Jan Pařík

Counsel, Prague



Jan Pařík heads the Prague tax team of White & Case. He specializes in Czech corporate taxation, cross-border taxation, individual income taxation, and M&A and reorganization accounting and taxation. He has over fifteen years of professional experience.

As a tax and accounting consultant, Jan has been involved at all stages of numerous LBO and private equity transactions, M&A projects, due diligence exercises and restructurings across various industries.

Jan has also gained experience in the completion of corporate and individual income tax returns, tax audit defense, financial modeling, utilities price regulation and finance.

He has cooperated with clients including leading local and international players, such as Avast, Arx Equity Partners, Klépierre, Generali Real Estate, CTP, KGAL, Johnson Controls, BP Europe, MidEuropa, Rockaway Capital, Uber, CEZ, EPH, RWE, ING Real Estate, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank and Morgan Stanley.

Prior to joining White & Case in 2007, he worked for KPMG. 

Commercial Law
University of Economics in Prague

Prague, Czech Republic



Jan has recently provided tax advice to clients on the following matters:

  • The Carlyle Group on its acquisition of Memsource, a leading Czech translation business, from its existing shareholders.
  • Erste, Česká spořitelna, UniCredit, Société Générale and Komerční banka in connection with syndicated refinancing of CTP at €1.9 million, one of the largest real estate financings in the CEE region.
  • KGAL Investment Management, a company managing a fund of a well-known German insurance group, on acquisition of the DRN property in downtown Prague.
  • BMO Real Estate Partners, a pan-European property investment and asset management specialist, in the structured acquisition of two high end department stores in Prague occupied by Van Graaf and C&A, respectively.
  • Klépierre on its structured acquisition of high-end shopping mall premises in Prague from Tesco.
  • The founding shareholders of Apiary, Czech start-up company focusing on API design and collaboration, on their sale of the company to Oracle.
  • EPH, a Czech energy group, in its sale of a 30% stake in EP Infrastructure (subsidiary specialising in gas and power distribution, gas transmission and storage and heating infrastructure) to a group of investors led by Macquarie.