Rowan Legal

Bohuslav Lichnovský focuses on the area ICT law, where he has provided legal support in the preparation of comprehensive contractual documentation for a number of major ICT projects, whose value has amounted to billions of CZK.

Bohuslav also specializes in the area of personal data protection and has extensive experience in implementing GDPR in leading global software companies, major Czech banks and insurance companies, and some of the largest governmental bodies.

Bohuslav is a certified privacy professional (CIPP/E) and co-author of the first Czech Commentaries on the GDPR (2017, second edition 2018, Wolters Kluwer) and its implementing legislation (2019, Wolters Kluwer) in the Czech Republic.

Bohuslav is also a PRINCE2 certificate holder and uses his experience in project management in complex GDPR audits and compliance projects.

Bohuslav graduated in law from the Czech Masaryk University and recently obtained an LLM degree in Intellectual Property Law from the University of London in the United Kingdom.

Provided legal services for a major company operating in information and communication technologies – gave legal support in the preparation of tenders and provided analysis of the terms and conditions in the context of public procurements in ICT.

Provided the preparation of model contractual documentation in the scope of ICT law with regards to the new Civil Code (2014) for the client T-Mobile Czech Republic Inc.

Provided legal support in the formation of contractual documentation for the provision of outsourcing services in ICT for the client T-Mobile Czech Republic Inc.

Provided the preparation of the request for proposal and contractual documentation as part of a contract on providing Telcom services in central and eastern European countries (2014).

Provided comprehensive legal services related to a specific type of procurement with a value of over 1,800 million CZK, not including VAT. The contracting authority was the Czech Republic´s Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. The service was within the scope of a total of four public procurements for data systems, the so-called “Single information system of Labour and Social Affairs”.

Provided preparation of contract documentation for the procurement of services communication infrastructure worth several billion CZK and the analysis of legal possibilities of entering these procurements by way of in-house horizontal co-operation – a novel approach (2014-2015). The contracting authority was the Czech Republic´s Home Office.

Provided legal aid in the assessment of possible involvement in out-of-territory insurance and assistance in the preparation of dual contractual documentation for Czech and Swiss insurance companies (2014) for the client – the Zurich Insurance Company.


Title:Czech commentary on Act on Personal Data Processing (member of the processing team)
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer ČR
Publication date: 2019

Title: Czech commentary on GDPR, second edition (member of the processing team)
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer ČR
Publication date: 2018

Title: Czech commentary on GDPR, (member of the processing team)
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer ČR
Publication date: 2017

Title: Law on Arbitration Proceedings and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards, member of the processing team
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer ČR
Publication date: 2015

Title: The importance of investment in arbitrations under international treaties on investment protection
Publication date: 2012


Institution: University of London
Field of studies: LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law

Institution: Masaryk University, the Law Faculty in Brno
Field of studies: Law

Professional experience

Organization: ROWAN LEGAL

  • Associate (10/2016 – present)
  • Junior Associate (01/2013 – 09/2016)

Period: 01/2013 – present
Job description: Specializes in the field of ICT law, especially the creation of contractual documentation and implementation of complex ICT projects, banking and financial regulation law and public procurement law

Organization: Sa & Sa, Ankara, Turkey
Position: Summer internship
Period: 06/2012 – 07/2012

Organization: Gottweis & Partner, Brno
Position: Externist for the translation of legal documents
Period: 09/2011 – 01/2012

Organization: Allen & Overy LLP, Praha
Position: Summer internship
Period: 07/2011