Rowan Legal

Within the ROWAN LEGAL team, David Mlíčko mainly specializes in the area of public investments, within which he works as the head of the Energy specialization (water supply, energy, waste). In addition to this specialization, he also focuses on contract and contractual issues in the field of IT, construction, transport and others. He provides comprehensive legal advice to both contracting authorities and tenderers in the preparation of their bids and in all other phases of the public investment cycle, including objections and subsequent administrative proceedings.

David has deep experience in providing legal support in the preparation of tender documents under the Public Procurement Act, including the drafting of complex contractual conditions in many important projects worth CZK 1 billion and in providing legal support to many tenderers for significant public contracts awarded in the Czech Republic. He also provides partial legal opinions on key public procurement issues.

David graduated from the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague and also graduated from Uppsala Universitet in Sweden where he studied political science. He has been specializing in public procurement since 2004. He has participated in the work of consultative bodies such as the EU or WTO, and worked as an expert nominated by the European Commission during the appraisal of Bulgaria and Romania’s preparation before their accession to the EU in the field of harmony of public procurement law. He also participated as an expert in a twinning project in Croatia. He has in-depth experience in legislation (he is a co-author of the Public Procurement Act), state administration, and providing legal advice to contracting authorities and contractors.

Czech Development Agency – comprehensive consultancy in setting up procurement procedures in the field of development projects, preparation of tender documentation for public contracts in the field of wastewater treatment with contractual conditions based on the FIDIC Yellow Book.

Severočeská vodárenská společnost a.s. – “Ensuring the operation of water infrastructure after 2020” Within this legal service, he participates in the provision of comprehensive legal services related to the implementation of the project, worth tens of billions of CZK without VAT.

Severočeská vodovody a kanalizace – preparation of analyses on various topics in the field of water management (customer contracts, protection zones, responsibility for ensuring the outflow of rainwater and others).

Ředitelství silnic a dálnic – consultancy in connection with transport infrastructure construction and reconstruction projects. As part of this legal service, he provides clients with consultancy services in the area of public procurement and the contractual aspects of projects, as well as legal analyses.

Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic – managed and actively participated in the creation of a methodology for public procurement of IT for the client.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic – provided comprehensive advice to the client in connection with the preparation of the terms of reference of concession proceedings for the provision of short-stay visa application processing services in Azerbaijan.

He has previously participated in the provision of comprehensive legal advice on a number of public contracts for the Dopravní podnik hl. m. Prahy, akciová společnost, for example in the area of contactless ticketing services, fleet renewal or the development of the Prague metro.

He provided legal advice in the field of the contractual provision of production services in the provision of broadcasting from the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games, represented the client in a commercial dispute arising from a co-production contract and in the area of unfair competition.

He provided comprehensive legal advice incl. contractual security in the procurement of a wide range of public contracts in the field of IT (procurement of HW, maintenance / SW development, complex systems including ERP), technologies (UPS renewal, cooling equipment renewal / expansion, television technology), services (accommodation, transportation, cleaning, design services, etc.), construction work even in the case of a small-scale concession to ensure the publication of a magazine.

Title: Forum of views – Vendor Lock-in
Publisher: Veřejné zakázky
Date: 2019

Title: Change in basic qualification prerequisites – amendment to the Public Procurement Act by Act No. 423/2010 Coll
Date: 1/2011

Title: Again on the issue of review of small-scale public procurement by the Office for the Protection of Competition
Date: 04/2010

Title: Overview and Status of Public Procurement Legislation, Basis of Adjustment, in: Public Procurement
Publisher: Veřejné zakázky
Date vydání: 2007

Title: Development of Public Procurement Legislation in the Light of the Newly Prepared Act
Publisher: Veřejné zakázky
Date: 2006


Institution: Uppsala Universitet (2003)

Institution: Charles University, the Law Faculty in Prague
Field of studies: Law

Professional experience

Organization: ROWAN LEGAL
Position: Associate
Period: 2017 – present

Organization: Česká televize
Position: Associate
Period: 2013 – 2017

Organization: MT Legal s.r.o., Law Firm
Position: junior associate, project manager
Period: 2010 – 2013