Jaroslav Šuchman specialises in the law of contracts, personal data protection, EU law, gaming law, consumer protection, advertising law and other regulatory areas, and law-making advisory.
Prior to joining our law firm
in 2010, he received his LL.M. degree at the Columbia Law School in New York.
Before the post-graduate course he worked for five years at the Parliament of
the Czech Republic as Head of the European Union Unit, Senate Chancellery,
where he was instrumental in building mechanisms and providing for the daily
parliamentary monitoring of the EU legislative procedure following the
accession of the Czech Republic to the European Union, and building and
developing a framework for the interaction between the Senate, the Czech
Government and EU institutions. He was co-responsible for the contents
and course of the parliamentary dimension of the Czech Republic’s Presidency
of the Council of the EU in 2009.
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Czech Bar Association
Czech Society for European and Comparative Law
Languages Czech, English, French, Spanish
Columbia Law School, New York (2010), LL.M. (Fulbright Scholarship, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar distinction)
Charles University, Faculty of Law, Prague (2004), Mgr. (Master of Laws)
Short-term specialized courses: École nationale d’administration, Paris, France (2008); European University Institute, Florence, Italy (2007) Diploma in the Law of the European Union; Central European University, Budapest, Hungary (2006) Diploma with distinction Magna Cum Laude
performing a large number of GDPR adaptation projects in a wide range of sectors and sizes of data controllers, from a car importer, a member of a global network of a drugstores, kitchen appliances distributor, automotive parts manufacturer, a travel agency, to a foundation, a start-up offering products and services comparison engines to consumers, or an on-line marketing company
advising in strategic and ad hoc projects on personal data processing compliance in various traditional as well as highly innovative business sectors (configuring individual procedures regarding processing, evaluation and compliance with the duty to inform on data breaches, support during inspections or representation in administrative proceedings)
drafting comprehensive contracts for the development and follow-up of client’s serial production of innovative energy storage solutions
numerous cases of advising clients when contracting with their business partners and localizing of customer documentation for the purposes of offering products and services in the Czech Republic
supporting a foreign provider of an on-line lottery as the first such foreign entity to acquire regulatory permission in the Czech Republic
advising a major international company in the gaming system testing and verification business when applying for an authorisation in the Czech Republic
various cases of legal assistance rendered to stakeholders on specific matters (companies, non-profit organisations, public authorities) when drafting amendments, preparing analyses and comments, as well as legal-technical advisory
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