Mirta Kapural is a lawyer and holds a PhD in competition law from the University of Zagreb, Croatia, and a master’s in contemporary European studies from the University of Sussex, United Kingdom. She works in the International Cooperation Department of the Croatian Competition Agency where she has been employed since 2004.
Before starting work at the Agency, she worked as a legal adviser in the Governmental Office for Human Rights and in the Ministry for European integration. She also has practical experience working in European institutions (the European Commision) and international organisations (the United Nations). She was a member of the Working Groups for Negotiations with the EU (‘Energy’ and ‘Free movement of Workers’ chapters) and has experience dealing with EU-funded projects.
Ms Kapural is regular speaker at domestic and international seminars and conferences, as well as author of the seminar programme and a regular lecturer on EU and national competition law in the Public School for civil servants and the business community, judges and students. She is designated by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs as a lecturer and expert for ‘Chapter Competition’ in EU negotiations and was a guest lecturer of company law and contract law at the Faculty of Economy in Zagreb. She is the author of numerous expert articles about European law and competition law published in domestic and international legal, economic journals and books. She speaks English, German, Spanish, French and Portuguese.