Jan Voborský

Associate, Prague

Biography

Overview

Jan Voborský is a member of the EIPAF practice group at the Prague Office of White & Case, with a focus on energy law, infrastructure projects and corporate law.

In addition to his Czech-law credentials, Jan completed an LL.B. (Hons) program in Scots law at the University of Glasgow, and he holds an LL.M. in international law from Leiden University in the Netherlands. While pursuing his foreign studies, Jan also participated in a moot court before justices of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom and judges of the European Court of Human Rights. Jan gained his previous experience at a leading London-based law firm and at the European Parliament. Prior to joining White & Case, he worked as a legal intern for the Czech Embassy in The Hague.

During his time with White & Case, Jan Voborský has been involved in providing legal advice to a number of high-profile clients of the Prague Office.

Bars and Courts
Czech Bar Association (koncipient)
Education
Completion of individual classes
Charles University, Faculty of Law
LLM
Leiden University
LLB
University of Glasgow
Languages
Czech
English
German

Experience

The Czech Ministry of Transport in connection with comprehensive legal assistance throughout the tender procedure for selecting a concessionaire for the first-ever PPP infrastructure project in the Czech Republic: the extension of the D4 highway. Our services have comprised the drafting of the tender requirements, including the terms of the concession agreement, participation in the public contracting authority's commission for reviewing and evaluating bids, involvement in the talks that were conducted with bidders as part of the competitive dialogue, handling complaints and objections brought by bidders, and representing the contracting authority before the Czech anti-trust authority; and

MVM Group, Hungary's state-owned energy group, on its acquisition of the entire share capital in innogy Česká republika, a.s. from innogy Beteiligungsholding GmbH, a member of the innogy/E.ON Group.