Aparna is a legal advisor to start-ups who hails from India and is currently based in Cork, Ireland. She specialises in Data protection (GDPR & CCPA), Intellectual Property and Technology Law. She recently completed a Masters in Intellectual Property and E-Law with an academic scholarship from University College Cork and has been resident of Ireland for more than 2 years.
She has previously worked with technology start-ups in Europe in a consulting role. Her project works includes engaging with the Irish Government Working Groups and Foreign affairs committees in building Government Action Plans and study papers on Women, Peace and Security. Aparna’s previous experience include working with top law firms and research centres in India and has also been a legal intern to companies providing software solutions to Urban Government offices.
Aparna has several publications under her name and is skilled in legal research and drafting. She has also volunteered with several NGOs for the education and betterment of children from underprivileged sections of the society.
Master of Laws (Intellectual Property and E-Law) from University College Cork, Ireland [February 2019]Bachelor of Laws & Arts (Honours) [BA LLB (Hons.)] from Christ University, Bangalore, India [May 2018]
• Author, Submission to the Public Consultation for Ireland’s Third National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security, Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights, University College Cork.
• Author, The third gender’s right to dignity- A Socio-legal perspective, International Journal for Research in Law (IJRL), ISSN- 2454-8715, Volume 3, Issue 2.
• Author, An insight of the Compensatory Afforestation and Management Bill, 2015, Journal of Legal Studies and Research (ISSN Number 2455-2437) Vol. 4 Issue 1.