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Jiří Votrubec is a specialist in public investment with an overlap into ICT law. He provides comprehensive legal advice to both contracting authorities and bidders for public contracts regarding the preparation of their bids, as well as to various bodies in the implementation of projects related to the area of ​​ICT.

Jiří has broad experience in providing legal support in the preparation of tender documentation under the terms of the Public Procurement Act, including the processing of related contractual terms for many important projects (ICT, construction, transport, sectors etc.), the value of which has reached a billion CZK. He has also provided legal support to bidders for major public contracts awarded in the Czech Republic, with projects co-financed from the European Union’s operational programs. He provides componential legal opinions on key issues in the field of public procurement and has experience with proceedings before the Office for the Protection of Competition.He is active in the production of professional articles for publications which are related to the topic of procurement. Jiří also teaches.

He provided comprehensive legal services related to the successful award of a public contract and the negotiation of a related full-service contract for M1 metro trains on metro line C worth more than CZK 7 billion excluding VAT.

He provided comprehensive legal services concluding with successful tendering of the Prague Public Transit Company’s procurement. The procurement was focused to delivery of 50 partially low-floor buses 150 and 300 low-floor buses with value 1,3 billion CZK without VAT.

Established the terms and conditions (including a binding contract proposal) for the public tender for the construction and delivery of ticket vending machines and the provision of related services, the estimated value of which amounted to 165,000,000, – CZK, not including VAT. Submitter was the Prague Public Transit Company a stock company.

Provided comprehensive legal services to the Czech Republic´s Ministry of Agriculture related to the successful submission of the procurement “Operation and development of eAGRI and related application infrastructure with a value of nearly CZK 300 million, not including VAT. . In this project, Jiří also participated in the preparation of specified conditions containing a binding model contract, which included provisions on the Ministry´s core operations, key applications and registers.

Provided comprehensive legal services related to the successful submission of the procurement “The education system program in the 2007-2013 period” with a value exceeding CZK 150 million, not including VAT. Jiří also participated in the preparation of specified conditions containing a binding model contract, which included the provision of services for the education system in a wide range of educational programs, the value of which is exceptional in the field of public procurement in education.

Provided comprehensive legal services to the National Library of the Czech Republic related to the successful submission of the procurement “System integrator for the Creation of the National digital library project” with a value of nearly 200 million CZK not including VAT.

Provided comprehensive legal services to the Air Traffic Control of the Czech Republic related to the successful submission of the procurement “Replacement of the Main System” with a value of approximately 1 billion CZK, not including VAT, with a tender submitted in a competitive dialogue and subsequently in a negotiated procedure with publication, which were executed completely in English.

Provided legal advice to the Czech Television on the managerial review process in this procurement procedure  for a tender “Server technology for the production and broadcasting of news, sport and current affairs” with a value of approximately 200 million CZK, not including VAT, before the Office for the Protection of Competition.

Provided legal services to the Regional health authority related to the successful award of the procurement “Comprehensive outsourcing of ICT” worth over 3 billion CZK not including VAT.

Provided comprehensive legal services to the Coordination Centre for the Health Department’s Information systems related to the award of public procurement “The Creation and Implementation of a single base technology platform including an identity management platform for data mining and connection to the core public administration registers” with a value of approximately 100 million CZK without VAT.

Provided comprehensive legal services to the Coordination Centre for the Health Department’s Information systems related to the award of the procurement “2b Administrative registers and CUV, health, medical, and other registers” with a value of approximately 100 million CZK, not including VAT, including the implementation of subsequent micro tendering.

Provided comprehensive legal services to the Czech Republic´s State Land Office related to the award of the tender “Ensuring independent geodetic services within the scope of operation of the SLO” worth over 100 million CZK without VAT, divided into 13 sections.

Title: Evaluation of the functional prototype SW / IS (co-author)
Publisher: Public Procurement
Publication date: 05/2019

Title: Allegiance of the tenderer by the submitted tender
Publisher: Legal advisor
Publication date: 10/2014

Title: Use of framework agreements in public procurement for the purchase of medical supplies
Publisher: Medical forum
Publication date: 12/2012

Title: Podešva V., Olík M., Janoušek M., Stránský J .: The Public Procurement Act, Commentary. 2nd edition.
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer CR, inc.
Publication date: 2011

Title: Podešva V., Olík M., Janoušek M., Stránský J .: The Public Procurement Act, Commentary after the amendment made by Act no. 55/2012 Coll., The electronic version to ASPI
Publisher: ASPI

Title: Intensely debated section of the Act on Public Procurement
Publisher: Modern community
Publication date: 11/2010

Title: Quasi trading licenses and practical aspects of their issuance
Publisher: epravo.cz
Publication date: 04/2009

Education

Institution: Charles University Faculty of Law, Prague
Period: graduated in 2012, receiving the title JUDr.
Field of studies: Law

Institution: Masaryk University, Faculty of Law
Period: graduated in 2010, passing state examinations
Field of studies: Law

Professional experience

Organization: ROWAN LEGAL
Position:

  • Partner (10/2019 – current)
  • Managing Associate (4/2019 – 9/2019)
  • Senior Associate (01/2015 – 4/2019)
  • Associate (06/2014 – 12/2014)
  • Junior Lawyer (07/2010 – 05/2014)
  • Paralegal (10/2008 – 06/2010)

Period: 10/2008 – present
Job description: specialist in public investment with overlap to ICT law. Provides comprehensive legal advice