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Jitka Logesova

Partner

“Jitka Logesová is lauded for her wide-ranging expertise in corporate investigations and white-collar crime proceedings. She demonstrates notable experience in drafting anti-bribery and internal compliance guidelines. A source highlights Logesová as “the most experienced adviser in complex compliance matters and internal investigations,” adding that she is “reachable, reliable and quick in feedback.””

Chambers Europe

About Jitka

Jitka Logesová heads the Corporate Investigations practice and specialises in corporate investigations, compliance, corporate criminal liability/white collar crime and asset recovery. Before joining Wolf Theiss, Jitka co-headed the regional CEE private equity practice and built up the compliance, risk and sensitive investigations practice at another international law firm. She was also tasked by the Czech Prosecutor General’s Office to help draft the methodology for state prosecutors to evaluate corporate compliance management systems and to educate the Czech state prosecutors in this respect. Jitka has wide experience in various sectors, where she has advised clients on FCPA triggered issues and investigations, led a number of internal corporate investigations in CEE and advised on various compliance issues including setting up anti-corruption and compliance programmes. She has led multiple pre-acquisition anti-bribery and anti-corruption due diligence processes. Jitka is immediate past Chair of the International Bar Association’s Anti-Corruption Committee and a current Member of the IBA’s Anti-Corruption Committee Advisory Board. Besides her legal qualifications, she is a Certified Auditor for ISO 19600 (Compliance management systems) and for ISO 37001 (Anti-bribery management systems). She has also published extensively and is a frequent speaker at compliance and anti-corruption conferences.

Education

Charles University, Prague, (Mgr.), 1995
University of Passau, Germany, 1995

Languages

Czech, English, German