JUDr. Ivan Fiačan, PhD.
President of the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic
Born on 27th May 1969.
Graduated at the Faculty of Law of Comenius University in Bratislava in 1991. Between 1993-1995 he completed external postgraduate study from the Faculty of Law of Comenius University in Bratislava and then from 2001-2002 from the Faculty of Law of the University of Trnava in the field of theory of state and law. He defended his dissertation thesis in the field of theory of state and law on the topic of “Status of Judicial Power in the System of Power Distribution” at the Faculty of Law of the University of Trnava in 2002 and was awarded the scientific and academic degree “PhD.”. In 2014, after passing a rigorous examination and defending a rigorous thesis entitled "Lien in Commercial Relations", he was awarded the degree "JUDr.".
Between 1992 and 1995 he worked as a candidate-judge at the District Court of Liptovský Mikuláš. From 1995, after successful passing of the professional judicial examination, he worked there as a judge, and from 1996 he was the Vice-President of the respective Court.
Since being enrolled in the list of lawyers led by the Slovak Bar Association in 1998, he worked as a lawyer based in Liptovský Mikuláš until he was appointed a judge of the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic. As a lawyer, he was mainly involved in commercial, civil, labor and bankruptcy law.
He was a member of the Legislative Group of the Slovak Bar Association for Constitutional Law (2003-2004), Working Group of the Slovak Bar Association (2010 - 2015), member of the Slovak Bar Association (2010 - 2017) and member of the Slovak Bar Association Review Committee (2017 - 2019). From 2007 he was a member of the Examination Board of the Slovak Bar Association for Bar Examination.
He was appointed Judge and President of the Constitutional Court of the Slovak Republic on 17 April 2019.
Last Modified: 17. 2. 2020