Czech Republic

Czech Republic

Working in the Czech Republic

White & Case was one of the very first international law firms to expand into the Czech Republic after the change in social and political climate in 1989, establishing our Prague office in 1991. Since then, our lawyers and tax advisors have continued to push boundaries, working on a wide range of complex local and cross-border legal and tax advisory issues.

We maintain a positive and friendly work environment, which eases the demands of working for a leading global law firm. Our employees have excellent academic and professional qualifications, and all contribute to the collegial and supportive atmosphere of our office.

We recognize that our employees spend a significant part of their lives at the workplace, and we provide them with a wide variety of benefits. We support their ongoing personal and professional development and reward outstanding achievement.

Practice areas

White & Case is the only international law firm in the Czech Republic with a full-service and top-ranked tax practice. Ranked by Mergermarket as the # 1 legal advisor for M&A work in the Czech Republic by deal value over the last decade, we also have a distinctive position in Financing, Financial Restructuring and Insolvency.

This market-leading standpoint has enabled us to represent major foreign and domestic clients in some of the most significant private workouts in the region, where we have advised on standstill agreements, rescheduling agreements and debt/equity conversions. We have advised on almost all Capital Markets firsts in the country, including the first IPO, international bond, Eurobond and most other types of debt issuances.

Since I joined White & Case three years ago I’ve travelled to our offices around Europe. I’ve worked in New York and experienced a different work environment and global collaboration.

Renata Ryglová
Associate, Prague

Working on complex projects and being in direct contact with clients, while getting mentorship and guidance from highly regarded professionals, equips you with an exceptional competitive edge.

Veronika Merjava
Associate, Prague

We’re proud that our people are from a wide variety of backgrounds. We attract people with a global mindset who prioritize learning about different cultures, experiences, languages and viewpoints.

It goes without saying that we expect intelligence and academic excellence. But the way you think is crucial. You need to be able to analyze how the law works and be creative, yet pragmatic, in your interpretation of it. Our clients depend on our lawyers’ ability to resolve a complex issue or structure an international transaction on their behalf.

We value collaboration and a team-oriented mindset. Clients and colleagues will depend on you to perform tasks accurately, efficiently and on time, and to work in teams to get the legal work done.


We evaluate every applicant individually based on our needs. Based on the expectations on each associate working at White & Case, we have identified some general characteristics that we consider to be essential for the performance of each associate:

  • Excellent knowledge of local law, and international private law
  • Ability to apply law to client matters and provide practical guidance to clients based on previous experience
  • Efficient time management
  • Excellent command of English (written and oral), including legal terminology
  • Cooperation with legal and non-legal staff of the Firm as a team player

Please see our Czech internship brochure containing information about our internship program and graduate recruitment.

Business professionals

The Prague office offers career opportunities to professionals in a number of fields. There are more than 50 individuals working in various administrative positions, including Administration, Accounting, Marketing, HR and IT departments.


White & Case Academy is a complex program for students of law at all universities in the Czech Republic. Lectures and workshops will be held twice a month during the spring semester and will be focused on legal topics and soft skills.

March – April 2019
White & Case
Na Příkopě 14
110 00 Prague 1, Czech Republic


To apply for a position with the Prague office of White & Case, please send your resume and a cover letter in English online.

Our interview process usually includes in-person interviews with HR representative, lawyers and partners to enable us to get to know you and allow you to get a feel for our environment.

In case you are applying for an associate position, you will also be given a legal case study and analytical test in our office. The interview process takes approximately two weeks up to one month.

If you would like to be part of our team, please apply at any time. Career opportunities: Apply online.

Primary contact
Michaela Tylmanova
HR Manager
T +420 255 771 343
E [email protected]

Your resume

Your resume should include the following information:

  • Education: The names of the educational institutions you have attended or are currently attending; your major field of study; the date of graduation and your examination results
  • Work experience: The names of organizations you have worked for, a short job description and the dates you worked for each organization
  • References: These are not required with your initial application, but providing them will be helpful
  • Extracurricular activity: Description of extra activities (such as sports, Moot Courts, etc.) that are not part of the regular schedule of classes

Feel free to include any other information you think may be useful or of interest to us in your resume or cover letter, but please limit the length of each document to a maximum of two pages.

Your cover letter

Your cover letter should include the following information:

  • Position: Please refer to the position for which you are applying (e.g., associate, tax advisor, legal secretary, accounting, administration, etc.).
  • Purpose: Please describe why you want to join White & Case.
  • Current Employment: Please indicate whether you are presently employed and, if so, by whom.
  • Start date: Please indicate when you would be available for employment.
  • Contact details: Please provide current contact information for us to get in touch with you. Please also indicate how you would prefer to be contacted, and the best times to reach you.



Number of clients our Prague office has helped since the Prague office opened in 1991




of White & Case Legal Interns promoted to Associates




pro bono hours since 1991


W&C Publications
White & Case Wins "Most Innovative US Law Firm in Europe" and Six More Awards from IFLR [13206]
White & Case Named Most Innovative US Law Firm in Europe by IFLR; Named IFLR's "National Winner" in Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland; Advised on Three European Deals of the Year [12526]
Mergermarket Names White & Case CEE Legal Adviser of the Year [13606]
White & Case Czech Republic

White & Case (Europe) LLP 
Na Příkopĕ 14 
110 00 Prague 1 
Czech Republic 
+420 255 771 111

White & Case Academy - Autumn 2019

Our Prague office is delighted to invite legal students from all universities across the Czech Republic to participate in the 8th annual White & Case Academy, a seminar series focusing on commercial-law topics.

Delve into the exciting complexities of commercial law by enrolling in the White & Case academy, with a course program delivered by top experts in the field!

You will have the opportunity to

  • Take part in a series of interactive seminars held each month throughout the autumn semester
  • Gain a set of skills that will help you achieve success
  • Attain insight into topics such as acquisition agreements and acquisition financing, restructuring or cybersecurity
  • Meet White & Case lawyers at various levels and hear about their career paths and practice areas
  • Discover the fast-paced, high-energy environment of a preeminent global law firm
  • Participate either in the entire seminar series, or in selected seminars only (according to your preference)
  • Obtain the White & Case Academy Autumn 2019 certificate

Academy Schedule

Please note that the entire seminar series will be in Czech

October 16, 2019: On the anatomy of acquisition agreements

October 30, 2019: Restructuring

November 13: Cybersecurity
Please note that this particular seminar on Cybersecurity will take place at a different venue than usual – i.e., at the Law Faculty of Charles University, nám. Curieových 7, Prague 1 from 8:00 p.m., as part of the Noc fakulty 2019 event -

December 4, 2019: Structuring of acquisition financing

Venue & Time

White & Case, Na Příkopě 14, Prague 1
6:00 p.m.

Please note that the seminar on Cybersecurity scheduled for November 13 will not take place at the regular venue, but at the Law Faculty of Charles University, nám. Curieových 7, Prague 1 from 8:00 p.m. as part of the Noc fakulty 2019 event -

How To Apply

Please indicate which specific seminar you are interested in, or whether you would like to participate in the entire series, and fill out the registration form here. To complete the registration, please send us your resume as per the instructions in the registration form.

Application Deadline for Participation in Entire Seminar Series: Friday, October 11, 2019.
If you would like to participate only in a specific seminar (as opposed to the entire series), please ensure that you submit your application at your earliest convenience, but in any case by no later than the Friday prior to the date of the given seminar. Capacity for the program is limited.

If you have any questions in connection with the seminar series, please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected].

Student Internship Program

Come and make an impact and join our new student internship program in Prague. You will be assigned your own mentor, receive extensive legal and soft skills training, be involved in challenging and rewarding projects and gain hands-on experience of working in a truly global law firm. Join us and make a mark.

What's in it for you?

  • One-on-one mentoring program with a mentor of your choice from among White & Case senior associates
  • Professional experience across all areas of law
  • External seminars and conferences based on your interests and preferences
  • Language courses with native speakers; internal legal seminars and trainings
  • The opportunity to develop both personally and professionally
  • Above-market financial package and paid benefits, including iPhone, MultiSport Card, team-building events and international sport events, yoga lessons on our terrace and much more

What do we expect?

  • Proactive mindset
  • Passion and enthusiasm for law
  • Good command of Czech and English
  • Time to spend at least 25 – 30 hours per week with us on a flexible schedule – to be adjusted to reflect your duties and needs as a student (we understand that you will need to take time off for exam preparation)

If this sounds interesting to you, wait no further! Apply here and become part of our team.

Working as legal intern at White & Case gave me unique opportunity to grow, gain cutting-edge experience and knowledge by receiving guidance of the best in their field and working for market-leading clients on the biggest deals on the Czech market, which never ceases to be a mind-blowing experience. I feel thrilled when I consider that few at my age have the skills under their belt which I acquired thanks to this internship, and which will stay with me for a lifetime.

Barbora Nedvědová
Associate, a former intern
Barbora Nedvědová

White & Case is a great place for anyone who seeks a challenge, desires to improve themselves, and is willing to go the extra mile for resolving a given problem. In exchange for the effort, White & Case offers meaningful work in a truly international environment and an opportunity to learn from the market leaders in their respective fields. Being a legal intern at White & Case is not a challenge that is easy, but it is most definitely a challenge worth experiencing.

Petr Kalenský
Associate, a former intern
Petr Kalenský