Ivana Halamova Dobiskova

Ivana Halamova Dobiskova

Senior Associate

  Ivana is a competition, regulatory and EU law expert who advises clients on complex and high-profile matters across various sectors.
She has a unique insight into the workings of the European Commission, having worked in its Legal Service before joining our firm. Ivana also has a strong track record of successfully representing clients in merger clearance procedures and antitrust investigations before the European Commission and the Czech Competition Authority. Her clients include leading energy, telecommunications, retail and life sciences companies, who rely on her strategic and pragmatic advice to navigate the challenges and opportunities of the EU and Czech competition law regimes. Ivana delivers value to her clients by combining her deep legal knowledge, practical experience and strong advocacy skills.


Representative matters

Scania, a leading heavy truck manufacturer, with pre-litigation advice in the Czech Republic subsequent to a cartel decision by the European Commission in relation to a number of truck manufacturers.

W.A.G payment solutions plc, a leading pan-European integrated payments & mobility platform focused on the Commercial Road Transportation industry, on the antitrust law aspects of its acquisition of 100% shareholding in WebEye Telematics, a leading fleet management solution provider in Central and Eastern Europe based, from the founders and management.

Rail Cargo Austria AG before the Czech Competition Authority in cartel proceedings related to a rail and logistic project “Carpathia” – an unlawful cooperation among major rail freight forwarding companies.

ING Bank N.V. on competition/antitrust implications of closure of its retail business in the Czech Republic and its entry to an agreement with Raiffeisenbank (RB), which will give current ING clients the opportunity to become RB's customers and transfer their savings and investments to RB.

Published Work

Ivana Halamová Dobíšková (2013): Czech Republic chapter of "Competition Law in Central and Eastern Europe: A Practical Guide", Wolters Kluwer Law & Business



Czech Republic, 2009


Diploma (Postgraduate), Economics in Competition Law, King's College London, 2013

LL.M., European Law, College Of Europe, Bruges, 2006

Mgr., Faculty of Law, Charles University in Prague, 2005

Erasmus Programme, Institute of European Studies, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 2003


Czech, English, French
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.