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Mgr. Patrik Koželuha

Email: patrik.kozeluha@brizatrubac.cz
Tel.:      +420 773 529 312


 in Education

  • Charles University Faculty of Law (Masters 2014, Ph.D. 2015 – till now)

  • University of Liège, Belgium (May 2017)

  • Court of Justice of the European Union – study internship (May 2013)

Other study visits

  • University of Liège, Belgium (May 2017)

  • Court of Justice of the European Union – study internship (May 2013)

Main fields of expertise

Corporate Law, Law of Obligations, Labor Law, Insolvency Law, Immigration Law, Personal Data Protection.

Language of provided services

  • Czech
  • English
  • French

Vocational exams

  • Bar Exam (with honors)

Membership in professional and advisory institutions and boards

  • Czech Bar Association

Past working experience

Patrik is a partner at Bříza & Trubač Attorneys at Law. Before starting his cooperation with Bříza & Trubač he worked for merely seven years at Schaffer & Partner Legal s.r.o., advokátní kancelář. He has also passed an internship with the Government of the Czech Republic (Conceptual and Institutional Department), where he participated in preparation of documents needed for negotiations within EU bodies and institutions.


Patrik focuses his practice primarily on corporate law, law of obligations, insolvency law and labor law. Patrik has extensive experience with contractual agenda, particularly with drafting of business contracts (including the contracts with international element) and drafting of general terms & conditions for both Czech and foreign clients. As to the insolvency law, Patrik has advised creditors in the insolvency proceedings and represented clients in incidental disputes. Furthermore, Patrik has provided the advisory in the field of labor law, including both drafting labor-law documentation as well as resolving (potential) labor law disputes.

Within his professional specialization, Patrik also focuses on legal aspects of the immigration (especially within international trade, i.e. immigration law), personal data protection, consumer protection and provision of consumer credit, including European regulation of these fields.


  • Magazine Všehrd: Legislative intent in the interpretation of law;
  • The Lawyer Quarterly, č. 2/2015: Wintr, J.; Koželuha, P. Teleological Interpretation in Czech case law;
  • epravo.cz: Pactum de Contrahendo - Comparison between Civil Law and Commercial Law Regulation, available at: http://www.epravo.cz/top/clanky/smlouva-o-uzavreni-budouci-smlouvyporovnani-obcanskopravni-a-obchodnepravni-upravy-76274.html;
  • epravo.cz: Ammendment to the Act on Public Procurement: Step Backwards or Removal of Impractical Measures? available at: http://www.epravo.cz/top/clanky/novela-zakona-o-verejnych-zakazkach-krokzpet-ciodstraneni-nepraktickych-opatreni-93328.html?mail.

Last news

Bříza & Trubač co-organizes online seminar Tax Compliance 2022

Bříza & Trubač, attorneys at law, together with EPRAVO.CZ and LeitnerLeitner, a tax advisory firm, have prepared an online seminar on tax risks titled Tax Compliance 2022. The event will feature a lecture by a judge of the Supreme Administrative Court.

Do you know what changes brings the so-called work-life balance directive, which aims to make it easier for employees to combine work and private life

You can read about the new features of the Directive and what it will mean for employers in practice in an article in the Statutory Representative magazine.

Patrik and Kristián gave a lecture about substantial amendments to the Business Corporations Act

Lawyers from our firm lead a webinar about substantial amendments to the Business Corporations Act.