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Jakub Veselý

Jakub Veselý

Lawyer

Lawyer
Jakub Veselý

Jakub Veselý is a Czech law qualified associate specialising in corporate/M&A and commercial law.

Since joining the Prague office in 2013 Jakub has established himself as an active member of the Prague office's Corporate practice advising on M&A transactions across a number of sectors as well as providing day-to-day corporate advisory services for a number of the firm's key clients.

  • KKCG Investments AG in connection with the acquisition of a majority stake in AutoCont Group, the largest supplier of information and communication technologies in the Czech Republic and Slovakia
  • PPF Group on the disposal of its 100% stake in Eldorado, Russia's second largest retailer of consumer electronics and household appliances
  • Staples, Inc on the Czech aspects of potential carve-out options of Office Depot's Czech business in relation to the European Commission antitrust approval of global tie-up of Staples and Office Depot
  • A Chinese investment firm on a contemplated acquisition of a majority share in a Czech producer of light aircraft
  • Permira on the Czech law aspects of the cross-border acquisition of 100 percent shares in certain entities that make up eBay's Enterprise Business
  • ASSA ABLOY, the international market leader in door opening solutions operating in more than 70 countries, on the successful conclusion of an agreement for the sale of their global car lock business to ALPHA Corporation, a Japanese manufacturer of lock and key products for the automobile, housing and industrial sectors
  • Union Investment Real Estate on the acquisition and refinancing of the Palladium Shopping and Office Centre in Prague's central business district
  • Petr Krogman and his business partners on the sale of the Spojené farmy group to an entity which will be controlled by CPI Property Group. The target group owns over 20,000 hectares of agricultural land and thousands of heads of livestock
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Career and qualifications

  • Internship at the European Court of Justice, Luxembourg 2011
  • Exchange programme at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) 2011
  • Internship in the European Parliament as assistant to MEP Mr. Jiří Havel, Brussels 2012
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2013
  • Charles University, Prague (Master's degree in Law) 2014
  • Admitted as an advocate in Prague 2018

Professional bodies

  • Czech Bar Association