Rowan Legal

Petr Zábranský joined ROWAN LEGAL as a Senior Associate and is Head of Civil Litigation. In his practice, Petr has long been representing clients in proceedings before courts and administrative authorities and also provides legal services in criminal proceedings.

Petr Zábranský is currently heavily involved in the field of class actions, including their legislative concept, and also deals with topics related to procedural law, in particular dispute prevention and legal writing. He also focuses on specific issues within administrative law, such as waste management, freedom of access to information and university law.

Prior to joining ROWAN LEGAL, Petr worked for more than five years in a Prague law firm, where he gained experience in a wide range of legal sectors and, in addition to the contractual agenda, he represented clients in court and insolvency proceedings.

Leads a larger legal team that, in conjunction with a cooperating law firm, is representing a client, an administrative agency, in dozens of real estate-related disputes.

Participates in the representation of the client, a major waste management company, in administrative proceedings and in the administrative justice system, advising the client on related issues involving administrative law, misdemeanor law and waste management.

Represents a client, a major investment company, in a dispute over damages from a failed acquisition thwarted by the target company’s shareholders.

Represents a telecommunications operator in a dispute over the nullity of an employee’s termination of employment and wage compensation for several years.

Led a legal team and represented a client, a state-owned enterprise, in disputes related to real property.

Assisted in representing a client as plaintiff and defendant in a pair of disputes for payments of over CZK 100 million and in related disputes in connection with the development of and implementation of an information system.

Represented the insolvency administrator in several incidents in the insolvency proceedings of VÍTKOVICE POWER ENGINEERING a.s.

Advised Výstaviště Praha a.s. as an injured party in connection with suspicious contracts relating to the holding of a highly publicized event and in connection with suspicious construction contracts.

Represented a client, an advertising company, in a dispute over the payment of more than CZK 10 million in respect of unpaid remuneration for marketing services rendered.


School: Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague, 2014
Field of study: Law and legal science

Professional experience

Company: ROWAN LEGAL, law firm

  • Senior Associate (04/2020–present)
  • Associate (01/2018–03/2020)

Company: Iva Siegela, law firm

  • Junior Lawyer (04/2014–12/2017)
  • Paralegal (05/2012–03/2014)