Jana Marsalkova

Jana Marsalkova

Senior Associate

Jana is an English and Czech law qualified lawyer. 
She specializes in project finance and export finance and works on transactions in the wider CEE and SEE regions, Turkey and Africa. She has acted as legal advisor to banks, international finance institutions, export credit agencies, investors and borrowers on transactions throughout Europe, in Middle East and in Africa. Her wider experience covers acquisition finance, syndicated lending and leveraged finance. The Legal 500 ranks Jana as a Rising star for Projects and Energy.


Representative matters

EBRD, IFC, Intesa and PBZ on the financing of 140-megawatt Karavasta solar project and a 19-kilometer overhead transmission line located in Albania.
A subsidiary of a global financial institution on the ECA-backed financing for the development, construction, and operation of 280 MW Alpaslan II dam and hydro power plant in Turkey by Czech-based hydroelectricity group ENERGO-PRO.
A club of banks on the financing for Moravia Gas Storage of underground gas storage forming part of the backbone gas infrastructure in the Czech Republic. 
A multinational financial institution on the financing of engineering, procurement and construction of production and assembly facility for the production of Ni-Cd batteries Saudi Arabia. 

 EBRD, IFC and ADB on multiple financings for Electric Networks of Armenia CJSC (the electricity distributor in Armenia) for the construction and modernisation of the Armenian electricity network. 




Solicitor Regulation Authority, 2011

Admitted to the Czech bar association, 2011


LLM, University of Law, 2013

MA, University of Cambridge, 2011

Legal Practice Course, Distinction, 2009

BA (Hons), University of Cambridge, 2007


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.