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Sports Lawyer In The Spotlight: Jirí Janák

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Friday, 10 March 2023 By Manan Agrawal, Haley Zenenberg

Jiří Janák is a former Czech racing driver who raced in the Porsche Carrera Cup Germany and the Porsche Supercup, among other competitions.

He is an attorney-at-law specialising in the fields of sports law, civil and procedure law, and business law. He is a former director of the Czech Anti-Doping Committee

Jiri has previously worked for the disciplinary commissions of different national sports associations and as a Secretary of the Legislative Council of the Czech Olympic Committee.

We sat down with Jiří in February 2023 to conduct this interview. We hope you enjoy the conversation as much as we did.

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Manan Agrawal

Manan Agrawal


Manan is currently an Editor at LawInSport. Before joining LawInSport, Manan practiced law at a leading media and entertainment law firm in Mumbai, India. Manan has been a part of LawInSport's inaugural Academy Mentoring Scheme and was mentored by LawInSport CEO and Founder, Sean Cottrell.

Haley Zenenberg

Haley Zenenberg

Haley Zenenberg is a 2024 J.D. Candidate at Brooklyn Law School. She is currently a staff editor on the Brooklyn Sports and Entertainment Law Blog for the Film and Television section and is undergoing an externship with LawInSport till April 2023. Additionally, she currently serves as the Film and Television Chair in the Brooklyn Law Entertainment and Sports Law Society. Before working at LawInSport, she worked at Sony Music Entertainment.

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