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Charles University, Faculty of Law, Prague (2004), Mgr. (Master of Laws)
University of Limerick, Ireland (2003/2004)

Petr Opluštil


Petr Opluštil specialises in real estate and construction law, environmental law and regulatory matters, in particular public procurement and state aid regulation.

He has experience with legal matters arising during the re-development of brownfield sites, with a particular emphasis on environmental matters, including environmental licensing, transfer of liabilities for environmental damage and related state aid issues. Petr also regularly advises clients on construction law matters, including the preparation of contractual documentation under international standards, and on related public procurement aspects.

Petr won the prestigious “Talent of the Year” award in the Czech Republic’s legal competition “Lawyer of the Year”, organised jointly by the Czech Bar Association and the internet-based Czech company EPRAVO.CZ, for his paper analysing the “polluter pays” principle in relation to the rehabilitation of brownfield sites

Before joining our law firm, Petr worked as a lawyer at the Office of the Government in the department of the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs.


The prestigious publication PLC Cross-border “Environment Handbook 2010” named Petr Opluštil as a recommended expert in the Czech Republic for environmental law.


  • advising the contracting authority on a governmental pilot PPP project for the construction, operation and financing of an accommodation and parking facility
  • advising the contracting authority on the preparation and implementation of a public tender for the construction and operation of an exposition pavilion at an international exhibition
  • advising several foreign investors on the start-up of their business in the Czech Republic, including advisory on the construction of an industrial facility and investment incentives
  • advising a foreign investor on the real estate, environmental and state aid aspects of the acquisition of an airline carrier
  • drafting a legal analysis and related methodology for a governmental agency on the “polluter pays” principle in the context of the Community guidelines for state aid for environmental protection, for the purposes of a brownfield regeneration programme
  • advising the private sector and the public sector on the rehabilitation of several brownfield sites
  • advising the contracting authority on a concession proceeding concerning the operation of water mains and sewage
  • advising investors, financial institutions and contractors on the preparation and implementation of projects involving the construction and delivery of industrial facilities


  • Czech Bar Association
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