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Daniel Szpyrc


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang, advokáti, v.o.s.
Palladium, Na Poříčí 1079/3a
110 00 Prague 1
Czech Republic
Languages Czech, English, Polish

Daniel Szpyrc is an Associate in the Commercial, Regulatory and Disputes team at CMS Prague.  He has particular experience supporting clients on employment and data protection-related issues. 

He acts for significant local and international clients whom he advises on the full range of employment matters. This includes day-to-day advice, documentation and transfers as well as sensitive and/or contentious issues and projects, including investigations and redundancies. 

In regards to data privacy, Daniel regularly supports clients on strategic projects related to the implementation of data privacy legislation and information security. He also advises on the data protection aspects of new products or services and on commercial arrangements involving personal data, as well as investigations and breaches.

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Relevant experience


  • A car part manufacturer on a claim arising from the dismissal of the company’s executive director, including representing the client in negotiating the settlement agreement thus avoiding potential litigation. Also advised on a sensitive issue concerning the internal investigation of a company director for alleged fraudulent acts in the company, as well as various GDPR matters and on a home office policy and bonus schemes.
  • A global online e-retailer on day-to-day employment issues including complex projects such as benefit implementation, agency staffing etc. 
  • A global IT company on various data protection matters related to employment relationships and on day-to-day employment issues such as scheduling working hours, overtime work compensation, duty on call among others. 
  • A fast food company on establishing its business in the Czech Republic, including GDPR implementation for employees and customers and preparing the necessary employment-related documentation. 
  • Primark on all labour law and health & safety matters concerning entering the Czech market including preparation.
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Memberships & Roles

  • Member, the Czech Bar Association
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  • 2018 - Doctorate (JUDr.), Charles University, Prague.
  • 2017 - Law degree (Mgr.), Charles University, Prague. 
  • 2016 - International and European Legal Studies Programme, University of Antwerp, Antwerp.
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The new world of work in the Czech Re­pub­lic
As a res­ult of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic and meas­ures put in place in re­sponse, coun­tries around the world – in­clud­ing the Czech Re­pub­lic – have ad­op­ted new in­nov­a­tions in the area of em­ploy­ment in a bid to keep their work­ers safe and pro­duct­ive. One such in­nov­a­tion is work from home.More than a year after the pan­dem­ic began, home-of­fice work has proven so ef­fect­ive, many be­lieve it will be­come a fix­ture of our post-pan­dem­ic fu­ture. But re­mote work raises a host of leg­al and ad­min­is­trat­ive chal­lenges. This pub­lic­a­tion – based on the 4 May 2021 we­bin­ar The Fu­ture is Now: The New World of Work in the Czech Re­pub­lic and hos­ted by leg­al ex­perts Daniel Szpyrc and Bar­bora Heresova with CMS Czech Re­pub­lic – ex­plores the im­pact of 're­mote work' in the Czech Re­pub­lic for both work­ers and com­pan­ies.Read the art­icle, listen to the pod­cast and watch we­bin­ar re­cord­ing on this top­ic be­low.
Data pro­tec­tion and cy­ber­se­cur­ity laws in Czech Re­pub­lic
Data pro­tec­tion 1. Loc­al data pro­tec­tion laws and scope Act No. 110/2019 Coll., on pro­cessing of per­son­al data (here­in­after the “Data Pro­cessing Act”)Act No. 480/2004 Coll., on cer­tain In­form­a­tion...