Teaching staff profiles
Teaching staff profiles
▶ VLADIMÍR BALAŠ, Doc. JUDr., CSc. Former director and research fellow of the Institute of Law of the Czech Academy of Sciences, lecturer at the Law Faculty of the Charles University in Prague, He is (was) a member of many professional institutions: International Academy of Comparative Law (Paris); Permanent Court of Arbitration (the Hague); ICSID Panel of Arbitrators (Washington); Internatinal Law Association (ILA - London); ILA Committee on the Law of Foreign Investment 2003-2008; British Institute of International and Comparative Law (London); Czech Bar Association; Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic; President of Czech ILA Branch. During his career he has devoted his attention to number of fields of specific expertise: International Public Law; International Investment Law; Peaceful Settlement of Disputes; International Arbitration; Counsel in ICSID and ad hoc (mostly UNCITRAL) investment arbitrations.
▶ ALENA BÁNYAIOVÁ, JUDr., CSc., practising lawyer with more than 30 years of experience in economic and commercial law. Received her doctoral degree (JUDr.) from
▶ VERONIKA BÍLKOVÁ, Doc. PhDr., JUDr., Ph.D., E.MA, graduated from the Law Faculty of Charles University (Mgr. 2001, Ph.D. 2006, JUDr. 2007, specialization: international law), the Philosophical Faculty of Charles University (Mgr. 2003, PhDr. 2004, specialization: political science and French philology) and the European Master Program in Human Rights and Democratization (E.MA 2004). Research fellow at the
Prize 2006) and scholarships (Sasakawa 2003, Hus Foundation 2005). Publications in Czech, English and French mainly on terrorism, the use of force, international humanitarian law, international criminal law, human rights and the UN reform.
▶ MICHAEL BOGDAN, Prof., JUDr. , B.A., LL.M. and juris doctor (
▶ DAGMAR ČERNÁ, JUDr., PhDr., Ph.D., LL.M., graduated from the Law Faculty of Charles University, received doctoral degree and Philosophiae Doctor with the specialization in international law, constitutional law and European law. She also graduated from the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University – the
▶ MILAN DAMOHORSKÝ, Prof., JUDr., DrSc., graduated from the Faculty of Law in 1985. Before becoming a teacher (1989–2005) and later Professor of Environmental Law at
▶ SEAN DAVIDSON, J.D., obtained a Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in Psychology in 2001 from Davidson College (Davidson, NC, USA) and then a Juris Doctor degree (J.D.) in Law in 2005 from the University of North Carolina School of Law (Chapel Hill, NC, USA). While in law school, he was selected as a staff member for the North Carolina Law Review, the most widely read law journal at the university.
▶ DAVID ELISCHER, Doc., JUDr., PhDr., Ph.D., member of the Civil Law Department, graduated at the Law Faculty of Charles University in 2005, received his doctoral degree (JUDr.) in 2006 and Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.) in 2009 from
▶ ONDŘEJ FRINTA, JUDr., Ph.D., member of the Department of Civil Law, graduated from the Law Faculty of Charles University in 2004, received his doctoral degree (JUDr.) from
▶ VĚRA HONUSKOVÁ, JUDr., Ph.D., graduated from the Law Faculty of Charles University, currently finishing her Ph.D. studies with the theme of her doctoral thesis being Definition of refugee and its interpretation and application in contemporary public international law at the International Law Department of the Law Faculty, where she works as anassistant professor. For many years she worked in non-governmental organizations dealing with refugees and migrants. Mgr. Honusková specializes in migration, asylum and refugee law and human rights, and she is leader of the law clinic of asylum and refugee law. She is member of the academy network Odysseus Network, European Society of International Law and Czech Society of International Law and was awarded SASAKAWA fellowship scholarship in 2007. She has been a speaker at many conferences and is an active publisher in the field of the family reunion and the influence of European law on Czech law, as well as other topics. She is the author or co-author of numerous books, e.g. Šturma, P., Honusková, V. eds. Theory and practice of asylum and refugees, lecture notes,
▶ STANISLAVA HÝBNEROVÁ, Doc. PhDr., CSc., has a degree in philosophy and a law degree from
▶ KARTINA A. CHOONG, Dr., is a Reader (Associate Professor) in Medical Law & Ethics at the University of Central Lancashire UK where she is also the Course Leader for their LLM in Forensic and Law Medicine. She is a qualified Barrister and an Accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator. She has taught Medical Law & Ethics at several universities in the UK and around the world. She has published widely, particularly on legal issues relating to the role of religion and culture in end-of-life care.
▶ KASTNER PATRIK, Mgr., studied at Law Faculty, Charles University in Prague, and is a member of the Czech Bar Association. His area of expertise consists of pharmaceuticals and medical devices law, including regulatory law issues, clinical trial agreements, pricing & reimbursement, distributions issues, marketing and advertising projects. He is Chairman of the Ethics Committee of Association of Innovative Pharmaceutical Industry (AIFP) in the Czech Republic and has advised clients — including leading multinational companies — on administrative law procedures and public law. Patrik Kastner has contributed articles to various Baker & McKenzie publications, including "Promoting Medical Products in Europe & North America," ”Clinical Trials in Europe,” “Advertising Laws of Pharmaceuticals in Europe,” "European Privacy Laws" and "Distribution and Agency Laws in Europe.”
▶ DAVID KOHOUT, JUDr., Ph.D., graduated from the Faculty of Law of Charles University in 2009. There he also acquired his Ph.D. in 2013 and JUDr. in 2014. During 2007/2008 he also studied at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. Since graduation he has been holding the position of the Head of International Office of the Faculty of Law and since 2014 he holds a research position for Sports Law at the Faculty of Law of Charles University. Between 2010-2011 he was a secretary of the Appelate and Revision Comission of the Football Association of the Czech Republic, subsequently member of its Commission on Players´ Agents. Since 2013 he has been a member of the Board of Arbitrators of the Football Association of the Czech Republic. He publishes articles on Sports Law and coordinates educational activities in this area. He is a member of the Czech Association of Sports Law.
▶ PETR KOTÁB, JUDr., Ph.D., graduated 1985. He is a member of the Department of Financial Law and Financial Science of Charles University Faculty of Law in
▶ JAKUB KRÁL, JUDr. Ph.D., graduated from the Law Faculty, Masaryk University in Brno, where he successfully completed his PhD studies. Jakub Král started his career at the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic. After that he was Head of the Medical Devices Branch at the State Institute for Drug Control. Presently Jakub Král is a managing partner in Porta Medica (educating company in pharmaceutical regulation area), he is also a legal expert of Erudikum (non-profit-making educating organization) and Koalice pro zdraví (patients’ organization). Jakub Král lectures medical law as an external co-worker on couple of universities.
▶ RICHARD KRÁL, Prof. JUDr., LL.M., Ph.D., professor of European law at the Charles University Faculty of Law since 1992. Graduated from the Law Faculty in1986. Master of EC Law at the
▶ HELENA KREJČÍKOVÁ, JUDr., Ph.D., studied at Law Faculty, Charles University, and at Berner Graduiertenschule für Strafrechtswissenschaft, Bern, Switzerland. She is both a scientific employee at the Centre for Medical Law of the Law Faculty and a member of the University Centre for Human Rights at the Charles University, Prague. Besides, she is a scientific researcher and legal expert of the Honorary Board of the Czech Medical Chamber and a consultant of the Czech Society on Palliative Medicine.
▶ FILIP KŘEPELKA, Doc., JUDr., Ph.D., is an associate professor and the head of the Department of International and European Law, Law Faculty, Masaryk University in Brno. To Filip Křepelka’s scientific and research activities belong among others: theory and practice of federalism and European integration, international and European regulation of economic activities, free movement of services and persons, public aid limits, legal aspects of healthcare, law and ethics of biomedical research, basic rights.
▶ JAN KUKLÍK, Prof., JUDr., DrSc., the present Dean of the Law Faculty. Graduated from the Faculty of Law in 1989 (JUDr.); awarded Doctorate in legal theory and history (1995); in 1991–92 a visiting graduate student at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford University, where he specialized in Czech and Czechoslovak legal history, with a focus on the l9th and 20th centuries. Publications on Czechoslovak legal history and foreign policy during the interwar period and WW II; monograph: The Establishment of the Czechoslovak National Committee and Provisional Government in Exile.
▶ VÍT KUČERA, Mgr., graduated from the Faculty of Law of Charles University in Prague in 2007. Already during his studies he focused on practical application of law, with orientation on disputes resolution, M & A, sports law and legal problematics of start-ups, in which he had already gotten more than 6 years experience in leading Czech law firm before establishing his own law office. Vít is an author of several articles in these areas and co-author of a book on the topic of sports law. He is a member of the Legislative Council of the Football Association of the Czech Republic, member of the Board of Arbitrators of the Football Association of Czech Republic and member of the International Association of Sports Law.
▶ ZDENĚK KÜHN, Doc., JUDr., Ph.D., LL.M., S.J.D., earned his Ph.D. degree from the Charles University School of Law,
▶ ALENA MACKOVÁ, Doc., JUDr., Ph.D., graduated 1985 (Charles University Prague), Ass. Professor at the Civil Law Dept., PHARE Programme Expert. Author of
▶ DAVID MARX, MUDr., Ph.D., is a paediatrician, expert on issues regarding quality and safety in healthcare, vice- dean of the 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague. He is also a lecturer at 3rd Faculty of Medicine and Law Faculty, Charles University, Prague and Law Faculty, Palacky University, Olomouc. David Marx is a director of the Czech Joint Commission for Accreditation (Spojená akreditační komise) and a member of Joint Commission International. He has been the first expert for quality and safety in healthcare appointed by Ministry of Health in the Czech Republic.
▶ JAROMÍR MATĚJEK, MUDr. et ThLic., Ph.D., Th.D., from 1995 to 2009 he was a pediatrician in pediatric ward of the regional hospital. Besides of that he studied medical ethics (Ph.D.) and theology (Th.D). From 2012 he is a lecturer and academic researcher of the Institute for Ethics of the Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague. He also teaches theological ethics in its Catholic Theological Faculty. Autumn 2014 he spent as International Visiting Fellow in Medical Ethics in Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany. He is member of Ethical Commission of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic and member of the committee of the Czech Society for Palliative medicine. His professional interests are: clinical medical ethics, end-of-life decisions, the substitute decision making.
▶ ANNA NEVEČEŘALOVÁ, Mgr., is a lawyer with a specialisation on health law and ethics in medicine. Anna Nevečeřalová studied law at the Law Faculty, applied ethics at the Catholic Theological Faculty, Charles University, Prague, and theology focusing on Christian ethics at the Oxford University, Great Britain.
▶ MONIKA PAUKNEROVÁ, Prof., JUDr., CSc., graduated from Charles University; postgraduate study at the Institute of State and Law at the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences in Prague and since 1980 research fellow there. Since 1993 lecturer and since 2002 Professor in Private International Law and International Commercial Law at the Faculty of Law. More than 30 years experience in this field. Since 2003 member of the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL), since 2007 President of the Czech National Committee of the IACL. Since 2004 member of the European Group for Private International Law. Since 1990 President of the Czech National Committee of the International Association of Legal Sciences (IALS), since 2003 member of the International Committee of Comparative Law of the IALS, member of the Czech National Committee of the International Law Association. Since 1985 arbitrator at the
▶ MICHAELA POVOLNÁ, Mgr., graduated from the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague. She also studied in Vienna and Venice and holds an advance master’s degree in human rights and democratisation. She is a member of the Centre of Medical Law at the Faculty of Law and a lecturer at the Third Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague. In 2014 her PhD research project on the topic of healthcare rationing in the Czech Republic was successfully accepted for funding by the Charles University Grant Agency.
▶ LUKÁŠ PRUDIL, JUDr. et. Ing., Ph.D., is an attorney at law, residing in Brno. He studied at Masaryk University, Brno, Faculty of Law (Master degree in law), Mendel Agricultural and Forestry University, Brno, Faculty of Management and Economics (Engineer/master degree in economics and management), Masaryk University, Brno, Faculty of Medicine (Ph.D. degree in social medicine). Lukáš Prudil is a senior lecturer at Masaryk University, Brno, Faculty of Law, he also holds lectures on different issues at Palacký University, Olomouc, Medical Faculty, Faculty of Health Sciences, Charles University, Prague, Medical Faculty, National Center of Nursing, Brno and numerous congresses and conferences.
▶ HARALD CHRISTIAN SCHEU, Doc., Mag. phil., Dr. iur., Ph.D., educated at the
▶ KURT SIEHR, Prof., dr. iur., Ph.D., born on 28 July
▶ MICHAL SOBOTKA, JUDr., Ph.D., graduated from the Faculty of Law in 1996. At present he is a senior lecturer in the Department of Environmental Law. He cooperates intensively with the Czech Ministry for Environment. He is a member of the Czech Waste Management Council and Minister of the Environment Appeal Commission. He is also a Vice-President of the Czech Environmental Law Society. Specialization in waste and water management law, IPPC and EIA regulation. Contributions in several environmental law textbooks, journals, e.g. Legal and Economic Instruments of the Environmental Protection (2002), Textbook on the Czech Environmental Law (2003 and 2007, co-author), Waste Management Act (2005).
▶ PAVEL SVOBODA, Doc., JUDr., PhD., D.E.A., graduated from the Law Faculty of Charles University in 1984. Studied at the Université Sciences Sociales,
▶ MARTIN ŠTEFKO, Doc., JUDr., Ph.D., is a Senior Lecturer at the Charles University Faculty of Law, a Fellow at the Max Planck Institute in
interest is the Posted Workers Directive and its implementation in EU Member States but he is also active in topics on the relationship between civil law, labour law and immigration law. Martin Štefko has written more than 90 articles published in various legal journals. He has also written, jointly or individually, 20 books concerning labour law and social security law. He also works as a law adviser at the Czech Social Security Administration in
▶ PAVEL ŠTURMA, Prof., JUDr., DrSc., Professor of International Law, graduated from
▶ PETR ŠUSTEK, JUDr., Ph.D., graduated at Law Faculty, Charles University in Prague and he is one of the co-founders of the Centre for Medical Law. He is also active as an attorney at law with specialisation on health law. He is a lecturer at Law Faculty (Department for Civil Law, Centre for Medical Law, University Centre for Human Rights) , 2nd and 3rd Faculty on Medicine at Charles University in Prague, as well as at Law Faculty, Palacky University, Olomouc. He is a member of Government Legislative Council.
▶ LENKA TESKA ARNOŠTOVÁ, JUDr., Ph.D., graduated from Law Faculty, Charles University in Prague in 1999. She has been focused on medical law ever since. From 1999 to 2007 she worked in a variety of positions for the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic, where she started in the position of officer and systematically worked her way up to become at first the Head of the Law Unit and later the Deputy Director in the same department. Later on, while holding the position of the Director of Law Department she was also in charge of the Legislative Department. Between 2007 -2009 Lenka Teska Arnoštová held the positions of the Director of Legislative-Law Department and the Director of Internal Services at CzechInvest – The Business and Investment Development Agency. In 2002 Lenka Teska Arnoštová successfully completed her postgraduate studies at the Department of Administration Law, Law Faculty, Charles University in Prague and gained the title of JUDr. – Doctor of Law. In 2009 she successfully finished the doctorate studies with a focus on public law and got her Ph.D. degree. After passing her bar exams in 2009 she worked as a lawyer between 2009 -2014. Since 2007 she has been working as an expert assistant at the First Medical Faculty (Institute of Public Health System and Medical Law). She currently holds the position of the Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic.
▶ LUBOŠ TICHÝ, Prof., JUDr., CSc., retains his position at the Faculty of Law,
▶ MAREK VÁCHA, Mgr. et Mgr., Ph.D., studied at Faculty of Natural Science at Masaryk University in Brno specialization Molecular Biology and Genetics , in Sts. Cyril and Methodius Faculty of Theology in Olomouc and in l´Institute d´Etudes Theologiques in Brussels. In 1996, he became a Roman Catholic Priest. Since 2007, Marek Vácha is a Head of Department of Medical Ethics at 3rd Faculty of Medicine in Charles University in Prague. Marek Vácha is also a head of the Academical Senate of 3rd Faculty of Medicine.
▶ TOMÁŠ VOJTÍŠEK, MUDr. et Mgr. et Bc., Ph.D., is both an academic employee at the Institute of Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Masaryk University and St. Anne Hospital in Brno. He is a member of committee of the Czech Society for Legal Medicine and Forensic Toxicology of the Czech Medical Association of Jan Evangelista Purkyne and he is formally appointed by a Minister of Justice of the Czech republic as the expert for Forensic Medicine. Tomáš Vojtíšek studied general medicine at the Faculty of Medicine Masaryk University (1998), has the attestation of Forensic Medicine (2004) and he finished PhD studies in 2009. He studied law at the Faculty of Law, Masaryk University, Brno and he graduated there in 2015.
▶ ERIKA MARIA WAGNER Univ.Prof. Mag Dr., since 2010 professor at the Institute of Environmental Law and at the Institute of Private Law at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Upper Austria (JKU); deputy director of both institutes since 2004; from 1.10.2004 to 1.10.2010: ao Univ . Prof. at both institutes; 2008 scientific consultant at the law firm of Hasliger / Nagele & Partner, Vienna; 2004 habilitation procedure, venia docendi for the "whole of civil law with special consideration of environmental law"; thesis: "Dogmatic of Legal Injunctions in Civil Law"; several short scientific stays abroad, e.g. at the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, at the European Commission (Belgium), at the Moscow Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law of the Government of the Russian Federation; at the University of Trier; at the Charles University in Prague; from 1997 – 2003 assistant professor at the Institute of Environmental Law and at the Institute of Private Law at; 1996 judicial year at the BG and LG Linz (district and provincial court); 1994 – 1996 doctoral studies in law at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz; promotion in 1996 doctor iuris (dissertation topic: "The Plant in the Civil Neighboring Law”); from 1990 – 1994 studying law at the JKU, graduation in 1995 as Master of law; several scientific awards.
▶ ZUZANA WEISOVÁ, JUDr., LL.M., Ph.D. After she earned her degree in law at the Law Faculty of the
▶ KAROLINA ŽÁKOVSKÁ, JUDr., Ph.D., graduated from the Faculty of Law in
▶ PETRA ŽIKOVSKÁ, JUDr., Mg. A., graduated from the Law Faculty of Charles University in 1995 and from the