Deputy to Prosecutor General

JUDr. Přemysl Polák, Ph.D.


1992–1997 – Faculty of Law of Masaryk University in Brno, where he also attained his Ph.D. (2002) and JUDr. (2006)

Professional Career

1997–2000 – judicial trainee for the Regional Court in Ostrava, stationed at the District Courts in Frýdek-Místek and Olomouc

2000–2003 – criminal judge at the District Court in Uherské Hradiště

2003–2021 – public prosecutor at the Prosecutor General’s Office, International Affairs Department

2021 – appointed as Deputy to Prosecutor General


He specializes mainly on international judicial cooperation in criminal matters and on legislation. He is one of the main authors of the Act no. 104/2013 Coll., on International Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters, and the majority of its amendments. He is a member of the working group of the Government Legislative Council for criminal law. He regularly publishes articles and gives lectures at the Judicial Academy of the Czech Republic or at the Faculties of Law in Prague and Brno on the topic of international judicial cooperation in criminal matters.

Departments under competence of the deputy:

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