Rowan Legal

Kristýna Kovaříková at ROWAN LEGAL specialises in personal data protection, intellectual property, competition law, commercial law and regulatory law (including health law).

Having worked for several years in an international law firm, Kristýna has deep experience in providing legal support not only to Czech but especially to foreign companies.

Kristýna has participated in legal due diligence of a number of major companies. Kristýna also provides legal advice in relation to proceedings before the Office for Personal Data Protection, the Industrial Property Office, the State Office for Drug Control, the Office for the Protection of Competition, the Czech Trade Inspection Authority and a number of other administrative authorities. As part of her law practice, Kristýna also prepares contractual documentation.

Kristýna is also a co-author of the first Czech commentary on GDPR (Wolters Kluwer, 2nd edition 2018).

She advised a leading Czech energy company on the impact analysis and subsequent implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). She also provided extensive follow-up advice to the company in the area of personal data protection.

Advised the largest Czech insurance group (including three insurance companies) on the impact analysis and subsequent implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

She provided a compliance audit for CSL Behring, ensured the drafting of contract templates for cooperation with healthcare professionals, healthcare facilities and other organisations, and provided day-to-day legal advice in relation to compliance in the areas of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, licensing, sponsorship, competition, data protection and tax.

She has advised a number of international pharmaceutical companies on the regulatory aspects of marketing their products and in connection with clinical trials and setting up related contractual relationships.

Advised Nanotherapeutics (now: Ology Bioservices) on the acquisition of a plant from Baxter Group companies (including, among other things, pharmaceutical regulatory matters) and the subsequent sale to an Indian investor.

Assisted in advising ALSTOM in connection with alleged anti-competitive conduct and representing this client before Czech and European courts in connection with the alleged “GIS cartel”. Obtained the annulment of a record fine of hundreds of millions of CZK for the client.

NULÍČEK, M. et al. GDPR / General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679/EU) – Practical Commentary. Wolters Kluwer, 2018, 2nd, updated edition (co-author).


School: Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague, 2009
Field of study: Law and law science

School: Management Centrum Innsbruck
Field of study: Management and Law under the Erasmus LLP

Professional experience

Company: ROWAN LEGAL, law firm

  • Of Counsel (02/2019–present)
  • Senior Associate (04/2018–01/2019)
  • Associate (10/2014–03/2018)

Company: Hogan Lovells (Prague)

  • Attorney (06/2013–07/2014)
  • Law clerk (09/2009–05/2013)