Ms Jitka Logesová > Wolf Theiss > Prague, Czech Republic > Lawyer Profile

Wolf Theiss
POBREZNI 12
186 00 PRAGUE 8
Czech Republic

Work Department

Corporate Investigations, specialising in compliance, corporate criminal liability/white collar crime and asset recovery. She has wide experience in various sectors, particularly life science, infrastructure, professional services, IT and the public sector, where she advised clients on FCPA triggered issues and investigations, led a number of corporate internal investigations in Central Eastern Europe and advised on various compliance issues including setting up anti-corruption and compliance programmes.

Position

Partner, heading the firm-wide Corporate Investigations practice.

Career

Before joining Wolf Theiss, Jitka established and built up the firm-wide compliance, risk and sensitive investigations practice at another regional law firm. She was tasked by the Czech General Prosecutors office to help draft the methodology for state prosecutors on how to evaluate corporate compliance management systems and to educate the state prosecutors in this respect.

Languages

Czech, English, German

Memberships

Jitka is immediate past Chair of the IBA’s Anti-Corruption Committee and a current Member of the IBA’s Anti-Corruption Committee Advisory Board.

Education

Charles University, Prague (Mgr.), 1995; University of Passau, Germany, 1995. In addition to her legal qualifications, she is a Certified Auditor for ISO 19600 (compliance management systems) and for ISO 37001 (Anti-Bribery management systems).

Lawyer Rankings

Czech Republic > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Wolf Theiss acts for both buyers and sellers, providing legal advice across the lifespan of a corporate transaction, with additional expertise in restructurings and joint ventures. Led by Tereza Naučová, it is capable of leading on key domestic transactions and serving as local counsel for international companies in the pharmaceutical, private equity and technology sectors. Other key partners include Jitka LogesováRobert Pelikán and life sciences expert Kamila Seberová.

Czech Republic > Dispute resolution

Wolf Theiss‘ practice covers matters such as shareholder disputes and unfair competition cases, as well as employment, banking and product liability litigation. The firm is also noted for its excellent white-collar crime practice, which is led by Jitka Logesová. Robert Pelikán leads the team, which includes associates Lukas Mazura and Kateřina Kulhánková.