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Helena Vrabec

Guest Researcher

Dr. H.U. Vrabec LLM
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Dr. Helena U. Vrabec is a visiting researcher at eLaw.

More information about Helena Vrabec

Dr. Helena U. Vrabec is a visiting researcher at eLaw. She holds a master’s degree in law from Ljubljana University (2013), an LLM from Tilburg University (2014) and a PhD in data protection law from Leiden University (2019). 
In 2018 Dr Vrabec served as a resident fellow at Yale Law School and was part of the research center Information Society Project, supervised by Prof. Dr. Jack Balkin. Before her time at Yale, she worked three years as a researcher and a PhD candidate at Leiden Law School (the Netherlands). During the years in Leiden she also served as a European Commission ethics expert and gave lectures on privacy law for students and legal professionals. Prior to that, she worked as a privacy advisor for Ernst & Young in Amsterdam where she collaborated with the world’s leading corporations on implementing data protection mechanisms.  
Dr Vrabec regularly publishes in peer-reviewed journals on the topics in relation to data protection, big data and law & technology, and gives talks at national and international conferences. For her academic achievements she was awarded several academic grants and awards, among others the Fulbright and the Meijers prize.
Dr Helena U Vrabec is currently based in New York where she is a member of the legal team at Palantir Technologies.

Guest Researcher

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Metajuridica
  • eLaw@Leiden


  • Palantir Technologies Data Protection Lawyer
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