Martin Svalbach


Martin Svalbach is an in-house tax advisor at PRK Partners whose main areas of practice include corporate tax law, international tax law and tax aspects of financial instruments.

He obtained a Master’s degree (Mgr.) from the Faculty of Natural Sciences at Palacký University in Olomouc, an M.A. degree in economics from Central European University in Prague and an LL.M. degree from the International Tax Postgraduate Programme at Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien. Before joining PRK Partners in 2014 he worked in the tax department of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Prague (ten years), Deloitte (five years) and BDO (five years).

Martin’s significant clients have included all major Czech financial groups, multinational enterprises as well as individual investors.

Martin is a member of the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and a registered tax adviser and member of the Chamber of Registered Tax Advisors of the Czech Republic. Martin is recommended as an expert in tax law by Chambers Europe. He is fluent in Czech and English.


Martin Švalbach is particularly active on cross-border matters, advising on the tax elements of real estate projects, financing transactions and investment fund-related work. He also assists with the tax side of corporate restructurings and provides advice on corporate income tax questions. According to a client, "Martin Švalbach's strength is that he tries to keep things as understandable as possible, because some of the tax issues are really difficult to understand. He tries to make it as clear as possible so that even non-lawyers or non-tax professionals understand."
Chambers Review 2022
"Martin Švalbach demonstrates solid knowledge of corporate and real estate-related tax matters. He is also able to assist with VAT mandates."
Chambers Review 2021
"Martin Švalbach advises on corporate tax matters, M&A and real estate transactions as well as tax aspects of financial instruments and investment funds."
Chambers Review 2020
"Martin Švalbach wins plaudits for his work, with one client saying: 'He was very instrumental in discussing and deciding the structure of the transaction and he was helpful in finding the optimal way to do things from a tax perspective.' He regularly assists clients with the tax aspects of various corporate and real estate transactions. He advised Concerto Al Czechia on the tax issues relating to the establishment of the company and its operations in the Czech Republic."
Chambers Review 2019

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