Juraj Brozović was born in Zagreb in 1989, where he graduated from elementary and grammar school. He graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb in 2013 with summa cum laude honours. During his study, he was given Dean’s, Rector’s and Special Rector’s Award. He joined the Law Clinic where he worked as one of the student mentors, and afterwards as a student administrator. He participated in Willem C. Vis arbitration moot in international commercial arbitration. As a co-author, he published several scientific and professional papers. Before starting his work at the Department of Civil Procedure, he had been working as a junior associate in a law office for 17 months.

After starting his work at the Department of Civil Procedure, he has participated in a number of domestic and international scientific projects. The most important projects are:

  • Transformation of Civil Justice Under the Influence of Global and Regional Integration Processes – Unity and Diversity (Croatian Science Foundation; 2015 – 2019)
  • Access2Justice4All: Clinical Legal Education – Supporting the Access to Justice in South East Europe (DAAD; 2018)
  • Legal Clinics in Service of Vulnerable Groups: Enhancing the Employability of Law Students through Practical Education (Erasmus+ Capacity Building; 2020 – 2023)
  • Towards more EFfective enFORcemenT of claimS in civil and commercial matters within the EU (EU Justice Programme; 2020 – 2022)
  • Modernising European Legal Education (Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership; 2020 – 2023)
  • Rule of law: Arbitration as an opportunity for peaceful dispute settlement (DAAD; 2020 – 2024)
  • Reinforcing the system of court-annexed mediation (EEA Norway Grant; 2019 – 2024)

He has (co)authored more than fifteen scientific articles. His main research interests are civil procedure (with a special focus on first-instance proceedings), alternative dispute resolution, comparative law, enforcement, organisation of the judiciary (with a special focus on the organisation and operation of legal professions), and clinical legal education.

From 2015 to 2023 he was an assistant to the leader of the Law Clinic. Since 2014 he has been one of the most active academic mentors with more than thousand supervised cases. He organises national client consultation competition and participates in the training of Croatian teams in the Brown-Mosten International Client Consultation competition. He was an administrative secretary in several international and domestic arbitration proceedings under Vienna, ICC and Zagreb Rules. He successfully mediated in pro bono case in mediation administered by Croatian Mediation Association. He has assisted in the drafting of the legislation in the area of civil procedure, and during 2022 he directly participated in the drafting of the Law on Amicable Dispute Resolution.

In October 2021, he defended his doctoral thesis “Pre-trial Case Management in Civil Proceedings”. Its integral part is the first comprehensive empirical research on the actual duration of litigation proceedings in the Republic of Croatia.

Since 2018, he has been a member of European Network of Clinical Legal Education (ENCLE) and a member of the Young Croatian Arbitration Practitioners (YCAP) association. From 2020 to 2023 he was the editor-in-chief of the clinical newsletter Pro bono. Since 2021, he has been the executive editor of the Zagreb Law Review. Since January 2023, he has been a licensed mediator and a member of the Croatian Mediation Association.