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ROWAN LEGAL significantly strengthened. Public procurement, competition and IT law expert Marcela Káňová joins as partner

04. 03. 2023

Prague, April 3, 2023 – Marcela Káňová has become a new partner at ROWAN LEGAL. She will focus on the development of relationships with clients from the public and private sector, both on a legal and strategic level.

Marcela Káňová is an experienced legal expert in public procurement and competition issues. She also focuses on IT law and cyber security matters. She has significant experience in representing clients in proceedings before the Office for the Protection of Competition, the European Commission, and the courts, as well as experience in managing large and complex projects.

Marcela Káňová further has extensive experience in business development. In addition to this, she has also held a senior position at the Office for the Protection of Competition and a partner position at a multinational IT corporation, from which she is returning to the dedicated legal environment. She is a member of the Disputes Committee of the Chairman of the Office for the Protection of Competition and the Disputes Committee of the Director of the National Cyber and Information Security Agency. She is also an active member of the expert team for the digital economy of the Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic and is regularly engaged in publishing and lecturing activities.

“I am really looking forward to returning to advocacy after a year and a half of pure IT business and I am glad that it is in the colours of ROWAN LEGAL, where thanks to the wide range of professional focus I can fully devote myself to all areas of law that are close to my heart. I very much appreciate this opportunity and the trust of the firm’s partners. Of course, I also see it as a great commitment, which I will strive to fulfill. I believe that together with my clients we will face many great and interesting challenges and create many interesting “stories”. This is what I enjoy most about advocacy, being part of my clients’ “stories” and sharing these with them,” said Marcela Káňová.

“Marcela’s knowledge and expertise make her a very important addition to our office. She is a recognized expert in public procurement, IT law and competition law, but also has a wealth of valuable experience thanks to her previous work in top business circles. I believe that thanks to her we will be able to further develop our client relationships in both the public and private sectors,” added Miloš Olík, Partner at ROWAN LEGAL

Marcela Káňová is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University and Charles University. During her studies she completed study stays at the University of Innsbruck and in Rome. In addition to Czech, she speaks German, Italian and English.

For more information please contact:

Petr Podzimek
PR a marketing

Phone: 725 032 147


ROWAN LEGAL is a leading Czech law firm specializing in dispute resolution and arbitration, corporate and commercial law, intellectual property, IT, telecommunications and competition, plus public procurement. Its clients include major national and international corporations including public institutions. The firm employs over 100 associates in its Prague and Brno offices, including more than 70 experienced lawyers regularly ranked in national and international industry rankings.

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