Associate Professor Tomáš Richter, Of Counsel at Clifford Chance LLP, was elected to the Board of Directors of the International Insolvency Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving international cooperation in the insolvency area, at its 19th annual conference held in Barcelona in June. He thus became the first member of the Board of Directors from the Central and Eastern Europe in the 19-year history of the International Insolvency Institute.
Tomáš Richter was admitted as an attorney at law in 1998 and has served as an arbitrator since 2004. He joined Clifford Chance in 2006. He heads the Prague office's Knowledge & Information department and provides legal consultancy services to clients. He is the author of numerous publications that were published both in the Czech Republic and abroad. As a consultant, he participated in the drafting of Czech and EU legal regulations and most recently he was advising the European Commission on the new directive 2019/1023 on preventive restructuring frameworks. Chambers & Partners ranks him among leading experts specialising in insolvency and restructuring in the Czech Republic.