Jitka Bortlíčková to lead investment group Accolade’s legal team

Prague, 23 October 2023 – Investment group Accolade, a major player in the European industrial and logistics property sector, has strengthened its team. Jitka Bortlíčková will join Accolade as Group Legal Counsel, taking responsibility for leading the entire legal team. She brings with her more than 10 years’ worth of experience working as a counsel in the property sector. Her clients have included one of the largest property groups in Europe.

Jitka Bortlíčková to lead investment group Accolade’s legal team

“Legal and compliance have already been a key part of our group and now, as Accolade continues to expand into other European markets, we recognise that we can strengthen this area further. I believe that Jitka’s expertise will be a huge asset for us. Not only will she provide clarity in navigating a complex European regulatory environment, but she will also bolster our ability to be flexible in responding to changing market conditions,” said Lukáš Répal, Chief Operating Officer at Accolade Group.

Before joining Accolade, Jitka Bortlíčková worked in various leadership roles where she was involved in strategic acquisitions and joint venture projects. She will employ her extensive knowledge of corporate law and contractual relationships in her role as Group Legal Counsel to coordinate work at the European level and to collaborate with international teams to help them optimise their legal strategies and ensure compliance with regulations.

“It has always been important for me to provide real support to my team, and despite a broad agenda, to be able to deliver a structured and pragmatic approach for my colleagues. Now, as I join Accolade, I’ll have the honour of working with a large international team full of inspiring experts.” added Jitka Bortlíčková.

Jita is a graduate of the faculty of law at Masaryk University in Brno. She likes to recharge after work by taking walks in the countryside with her family and exercising.


Accolade Holding, a.s. operates in six European countries, where it invests in modern and sustainable infrastructure for global e-commerce, manufacturing and logistics brands. It owns a network of more than 50 BREEAM-certified industrial parks in the Czech Republic, Poland, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands and Slovakia, guaranteeing a sustainable and environmentally friendly approach, with a total value of 2.65 billion EUR. The group has now completed 2.8 million m2 of commercial properties, which it leases to almost 300 tenants worldwide. More than 7.7 million m2 are in the pipeline. Accolade also invests in brownfield redevelopment. Their share in the company’s portfolio is currently around one third. A building in the redeveloped compound of Strojírny Cheb became the first project in the Czech Republic to receive the Outstanding grade and a record score of 90.68% according to the BREEAM global sustainability rating. 

Accolade is committed to its ESG principles by adhering to strict requirements in terms of environmental protection, providing assistance and support to local communities, and implementing a carefully defined code of regulations. The company understands the meaning of sustainable development and strives to find a balance between economic growth and social and environmental responsibility.          

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