Mr Robert Pelikán > Wolf Theiss > Prague, Czech Republic > Lawyer Profile

Wolf Theiss
186 00 PRAGUE 8
Czech Republic

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Competition/Antitrust, Robert has vast experience in corporate law, litigation, arbitration and all aspects of national (Czech and Slovak) as well EU competition law, including merger control, antitrust, cartel investigations and abuse of dominant positions. Robert regularly advises notable and prestigious clients both from the Czech Republic and abroad, in high-profile complex litigation and competition cases, which gained him an excellent reputation as a prominent local expert in these practice areas.




Robert graduated from Charles University, Faculty of Law (Ph.D.), worked at several prestigious law firms and finally established a private practice Vrána & Pelikán law firm with another partner. From 2015 to 2018 Robert served as the Minister of Justice of the Czech Republic. Moreover, he is active in academia and has co-authored  the Commentary to the Civil Code (2020, 2nd edition) and a textbook on corporate law (Corporate Law, 2015). Robert also teaches corporate and competition law at the Charles University, Faculty of Law and is a member of the Legislation Council of the Government of the Czech Republic..


Czech, English, French, German.


Charles University, Faculty of Law (Mgr., 2003; JUDr., 2009; Ph.D., 2011).

Lawyer Rankings

Slovakia > Dispute resolution

Wolf Theiss attracts a wide variety of litigation and arbitration mandates from clients, such as commercial claims, IP/IT disputes and employment litigation. It also acts for clients in contentious matters connected with sectors such as banking, pharmaceuticals and life sciences. Elsewhere, the firm is increasingly prominent in white-collar crime cases and cybercrime matters. Robert Pelikán leads the team, which also includes senior associate Marko Ernek .

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.