Biography

Minna is a PhD candidate with the HeLEX Centre at Melbourne Law School.  Minna is interested in privacy and data protection law as it applies to health data and in particular genomic data, in regulation and governance of secondary uses of health data, and the regulation of international transfers of health data in global collaborations.  Her PhD research focuses on international sharing of genomic information across non-harmonised jurisdictions and the impact on privacy rights of individuals. 

Minna has previously worked in the litigation departments of top-tier law firms as well as with ASIC, and was Senior Associate to the Honourable Justice Sifris of the Supreme Court of Victoria.  Minna has also worked as a teaching associate at Monash University Faculty of Law.   In addition to undertaking the PhD, Minna continues to practice law in a boutique corporate law firm.

Minna holds a Juris Doctor (Masters of Law) from Monash University in which she was awarded the Supreme Court Prize, as well as a First Class Honours degree in Psychology from the University of Melbourne and a Masters (Education and Counselling) from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.    

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