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Jan Dobrý

Jan Dobrý


Jan Dobrý

Jan Dobrý is a Czech law qualified Counsel specialising in all forms of dispute resolution, judicial review of administrative decisions and competition law.

Jan has steadily built up a strong profile and gained significant expertise in the commercial, energy and construction sectors from a litigious, regulatory and competition perspective, while also playing a key role in consolidating the Prague office's restructuring and insolvency practice.

  • a regional investment company as defendant within arbitration commenced with Vienna International Arbitral Centre by a developer of a prototype vehicle
  • defending the Czech subsidiary of a major civil engineering company against the Czech Competition Office in relation to alleged bid-rigging case
  • a major Czech steelmaking company in connection with a claim filed before German courts.two leading Czech construction companies in arbitration and subsequent court proceedings with the Road and Motorway Directorate of the Czech Republic (RMD) for an action brought by RMD for alleged overpricing of a work under a construction contract related to a section of a national highway
  • a leading European property developer in arbitration proceedings against the Road and Motorwary Directorate of the Czech Republic (RMD) in connection with the performance of a future agreement on the purchase of land by RMD and in associated court proceedings involving RMD and the Czech Ministry of Transport
  • Citibank on the structuring and sale of its retail banking and credit card businesses in the Czech Republic to Raiffeisenbank
  • Česká spořitelna, a.s. on the defence of procedural and substantive rights in the insolvency proceedings concerning Oděvní podnik (OP Prostějov), a major Czech clothing producer including litigation at appellate and constitutional review level

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Career and qualifications

  • Huddersfield University Business School, UK (European Business Management) 2006
  • Internship at the Supreme Administrative Court of the Czech Republic 2008
  • Masaryk University, Brno (Masters' degree in Law) 2009
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2009
  • Admitted as an advocate in the Czech Republic 2013

Professional bodies

  • Arbitrator at Prague Stock Exchange Arbitration Court
  • Czech Bar Association
  • Active member of the Commission on International Arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Czech Republic