Jan Kohout


Jan Kohout is an attorney at law and partner at PRK Partners. Jan has a wide range of experience with corporate law, project financing, foreign investments and cross-border transactions. In line with current trends and client needs Jan’s experience also includes various areas of ICT and compliance law.

Having been raised in a bilingual environment Jan has both Czech and Russian as his native tongue. He is also fluent in English.

Jan is a member of the Czech Bar Association (attorney since 2000), and after 8 years of serving in its Supervisory Council, is now a member of its Appellate Disciplinary Panel. He is also a member of the Board of the Chamber of Trade and Industry for CIS Countries and an external specialist of the Czech Confederation of Industry for the EU/Russian Federation Relationship Committee in BusinessEurope (an organisation based in Brussels).

What clients told The Legal 500 about us

We may fully rely on this team. They are well trained to get the deal done, and they understand our sector’s business needs. Furthermore, they have the ability to find a good balance between the usual legal instruments and our business expectations as bankers. I can single out Jan Kohout, our contact partner for the PRK Partners team, together with senior associate Norbert Hink.’


Rating: Highly regarded 

Practice areas: Banking and finance, M&A

Leading Individual in banking, finance and M&A
IFLR 1000 (2021-22)

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