doc. dr. Blaž Kovačič Mlinar
Criminal Law Specialist
(criminal law, corporate criminal law)
He graduated at the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana in 1998. The title of his thesis is “The protection of privacy under the European Convention on Human Rights”. In the years from 1998 to 2003 he was an assistant lecturer in the Department of Criminal Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Ljubljana. In 2005 he began working at the Čeferin Law Firm, where he dealt mainly with the criminal and constitutional law. He was involved in the cases Makoter, Lončarič, Perič and Šuštar. In 2005 he obtained his PhD with a thesis “Structural and contextual contradictions of a theoretical model of mixed criminal procedure”. His mentor was prof. dr. Zvonko Fišer. In the years from 2006 to 2008 he was also employed at the Institute of Criminology as a research manager for the research project “The standard of proof in criminal proceedings”.
In 2011 he obtained the title “criminal law specialist” from the Slovenian Bar Association and started his legal practice. He is the author and co-author of numerous scientific, research and professional works, mostly concerning criminal law. He was an examiner at the State Legal Exam in the years 2012-2019. He is a lecturer at the European Faculty of Law, where he teaches criminal procedure law as an assistant professor.
He speaks English, German and Croatian and has passive knowledge of Italian.
Areas of work: criminal and constitutional law, the law on misdemeanors