Rowan Legal
Pavel Hejl

Pavel specializes mainly in the area of IT law, cybersecurity and personal data protection. He has gained important experience in competition law and the law of telecommunications.

He provides legal advice in IT law to global companies as well as to leading Czech companies, mainly in the negotiation of complex and technically challenging contacts. Apart from that he has obtained long-term experience in working for technology companies as part of a “virtual legal department”.

Pavel studied at the Faculty of Law of Charles University and the Faculty of Informatics and Statistics at the University of Economics. During his studies Pavel gained practical experience in modern technologies as he worked for 5 years as an IT developer on a project developing a system for high and regional courts in the Czech Republic.

Pavel often gives lectures at conferences in the Czech Republic and he is one of the main authors of the commentary on the Czech Patent Act, published in 2017 by C. H. Beck

Analysis of the impact of the amendment to the Electronic Communications Act on the leading companies in the telecommunications market in the Czech Republic.

Legal advice to Czech Post, the state postal company of the Czech Republic, regarding complete ICT outsourcing requested within the framework of a public contract.

Assistance of Czech Post in negotiating a comprehensive amendment to the contract with the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic on the administration of the data box information system; services included not only the preparation of contractual documentation but also a comprehensive risk analysis for Czech Post, which had to be resolved before implementing these new functions.

Legal advice to a leading Czech natural gas distribution company in the implementation of a new information system to support accounting, customer management and other company processes (ERP, WDM/EAM). Comprehensive legal services included the creation of contractual documentation, negotiations with bidders on the conditions of delivery of the information system, assistance to the client in selecting a supplier and negotiating contractual documentation with the selected supplier.

Assistance to the client, a leading Czech bank, in negotiating contractual documentation for data center migration. The consultancy concerned the contractual provision of high standards of technical, operational, security and organizational conditions for the reliable, continuous and efficient operation of the data center, including consideration of regulatory requirements.


Chloupek, V., Hartvichová, K. a kol. Patent Act. Commentary. 1st edition. Prague: C. H. Beck, 2017, 350 p.

Professional experience

Organization: ROWAN LEGAL

  • Counsel (04/2022 – present)
  • Senior Associate (09/2019 – 03/2022)

Organization: SafeDX s.r.o.
Position: Virtual general counsel
Period: 2016-present

Organization: Bird & Bird s.r.o. law firm
Position: Senior Associate
Period: 2017-2019

Organization: Weinhold Legal v.o.s.,
Position: Paralegal
Period: 2006-2011

Organization: VUMS Legend s.r.o.,
Position: IT system developer
Period: 2002-2007