Jitka Logesová is an experienced corporate lawyer. Over the past 22 years, she has been extensively working on the cross-border transactions and projects of major private equity companies and corporations in the CEE region. Besides, she specialises in corporate investigations, compliance, corporate criminal liability/white collar crime, as well as asset recovery and now, heads the Wolf Theiss firm-wide Corporate Investigations practice.
Before joining Wolf Theiss, Jitka co-headed the regional CEE private equity practice and built up the compliance, risk and sensitive investigations practice at another international law firm. She is ranked as one of the leading lawyers in the field of corporate investigations, being e.g. named in the Global Investigations Review’s 2018 Women in Investigations.
Jitka has wide experience in various sectors, particularly life science, infrastructure, professional services, IT and the public sector, where she advised clients on FCPA triggered issues and investigations, led a number of corporate internal investigations in Central and Eastern Europe and advised on various compliance issues, including, setting up anti-corruption and compliance programmes. She has led a number of pre-acquisition anti-bribery and anti-corruption due diligence and was also tasked by the Czech General Prosecutors office to help draft the methodology for state prosecutors on how to evaluate corporate compliance management systems and to educate the Czech state prosecutors in this respect.
In addition to her legal qualifications, Jitka serves as a Co-Chair of the International Bar Association’s Anti-Corruption Committee and is an exclusive member for the Czech Republic of ICC FraudNet. She is a qualified Certified Auditor for ISO 19600 (compliance management systems) and for ISO 37001 (Anti-Bribery management systems). She has also published extensively and is a frequent speaker at compliance and anti-corruption conferences.