Dr. Martin Svatos, Ph.D. – mediator and arbitrator 

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Dr. Martin Svatos, Ph.D.

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CURRENT CAREER

  • Arbitrator (VIAC, Football Association of the Czech Republic, 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, at the Urbino European Law Seminar, at the Université des Antilles (Guadeloupe) and at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economy (PRC)
  • Regular Contributor to the Kluwer Mediation Blog and Czech Radio
  • 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 100 both international and domestic cases  in mediation (more than 500 mediated hours). With the success rate more than 85% of the cases, he belongs to the most successful mediators in the Central Europe. 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 sveral ad hoc arbitration and, since 2015, he is listed as arbitrator by the VIAC.

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).

 He has been a speaker at numerous international conferences such as the UIA World Forum of Mediation Centres (Prague, Thessaloniki), the Conference of the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland (Dublin) and YIAG conferences (Istanbul, Warsaw).

 

 UntitledPUBLICATIONS:

  • 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

  • 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

  • 2014 – Shanghai University of Political Science and Law (China).
  • 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 & AWARDS

  • 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. In addition to his rich dispute resolution experiences, he teaches at the Charles University in Prague and several other universities all around the globe. He acts as a legal expert of the Czech delegation to the UNCITRAL and as the President of the Working group of the ICC Czech Republic for Mediation. He is co-editor of the EU Mediation Handbook that will be published by Kluwer International in 2017. Martin has acted in several ad hoc and institutional arbitration both as an arbitrator and external legal counsel. He is listed by the VIAC and by the Arbitration court of the Football Association of the Czech Republic. He publishes and gives speeches at international conferences on regular basis (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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