Pavel Čížek | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Pavel Cizek
Pavel Cizek

Pavel Čížek

Local Partner, Prague

T +420 255 771 111

E pcizek@whitecase.com

Overview

Mr. Čížek is a Czech advocate who primarily focuses on construction and energy law and M&A transactions.

At White & Case, Mr. Čížek has participated in several energy and infrastructure projects concerning, for example, construction of power plants (CCGT and nuclear), a steel mill, a gas pipeline, or projects concerning supply of various equipment or plant units. He has been involved at a legal feasibility stage of such projects, during drafting and negotiating of the contracts underlying these projects (mainly EPC and EPCM contracts, with a focus on FIDIC or CRINE based contracts). Also, Mr. Čížek has an extensive knowledge of public procurement aspects of the projects and has experience with preparation of tendering documentation.

With regard to general corporate and commercial legal matters, Mr. Čížek has advised on various corporate issues relating to restructurings (mergers and capital changes) and various other corporate changes, including their registration in the Commercial Register and other registers. He assisted clients with setting up their business presence in the Czech Republic and has further provided ongoing advice to clients on various corporate, labor and commercial issues arising in the course of the operation of their business, including the drafting of necessary contracts. Mr. Čížek also has a broad knowledge of corporate governance matters.

Bars and Courts

  • Czech Bar Association

Education

  • PhD, Charles University, Faculty of Law, Prague, Czech Republic
  • LLM, Cardiff Law School, UK
  • JUDr, Charles University, Faculty of Law, Czech Republic
  • Master's Degree, Charles University, Faculty of Law, Czech Republic

Languages

  • Czech
  • English
  • French
  • German

Experience

Advising NET4GAS, s.r.o. (a subsidiary of RWE Transgas) acting as TSO in the Czech Republic in connection with the construction of a new 160 km long gas pipeline (Gazelle) in the Czech Republic, which represents a continuation of Nord Stream and Opal transmission lines.

Provision of legal advisory services to RWE Power AG and Swiss Alpiq Group in connection with the development of a 1000 MW combined cycle power plant located in the Czech Republic.

Advising PSG–International a.s., a Czech based corporation focusing on the construction and development of energy projects, in respect of the revision of the EPC contracts to be concluded with an energy company operating in North Russia for the purpose of the construction of a gas fired power plant in Russia.

Advising Magistrát hlavního města Prahy, the Municipality of Prague, in connection with what is the biggest single public construction contract and the biggest single infrastructure project in the Czech Republic - the construction of the longest vehicular tunnel in the Czech Republic and the longest city tunnel in Europe.

Providing RWE Interni sluzby s.r.o., a Czech subsidiary of our existing client RWE Transgas, a.s., an energy company, with legal advisory services in connection with the review of the IT outsourcing agreement to be concluded by and between the company and HEWLETT-PACKARD s.r.o.