Of Counsel

The following Of Counsel is key member of our team, supported by other professional staff.

JUDr. Zbyšek Kordač, LL.M. et LL.M.

Of Counsel

Phone: +420 225 385 692
Email: zbysek.kordac@weinholdlegal.com

Dispute resolution 

Zbyšek Kordač is an attorney at law at Weinhold Legal and joined the firm in 2006. He primarily focuses on representing clients of Weinhold Legal before courts, arbitral and insolvency proceedings. In addition, he provides legal services on a regular basis covering a wide range of areas within commercial and civil law.

Zbyšek has been with Weinhold Legal since 2006. He has participated in projects for a number of domestic and international clients, such as Metrostav, Komerční banka, Raiffeisenbank, Subterra, OHL ŽS, Česká Spořitelna, Grandi Stazioni, Ministerstvo financí ČR, Lordship, Discovery Group, McKinsey, International property Invest, OVB Allfinanz, UniCredit Bank, Siemens, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Cash Reform, Plus-Discount, GE Healthcare, ExxonMobil and Winslow Partners.

In 2006, Zbyšek graduated with a Master of Laws degree (Mgr.) from the Charles University Faculty of Law in Prague. In 2008, he defended his doctoral thesis entitled “Arbitration: The Issue of Arbitrability”, and was awarded a Doctor of Laws (JUDr.) degree. In 2008/2009, Zbyšek studied at the University of San Francisco School of Law, USA. Upon successful completion of the program “International Transactions and Comparative Law”, he was awarded a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree. He was awarded another Master of Laws degree at Queen Mary University of London after graduating from „Comparative and International Dispute Resolution“ program in 2012.

Zbyšek teaches as an external lecturer at the Charles University Law Faculty. He was a member of the Ministry of Justice’s working group for preparation of Act on Mediation and working group for preparation of amendment of the Act on Arbitration. Zbyšek‘s published several articles in legal magazines and on the Internet. Through his publishing activities, he focuses particularly on arbitration, mediation and other associated issues in the area of private law.

Zbyšek has been repeatedly representing the Czech Republic at UNCITRAL Working Group II on Arbitration and Conciliation.

Zbyšek is an attorney-at-law registered with the Czech Bar Association and an attorney-in-law in California, USA, registered with the State Bar of California (inactive status). He successfully passed New York Bar Exam as well. Zbyšek is listed on the List of Practitioners of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre and serves as an arbitrator with the Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and the Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic. In 2022, the European Commission included Zbyšek on the list of suitable arbitrators for investment disputes. In 2023, Zbyšek has been elected as an arbitrator by the Board of the National Court of Arbitration for Sport.

The Legal 500 refers to Zbyšek in the section Dispute Resolution.

Zbyšek speaks fluent English as well as his native Czech.
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