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Jaroslav Ružička
Jaroslav Ružička
English, German, Russian

Jaroslav Ružička

Managing Partner

Ružička Csekes s.r.o.
Vysoká 2/B
811 06 Bratislava, Slovakia
T +421 2 32 33 34 41
F +421 2 32 33 34 43

Jaroslav is the Managing Partner and one of the founders of Ružička Csekes s.r.o. Throughout his professional career, he has focused on real estate and construction law, corporate transactions and company acquisitions, privatisation, and infrastructure projects as well as advice on public-private partnerships. He regularly advises foreign investors who plan to enter the Slovak or Czech markets.

He has a particular interest in substantive and procedural administrative law, in particular from the perspective of legal theory, university law education and government legislation.

Between 1988 and 1992, he completed several study and teaching stays at universities in Germany, Hungary and Russia and worked as a trainee with the Legislative Department of the Government Office. During this period he published various essays and articles on legal theory and co-authored a number of university texts and scientific monographs.

In 1992, he served as a member of the Expert Committee of the Justice Ministry of the Slovak Republic responsible for judicial reform (particularly of the constitution of administrative judiciary). Between 1993 and 1995, he served as a member of the Government Legislative Council and a representative of the government of the Slovak Republic in the establishment of the Slovak National Centre for Human Rights – UN programme in CEE, acting as its executive director in 1994 – 1995.

In 1995 and 1996, Jaroslav worked as an advisor to the Deputy Chairman of the government of the Slovak Republic on special aspects of new legislation. Between 1993 and 1996 he was an external member of the Board of Directors of Istrobanka, a.s., Bratislava. He was the president of the Austro-Slovak Chamber of Commerce between 1998 and 2002 and has been its first deputy president since 2003.

In 1992, he started his private legal practice in Slovakia, first as a commercial lawyer and later as a solicitor. Since 1994, he has been a member of the Czech Bar Association. In 2006, as an exclusive partner for the Slovak Republic, he became an associated member of CMS Cameron McKenna, v.o.s., Praha and CMS Reich Rohrwig Heinz, GmbH, members of CMS organisation of European law firms.

Jaroslav is fluent in German, English and Russian.

“Jaroslav Ružička has a broad legal practice, as part of which he handles corporate/M&A matters.
Chambers Global, 2014

1983, Faculty of Law, Comenius University in Bratislava
1983, Faculty of Law, Comenius University in Bratislava (JUDr.)
1989, Academic degree of Candidate of Legal Sciences (CSc., PhD.) in administrative law