Provided by Ladislav Smejkal
Ladislav Smejkal is Partner and Head of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice that covers also the Criminal law practice, in Dentons’ Prague office.
He has more than 20 years’ experience advising clients on litigation and criminal law cases. In litigation, Ladislav advises and represents clients in particular in the area of commercial disputes, unfair dismissal claims and other employees-related litigation cases as well as in construction litigation. In criminal law matters, he represents clients in criminal cases as defense counsel or advises clients in the areas including white collar crime, anti-corruption, criminal compliance, and both internal and governmental investigations.
Ladislav provides legal advice to both individual and corporate clients from a wide range of sectors, with a focus on the manufacturing, construction, IT/media, financial services, automotive, health care and pharmaceutical sectors.
Joined Dentons in 2014; Local Partner (2009-2014) and Associate (2008-2009) in White & Case, Prague; Associate (2006-2008) and junior Associate(2002-2005) in Kocián Šolc Balaštík, Prague.
Czech Bar Association
Doctor of Laws (2007) and Master of Laws (2000), Faculty of Law, Charles University, Prague
Leading compliance lawyer Ladislav Smejkal advises on internal investigations. He also assists with the setting up of anti-bribery and anti-corruption policies and compliance management systems. He is likewise well placed to handle distribution regulatory matters.
Ladislav Smejkal is experienced in both contentious and non-contentious mandates, handling companies' full employment portfolios. He regularly assists clients with remunerations and unfair dismissal disputes and also offers experience in mass redundancies and discrimination complaints.