Jan Pichrt (Czech Republic) : Current challenges in the Czech Labour and Social Security Law in historical context (opening address)
prof. JUDr. Jan Pichrt, Ph.D.
Jan Pichrt is a professor at the Faculty of Law and Head of the Department of Labour and Social Security Law at the Faculty of Law at Charles University (Prague), where he began his career after graduating from studies in this faculty. He is an author or the head of the authors’ collective of numerous books and scientific papers focused primarily on issues surrounding labour law. He has also significantly participated in many textbook publications and prestigious commentaries in the area of labour law. He mostly publishes with the publishing houses of C.H. Beck and Wolters Kluwer (in the Czech Republic) and Kluwer Law International. Besides publication and scientific activities, Jan Pichrt has practised as a barrister for many years. He is an arbitrator entered into the list of arbitrators of the Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber and Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic. He is also president of the Czech Society for Labour Law and Social Security Law