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Jan Gerych

Associate

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

Jan Gerych is an associate in the Corporate/M&A and Energy, Projects and Construction (EPC) teams at CMS Prague. He supports clients with transactions in numerous sectors, with a particular focus on energy and infrastructure transactions. He is experienced at assisting clients with due diligence exercises and prepares transaction documentation.

As part of the EPC team, he advises on industry specific issues, including on contractual and regulatory matters relating to the energy, engineering, heavy industry and environmental sectors. In addition, Jan also supports clients with public procurements. He advises clients on the tendering processes for various public contracts, including in relation to PPP projects.

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Relevant experience

  • An operator of a wide range of conventional energy-related business units on the acquisition of two Czech coal-fired power plants with a combined electrical capacity of approx. 500 MW, including during the relevant merger clearance proceedings.
  • An international consortium on their bid for the completion and operation of a motorway in a pilot PPP project in the Czech Republic, including on the negotiation of concession and EPC contracts.
  • A leading clean-energy company on its participation in public tenders and negotiating EPC contracts for the production and installation of technology to reduce the nitrogen oxides emissions of two major coal power plants in the Czech Republic.
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Memberships & Roles

  • Member of the Czech Bar Association
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Education

  • 2018 – LL.M., International Business Law, University of Groningen, the Netherlands
  • 2015 – Master’s Degree, Law, Charles University, Prague
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