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Paraskevi Michou is Acting Director-General for Justice and Consumers at the European Commission, dealing with civil justice, criminal justice and fundamental rights, including data protection, free movement and equality. Since 1 January 2015, her Directorate General is also in charge of consumer policy and company law.

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She has been Director for Civil Justice since January 2011. This Directorate deals with civil justice policy, contract law, company law and all financial programmes of DG Justice.

Previously, Paraskevi Michou headed various units in the Directorate-General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology. In the European Commission, she has also worked in the Directorates-General for Enterprise and for Internal Market.