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Peter Kováč

Peter Kováč

Of Counsel
+ 421 2 5929 1121

Peter Kováč is an Of Counsel in Kinstellar’s Bratislava office focusing on the life sciences & healthcare sector, dispute resolution, and compliance, risk and sensitive investigations. He has a strong academic background and extensive professional experience in both criminal and medical forensic law. Peter’s focus also includes the IT industry, as he served previously as in-house counsel and head of the legal department at the Slovak anti-virus software developer ESET.

He is an author of several expert publications focusing on local life sciences and healthcare sector regulation and is an acclaimed speaker at sector specific conferences and events.

EDUCATION

  • 2012: Trnava University, Faculty of Law, Trnava, Associate Professor (Doc.)
  • 2010: Comenius University, Faculty of Medicine, Bratislava, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.)
  • 2005: Trnava University, Faculty of Law, Trnava, Doctor of Law (JUDr.)
  • 2003: Slovak Health University, Qualified Forensic Pathologist
  • 2002 – 2005: Trnava University, Faculty of Law, Trnava, PhD.
  • 1999: Slovak Postgradual Academy of Medicine, Bratislava, Qualified Pathologist Stage 1
  • 1997 – 2002: Comenius University, Faculty of Law, Bratislava, Master of Law (Mgr.)
  • 1990 – 1996: Comenius University, Faculty of Medicine, Bratislava, Doctor of Medicine (MUDr.)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

  • World Association for Medical Law (WAML)
  • European Association of Health Law (EAHL)
  • Sworn expert witness in the Slovak Republic registered with the Ministry of the Justice in Forensic Pathology, Serology, Toxicology And Alcohology

LANGUAGES

Slovak, English, German