Petr Vybiral has been promoted to Partner at Allen & Overy in Prague, effective on May 1, 2020, as part of a global promotion round involving a total of 29 new partners worldwide.
According to Allen & Overy, “Petr has extensive experience in representing various parties on a wide range of financing and capital markets transactions, including loan and bond financings, refinancings and restructurings, public takeovers, equity issues and offerings, covered bonds, regulatory capital instruments, derivatives, and structured finance transactions. He has also advised major financial institutions and corporations on the capital markets and other financial regulations in the Czech Republic and assisted in the preparation of their standard documentation in the space of loans, securities, derivatives and other structured finance products.”
Vybiral, former Counsel, has a Master’s degree in law from the Charles University and a BA in economics from the University of Economics – both in Prague. He also has an LL.M. from the University of Columbia. Prior to joining Allen & Overy in 2006 he spent almost a year and a half with Linklaters.
"In these difficult times it's heartening to share this positive news,” commented Global Managing Partner Andrew Ballheimer, referring to all 29 new partners. “This group demonstrates the breadth of expertise we have globally at A&O and, importantly, shows that our focus on female progression in recent years is having a positive impact. I extend my congratulations to all the new partners and wish them the very best as their careers progress."
"I am very pleased to welcome this group to the partnership,” added Global Managing Partner elect Gareth Price, who assumes his role on May 1, 2020. “They are a clear representation of the exceptional talent we foster across the world. I look forward to working alongside the new partners to support our clients and our people as they navigate the current challenging conditions and in the continued success of the firm in the years ahead."