Mgr. Jiří Kaňka

Mgr. Jiří Kaňka

Mgr. Jiří Kaňka

senior lawyer, partner


Telefon: +420 257 211 091

Fax: +420 257 212 649


  • Czech
  • German
  • English

Jiří Kaňka is responsible for German speaking clients.


  • Law Faculty of the Charles University

Professional Career

  • 1999 - 2006 TaylorWessing e|n|w|c advokáti (previous eInIwIc Rechtsanwälte)
  • 2006 - 2010 stand alone attorney
  • 2010 - today KAŇKA & ŠAFKA, advokáti s.r.o.

Jiří Kaňka focuses mainly on the corporate law (M&A, legal due diligence) and labor law. Jiří Kaňka has represented the clients mainly in following business fields: media and internet, construction industry and consumer goods sector. Recently, he has been involved in cross-abroad merger or in acquisition of a well known internet company. Concerning the labor law, Jiří Kaňka has been repeatedly involved in regulating contractual arrangements between companies and their top managers. Jiří Kaňka is an author of the publication Branch office of foreign companies in Czech Republic (publisher Linde).

Membership in professional associations and other bodies

  • Czech Bar Association
  • Chairman of supervisory board in HyperMedia, a.s.
  • Chairman of supervisory board in PROXY Holding, a.s.


Law firm KAŇKA & ŠAFKA, advokáti s.r.o. is a member of multi-national network of independent law firms Law Europe International (LEI). Founded in 1992, LEI has currently more than 800 lawyers worldwide. As consequence thereof, KAŇKA & ŠAFKA, advokáti s.r.o. offers legal assistance, to be provided by the member-lawyers of LEI, to clients in the most European countries an in the main jurisdiction in the world.