Vita Hjort Horneman

Assistant Attorney


Dir: +45 33344396

Mob: +45 52344396

Secretary: Lene Hofmeister

Vita Hjort Horneman advises public and semi-public authorities and organisations on public law and personal data law.

Vita has experience from previous employment with the Ministry of Justice and has in-depth knowledge about the legislative process and the pre-legislative work, including within data protection. Further, Vita has experience advising public authorities from her previous employment with the Danish Data Protection Agency, and she has also participated in international work within data protection.

At the same time as her employment with the Ministry of Justice, she has gained experience appearing on behalf of the prosecution service in criminal proceedings before the district court and the high courts.



Assistant Attorney and special consultant, the Ministry of Justice (including the Ministry’s data protection office), 2014-2017
Assistant, the Public Prosecutor for Viborg, 2015-2016
Assistant Attorney, the Danish Court Administration, 2012
Assistant judge, the Maritime and Commercial High Court, 2011
Assistant Attorney, the Data Protection Agency, 2008-2011


Master of Laws, the University of Copenhagen, 2008
LL.B., the University of Aarhus, 2006