Vladimír Čížek

Vladimír Čížek Partner

legal service

corporate/m&a, corporate investigations & crisis management, banking, finance & capital markets, technology & digitalisation

admitted to the bar

2011, Czech Republic

with schoenherr since



University of West Bohemia, Pilsen/Czech Republic (Mgr. 2006, JUDr. 2007)
Manchester Metropolity University, Faculty of Law, Manchester/United Kingdom (2005–2006)

working experience

International Law Firm, Associate/Attorney at Law, Prague/Czech Republic (2006-2013)
International Law Firm, Intern, Manchester/United Kingdom (2006)
National Law Firm, Paralegal, Prague/Czech Republic (2005)
Legislative Department of Chamber of Deputies of Parliament of Czech Republic, Intern, Prague/Czech Republic (2005)
National Law Firm, Paralegal, Prague/Czech Republic (2005)
International Law Firm, Paralegal, Prague/Czech Republic (2003–2004)


Czech, English

academic and other publications

  • New Regulatory Framework for Payment Services in the Czech Republic, CEE Legal Matters Magazine, 5/2017
  • Paving the Way: Schoenherr's Pioneering Payment Services Practice, CEE Legal Matters Magazine, 5/2017
  • Contribution into Doing business 2017: equal opportunity for all: comparing business regulation for domestic firms in 190 economies. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2016. Print.
  • Contribution into Doing business 2016: measuring regulatory quality and efficiency: comparing business regulation for domestic firms in 189 economies: a World Bank Group flagship report. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2016. Print.
  • Transfer of enterprise:  acquisiton of ownership right, Právní rozhledy 8/2016
  • Employee share incentive plans: basic hurdles from capital markets perspective, Právní rozhledy, 2015/5
  • Collective statutory body in a business corporation: authorization to deal with employees, Ob-chodněprávní revue, 2015/1
  • Vladimir Cizek, Rudolf Bicek, 'Czech Republic' (2015), pp. 1–38, in Anthony Colman (Ed.) Encyclopaedia of International Commercial Litigation (Kluwer Law International BV, Netherlands)
  • Securing debt of close persons under Business Corporations Act, Obchodněprávní revue, 11-12/2013
  • "Securing the debts of related parties: have arm's length terms really been abandoned?", p. 79 et seq., Jurisprudence, 2012/7-8
  • "End of Plays with Registered Seat – owners leasing their properties now have an effective instrument to fight fictive seats", EURO, no. 24/2011 (co-author)
  • "Power of Attorney granted by Head of Branch: Indeed Impossible? ", p. 8 et seq., Jurisprudence, 2010/3
  • Contribution to Encyclopedia of International Commercial Litigation (Czech Republic), Wolters Kluwer, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2017
  • Contribution into IFC/World Bank Investing Across Borders (Czech Republic), The World Bank, 2010
  • "Take–over Act – Squeeze-out simplification? ", EURO, no. 9/2008
  • "Investment firms do not need to always execute clients’ instructions", Capital Market Act novel (MiFID directive), Hospodářské noviny, and ČSOB website, 2008
  • "Commercial Code novel" (Second directive novel), EURO – Hyde Park, no. 36/2008
  • "Supreme Court on Guarantee in Corporate Groups: Successful Second Attempt? ", p. 17 et seq. Jurisprudence, 2009/8


Named “Innovative lawyer” of 2018 by Právní rádce, Economia
Ranked as Band 4 lawyer in the area of Corporate/M&A by Chambers Europe 2018

"Complaining is silly. Either act or forget."

-- Stefan Sagmeister

Vladimír Čížek


Jindřišská 16
CZ-110 00 Prague 1
Czech Republic

T: +420 225 996 500