Personal information:  
   
Name:  JUDr. Vojtěch Trapl
Contact details:                             Dr. Trapl a partner advokáti s.r.o. (Ltd.)
Dvorecká 1162/2a
147 00 Praha 4
Tel: + 420 222 314 727
+ 420 606 602 368 (Cell)
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URL, phone no.: www.trapl.cz

Country of professional activity:

Czech Republic, EU


Education and professional qualifications:             
Period:  Institution, field of study, degree:
   
1971 Doctor of Law / JUDr. (Iuris utriusque doctor), Charles University, Prague
1966/67 Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), Moscow

Professional experience:                   
Period:   Company, job title, city:
   
1990 – 2006 Senior Partner with Dr. Trapl & Partners
Since 2006 Senior Partner with Dr. Trapl a partner advokáti s.r.o. (Ltd.)
1981 – 2007 and 2016 – 2019 Member of the Board of the Arbitration Court attached to the Commercial Chamber of the Czech Republic and Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic
Since 2003 Charles University Prague, Department of International Public Law, External Professor Assistant
2003 – 2007 University of West Bohemia Pilsen, Department of International Public Law, Professor Assistan

Language skills:
Czech, Slovak, English, German – A
French, Russian – C

[A] - fluent knowledge with the ability to actively conduct oral hearings and process procedural resolutions and awards without any third party support, [B] - active knowledge, but at least partial third-party support required when processing decisions, [C] - passive knowledge of the ability to work with documents in a language without the need for translation.


Professional membership:
Czech Bar, ICC, DIS, LCIA, ASA, DAV, IAA, International Law Society, UAA (Ukrainian Arbitration Association), ICCA (2012)


Experience in domestic arbitration proceedings:

- Chairman of the arbitration panel: ◻️ to 20         ◻️ from 20 to 50       ✖️ from 50 to 100       ◻️ 100 and more
- as Co-arbitrator: ◻️ to 20         ◻️ from 20 to 50       ◻️ from 50 to 100       ✖️ 100 and more
- as Sole arbitrator:       ◻️ to 20         ◻️ from 20 to 50       ✖️ from 50 to 100       ◻️ 100 and more

Experience in international arbitration proceedings:

- Chairman of the arbitration panel:  ✖️ to 20         ◻️ from 20 to 50       ◻️ from 50 to 100       ◻️ 100 and more
- as Co-arbitrator: ✖️ to 20         ◻️ from 20 to 50       ◻️ from 50 to 100       ◻️ 100 and more
- as Sole arbitrator:     ✖️ to 20         ◻️ from 20 to 50       ◻️ from 50 to 100       ◻️ 100 and more

Experience with arbitration according to the following rules:
The Arbitration Court attached to the Chamber of Commerce of the Czech Republic and Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic, ICC, UNCITRAL, VIAC, LCIA, International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian CCI (the ICAC), ICSID, ASA, Indian Council of Arbitration


Entry in the list (s) of the following permanent arbitration institutions:
International Arbitration Court of the Czech Commodity Exchange in Prague, The Arbitration Court attached to the Chamber of Commerce of the Czech Republic and Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic, VIAC, LCIA, International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Ukrainian CCI (the ICAC), ICSID (2008-2014)


Publications:
Translation of Pierre A. Karrer's Glossary of Arbitration and ADR Terms and Abbreviations, 2nd edition, ASA August 2006, published by the Association of the Czech Lawyers (Jednota českých právníků), 2007, republished as Glossary of Arbitration and ADR, the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce, 1nd edition, December 2008 and 2nd edition 2020 (Wolters Kluver).
Commentary to the Rules of the Arbitration Court attached to the Chamber of Commerce of the Czech Republic and Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic (Wolters Kluver, Praha 2015)
Articles:
Significance of the Washington Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States (1965) from the aspect of state responsibility (Liber amicorum Prof. Dr. Čestmír Čepelka, DrSc., Charles University, 2007),
Schadenersatz beim Verkehrsunfall nach dem tschechischem Recht, Zeitschrift für Verkehrsrecht, Zeitschrift für Verkehrsrecht (ZVR, Österreich, December 2007, co-author with Dr. Eva Stránská-Trapl, Pages 397-403),
International Commercial Arbitration - Arbitration in Czech Republic and in EU (actual stage), Liber Amicorum Prof. Dr. Zdeněk Kučera, DrSc., Acta Universitatis Carolinae, Iuridica 1/2008,
Draft Articles on Most-favoured-nation Clause as a result of the codification work by International Law Commission, Publication of Czech Society of International Law, IFEC, Praha 2009,
The Most Favoured Nation Clause in the light of the codification efforts of the International Law Commission and the present trends of international arbitration adjudication and practice of States, Liber Amicorum prof. Milan Bakeš, DrSc., Leges, Praha 2009,
Jurisdiction of Arbitral tribunal under the Austrian-Czech arbitration clause and Most-Favored –Nation (MFN) clause Czech Yearbook of Public and Private International Law, Volume 2, Prague 2011, (p.217)
Contributions published in:
Verlag Dashöfer about Czech Arbitration Law (institutional and ad hoc), the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (1980) -Commentary, the Czech Trade Law in focus of the international aspects, the Debt Recovery in Europe, December 2007, Nomos Verlag Heidelberg, December 2007 (among 21 co-authors within others EU States).
Casebook on Interantional Public Law (among 9 co-authors), Prof. Dr. Pavel Šturma DrSc. a kol., Scripta Iuridica 8, Universitas Carolina, Facultas Iuridica, Praha, 2009.
The current status of protection scope in CR: outlook on the future, Arbitraž i mediacje, Liber Amicorum, Andrzej Tynel, Sad Arbitražowy, Warszawa 2012.
Lectures
Contribution on notice of arbitration, VIAC – UNCITRAL 2008 Conference, Vienna, 13 -14th March, 2008
The current status of protection scope, outlook on the future, Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference 2011 organized by Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic, Prague, 20-21st October 2011,
Thing Big – Bifurcation of the arbitration proceedings – to bifurcate or lot to bifurcate, 2nd Kiev Arbitration Days, Kiev, 16 November 2012