Selected Alumni Profiles

Georgian Arbitral Association run by LEGS alumni

June 26, 2023

Our Department is proud of yet another major achievement of our alumni: the establishment and successful running of the Georgian Association of Arbitrators (GAA). The GAA is a private initiative, non-profit association of arbitration professionals in Georgia. During the ten years of its existence, GAA has vastly contributed in development arbitration law and practice in Georgia. This has been achieved by initiating legislative amendments, developing arbitrators’ code of ethics, launching arbitrators’ accreditation program, conducting moot courts and creating training resources for students and practitioners.

"Living in the Cities of the Future and the Metaverse" conference with LEGS SJD alumni

February 7, 2023

Several CEU SJD LEGS alumni (2019) recently participated in a conference titled ‘Living in the Cities of the Future and the Metaverse’ in Lisbon, Portugal, at the NOVA School of Law, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Organized by the WhatNext.Law Knowledge Centre in collaboration with NOVA School of Law and law firm, Vieira de Almeida, the conference explored how living together in the 21st century requires communities and their legal and political institutions to channel and complement economic actors in designing the spaces where we will be spending our lives. The conference takes the city of the future and the Metaverse as its focal point as one of the main examples of the complex and interconnected social and legal issues that will increasingly define our lifestyle.

CEU Alum among the 100 Most Reputable Africans!

The Legal Studies Department congratulates alumnus Njoya Tikum from Cameroon (IBL 2005/06) for being included on the 2023 ‘100 Most Reputable Africans’ list compiled by Reputation Poll International. Njoya was included on this list for his work as Manager of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Office for West and Central Africa.

CEU Alumnus Stanislav Todorov Appointed Bulgarian Deputy Energy Minister

November 10, 2022

CEU alumnus Stanislav Todorov (LEGS ’07) was appointed earlier this year in January as Deputy Minister of Energy of Bulgaria. Read the full news piece here.

Virág Blazsek

Virág Blazsek works as a Lecturer in Commercial, Corporate and Banking Law at the University of Leeds School of Law in the United Kingdom. Her responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and master’s courses in Commercial Law, International Banking Law, Contract Law, and Insolvency Law. She serves as a personal tutor for dozens of undergraduate students and is supervising over a dozen undergraduate theses and postgraduate dissertations. In her scholarship, Virág writes about Commercial Law and Banking Law.