Rowan Legal

ROWAN LEGAL belongs to the top law firms in the Czech Republic. It gathers awards in prestigious national and international rankings.

Law Firm of the Year 2020

Law Firm of the Year 2020 in the Energy & Projects and IT Law categories.  Pro Bono / CSR category for the UNIque Law project 

Highly recommended law firm in categories:

  • Competition & Antitrust
  • Intellectual Property
  • Telecommunications & Media, M&A
  • Dispute resolution & Arbitration
  • Public procurement
  • Compliance
  • Logistics & Transport infrastructure

Recommended law firm in categories:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Tax law
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate law
  • Criminal Law

THE LEGAL 500 - EMEA 2020

Ranked Departments

  • TMT – Tier 1
  • Intellectual Property – Tier 1
  • Dispute Resolution – Tier 2
  • Projects & PPP – Tier 3
  • Projects and Energy – Tier 3
  • EU & Competition– Tier3
  • Tax  – Tier3
  • Commercial, corporate and M&A – Tier 4

Leading Individuals

  • Josef Donát –TMT , IP
  • Michal Nulíček – TMT , IP

Rising star

  • Bohuslav Lichnovský – TMT

CHAMBERS & PARTNERS - EUROPE 2020

Ranked Departments

  • TMT – Band 1
  • Compliance – Band 2
  • Intellectual Property – Band 3
  • Dispute Resolution – Band 3
  • Projects & Energy – Band 3

Ranked Lawyers

  • Josef Donát –  TMT (Band 1), IP (Band 3)
  • Miloš Olík – Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel (Band 2), Most in Demand Arbitrators(Band 2)
  • Michal Nulíček – Compliance (Band 2), TMT (Band 3)
  • Jan Tomíšek – TMT (Associates to watch)

Law Firm of the Year 2019 in categories: Competition & Antitrust, Energy & Projects and Intellectual Property

Highly recommended law firm in categories:

  • IT
  • TMT
  • Dispute resolution
  • Public Procurement
  • M&A
  • Compliance,
  • Logistics and transportation projects

Recommended law firm in categories:

  • Corporate law
  • Banking&Finance
  • Tax law
  • Employment law
  • Criminal law

CHAMBERS & PARTNERS - EUROPE 2019

Ranked Departments

  • TMT – Band 1
  • Compliance – Band 2
  • Intellectual Property – Band 3
  • Dispute Resolution – Band 3
  • Projects & Energy – Band 3

Ranked Lawyers

  • Josef Donát – IP (Band 3), TMT (Band 1)
  • Miloš Olík – Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel (Band 3), Most in Demand Arbitrators(Band 2)
  • Michal Nulíček – TMT (Band 3)

CHAMBERS & PARTNERS - EUROPE 2018

Ranked Departments

  • TMT – Band 1
  • Intellectual Property – Band 2
  • Dispute Resolution – Band 4
  • Projects & Energy – Recognised Practitioner
  • Slovakia – Intellectual Property – Band 3

Ranked Lawyers

  • Josef Donát – IP, TMT (Band 2)

THE LEGAL 500 - EMEA 2018

Ranked Departments

  • TMT – Tier 1
  • Commercial, Corporate and M&A – Tier 4
  • Dispute Resolution – Tier 2
  • Projects and Energy – Tier 3

Leading Individuals

  • TMT – Josef Donát

Law Firm of the Year 2017

Ranked the Law Firm of the Year in 2010 – 2017 in the category of IT law.

Law Firm of the Year 2017 for Public Procurement in the Czech Republic.

Highly recommended law firm in categories Dispute resolution, Competition/Antitrust, TMT, IP, Sports law and Tax law (year 2017).

Recommended law firm in categories Business law, M&A, and Restructuring/Insolvency (2017).


CHAMBERS & PARTNERS - EUROPE 2017

Ranked Departments

  • TMT – Band 1
  • Intellectual Property – Band 2
  • Dispute Resolution – Band 4
  • Projects & Energy – Recognised Practitioner

Ranked Lawyers

  • Josef Donát – IP, TMT (Band 2)
  • Martin Maisner – TMT (Eminent Practitioner)

THE LEGAL 500 - EMEA 2017

Ranked Departments

  • TMT – Tier 2
  • Commercial, Corporate and M&A – Tier 4
  • Dispute Resolution – Tier 3
  • Projects and Energy – Tier 3

Leading Individuals

  • TMT – Josef Donát

Law Firm of the Year 2016
  • Winner – IT Law
  • Winner – TMT
  • Highly Recommended – Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
  • Highly Recommended – Intellectual Property
  • Highly Recommended – Public Procurement
  • Highly Recommended – Tax Law
  • Highly Recommended – Sports Law
  • Recommended – Competition Law
  • Recommended – Mergers and acquisitions

CHAMBERS & PARTNERS - EUROPE GUIDE 2016 (CZ)
  • Band 1 – TMT
  • Band 2 – Intellectual Property
  • Recognized Practitioner – Dispute Resolution

CHAMBERS & PARTNERS - EUROPE GUIDE 2016 (CZ)
  • Josef Donát – IP (Band 2), TMT (Band 2)
  • Martin Maisner – TMT (Band 3)

CHAMBERS & PARTNERS - EUROPE GUIDE 2016 (SK)
  • Band 3 – Dispute Resolution

LEGAL 500 - EMEA 2016 (CZ)
  • Tier 3 – TMT
  • Tier 4 – Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
  • Tier 4 – Dispute resolution
  • Tier 4 – Commercial, Corporate and M&A

LEGAL 500 - EMEA (SK)
  • Tier 6 – Commercial, Corporate and M&A

Law firm of the Year 2015 (CZ)
  • Winner – IT Law
  • Winner – TMT
  • Highly Recommended – Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
  • Highly Recommended – Intellectual Property
  • Highly Recommended – Public Procurement
  • Recommended – Tax Law
  • Recommended – Banking and finance

Law Firm of the Year 2015 (SK)
  • Winner – Intellectual Property, TMT, IT Law

Chambers & Partners – Europe Guide 2015 (CZ)
  • Band 1 – TMT
  • Band 3 – Intellectual Property

Chambers & Partners – Europe Guide 2015 (SK)
  • Noted – Dispute Resolution

Legal 500 – EMEA 2015 (CZ)
  • Tier 3 – TMT
  • Tier 4 – Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
  • Tier 4 – Dispute resolution
  • Tier 4 – Corporate and M&A

Legal 500 – EMEA 2015 (SK)
  • Tier 6 – Commercial, Corporate and M&A

Lawyer of the Year 2014 (CZ)
  • Winner in IT Law: JUDr. Josef Donát, LL.M.,  partner in ROWAN LEGAL