Weingerl Petra

Assistant Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Maribor

Petra Weingerl is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Maribor. Petra completed her doctorate and Magister Juris (Dist.) at the Faculty of Law of the University of Oxford. Before commencing her DPhil, she worked at the Court of Justice of the EU in Luxembourg and at Higher (Appellate) Court in Ljubljana. She was a visiting researcher at the European University Institute in Florence and at the Max Planck Institute in Hamburg. Short research stays or projects at various law faculties (Münster, Genova, Leuven, Wrocław…). Teaching and researching in the field of EU Law, international law and comparative law (European private law, consumer protection, internal market, AI, circular economy…). She is a member of a working group of the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI), a member of the National Contact Point for the OECD, and a member of the Working Group on the Implementation of the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights of the Republic of Slovenia. In 2018, Petra received the “Young Lawyer of the Year” Award, awarded by the Slovenian Lawyers’ Association. In 2019, she received an award “Večer’s Scientist of Styria 2019”.