Péter Darák graduated from University of Pécs, Faculty of Law in 1987. He started his professional career at the County Prosecutor’s office in Zala County (West Hungary), where he became a prosecutor in 1990. Right after the judicial revision of administrative acts had been restored by the Constitutional Court’s decision, he was appointed as a judge and started to hear civil and administrative cases at the local court of Zalaegerszeg. In 2000, he was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of Hungary. In December 2011, the Hungarian Parliament elected him President of the Curia for nine years, with effect from 1st January 2012. Currently Dr. Darák is amongst others member of the Association of Hungarian Administrative Judges, the European Union Forum of Judges for the Environment and the International Association of Tax Judges. He is devoted to university teaching: since 2001, he has been a lecturer at the Financial Law Department of Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Law, as well as he is the program director of a post-graduate training in real estate trade law at Pázmány Péter Catholic University. In 2007, he obtained a PhD in administrative law at the Doctoral School of the University of Pécs.