Attorney-at-law, Member of Sofia Bar Association
Scholarship: Summer Course on European Data Protection Law (419B13)
Trier, 9 September – 13 September 2019
“As a young professional I always try to extend my knowledge in different fields that are essential for my clients. I highly believe that with the recent legislation initiatives on EU level, the compliance topics are increasing their importance for each organization, regardless its size and scope of activity.”
- Q & A with Plamena Krasteva
What is your legal background, your current occupation and country of work?
I am a Bulgaria-based legal professional, self-employed attorney-at-law with the Sofia Bar Association. My legal practice is focused on corporate and commercial law, various real estate projects and compliance matters in different fields, including data protection law.
How do you use European law in your current work?
I deal with many international clients and thus I often need to consider applicable European legislation in the field of data protection, employment and tax law.
What is your motivation for attending this particular event?
As a young professional I always try to extend my knowledge in different fields that are essential for my clients. I strongly believe that with the recent legislation initiatives at EU level, the compliance topics are increasing their importance for each organisation, regardless of its size and scope of activity. In this line, I wanted to enhance my expertise of the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation, its practical aspects and business impact.
How did you benefit from the scholarship?
My expectations towards the Summer Course on European Data Protection Law were completely met. I definitely deepened my knowledge in the field of Data Protection law, with an emphasis on the practical aspects of the implementation of the GDPR and an overview and study of recent case law.