Mr Jan Procházka > Dentons > Prague, Czech Republic > Lawyer Profile

Dentons
V CELNICI 1034/6
110 00 PRAHA 1
Czech Republic

Work Department

Corporate, M&A

Position

Jan Procházka is a partner in Dentons’ Prague office with 20 years of experience in M&A, private equity, joint ventures, corporate and financial law. In terms of sectors, Jan focuses on manufacturing and automotive, chemicals, financial services, retail, hospitality and leisure, renewable energy, life sciences, TMT and e-commerce. He has acted as a lead lawyer on a number of transactions not only in the Czech and Slovak Republics, but also across the CEE region.

Career

Jan worked at the Prague office of Altheimer & Gray (since 2003 Salans) as an associate from 1998 to 2005. Between 2005 and 2010, he was a senior lawyer at Clifford Chance, Prague. In 2010, Jan re-joined Dentons (formerly Salans) as a counsel, and in 2019 was promoted to a partner.

Languages

Czech and English

Memberships

Czech Bar Association

Education

Charles University in Prague, 2003, Doctor of Laws
University of Chicago, 2000, LL.M. degree
Charles University in Prague, 1998, Master of Laws, summa cum laude

Lawyer Rankings

Czech Republic > Projects and energy

(Next Generation Partners)

Jan ProcházkaDentons

Czech Republic > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Dentons is a strong choice for cross-border corporate transactions, with it having an English law capacity in its Prague office, and strong connections to its Chinese and Japanese desks. With significant activity in the chemicals, life sciences, technology and energy sectors, the group has ‘strong experience in PE transactions.’ It is also involved in a number of restructuring mandates. Jan Procházka is a key name, bringing over 20 years of corporate expertise to the practice. Petr Zákoucký and Chris Watkinson jointly lead the team.