"Robert Pelikán has an excellent overview of new legislation and trends in legal science. This is a quality that is exceptional in the Czech legal services market."
Robert Pelikán has extensive experience in corporate law, disputes and all aspects of national (Czech and Slovak) as well as EU competition law. He also advises on white collar crime matters, including asset recovery. In the course of his career, Robert regularly advised well-known clients, both from the Czech Republic and abroad, in high-profile complex cases and has gained an excellent reputation as an expert in these areas. Robert worked at several prestigious law firms including as partner of a Czech law firm. From 2015 to 2018, Robert served as the Minister of Justice of the Czech Republic. Robert has always been active in academia and co-authored, e.g., the prestigious Commentary to the Czech Civil Code published in its second edition in 2020. He teaches civil, 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.
Robert is an aviation enthusiast. Here at Wolf Theiss, Robert regularly advises notable and prestigious clients, both from the Czech Republic and abroad, in high-profile complex litigation and competition cases; in his free time, Robert enjoys going on trips with his old Czech two-engine aircraft. Be it law or aviation – Robert is a true high-flyer!
Admitted to the BarAdmitted to the bar in the Czech Republic, 2006
EducationCharles University, Prague, (Ph.D.), 2011
Charles University, Prague, (Mgr.), 2003
Czech, English, French, German