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Allen & Overy announces the promotion of Prokop Verner to Counsel

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28 April 2015

Allen & Overy has announced today that senior associate Prokop Verner has been promoted to Counsel. The promotion comes into effect on 1 May and Prokop will lead Allen & Overy’s Corporate practice in Prague.

Prokop has been with Allen & Overy since 2004, focusing on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and corporate law. Prokop has acted as a legal advisor on a number of international transactions in Central and Eastern Europe. He is also an acknowledged specialist in the sector of telecommunications, media and technologies and in the area of personal data protection, including regulatory matters.  CHAMBERS said of Prokop: Prokop continues to impress sources and clients alike with his negotiation and written skills. Clients appreciate that he is ‘very diligent and listens to what the client needs."

Allen & Overy today announces that 33 lawyers have been promoted to Counsel across the global network. The promotions are in 15 offices across Europe, the Middle East and the Asia Pacific region and include lawyers in the Banking, Corporate, ICM, Litigation and Tax practices.

Vaclav Valvoda, Partner at Allen & Overy Prague, comments: ”We are delighted that Prokop is one of 33 lawyers that have been promoted to Counsel in our global network. I would like to congratulate Prokop on his promotion and thank him for his contribution to the development of the M&A and Corporate practice of our office. Prokop’s style, knowledge of the economy and more than 10 years’ experience are ideal ingredients for clients seeking an advisor for their key transactions.”

For further information, please contact Jana Kloudová, on +420 222 107 117.