JAN GROZDANOVIC LLB
Having acquired premium expertise in English law, as well as an enviable fluency in educated English, Jan returned to his native Prague following the collapse of Communism at the beginning of the 1990s.
Jan has since acquired many years of experience assisting a variety of local and international companies in a wide range of complex legal transactions.
Jan Grozdanovic LLB is the Managing Partner of JGA Legal in Prague, and he will ensure that you receive the level of intercultural understanding and legal knowledge that you need in
order to confidently proceed with your business in the Czech Republic. JGA Legal will ensure that you are not let down by cultural and legal differences, as can sometimes happen
when you are trying to do business in a country that you are not that familiar with.
Born in Czechoslovakia in 1959, Jan Grozdanovic studied law at Prague's famous Charles University before defecting to the United Kingdom in 1980. From 1981-1985 Jan attended the London School of Economics, taking articles at Gregory, Rowcliffe&Co., and in 1988 qualifying as an English Solicitor. He spent one year at City of London firm Berwin Leighton, 6 years at the London offices of international law firms of Baker & McKenzie and Allen & Overy, and, finally, 11 years at Seddons Solicitors, the last two as Managing Partner of the Prague Office, before founding JGA Legal in 2006. Jan was admitted to practise law in the Czech Republic as an advocate in 1995 and as an international arbitrator in 2010.
Jan contributed to the founding of the Association for Foreign Investment in the Czech Republic (where he is now an honorary member), is Chairman of the British Czech and Slovak Law Association, and was the longest serving member of the Board of the British Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic. He was also one of the founding members, and serves as a board director, of the International Business Forum.
Jan is the author of various articles about, and a frequent public speaker on, the legal aspects of doing business in the Czech Republic.