Mgr. Vladimíra Pejchalová Grünwaldová, LL.M., Ph.D.
She graduated from the Faculty of Law of Masaryk University in Brno (Mgr.), The University of London (LL.M.), majoring in European law, and Université de Strasbourg (Ph.D.), majoring in public and comparative law. She began her professional career as a trainee lawyer in a Prague law firm and at the same time taught law externally at the Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts. Later she worked abroad as a lawyer at the Office of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.
From 2003 to 2010 she was a researcher at the Parliamentary Institute of the Parliament of the Czech Republic and from 2010 to 2013 the Permanent Representative of the Parliament of the Czech Republic to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. She was also an external translator of the Court of Justice of the European Union. She is currently a university lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen (private international law) and an arbitrator registered with the Arbitration Court at the Czech Chamber of Commerce and the Czech Agrarian Chamber. She regularly publishes in professional journals in the Czech Republic and abroad.
She now lives mainly in France because of her husband's position as a judge of the European Court of Human Rights.