Petr Mrázek graduated from the Law School of Charles University in Prague. Afterwards, he participated in the UK CELS programme focused on international trade law and company law organised by the Queen Mary and Westfield College in London. At the same time, he also served a short-term attachment at the renowned international law firm, Freshfields. In his legal practice he specializes in commercial law including international trade law and international transportation, litigations including arbitration and insolvency.
Petr Mrázek is involved in the International Distribution Institute Association (IDI) connecting leading legal experts in the area of business representation (agency), distribution and franchising from all over the world, as a specialist for the Czech Republic.
In May 2019, he was elected to the Board of IDI for 3 years as a representative of selected specialists from individual countries. Petr is a member of the Czech Competition Law Association, and was also a member of the Czech Bar Association special section for insolvency law for several years. In addition to his advocacy activity, Petr Mrázek acts as an arbitrator of the Arbitration Court attached to the Czech Chamber of Commerce and the Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic in Prague, as an arbitrator of the Arbitration Court at the Czech and Moravian Commodity Stock Exchange of Kladno and he is included in the list of the Swiss Arbitration Institute of Chambers of Commerce for international distribution disputes under the Swiss Rules. Petr is also a registered mediator.
As part of his educational and publishing activities Petr has experience teaching lectures on international commercial law at the College of Applied Law in Prague and he was an expert leader for the team of authors of the written management course “Legal issues in automotive industry” organized by the Institute for International Research. Petr also was an author of the Czech Republic chapter in the book Fundamentals of Franchising in Europe published by the American Bar Association in 2017 and a co-author of the publication Advocacy Law published by C. H. Beck in 2017.
Petr Mrázek is actively involved in the Czech Bar Association as a Deputy Regional Representative of the Czech Bar Association for Prague, and is also a member of the Education and Training Committee and the Commission for the Bar exams in the field of commercial law.
Petr is competent in English.