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PIERSTONE s.r.o., advokátní kancelář Pierstone is an international network of full-service law firms recognized by their commanding reputation in Technology, Media and Telecommunication law, Data Protection law and M & A. We are a frequent choice of transnational corporations, investment funds and international organizations. Ever since its founding in 2004, Pierstone has enjoyed a reputation as one of the premier law firms in Central and Eastern Europe focusing on new technologies. The Pierstone network has offices in Brussels, London, Moscow, and Prague.
PRACTICE AREAS IT law and technology law Data protection
Competition law and EU law
Regulation in telecommunications Mergers and acquisitions Media
Public procurement Commercial law Corporate law
Dispute resolutions Employment law
LEADING PARTNERS Jana Pattynová is according to independent ratings one of the best experts in IT law, telecommunications law and data protection in Central and Eastern Europe. Her experience includes leading significant IT and telecommunication transactions in the region as well as many GDPR implementation projects. Jana frequently lectures on privacy, cloud computing, digitalisation and artificial intelligence. Jana is the author of many publications and the co-author of a commentary on the GDPR. Besides her legal practice in the Czech Republic, Jana practised in London, Munich, Milan, Paris and Bratislava. Jana is a member of the Czech Bar Association, the Slovak Bar Association and is involved in the bodies of the International Bar Association.
Tomas Schollaert enjoys a reputation as a leading technology lawyer in the region. In the past 20 years he has advised TMT clients in over 20 countries on important regulatory, competition and litigation cases. He successfully acted in the first cases that were handled under the EU antitrust and state aid rules in the new Member States of the EU. Tomas has practised in Brussels, Prague, London and Warsaw. He is a member of the Brussels Bar Association, the Czech Bar Association, the Brussels Antitrust Group, and has taught Competition and Telecommunications Law at the University of Leuven. He regularly speaks at international conferences.