Mgr. David Dvořák, LL.M., Ph.D.
David has graduated from the Masaryk University Faculty of Law. In 2011, he completed his postgraduate studies in Public Procurement Law and Policy at the University of Nottingham in the UK with Professor Sue Arrowsmith and obtained a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree;
He specializes mainly in public investment law (public contracts, concessions, PPP projects) with a focus on the issue of operating contracts in water management, as well as on the public support law, the issue of EU funds and construction law;
His previous experience includes working in the corporate sphere, in the central state administrative office and a law office. He focused on the issue of public investment during his time at the Ministry of Regional Development (Head of the Department of European and International Law and later Head of the Public Procurement Department);
David is a co-author of Act No. 137/2006 Coll., On Public Procurement. He was also a member of the Appeals Commission of the Chairman of the Office for the Protection of Competition for Public Procurement and represented the Czech Republic in the Advisory Committee for Public Procurement of the European Commission and the UNCITRAL Public Procurement Working Group;
He devotes himself to an extensive range of teaching and publishing activities. In the period from 2006 to 2011, he was a certified lecturer of the Ministry of Regional Development on issues related to the Public Procurement Act and the Concession Act. He is the co-author of a commentary on the Concession Act, published by C. H. Beck (2006), the publication Public Procurement in Construction (2nd edition, Linde Prague, 2009) and the author of several dozen professional articles or articles on public procurement;
David is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Czech Construction Law Society, a member of the editorial board of the Construction Law Bulletin and a member of the Qualification Board of the System of Certified Construction Contractors of the Association of Building Entrepreneurs of the Czech Republic;
David’s main areas of specialization include public investment with a focus on construction, transport and water services, public support and EU law;
In addition to Czech and English, he provides lawyer services in German. David is also able to speak Spanish, modern Greek, French, Russian and Italian.