Selected Alumni Profile

Marina Agaltsova

Marina Agaltsova was accepted onto CEU’s LLM program at the young age of 21. This program was crucial in cementing and moulding her research interests and career. After completing the LLM in Human Rights Law, Agaltsova practised law in Russia, litigating cases concerning enforced disappearances, unlawful killings by officials, freedom of speech, and freedom of assembly. She has developed a particularly keen interest in free speech law.

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.

Anikó Bakonyi

April 15, 2022

Anikó graduated from Central European University with a degree in human rights.  Since 2010, Anikó has been working for the Refugee Programme of the Hungarian Helsinki Committee.

Kristóf Környei

April 8, 2022

Kristóf is a former student of the MA Human Rights program. As a special-needs educator, he pursued his studies in human rights law to learn more about disability rights. Kristóf now works for the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union as a disability rights advocate. 

Pin Lean Lau

February 11, 2022

Pin Lean is currently a Lecturer in Bio-Law at Brunel Law School, having joined Brunel University, London in January 2021. Prior to joining Brunel University, she was an attorney on secondment with the General Counsel's Organization of American Express International’s Legal Services Team in Belgrave, London, where she acted as a key senior legal counsel for the Asia-Pacific region. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from CEU’s Legal Studies Department’s SJD program in 2019, completing her doctoral studies with almost record speed (taking only 3 years and 3 months). Her doctoral dissertation was completed under the supervision of Professor Judit Sandor, and was titled ‘Comparative Legal Frameworks for Pre-Implantation Genetic Interventions’. It was published as a monograph by Springer in 2019.