Michal Sylla


Michal Sylla is an Associate Partner specializing in dispute resolution, general corporate law, banking and finance. He holds a Master’s degree in law from the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague. In 2002-2003 he studied at the faculty of law at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München in Germany.

Michal joined PRK Partners as an associate in 2009. He was admitted to the Czech Bar Association as an attorney at law in 2012. He is the bar association’s representative in the Collegium of Experts for the execution of judgments of the European Court for Human Rights. He is fluent in Czech, German and English.

Michal represents clients before ordinary courts at all levels, as well as in arbitration proceedings. He specializes in class actions and defending against them, which is why he was engaged in various stages of the legislative process in the drafting of the Law on Civil Class Proceedings.

Michal is the author of the following academic articles:

  • in the journal Právní rozhledy (Legal Perspectives) – Collective Enforcement of Law in the European Union?; On the Law on Associations and Limits on Prohibition of Retroactivity (under the EU Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Freedoms); Development of ECJ Case Law in the Field of International Company Law
  • on the professional law website – Proceedings before the Constitutional Court and the Right to be Judged by a Statutory Judge; Non-Statutory Judge Not Allowed to Enter Brno; Strasbourg Scepticism; Brno judgment for recognition in counterclaims; Class Actions 3.0


Entering the rankings this year, Michal Sylla is a talented lawyer assisting with varied mandates, such as damage litigation, class actions, breach of contract and complex disputes concerning privatisations. His clients include international banks, major automotive groups and manufacturers. Strengths: "He is a very diligent lawyer who is experienced and has a good touch and feel for a case."
Chambers Review 2023

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