Marija Križanac

CIPP/E, CIPM | Mag.iur. (University of Vienna) | Attorney-at-Law
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Marija Križanac has worked for GRAF ISOLA since 2013; as an attorney since 2017. She is a data protection expert with national and international certifications (CIPP/E, CIPM, TÜV Austria certification for data protection officers) and is the co-head of our Data Protection practice group. She advises on all aspects of data protection law and has helped small and medium-sized enterprises as well as large corporations implement the General Data Protection Regulation.

In addition to her legal work, she is the author of numerous specialist publications. She is the co-author of the practical commentary “Der DatKomm”, a standard work on data protection published by MANZ-Verlag.

She also specialises in intellectual property / IP & IT, competition and antitrust law, and corporate law / M&A.

Marija speaks German, English and Croatian/Bosnian/Serbian and is a member of the IAPP.

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  • Certified Data Protection Officer (TÜV Austria), 2018
  • Certified Information Privacy Practitioner/Europe (CIPP/E), 2017
  • Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), 2017
  • Austrian Bar Exam, 2017
  • Vienna University of Economics (Economic Law), 2012-2013
  • Vienna University of Economics (Economics and Social Sciences), 2012-2013
  • University of Vienna (Mag.iur.), 2011
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  • Since 2017: Attorney-at-Law with GRAF ISOLA Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna
  • 2013-2017: Associate with GRAF ISOLA Rechtsanwälte GmbH, Vienna
  • 2011-2012: Law clerk with the Vienna Higher Regional Court of Appeals
  • 2010: Internship at a notary’s office in Croatia
  • 2009: Internship at a local court in the district of the Higher Regional Court of Vienna
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  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
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  • “How to deal with employee data – What will change under the General Data Protection Regulation?”, Data Protection Conference, Federation of Austrian Industries, 11 May 2016