Rowan Legal
Pavel Hejl

At ROWAN LEGAL, Pavel Hejl specializes in information technology, cybersecurity and personal data protection. However, he also has extensive experience in the areas of competition and telecommunications law.

In his practice, Pavel Hejl advises both global ICT companies and leading companies in the Czech Republic in the field of information technology, in particular in the selection of suppliers of complex and technologically demanding enterprise information systems and the negotiation of related contractual documentation (in particular implementation, support and maintenance agreements for information systems). In addition, Pavel has long-term experience in acting for technology companies as a so-called “virtual legal department”.

Pavel also frequently presents at conferences throughout the Czech Republic and is one of the authors of the commentary on the Patent Act, published in 2017 by C. H. Beck.

  • Legal advisory services to Česká pošta, the state postal company of the Czech Republic, on the complete outsourcing of ICT required under a public contract.
  • Assisting the Czech Post in connection with negotiating a comprehensive amendment to the contract with the Ministry of the Interior of the Czech Republic for the management of the data box information system, the services included not only the preparation of the contractual documentation, but also a comprehensive risk analysis for the Czech Post, which had to be resolved prior to the implementation of these new functions.
  • Legal advisory services to a leading Czech natural gas distribution company on the implementation of a new information system to support the company’s accounting, customer management and other processes (ERP, WDM/EAM). The complex legal services included drafting contractual documentation, negotiating with bidders on the terms of supply of the information system, assisting the client in selecting a supplier and negotiating contractual documentation with the selected supplier.
  • Assisting the client, a leading Czech bank, in negotiating contractual documentation for data centre migration. Advising on the contractual provision of high standards of technical, operational, security and organisational conditions for reliable, continuous and efficient data centre operation, including consideration of regulatory requirements.
  • Legal advice to ČEZ Prodej in negotiating contractual documentation for a strategic partnership in energy sales and customer service at Czech Post branches.

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


School: Právnická fakulta Karlovy univerzity v Praze, 2010

Field of study: Právo a právní věda

School: Fakulta informatiky a statistiky Vysoké školy ekonomické v Praze, 2008

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Professional experience

Company: ROWAN LEGAL, law firm


  • Counsel (2022–present)
  • Senior Associate (2019–2022)

Company: SafeDX s.r.o.

Position: Virtual General Counsel (2016–současnost)

Company: Bird & Bird law firm


  • Senior Associate (2019–present)
  • Associate (2013–2017)
  • Junior Associate (2011–2013)

Company: Weinhold Legal


  • Senior Associate (2019–present)
  • Junior Lawyer (2010–2011)
  • Paralegal (2006–2010)

Company: VUMS Legend

Position: IT system developer (2002–2007)