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Mgr. Patrik Koželuha

Email: patrik.kozeluha@brizatrubac.cz


Specializations


 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.

References

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.

Publications

  • 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

Legal breakfast on the theme of "coroNews" online from Opera

We responded to the growing questions of clients regarding the legal context of the COVID-19 pandemic in cooperation with the Opera on April 20, 2020 online.

Patrik Koželuha lectured on employment of foreign researchers

On Monday February 2, 2020 Patrik Koželuha lectured in the premises of the Czech Academy of Sciences on employment of foreign researchers.

Legal breakfast on Tax Compliance in Opero

On Tuesday, February 11, 2020, our law firm in cooperation with EPRAVO.CZ organized a legal breakfast on Tax Compliance.