Andreas Kotsios is a PhD Candidate in Private Law at Uppsala University, with focus on consumer protection and transactions with personal data. He received his LL.M in Law and Information Technology from the University of Stockholm, and is a member of the Athens Bar Association. His current research attempts to critically examine the interaction between consumer law and data protection law by using as research variables the idea of fairness and autonomy in consumer transactions with personal data.

In parallel, he works in the field of LegalTech developing AI agents (chatbots) that provide consumers with information and tools to enact their rights.

Andreas has also been a visiting researcher at the Centre for the Study of European Contract Law at Amsterdam University.


LL.B. in Law, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

LL.M. in Law and IT, Stockholm University, Sweden


Andreas Kotsios, Privacy in an augmented reality, International Journal of Law and Information Technology, Volume 23, Issue 2, Summer 2015, Pages 157–185,

Kotsios, Andreas, et al. “An Analysis of the Consequences of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on Social Network Research.” arXiv preprint arXiv:1903.03196 (2019). (this article is to be published at the “ACM Transactions on Social Computing” journal – peer reviewed)

Andreas Kotsios, Swedish Country Report at Ukrow J and others, Comparative study on investigative journalism, Institute of European Media Law, (2016)

Andreas Kotsios, ‘Mortgage credit in Sweden’ (2017) 6 Journal of European Consumer and Market Law, Issue 5, pp. 222–224