Lenka Gachová specialises in competition law, state aid and public procurement law.
She advises clients on cartel issues, abuse of dominance, merger control and state aid. Lenka represents clients in merger clearance proceedings and provides them with associated legal advice, represents businesses suspected of anti-competitive conduct, and advises clients on the competition aspects of their contemplated projects. She also frequently advises clients on compliance issues.
Before our law firm, she worked for eight years at the Czech Office for the Protection of Competition in various legal posts, inter alia as the director of the Manufacturing and Services Department, Competition Section, where she primarily focused on issues of dominance abuse and vertical agreements.
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Czech Bar Association
Languages Czech, English
Masaryk University, Faculty of Law, Brno (2002), Mgr. (Master of Laws)
advising a major internet company on unilateral conduct of undertakings
competition audit of a leading foreign manufacturer of food products
day-to-day legal advice to a leading European petrochemical group, mainly on abusive conduct of undertakings and concentrations between undertakings
representing a provider of postal services in administrative proceedings before the Czech Office for the Protection of Competition in the matter of possible abuse of dominance
advising municipalities, and representing them before the Czech Office for the Protection of Competition, in a case of alleged distortion of competition by public administration bodies
advising a major multinational group engaging in retail sale of food products and convenience goods, and representing it before the Czech Office for the Protection of Competition in the matter of alleged abuse of significant market power
representing a distributor of audio-visual devices in administrative proceedings before the Czech Office for the Protection of Competition in the matter of possible bid rigging agreement concerning the preparation and execution of projects
representing a collective management organisation in several investigations and subsequent administrative proceedings conducted by the Czech Office for the Protection of Competition in the matter of possible abuse of dominance
comprehensive legal advice to the Czech Republic in investigations conducted by the European Commission in connection with possible state aid in the healthcare sector
comprehensive legal advice to the Czech Republic in connection with an application for exemption of select energy operations from the obligation to award public contracts
day-to-day advice to an international manufacturer of tobacco products, especially with regard to compliance