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Lúcia Raposo


Vera Lúcia Raposo holds a bachelor’s, a master and a doctorate in law, all obtained at the Faculty of Law of Coimbra University (Portugal).

She is currently an Assistant Professor of Law and Technology at NOVA School of Law (Portugal), and a part-time contributor to the Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, University of Hong Kong (China).

In the past, she lectured at the University of Macau (China), the University of Coimbra (Portugal) and the University Agostinho Neto (Angola). She was also of-counsel at the law firm Vieira de Almeida e Associados, in Lisbon, in the departments of health law and privacy law.

Vera Lúcia Raposo is a frequent speaker at academic events worldwide and a member of the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Health Law. She is the author of several studies in Portuguese, English and Spanish (some translated into Chinese), particularly on biomedical law (medical liability, patient safety, gene editing, reproductive issues) and new digital technologies (AI, digital governance, data protection).

The South EU Google Data Governance Chair focuses on scientific reflection and research in the academic field on Data Governance in the context of European countries. The Chair analyzes the challenges of Law and Data Governance in areas such as Big Data, Data Driven Innovation, Artificial Intelligence and International Flows of Personal Data.