JUDr. Pavel Varvařovský

Justice (29. 3. 1994 - 29. 3. 2004)

JUDr. Pavel Varvařovský (*1945) graduated from the Charles Law Faculty in 1968. In 1973 he earned a doctorate in administrative law. In 1969-84 he worked as a company lawyer for various state enterprises. In 1985-90 he lectured at the Institute for Continuing Education of Medical Staff in Brno. In 1991 he was an advisor to the Representative of the CSFR Government for Refugee Matters. In September, 1992 he was appointed a judge of the CSFR Supreme Court and, on 1 January 1993, a judge of the Supreme Court.

In March, 1994 President Václav Havel appointed him a Justice of the Constitutional Court.

He has published in law journals many scholarly articles on administrative justice, medical law, and labor law. He has authored several teaching texts used for the continuing education of medical staff and an adjunct lecturer on legal problems at the Institute of Science and Technology in Brno. He is also a member of the Scientific Counsel of the Western Bohemian University in Plzeň.

In September 2010 the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament elected him a public defender of rights (ombudsman) of the Czech Republic.