People at the digital legal lab
PROFESSOR of law & digital technology
Natali Helberger is a Professor of Law and Digital Technology, with a special focus on AI. Her research investigates the social and legal implications of digital technology and automated decision making.
PROFESSOR OF REGULATION BY TECHNOLOGY
Ronald Leenes is a professor in regulation by technology and head of the department of law, technology, markets & society (ltms) at Tilburg University. his research focuses on privacy, ai & legal issues of robotics.
gijs van dijck
professor of private law
Gijs van Dijck is an empirical legal scholar who specialises in tort law, insolvency law, and contract law. He uses empirical legal research methods and data sciences methods, network analysis in particular, to analyse legal issues. he co-manages the maastricht law & tech lab.
PROFESSOR OF private law
andré janssen is a professor of private law, focusing particularly on contract law, tort law, european private law, and the intersection between law & ai. he is the editor-in-chief of the european review of private law (ERPL).
associate PROFESSOR OF law & technology
inge graef focuses on competition enforcement in the digital economy. she is particularly interested in the interface between competition law and other fields of eu law such as data protection, intellectual property and electronic communications law.
professor of Digital Conflict Resolution
Pietro ortolani is professor of digital conflict resolution at radboud university nijmegen. He is admitted to the Bar in Italy and he also works as a practitioner, mainly in the field of arbitration.
senior researcher in information law & fundamental rights
Ronan fahy is a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Information Law (IViR), University of Amsterdam. He specialises in fundamental rights, in particular freedom of expression and privacy.
professor in digital technology regulation
Esther Keymolen is professor in digital technology regulation at the tilburg institute for law, technology, and society (TILT). Her research focuses on how legal notions of liability, accountability and responsibility take shape in socio-technical contexts, and how these notions align or conflict with ethical values such as trust and trustworthiness.
associate PROFESSOR OF private law, privacy & cyber security
Pieter Wolters is an associate professor of cybersecurity, privacy and law. His research topics include the private enforcement of privacy law, legal obligations to provide secure software, and the European framework for cybersecurity and privacy rules.
mireille van eechoud
PROFESSOR OF information law
Mireille van Eechoud is professor of Information Law, and director of the Amsterdam Graduate School of Law. Her key research themes include the relationship between constitutional rights to information, data protection, and the commercial use of public sector information.
Bart van der sloot
associate professor of big data & privacy
Philosopher and legal scholar Bart van der Sloot specialises in the area of Privacy and Big Data. He also publishes regularly on the liability of Internet Intermediaries, data protection and internet regulation. Key issues are the GDPR, international data flows, especially between Europe and the United States, and data leaks.
Joris van hoboken
professor of law & data protection
Joris van Hoboken is a professor of law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB) and a Senior Researcher at the Amsterdam Institute for Information Law (IViR). his research focuses on the regulation of computational infrastructures and the protection of fundamental rights.
PROFESSOR OF international data governance
linnet taylor IS PROFESSOR of international data governance at the tilburg institute for law, technology, and society (TILT). She leads the ERC-funded Global Data Justice project, seeking to understand the different perspectives worldwide on what constitutes just treatment through data technologies.
assistant professor in ai, robotics and science & technology studies
Merel Noorman coordinates the AI & Robotics group at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology & Society (TILT). Her research interests include the governance and regulation of AI and robotics, with a particular focus on the distribution of responsibility around complex intelligent technologies.
Matthias van der Haegen
Assistant professor in digital legal studies
Matthias Van der Haegen specialises in legal analytics and the judiciary, favouring an empirical approach to answer research questions. His PhD research was on the role of the Belgian supreme court, a topic in which he retains a profound (comparative) interest.
professor of data science and the judiciary
Floris Bex is professor in data science and the judiciary. He studies how people reason, how this reasoning can be captured in formal models, and how it can be supported and improved using AI technologies.
Raphaël Gellert is an assistant professor in private law and ICT. Looking into the computational turn, his research tries to problematise the contemporary modes of operation of law. In this ambit he looks at cases stemming from data protection, e-commerce, product liability, or cybersecurity.
phd researcher on law & technology
Tjaša Petročnik is a PhD candidate at Tilburg Law School. She previously worked in EU public affairs both in Brussels and Ljubljana. her research interests include the political economy of data and online platforms, the intersections of health, environment, and technology, as well as bioethics.
PHD researcher on law & artificial intelligence
Charmian Lim is a phd researcher on law & Ai at Tilburg University. within the digital legal studies group, she is involved in a research project that explores the impact of AI, data science and automation on the legal system.
pHd researcher on online speech regulation
Naomi Appelman is a PhD researcher at the Amsterdam Institute of Information Law (IViR), specialising in online speech regulation. Her research combines law and philosophy and focuses on strengthening the legal position of users by means of enabling legal contestation of the control over online speech.
PhD researcher on Platform regulation
Jill Toh is a PhD candidate at the Amsterdam Institute for Information Law (IViR). Her work looks at the concept and power of online platforms through technology, law and political economy approaches, in order to explore new regulatory forms of data governance.
frederik zuiderveen borgesius
professor of ict & law
Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius is Professor of ICT and Law at Radboud University Nijmegen, where he is affiliated with the interdisciplinary research hub on Security, Privacy, and Data Governance: the iHub. His research interests include privacy, data protection, and discrimination, especially in the context of new technologies.
assistant professor of supranational criminology
Roland Moerland is Assistant Professor of Criminology at Maastricht University. His research focuses on gross human rights violations and state (corporate) crime. He also has a special interest in how processes of denial facilitate the perpetration of such crimes.
Anna van Duin
researcher & lecturer in private law
Anna van Duin is a researcher and lecturer specialising in Civil Procedure. She focuses on access to justice and effective remedies for private parties. She has a particular interest in the digital transformation of judicial decision-making and the role of technology in the civil justice system.