Cechova & Partners, a leading Slovak full service business law firm, is pleased to announce Jana Cernakova has been named its newest partner, effective from July 1, 2017. The promotion strengthens one of the firm’s core practice areas: employment law and adds further depth to the firm’s offering. Jana has been with the firm since 2011 and already has wealth of experience in her respective areas of expertise.

Jana is a 2006 graduate of the Faculty of Law at the University of Pavol Jozef Safarik in Kosice, Slovakia and received her PhD. from the Faculty of Law at the Trnava University in Trnava, Slovakia in 2016. Jana is a member of the Slovak Bar Association and is fluent in Slovak, English and German. Her practice focuses on the area of employment and labour law, data protection, litigation, and also in the area of white collar crime and compliance. Apart from day-to-day employment agenda Jana specialises in working time issues, employment of foreigners and collective bargaining. She also regularly covers employment law issues in complex cases involving M&A and restructuring projects, including transfer of undertaking. Jana is an experienced litigator and has obtained successful rulings for the clients mainly in the area of employment law, transport law and in the area of life sciences. With the increased impact of data protection regulations, Jana more frequently advises on these issues, focusing on data processing and transfer within multinational group of companies.

Jana will be advising clients primarily in the above mentioned fields of employment and labour law, privacy and data protection law, and litigation.

“We are honoured to welcome Jana to the partner team, and fully expect that she will continue to use the experience, skill and work ethic she has demonstrated since joining our firm to achieve the best results for our clients,” says Tomas Rybar, Managing Partner.

About Cechova & Partners

Cechova & Partners, established in 1990, is one of the leading Slovak full service commercial law firms. The firm represents a broad array of clients, spanning all major practices and industries. Čechová & Partners is committed to being a truly independent local law firm, offering in-depth knowledge of Slovak law and business and profound experience in the local market, while providing high standard of legal assistance and client service. The firm is consistently top-ranked for key areas researched in leading directories, including Chambers and Legal 500.


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Managing Partner

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