Jan Kohout


Jan Kohout is an attorney at law and a Partner at PRK Partners, which he joined immediately after graduating from the Faculty of Law at Charles University in 1997. He was named a partner in 2004 and received his doctorate from Charles University in 2000.

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

Having been raised in a bilingual environment Jan speaks Czech and Russian natively as well as being fluent in English.

Jan is a member of the Czech Bar Association (an attorney since 2000), and after eight years of serving on its Supervisory Council, he is now a member of the Appellate Disciplinary Panel of the Czech Bar. He is also a member of the Board of the Chamber of Commerce for Eastern Europe and Central Asia and an external specialist for the Czech Confederation of Industry in BusinessEurope (an organization based in Brussels). Furthermore, he is a registered arbitrator at the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC).

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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