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Deloitte Legal Expands the Competition and Tax Litigation Teams

Prague, 10 January 2019 – Deloitte Legal was joined by two new experienced attorneys-at-law. Kateřina Mandulová has strengthened the competition law team, while Tomáš Brožek has joined the tax litigation team.

Prior to joining Deloitte Legal, Kateřina Mandulová had worked at Tesco Stores, where she was engaged in implementing new retail regulations and the issues of economic competition, and at ČEZ, where she supported the company’s foreign acquisitions in Bulgaria and Romania. She primarily specialised in investment protection, public aid and competition compliance. Kateřina graduated from the Faculty of Law at Charles University in Prague and studied abroad at Panthéon-Assas University in Paris and the College of Europe in Bruges.

Kateřina Mandulová

“Our clients can benefit from the unique combination of Deloitte Legal’s competition law advisory with Deloitte’s econometric, strategic and transactional advisory. Kateřina Mandulová brings senior project management skills on both Czech and EU levels to this practice,” says Tomáš Babáček, a partner at Deloitte Legal.

Tomáš Brožek gained extensive experience at Baker & McKenzie and Dentons Europe. He specialises in dispute resolution with a focus on VAT, transfer pricing and corporate and personal income tax-related litigation. He also advises clients on loan financing and relating transactional issues. In addition, he has vast experience in international trade and investment arbitration. Tomáš graduated from the Faculty of Law at Palacký University in Olomouc and the International Business Law programme at Central European University in Budapest.

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“Tax litigation forms an integral part of Deloitte Legal’s services. The combination of tax specialists and Deloitte Legal’s attorneys-at-law provides clients with the necessary techniques, procedural strategies and insight into the rapid development of tax regulation and its enforcement. Tomáš Brožek strengthens the legal arm of Deloitte’s tax litigation. Along with Jiřina Procházková and Alena Dugová, they will form the backbone of the team that protects Czech entrepreneurs against tax audit transgressions, thereby significantly contributing to the cultivation of the Czech business environment and rule of law,” adds Tomáš Babáček.