Jiří Hrádek is a researcher at the Centre of Comparative Law at the Faculty of Law of Charles University and an attorney-at-law at the law office of Schönherr in Prague (Czech Republic). He graduated in law from the Faculty of Law of Charles University (2002).

Jiří Hrádek studied at the University of Hamburg (2000–2001), in the LLM programme at the Eberhard-Karls-University in Tübingen (2002–2003) and in the post-graduate programme of the Charles University (2002–2009). In 2002 and 2003 he completed research stays at the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law (ECTIL) in Vienna; in 2007 he received an internship at the European Commission, DG Health and Consumer Protection.

Jiří Hrádek is a member of the editorial board of the Czech journal Jurisprudence. He specialises in civil and procedural law, with a special focus on tort law. He is the author of a book on pre-contractual liability and he regularly publishes articles in Czech and foreign legal journals.