Vesselina Vandova

Senior Lawyer, Security and the Rule of Law

Degree in Law from Sofia University, Bulgaria, and LLM from New York University School of Law. Before joining INTERIGHTS in 2002, worked as staff attorney for the Bulgarian Lawyers for Human Rights, where she litigated cases of human rights violations before domestic courts and the European Court of Human Rights. Also practiced as criminal defence attorney in Sofia, Bulgaria, and co-ordinated a joint project of five Bulgarian organizations aimed at promoting police accountability. Particular interests include criminal justice, promoting human rights through litigation and courts. Languages: Bulgarian, Russian and limited French and Spanish. Email Vesselina at