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Dr. Martin Svatos, Ph.D.

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CURRENT CAREER

  • Arbitrator (VIAC, Football Association of the Czech Republic, Czech Arbitration Court, Czech Commodity Exchange Arbitration Court, ad hoc) and Mediator Registered by the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic
  • President of the Working Group of the ICC Czech Republic
  • Lecturer at the Charles University in Prague and at the Urbino European Law Seminar
  • Member of board of the Czech Commodity Exchange Arbitration Court
  • Regular Contributor to the Kluwer Mediation Blog
  • Collective Labour Mediator and Arbitrator registered by Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

SUMMARY

Martin is one of the leading Czech mediators and arbitrators who is fluent in Czech, English, French and German. He has acted in more than 200 both international and domestic cases  in mediation (more than 700 mediated hours). With the success rate more than 85% of the cases, he belongs to the most successful mediators in the Central Europe. He is listed by the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic and by the Energy Community. His experiences in alternative dispute resolution were appreciated when he became the President of  the Working group of the ICC Czech Republic for mediation.

Martin has acted in several arbitrations both as chairman, member of the tribunal and of counsel.  He has been listed as arbitrator by the VIAC, Arbitration Court of the Czech Football Association, Czech Arbitration Court and Czech Commodity Exchange Arbitration Court).

Martin lectures at the Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic) and at the Seminar of European and Comparative Law in Urbino (Italy) where he is in charge of the negotiation, mediation and arbitration courses. He has been visiting professor at the University of the French West Indies in Guadeloupe. He also gave a course at the Faculté Libre de Droit Institut Catholique de Toulouse, at the Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia), at the Shanghai University of Political Science and Law and at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (both PRC), Georgetown University (USA) and many others.

In 2016, he acted as a member of the Czech delegation to the UNCITRAL WG II.

He publishes and gives speeches at international conferences on regular basis. He is one of the  co-editors of the EU Mediation Handbook (Kluwer International, 2017).  As a speaker, he attended many international conferences all around the globe (the UIA World Forum of Mediation Centres, the IBA Annual Conference, the German Arbitration Institute Annual Conference, the Conference of the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (Dublin) and YIAG conferences (Istanbul, Warsaw)… 

 

 UntitledPUBLICATIONS:

  • EU Mediation Law Handbook (editing the book together with Alexander, N. and Walsh, S.), Kluwer Law International (2017)
  • Nejefektivnější způsoby tréninku mediace: Proč (ne)fungují? in Súčasné trendy vzdelávania v mediácii, Asocácia Mediátorov Slovenska (2017).
  • Why Should We Have a New York Convention on Mediation? In 谈判 Tán Pàn: The Chinese- English Journal on Negotiation (2016).
  • Mediační výzvy: Přímá cesta k business mediaci? E-Pravo,  2016
  • Investment Mediation: Sci-Fi or Prediction, Kluwer Mediation Blog; November 2016
  • Seriál o mediaci, Právní prostor 2015, dostupné online pravniprostor.cz
  • The Mediator-Judge Interaction: Does the Win-Win Approach Apply? in Bělohlávek, A. J. – Rozehnalová, N. (eds): Czech (& Central European) Yearbook of Arbitration, Volume V, 2015, Interaction of Arbitration and Courts , JurisNet, LLC, New York, 2015, ISBN 978-1-937518-71-4
    March 2015
  • Vztah soudů a mediace v předmediační fázi: Konkurence nebo symbióza? In Suchodža, J. – Husár, J. (Eds.) : Právo, obchod, ekonomika IV. – Zborník vedeckých prác, Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach, Košice 2014.
  • When the Mediators Pay the Highest Price; Kluwer Mediation Blog; August 21, 2014
  • Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators and Mediators – The Castor and Pollux of the ADR World?  in Bělohlávek, A. J. – Rozehnalová, N. – Černý, F. (eds): Czech (& Central European) Yearbook of Arbitration, Volume IV, “Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators”, JurisNet, LLC, New York, 2014, ISBN 978-1-937518-39-4. 2014
  • Early Case Assessment – tři slova, co šetří statisíce, in Právní rádce, No.2, Vol. 2014, Economia, Prague
  • Hybridní ADR procesy MED-ARB a ARB-MED – na hranici dvou světů? In Suchodža, J. – Husár, J. (Eds.) : Právo, obchod, ekonomika III. – Zborník vedeckých prác, Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach, Košice 2013, ISBN 978-80-8152-056-3.
  • Mýty a fakta o prvním setkání s mediátorem, aneb všechno, co jste o mediaci chtěli vědět, ale báli jste se zeptat, in Bulletin Advokacie, Prague, 2013
  • Mandatory Mediation Strikes Back, Mediate.com, Blog, online text available at http://www.mediate.com/articles/SvatosM1.cfm
  • Greetings from Prague – World Forum of Mediation Centres, Kluwer Mediation Blog, online, available at http://kluwermediationblog.com.
  • Evropské aspekty mediace a dalších ADR, online text, available at http://www.epravo.cz/, 2013.
  • Důvěrnost v mediaci: Přišel jsem, viděl jsem, mlčel jsem in Právní rádce, No.4, Vol. 2013, Economia, Prague.
  • MED-ARB: Řešení sporů pro 21. Století in Právní rádce, No.1, Vol. 2013, Economia, Prague.
  • Nestrannost a nezávislost rozhodcu: Od konfliktu zájmu k prátelství na sociální síti in Právní rádce, No.6, Vol. 2012, Economia, Prague.
  • The Subjective Arbitrability in International Commercial Arbitration: The Czech and the foreign approach, in ŠTURMA, P.: IV. Konference studentské vedecké odborné cinnosti: sborník vítezných prací. 1st.edition. Prague: Charles University. Faculty of law, 2011, ISBN 978-80-87146-47-7.
  • Objective Arbitrability in International Commercial Arbitration, Charles University, Prague, 2011.
  • Arbitrability and International Commercial Arbitration, Charles University, Prague, 2011.
  •  International Merger and Acquisition, Charles University, Prague, 2009.
  • The Conflict of the ECHR and the ECJ Jurisdiction from the Viewpoint of Multilevel Governance, Masaryk University, Brno, 2008.

Ireland IIIISPEECHES AT THE CONFERENCES

  • 2018, ICC Prague Arbitration Day, (Prague Czech Republic)
    2018, 45th Skilex Congress (Pec pod Sněžkou, Czech Republic)
  • 2017, ADR and Consumer Disputes in Czech Republic, Faculty of Law, UK (Prague, Czech Republic)
  • 2017, Konference Současné trendy vzdělávání v mediaci (Modrá, Slovakia)
  • 2017, First Brno Arbitration Conference, Multi-tiered dispute resolution clauses,  Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic)
  • 2016, New opportunities of ADR in Czech Republic, Faculty of Law, UK (Prague, Czech Republic)
  • 2016, Autumn Conference DiS (Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit), Arbitrators’ Integrity (Berlin, Germany)
  • 2016, IBA Annual Conference, UNCITRAL Draft Treaty on Mediated Settlement Agreements (Wahsington DC, USA)
  • 2016, Právní prostor 2016, Efektivní řešení obchodních sporů (Seč, Czech Republic)
  • 2015, Prague Arbitration Roundtable,Faculty of Law, UK (Prague, Czech Republic)
    2015, Association of Dispute Resolution and John Jay College, Unbearable Lightness of European Mediation (New York, USA)
  • 2015, First Symposium on Mediation, Arbitration and Shanghai Free Trade Zone Dispute Resolution (Shanghai, PRC)
  • 2014, YIAGIndependence and Impartiality of Arbitrators,  (Istanbul, Turkey)
  • 2014  Mediators’ Institute of IrelandA Look over the Fence – Emerging Trends in Mediation Practice in the EU, co-speaker with Sabine Walsh (Dublin, Ireland)
  • 2014 Právo, obchod, ekonomika IV (Štrbské pleso, Slovakia)
  • 2014 YIAG (Conference Warsaw, Poland)
  • 2014 UIA World Forum of Mediation Centres (Thessaloniki, Greece)
  • 2013 Mediace Tremedias (Jihlava, Czech Republic)
  • 2013 UIA World Forum of Mediation Centres (Prague, Czech Republic)
  • 2013 Právo, obchod, ekonomika III (Štrbské pleso, Slovakia)

GUEST SPEECHES AT THE UNIVERSITIES

  • 2018 – KAZGUU University, Kazakhstan
  • 2017 – Georgetown University, Washington DC, USA
  • 2016 – Università degli studi di Urbino Carlo Bo, Urbino, Italy
  • 2016 – John Cabot University Rome, Italy
  • 2015 – Università degli studi di Urbino Carlo Bo, Urbino, Italy
  • 2015 – Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, USA
  • 2015 – Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Shanghai, PRC
  • 2015 – Université des Antilles (Guadeloupe, France)
  • 2014 – Università degli studi di Urbino Carlo Bo, Urbino (Italy)
  • 2014 – Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Shanghai, PRC
  • 2014 – Shanghai University of Political Science and Law (PRC).
  • 2014 – Masaryk University in Brno (CZ).
  • 2014 – Comenius University in Bratislava, (Slovakia).

PRINCIPAL QUALIFICATION

  • Doctoral Studies, International Private Law and International Commercial law, Charles University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic, 2011 – 2013, specialization: International Commercial Arbitration – postgraduate.
  • Master 2 (professional) of International Commercial Law, University of Paris 1 Pantheon- Sorbonne, Sorbonne Law School, Paris, France, 2011-2012; graduate.
  • Doctorate Viva Voce Examination: International Private Law and International Commercial law, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, 2011, the thesis on the issue: “Objective Arbitrability in International Commercial Arbitration” (Dr.).
  • Diploma in Comparative Law (Diploma di diritto comparato), University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Urbino, Italy, 2010-2011.
  • Summer School of International and Comparative Law, Cornell Law School, Paris, France, 2009.
  • General Law Studies, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, 2005 – 2011, graduate.

 HONORS & AWARDSSnímek obrazovky 2018-01-23 v 12.48.07image003Who's who legal mediation

  • Who’s Who Legal 2017 – Official Selection for Czech Republic
  • Who’s Who Legal 2016 – Official Selection for Czech Republic
  • Mediator of the Year 2016, by Wealth and Finance INTL
  • Pieter Sanders Award, Best Memorandum for Claimant, 3rd place, 19th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, University of Paris I. Pantheon– Sorbonne
  • Students’ Law Science Competition, Charles University, Prague, (Czech Republic), 2011, 1st place in the branch of International Law, article: “The Subjective Arbitrability in International Commercial Arbitration: The Czech and the foreign approach“

PREVIOUS CAREER

  • Visiting Lecturer at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economy, 2014.
  • Lecturer at the Faculté Libre de Droit Institut Catholique de Toulouse, International Arbitration, Toulouse, France 2013.
  • Intern, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris, France, 2012.
  • Intern, Embassy of Czech Republic in France, Paris, France, 2012.
  • Intern, Chamber of arbitration of Milan, Milan, Italy, 2012.
  • Paralegal, Clifford Chance, Prague, Czech Republic, 2009.
  • Research Assistant, Charles University in Prague – Department of European Law, Prague, Czech Republic, 2007-2008.

 LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Czech- Native or bilingual proficiency
  • English – Full professional proficiency
  • French – Full professional proficiency
  • German – Professional working proficiency
  • Italian – Elementary proficiency
  • Slovak – Native proficiency

Dr. Martin Svatoš

Mediator Martin Svatoš Martin is one of the leading Czech mediators and arbitrators. He has acted in more than 200 both international and domestic cases in mediation (listed by the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic and by the Energy Community). His experiences in alternative dispute resolution were appreciated when he became the President of the Working group of the ICC Czech Republic for mediation. Martin has acted in several arbitrations both as chairman, member of the tribunal and of counsel (listed as arbitrator by the VIAC, Arbitration Court of the Czech Football Association, Czech Arbitration Court and Czech Commodity Exchange Arbitration Court). Martin lectures at the Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic) and at the Seminar of European and Comparative Law in Urbino (Italy). He has been visiting professor at the University of the French West Indies in Guadeloupe. He also gave a course at the Faculté Libre de Droit Institut Catholique de Toulouse, at the Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia), at the Shanghai University of Political Science and Law and at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (both PRC), Georgetown University (USA) and many others. In 2016, he acted as a member of the Czech delegation to the UNCITRAL WG II. He publishes and gives speeches at international conferences on regular basis. He is one of the co-editors of the EU Mediation Handbook (Kluwer International, 2017). As a speaker, he attended many international conferences all around the globe (the UIA World Forum of Mediation Centres, the IBA Annual Conference, the German Arbitration Institute Annual Conference, the Conference of the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (Dublin) and YIAG conferences (Istanbul, Warsaw)...

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