Petr Šmerkl | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Petr Smerkl
Petr Smerkl

Petr Šmerkl

Associate, Prague

T +420 255 771 111

E petr.smerkl@whitecase.com

Overview

Petr Šmerkl, an associate of the Prague office, is a member of the Bank Finance Group.

Petr joined the Prague office as an advocate trainee in 2014, having completed post-graduate studies at University College London in the United Kingdom. Before joining White & Case, Petr worked for a year as an advocate trainee in a Czech law firm, where he focused mainly on contractual, litigation and insolvency issues.

While studying at the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University, Petr worked for almost two years as a legal intern in the Prague office of an international law firm, where he focused mainly on commercial law issues and international investment protection law.

Bars and Courts

  • Czech Bar Association (koncipient)

Education

  • LLM, University College London, United Kingdom, (in progress)
  • Mgr, Faculty of Law, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Mgr, Faculty of Social Sciences, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Bc., Faculty of Social Sciences, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Socrates/Erasmus Program, University of Bergen, Norway

Languages

  • Czech
  • English

Experience

Publications

  • Virtual Money in China, Masaryk University Journal of Law and Technology, Volume 4, No. 2, pp. 191–204, 2010, (co-author with J. Harašta and M. Kočí)