipal level.

Ever since it was founded in 2004, JŠK has striven for the epitome of professionalism, expertise and ethical integrity. We continuously seek to surpass what large global law firms can offer and to give our clients a personal approach. All mandates are equally important to us regardless of size as we guide clients through both complex and seemingly routine matters.

Our clients turn to us for advice when implementing their business plans across all areas of commercial law. We are proud members of PONTES: the CEE lawyers, a unique network of law firms through which we provide services not only in the Czech Republic but also in Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia.

Firm's website: http://www.jsk.cz

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