Barbora joined the TC Beirne School of Law as an Associate Lecturer in February 2011. Previously, she worked as a Lawyer in the Czech Republic and as a Contracts Officer/Assistant Contracts Manager at both the University of St Andrews and the University of Glasgow in the UK. In 2009, she was a trainee (a blue-book 'stagiaire') of DG Competition at the European Commission in Brussels and she was a visiting scholar at the University of Iowa in the USA. She holds degrees from the University of Glasgow in the UK (PhD in Law, 2012; and LL.M. with Commendation in International Competition Law and Policy, 2007) and from Masaryk University in the Czech Republic (2004).
Barbora's research interests lie in the field of comparative competition law. Her research has focused primarily on vertical restraints; bargaining power; and economic and jurisprudential theories and arguments in competition law. Her research also includes analysis of specific markets with distinctive issues such the grocery retail market, the pharmaceutical market and the telecommunication market.
Barbora is a Fellow of the Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law at the TC Beirne School of Law.