Jiří graduated from the Law Faculty of Charles University in Prague, from which he also gained his Ph.D., and he benefited from academic placements at the Law Faculty of the University of Hamburg and Central College in Sydney. Jiří spent four years working as a senior attorney at an international law firm in Prague. During his studies abroad, he worked for more than a year in law firms in Hamburg and Sydney. In 2011 Jiří was appointed as the head of the legislative task force at the Czech Franchising Institute in charge of the preparation of franchising regulation. Jiří has been repeatedly recommended by Global Law Experts as a renowned expert in franchising. He has been a member of the Czech Bar Association since 1999 and also a member of the Slovak Bar Association since 2006.