Rowan Legal
  • flaskar@rowanlegal.com

Martin Flaškár specializes in contractual legal relations, in particular ICT law and copyright, as well as in the law of public procurement, concessions and state aid.

As part of his practice he provides comprehensive legal advice to major operators operating in the ICT market such as clients in the position of bidders for public contracts in connection with the execution of contractual documentation, as well as public procurers in the complex preparation of tenders and contract documentation for public procurement and concession contracts.

Martin has extensive experience in providing legal support in the preparation of tender documentation in the field of public procurement law, including in-depth contractual terms in many important projects, especially in the ICT field, whose value has amounted to hundreds of millions CZK, as well as providing legal support to candidates for major contracts awarded by the Czech Republic, including projects financed from the European Union`s operational programmes. Martin also provides legal opinions on key issues in the field of ICT law and procurement law, as well as in the field of state aid. He also has experience with proceedings before the Office for the Protection of Competition.

Other areas of law in which Martin is actively involved include legal issues of traffic telematic systems.

He is active in the publication of professional articles, mainly related to the topic of current issues in ICT law and intellectual property rights and public procurement law. Martin lectures in the field of ICT law, the law of public aid as well as in the field of traffic telematic systems.

Provided comprehensive legal services related to the successful launch of the public procurement with a value of nearly CZK 300 million, not including VAT. Contracting authority – the Czech Republic’s Ministry of Agriculture, public procurement, “Operation and development eAGRI and related application infrastructure.”

Provided comprehensive legal services related to the successful launch of the public procurement with a value of nearly 300 million CZK, not including VAT. Contracting authority – the Czech Republic’s Ministry of Agriculture, public contract “ICT Services for the operation of the Ministry of Agriculture 2012-2013”.

Participated in providing legal services related to the assessment of aspects of public support for a project with a value of over 1 billion CZK, not including VAT. Contracting authority – Prague 8, public procurement, “Centrum Palmovka. Construction of office buildings and commercial spaces and their subsequent administration with the provision of related services”, entered in a competitive dialogue.

Provided comprehensive legal services related to the successful launch of the public procurement with a value exceeding 300 million CZK, not including VAT.  Contracting authority – the Centre for Evaluation of Educational Achievement, public procurement “Systems management and supervision center, data capture and integration infrastructure, logistic support of the unified school graduation examination (RDC, DDS, I)”.

Provided comprehensive legal services related to the successful submission of the procurement with a value of nearly 200 million CZK, not including VAT. Contracting authority – the National Library of the Czech Republic, a public procurement “system integrator of the project Creation of the National digital library”. In the context of this legal service, Martin participated in the creation of the specified tender conditions containing a binding model contract, which concerned the project to create a national digital library. This contract is financed from the integrated operational program.

Provided comprehensive legal service relating to the successful submission of the procurement with a value of nearly 1 billion CZK, not including VAT. Submitter – Air Traffic Control for the Czech Republic, a public procurement, “Replacement of the Main System”, tender submitted in a competitive dialogue and subsequently in a negotiated procedure with publication, which was executed completely in English.

Provided comprehensive legal advice to the Czech Republic’s Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs as the contracting authority for individual contracts for the implementation of individual systems creating a Unified Information System for Labor and Social Affairs (JISPSV), in connection with the award of public procurements with an estimated value in excess of 1 billion CZK, not including VAT.

Provided comprehensive legal advice to the Czech Republic’s Home Office during the so-called redefinition of the main contract concluded with the Czech Post Office, specifically the branch of ICT to provide comprehensive communications infrastructure.

Provided comprehensive legal advice to the Czech Republic’s Home Office in transforming the Czech Post, specifically the ICT branch office, to form an independent state enterprise. Within this project, Martin participated in the assessment of possible methods for this transformation, as well as the impact of these as regards equity, contracts, employment law and project relationships in the Czech Post´s ICT branch office.

Provided comprehensive legal advice to the city of Prague in solving current problems within the Opencard project, as well as in the search for a suitable and sustainable solution for a future transport-dispatch system in the area of Prague´s so-called integrated transport network.

Provided comprehensive legal advice to the city of Prague in solving  current problems associated with the existing ERP system GINIS, as well as in the search for suitable and sustainable solutions for future implementation and integration of information systems for the City of Prague´s city districts and financial aid organizations. Contracting authority – Czech Republic – Ministry of Agriculture, public contract “ICT Services for the operation of the Ministry of Agriculture 2012-2013”. Providing comprehensive legal services related to the successful launch of a public procurement with a value of nearly 300 million CZK without VAT. Under the Legal Services he also participated in the preparation of the tender specifications containing a binding model contract, which included the provision of services for the operation of the complete and robust ICT infrastructure of the Ministry.

Title: How to properly deal with the “outdated contracts in IT ” (co-autor)
Publisher: Statutární zástupce firmy
Publication date: 2014

Title: The impact of the Office’s decision on public procurement in IT (co-autor)
Publisher: magazine Public procurement in practice
Publication date: March 2014

Title: Domains and speculators or how to outwit them (co-autor)
Publisher: Statutární zástupce firmy
Publication date: 2013

Title: Special Institutes in licensing agreements in IT (co-autor)
Publisher: epravo.cz
Publication date: 2009

Title: Territoriality and collision in international licensing agreements in IT (co-autor)
Publisher: epravo.cz
Publication date: 2009

Education

Institution: Charles University, the Faculty of Law in Prague
Field of studies: Law

Institution: Rechtswissenschafltiche Fakultät der Westphälischen-Wilhelms Universität Münster, SRN
Field of studies: Law

Professional experience

Organization: ROWAN LEGAL
Position:

  • Senior Associate (01/2012 – present)
  • Junior Associate (06/2009 – 12/2011)

Period: 06/2009 – present
Job description: One of the leading member of team that provides legal services in public investments

Organization: AK CÍSAŘ, ČEŠKA, SMUTNÝ, s.r.o.
Position: Junior Associate
Period: 11/2008 – 05/2009

Organization: AK Rödl &, s.r.o.
Position: Paralegal
Period: 05/2007 – 01/2008