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Ondřej Křížek is a specialist in corporate law, business transactions and M&A, and he is the lead advocate for a team of lawyers at ROWAN LEGAL who specialize in providing legal and related services in these areas. He provides comprehensive legal advice to clients in the private sector as well as to those in public administration.

Ondřej Křížek has been involved in many important projects in the areas of corporate law, commercial transactions and M&A, including acquisition projects worth several hundred million CZK, with their related organization and due diligence. A part of his specialization is also the transformation of business corporations, in the scope of which and under his leadership, several major transactions for the merger or division of business corporations in the Czech Republic have been implemented.

Besides this, Ondřej provides long-term practical advice on employment law and corporate governance, including in the form of topical seminars and lectures focusing on current problems in this area. In the field of labor law, he has participated in several major projects related to the assignment and transfer of employees and the creation of legal frameworks applied to labor relations between employees and employers both in the private and public sector. In addition, Ondřej Křížek has long provided practical advice in other areas of labor law, including practical solutions to changes in the work capacity of employers, as well as in corporate governance, which is closely linked to labor law.

Ondřej is also active in the publication of professional articles related to the topic of corporate bankruptcy and labor law.

Provided comprehensive legal services related to implementation of the procurement with a value of tens of billions CZK, not including VAT. As a part of this project, Ondřej participated in a study of the alternatives to ensure the realization of the project. Contracting authority was the North Bohemia Water Supply Company for the procurement “Ensuring the operation of the water infrastructure after 2020”.

Participating on the acquisition of companies in the Czech Republic, including the related adjustments and changes in labour relations. The submitter was Saab Czech Ltd. / SAAB GROUP.

Provided comprehensive legal advice and support in the implementation of the sale of two subsidiaries, amounting to over 5 million. Client was Credit Info Schuff GmbH.

Provided comprehensive legal advice and support for the distribution company`s spin-off into three successor companies worth several million euros. Client was L&B Invest Ltd.

Provided comprehensive legal advice and assistance in preparing for the sale of the company worth more than 5 million EUR. Client was L&B Vodochody Ltd.

Provided legal advice and assistance in the acquisition of an IT company worth one billion CZK and the subsequent merger with that company. Client was NESS Czech Ltd.

Provided legal advice and assistance in the preparation of an acquisition worth more than 15 million EUR. Client was IMMOFINANZ AG.

Provided comprehensive legal advice and assistance in the acquisition of companies valued at over 50 million EUR and the acquisition of companies with a turnover of over 15 million EUR. Client was NEWTON Management, Inc.

Provided legal advice and support for the corporate management subsidiary in the Czech Republic, including a share capital increase of tens of millions of CZK. Client wasBrno Estates Inc. / IMMOFINANZ GROUP.

Provided comprehensive legal advice and support to an investor in public limited companies, operating in the mining and quarrying industry worth several hundred million CZK.

Provided the entire corporate governance of the company including legal advice and assistance in the construction of the sports center and the acquisition of other related real estate. Client was Tennis Votice.

Provided comprehensive legal support on both the preparation and contractual side to ensure the construction and operation of a cultural and entertainment center. Client was Prague 8.

Prepared comprehensive model of employment documentation. Client was NEWTON College Inc.

Prepared lectures and workshops in the field of labour law for the HR department. Client was Saab Czech Ltd. Provided a comprehensive review and adjustment of model of employment documentation. Client was AZD Praha Ltd.

Provided negotiation and preparation of documentation in multiple languages in relation to launching, changes and termination of the employment relationship between employer and employee for a number of international companies operating in the Czech market, particularly in the IT field.

Title: Insurance of the Responsibility of Members of the Statutory Bodies
Publisher: Statutary representative
Publication date: 2017

Title: Liability insurance of members of governing bodies
Publisher: Statutary representative
Publication date: 2014

Title: What will the revision amendment to the Insolvency Act bring
Publisher: Statutary representative
Publication date: 2013

Title: Obligations of the business entity in relation to the trade register
Publisher: Statutary representative
Publication date: 2012

Title: Register proceedings
Publisher: Statutary representative
Publication date: 2012

Education

Institution: The University of West Bohemia, Faculty of Law in Pilsen
Field of studies: Law

Institution: Faculty Universität Passau, Germany
Field of studies: German law

Professional experience

Organization: ROWAN LEGAL
Position: Senior Associate
Period: 04/2007 – present
Job description: Associate providing comprehensive legal advice on corporate law, business transactions, M&A, employment law