Maroš Matiaško works as a human rights attorney, cooperates with several domestic and international NGOs and specializes in human rights litigation.
Maroš Matiaško graduated from the Faculty of Law in Olomouc (LL.M.) and completed his postgraduate studies in human rights in Utrecht (LL.M.). He completed his doctoral studies in Prague (JUDr.). In addition to law, he extended his education by studying philosophy (B.Sc.) and is now completing his Master’s degree at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University in Prague. Maroš worked for several years in the office of the European Court of Human Rights. In 2015 he founded the Forum for Human Rights. He is the chairman of the Committee against Torture, the Human Rights Council of the Government of the Czech Republic, and a member of the College of Experts on the Enforcement of ECtHR Judgments.
Maroš has litigated or prepared a number of successful cases before the ECtHR (e.g. Bureš v. Czech Republic, Červenka v. Czech Republic), the European Committee on Social Rights (e.g. ICJ v. Czech Republic, MDAC & ERRC v. Czech Republic), UN bodies (e.g. before the CAT Committee in Černáková v. Slovakia). His substantive expertise Includes social rights, ill-treatment Issues, trans and Roma rights, and the rights of people with disabilities.