Natalya Vilyavina

Senior Consultant*

*Foreign qualified, admitted in New York and Ukraine only

Natalya has over a decade of experience in law, general and venture management. She started her career as a lawyer at a global law firm, where she practiced banking and finance law. She then worked as a director of operations at the Houston office of a global steel pipe producer.

After completing her MBA at the University of Oxford where she focused on venture capital, strategy and entrepreneurship, Natalya worked as a Venture Manager and led Artificial Intelligence stream at the University of Oxford Creative Destruction Lab.

Natalya is passionate about technology and entrepreneurship. In her free time, she mentors start-up founders, speaks at tech events, and acts as a judge for start-up competitions.

Having built up a considerable amount of knowledge and expertise in the VC space during her career, Natalya makes a valuable addition to the HLaw team and will help to further build the practice, focusing on all aspects of the technology vertical.

In addition to her native Ukrainian, Natalya is fluent in Russian. She is admitted to the Bar in New York.



University of Oxford, MBA
University of San Diego, Master of Law
University of Oxford, Criminology and Criminal Justice MSc
National Law Academy of Ukraine, Master of Law


2023 - present: Humphreys Law, Senior Consultant
2022 - 2023: Humphreys Law, Senior Associate
2019 - 2022: Creative Destruction Lab, Venture Manager
2014 - 2015: Interpipe Group, Director
Baker McKenzie, Associate
BC Toms & Co, Associate

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