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Legal team leader

"Law is dynamic, and continuously changing and evolving. However, it actually only reflects the evolution and changes in society. To be a solicitor means being better aware of such changes and analysing them, and being able to adjust to them, and then convey all of this to the client."

  • Specialization
    Public procurement law, competition law, state aid, administrative proceedings and administrative punishments, representation in administrative justice, European law
  • Contacts
    e-mail: kanova@akccs.cz


Marcela Káňová provides comprehensive legal advice on public procurement and also in other areas within the remit of the Office for the Protection of Competition. Before joining AKCCS in 2015, she spent several years as head of the Monitoring of Public Procurement and Bid Rigging Department of the Office for the Protection of Competition. Marcela graduated from the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University in Brno. When still a student she also spent a year at Leopold-Franzens Universität in Innsbruck, Austria, and also some time at Sapienza University in Rome.  

Most interesting cases:

Implementing the rules of the new law on public procurement into the internal regulations of several clients, including the preparation of model document forms and employee training.

Representing undertakings in administrative proceedings concerning cartel agreements, including the application of the settlement procedure and the leniency programme. 

Handling objections lodged as part of a competition for a design, and subsequent representation of the client before the Office for the Protection of Competition and the Profession Court of the Czech Chamber of Architects.

Assessing the option of granting prohibited state aid on the basis of an arbitration court’s decision.


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