Mr Petr Kotáb > Dentons > Prague, Czech Republic > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Tax

Position

Petr Kotáb is Head of Dentons’ Tax team in Prague. Petr combines tax and legal practice with academic activity, being an assistant professor of tax law and financial law at Charles University in Prague.

Petr focuses on international taxation, direct taxes, tax planning of cross-border transactions, taxation of individuals and tax treatment of employee benefits, among other areas of specialization. In his practice, he has provided tax advisory to both international and domestic companies and individuals from sectors such as banks and financial institutions, travel and leisure, automotive, pharmaceuticals and life sciences, telecommunications and media.

He is the author or co-author of more than 100 professional books, university textbooks, articles in periodicals and other publications on tax law and financial law.

Career

Petr was previously a member of expert commissions on privatization at the Ministry of Industry of the Czech Republic, and a member of the Financial Law Commission of the Legislative Council of the Government of the Czech Republic. He served as a Supervisory Board member of Komerční banka, one of the largest banks in the Central and Eastern European region, and as the chairman of the Appellate Committee of the Czech Securities Commission. Currently, he is the chairman of a senate of the Appellate Commission of the Czech National Bank.

Languages

Czech, Slovak, English and Russian

Memberships

Czech Bar Association,  Slovak Bar Association, International Bar Association and International Fiscal Association

Education

Charles University in Prague, 1986, Doctor of Laws
Charles University in Prague, 1985, Master of Laws

Lawyer Rankings

Czech Republic > Tax

Dentons‘ Prague office provides a full range of tax services to clients, with its work covering compliance, tax planning and disputes. The team is particularly known for its work in the energy sector, advising on complex litigation matters. It is also well connected with the firm’s corporate and finance practices, and provides related support. Practice head Petr Kotáb, who focuses on transactional matters, has a strong profile among international clients.