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Valeria Kolářová Ph.D.

Junior Associate

Valeria Kolářová is a Junior Associate at DLA Piper in Prague and has experience with a wide range of legal issues, especially in the areas of corporate law, life sciences, energy and real estate law.

As a member of our Corporate and M&A team, she regularly advises a broad range of international and local clients in all areas of commercial law and she also deals with their day-to-day business issues.


  • Advising Michelin, a company from the group of French multinational tyre manufacturing company, on the acquisition of ČEMAT, a sales-focused company that offers accessories for handling equipment and construction machinery on Czech and Slovak market.
  • Advising Zip Co Limited, an Australian financial technology company, on its acquisition of Twisto Payments, a Czech fintech leader in BNPL (Buy Now Pay Later) platform. Besides the acquisition, the transaction included all regulatory aspects and notifications to the Czech National Bank.
  • Advising a leading US biopharmaceutical company on legal requirements for provision of clinical trial nursing services, in particular on obtaining a license for provision of home healthcare services.
  • Advising Hartmann, a surgical and medical instrument manufacturing company, on regulatory issues in connection with sale medical devices in the Czech Republic.
  • Advising Alpherg, an independent energy company operating in trading, wholesale and supply of natural gas and power, in setting up a branch in the Czech Republic.
  • Advising Tesla, a world leading e-cars manufacturer, on Czech regulation of charging stations.
  • Assisting FleetCor UK, a worldwide leader in fuel card processing, in connection a license requirements concerning using a fuel cards in the Czech Republic and relevant legislation.
  • Advising Spin Master Corp, a Canadian multinational toy and entertainment company that markets consumer products for children, on Czech intellectual property law issues relating to dealing with various infringers of Spin Master´s goods, including communication with the Czech Police and customs authorities.
  • Advising clients on various corporate law matters (changes of a registered seat or directors, preparation of annual general meetings).
  • Czech
  • English
  • Russian
  • French
  • Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Law, JUDr., Ph.D., 2020
  • Utrecht University, School of Law, 2012

Prior Experience

  • Since 2021, Junior Associate at DLA Piper Prague.
  • Since 2016, Sworn interpreter.
  • 2014-2021, Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague.
  • 2012, Internship in the M&A department of an international law firm in Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • 2010, Internship at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

Additional qualifications/positions

  • Sworn interpreter.

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Junior Associate (koncipient), Czech Bar Association