Vasiliki Yiatrou is a Phd researcher at the European University Institute. Her research focuses on the measures tackling non-performing loans (NPLs). She explores the way the regulatory response to NPLs, which remains largely disconnected from private law, affects, and is affected by the latter. Vasiliki is a qualified legal practitioner. Between 2012 and 2019, she worked as a litigation lawyer in Cyprus, specialising in financial and consumer law. Vasiliki holds an LLB (first class) from the University of Southampton and an LLM (with distinction) from King’s College of London.