Tomáš Ščerba

Local Partner, Prague



Tomáš Ščerba is a member of the energy law and ICT law practice groups at White & Case. He has broad experience in such areas as cyber security, electronic contracting, the admissibility of electronic evidence and the legal status of electronic records, reliable storage and archiving and consumer contract law, as well as the pertinent privacy issues (including GDPR). In the past, he also assisted clients in the areas of company law, M&A, restructuring and corporate finance. 

Tomáš Ščerba publishes in national and international journals, and regularly lectures on current issues in the area of ICT law, both to students at Czech faculties of law and students at foreign law schools.

Bars and Courts
Czech Bar Association
Masaryk University, Faculty of Law

Brno, Czech Republic

Masaryk University, Faculty of Law

Brno, Czech Republic

Masaryk University, Faculty of Law

Brno, Czech Republic

Erasmus Program
Ghent University


He has been providing legal advisory services to, among others, the following clients:

Avast plc, the FTSE 100 global leader in digital security and privacy, on its US$9.2 billion merger with NortonLifeLock. Both companies operate in the cybersecurity space and the combined entity should be market-leading.

Asahi Group within the context of a cross-border outsourcing project driven from the Prague IT hub. Mr. Ščerba’s legal assistance comprised the preparation and negotiation of various complex IT, infrastructure and telco contracts predominantly with the biggest global providers.

NET4GAS, s.r.o. with respect to issues related to the operation of equipment used for the methanation of hydrogen and the injection thereof into the gas transmission system, with a particular view to legal analysis concerning unbundling (Power2Gas-type project).

A Czech bank within an in-depth analysis of the requirements related to the implementation of dynamic biometric signatures into contractual processes with clients (ultimate consumers) covering related cybersecurity and GDPR issues. Legal assistance consisted of the assessment of a number of internal documentation, new concepts of liveness check, artificial intelligence modules along with assessment of due adaptation to the conditions of DPA's decision-making practice.

Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic within the PPP project for the construction of the D4 motorway. Mr. Ščerba has been providing expert legal advice on cyber security matters in respect of intelligent transport systems.

PPF Group, a global private equity investor, in the USD 2.1 billion acquisition of CME, which operates television stations in Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including the approval of the CME shareholders, the European Commission and national regulators in certain countries in which CME is active. Mr. Ščerba was advising on IP, compliance, cyber and information security aspects of the transaction.