On 1 October 2017, the Prague team of the Dvořák Hager & Partners law firm was strengthened by the addition of experienced attorney-at-law and renowned criminal law expert Jan Vučka, who will be responsible for providing legal services and developing the firm's practice in the area of criminal law, including criminal liability of legal entities and criminal law compliance.
"This expansion of our advisory services will satisfy our clients' demand for comprehensive legal support covering the area of criminal law," said Stanislav Dvořák, a partner at Dvořák Hager & Partners. "Jan has vast experience in this area, which will be a great benefit for our clients."
A leading expert in the area of criminal law, Jan focusses in particular on the area of economic and tax crime. "They key to success is combining legal knowledge with expertise in other fields", he says. "When you understand both the law and economics, you can more effectively defend the client's interests."
Jan previously worked for a Big Four multinational auditing company and as a public prosecutor. He has experience with forensic audits and is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (www.acfe.cz). He regularly publishes in professional journals and has lectured at the University of Economics in Prague, the University of Economics in Bratislava, the Judicial Academy and the Institute of Internal Auditors.
A graduate of the Faculty of Law of Charles University and the Faculty of International Relations of the University of Economics in Prague, Jan also studied at the University of Cologne. He speaks fluent English.