Year of birth
- commercial agreements in general
- 2015 – ICC Advanced Arbitration Academy for Central and Easter Europe;
- 1993 – Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Law.
- 2/2016 – today: Country Managing Partner, DLA Piper;
- 11/2015 – today: Chairman of the Ethical Committee, Association of Developers;
- 8/2014 – 1/2016: Partner, Weinhold Legal;
- 9/2001 – 7/2014: Office Managing Partner, Hogan Lovells;
- 9/1999 – 8/2001: Head of Corporate Practice, Clifford Chance LLP;
- 7/1994 – 8/1999: Partner, Linklaters;
- 5/1997 – 8/1997: Associate, Burges Salmon LLP;
- 1/1995 – 4/ 1995: Associate, Uría Menéndez;
- 6/1993 – 6/1994: Associate, Franc & Partners.
- I have been involved in numerous large international arbitrations, including high-profile commercial arbitrations concerning the privatisation of leading Czech state enterprises and protection of investments under bilateral investment treaties.
- I have also represented clients in institutional international arbitrations, mainly under ICC and UNCITRAL rules. I have been appointed with several arbitration courts and have decided well over 200 arbitration cases as a sole arbitrator or member of an arbitration tribunal.
- I am member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR and also member of several task force committees established by ICC including the ICC Task Force for Central and Eastern Europe.
- I have been ranked and recommended by Chambers Europe, Chambers Global and Legal 500 in corporate and dispute resolution areas.
Membership in organizations
- Advocate, Czech Bar Association
- Foreign Lawyer, Law Society, UK
- Arbitrator, Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the CR and Agricultural Chamber of the CR
- Arbitrator, Prague Stock Exchange Arbitration Court
- Arbitrator, Vienna International Arbitration Court
- Arbitrator, London Court of International Arbitration
- Member, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR
- Member, ICC Task Force on evidence
- Fellow, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in UK
- Secretary of Legislative Workgroup, Public Private Partnership Association
- Chairman of the Ethical Committee, Association of Developers