Stories

There's a story, an aspiration, and a dream behind every member of IE Law School. Read some successful and inspiring journeys of our students and professors.

Vanessa , Germany & Iran

University Student
“I was very glad to see many examples of experienced professors reaffirming that idea of ‘freedom of grasping possibilities’”
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Pilar, Spain

Master's Student
"I enjoy reading, not books, but all kinds of news. Information is key and I love the idea of being able to manage myself in every possible situation"
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David, Ecuador

Master's Student
“The major challenges for transnational lawyers are to become familiar with new jurisdictions, and to be able to break the barriers of local law"
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Fabiana, Brazil

Master's Student
“It is still a difficult to go beyond what is legal and take a step further in establishing deeper commitments to ethical and social responsibility”
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Antonios, Greece

Master's Student
“IE helps you see that there is so much more than what we call the 'black letter law'”
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Elena, Spain

IE Law School Professor
“I’ve always played a sort of game in which I constantly refute myself—meaning I imagine a conversation and put myself in both positions, refuting and responding to myself”
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Francisco, Spain

IE Law School Professor
“A lawyer is a social architect or engineer who provides the legal infrastructure for human relations in different contexts”
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Mateo, France

University Student
“Comparing legal systems really puts into perspective everything I thought I knew about law”
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Ana, Portugal

Master's Student
"At the end of the day you realize that, no matter where you come from, we’re all very similar"
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Carlos, Bolivia

University Student
“Go forward with an open mind, rather than planning every step of the way”
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Victor, Spain

IE Law School Professor
“Personally, I still dream with a more just world and try to advance it. I hope disappointments, frustrations and failures, all unavoidable, will never drive me to cynicism”
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Enrique, Spain

University Student
“The comparative methodology helps us develop a creative legal mind”
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Soledad, Spain

IE Law School Professor
“A legal education can open doors to a variety of careers”
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Tabea, Switzerland

University Student
"I am someone who is intrigued by their surroundings, always on the search for solutions to problems and answers to questions while remaining impartial in the conclusions I reach and the decisions I make"
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Ainhoa, Spain

University Student
"I have learned that hard work pays off, and that if you are a hard-working and ambitious person you will reach your goals, but having fun and living your life is equally important"
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