Dr Diana Sancho

Dr Diana Sancho

Dr Diana Sancho was appointed Senior Lecturer at the University of Westminster in 2020. Diana is also an Associate Professor of law at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid), where she taught during 2001-2013 before joining the University of Leicester (2013-2020). She studied law at the University Complutense (Madrid) and completed her postgraduate education with an LLM (London School of Economics) and a PhD (Complutense University, Madrid). Diana has authored three monographs and numerous papers and was awarded a national prize for her research on international data transfers by the Spanish Agency of Data Protection. Diana has undertaken research at the Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University and the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law and contributed to numerous research projects. Her research interests include global data privacy, law and technology and private international law.

- International data protection law

- Automated decision-making and data privacy

- International data transfers

- Choice of law (contracts, torts, company law)

- Jurisdiction 

Sustainable Development Goals
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Research areas

Global data privacy law and international data flows, Law and technology, AI regulation and automated decision-making and Private international law and international commercial law

Supervision interests

Global data privacy, Law and Technology and Private International Law