Matyáš Kužela was named a partner of ŘANDA HAVEL LEGAL on 1 May 2017. Matyáš has been working at ŘANDA HAVEL LEGAL since 2008 and as a Head Senior Associate since 2013. Currently he focuses on data protection and privacy, competition law, M&A and commercial law.
„Matyáš is an excellent lawyer and I am delighted that he has decided to continue with his professional career in our firm. Thanks to his experience and working enthusiasm he is a great asset to the firm and its clients," says Martin Řanda, Managing Partner of ŘANDA HAVEL LEGAL.
Matyáš Kužela has extensive experience in projects related to the processing and transfer of personal data within banking groups, international organizations and E-commerce. Among others, he has represented a number of clients before the Czech data protection authority.
With respect to M&A and competition, Matyáš Kužela advises clients on Czech and international transactions that are subject to regulatory merger clearance. Further, he represents clients before the competition authorities in cartel investigations and helps clients with strong market position comply with the competition law requirements.
At present, Matyáš Kužela leads the team preparing clients for the new general data protection regulation (GDPR). He is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the world’s largest information privacy organization.