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A space where groundbreaking faculty research happens, attracting a wide range of experts to join the conversation on emerging and traditional areas of law.

Through our Chairs and Center of Excellence, IE Law School encourages research applied to the specific needs of the legal world. Additionally, IE has other centers financed and supported by companies with different sectors of activity that complement and enrich IE’s academic knowledge.


One of our central missions as a prestigious, world-renowned educational institution is to create an environment that supports knowledge and innovative research initiatives, while attracting leading experts and academics. In recognition of our innovative approach to education, we received the Jean Monnet Chair from the European Commission (EC). With this fellowship, IE University was selected to develop the European module: “Towards a Common Private Law of Europe.” Click on the links below to learn more about our other fellowships.

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IE University Professor Alberto Frasquet has been named Head of Corporate at HSF for EMEA

IE University Professor Alberto Frasquet has been named Head of Corporate at HSF for EMEA

Alberto Frasquet, Professor of International M&A at IE’s Master of Laws, has been appointed Head of Corporate for Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) for Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

Alberto joined HSF in 2009 and became a partner in 2011. Since then, he has acted on a large number of M&A deals for both listed companies and private equity firms, as well as on a range of corporate restructuring, capital markets and private commercial transactions. Throughout his career, he has specialized in advising investment banks, venture capital funds and other financial investors, as well as multinational companies on their corporate and capital market transactions. He has also led international teams in responding to complex local and multijurisdictional matters. He has been recognized by top legal directories such as Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500, and is a professor of M&A and private equity for the Master of Laws (LL.M.) and Máster en Asesoría Jurídica (a Spanish-language master’s in legal advice) at IE Law School.

28 Jun 2021


Business and Corporate Law, Faculty, News
IE Law School and law firm Pérez-Llorca have been dedicated to commercial law research and knowledge-sharing with the wider legal community.

The renewal of the Pérez-Llorca/IE Commercial Law Chair reinvigorates international research on commercial law

The renewal of the Pérez-Llorca/IE Commercial Law Chair reinforces the institutions’ combined commitment to legal research on commercial law ...

16 Jul 2020


Business and Corporate Law, Faculty, Global, Comparative and European Law, News

Soledad Atienza named Dean of IE University’s Law School

Soledad Atienza has an extensive academic experience and a global vision of legal education. Her commitment and professionalism serving as Vice Dean ...

30 Jun 2020


Faculty, Global, Comparative and European Law, News
Boss Ex Machina | IE Law School

“Boss Ex Machina”: First Marie Curie Fellowship obtained by a researcher at IE Law School

Professor Antonio Aloisi has been awarded by the European Commission the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship for the project: BOSS EX MACHINA, ...

03 Jun 2020


Faculty, Global, Comparative and European Law, News
Vertical disintegration, personal outsourcing and the nature of the platform

Professor Antonio Aloisi awarded Giorgio Rota Best Paper Award

Antonio Aloisi, Assistant Professor of Labour Law at IE Law School is awarded with the 8th Giorgio Rota Best Paper Award, on "Digital transformation: ...

20 Apr 2020


Faculty, Legaltech and Entrepreneurship

Top Five Tips for Teaching Virtually

Erika Concetta Pagano, Guest Professor at IE Law School, is recognized by students and colleagues for her virtual teaching skills and making online ...

13 Mar 2020


Faculty, News, Students Experience
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Center for European Studies/IE

At the Center of European Studies, a Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, our goal is to innovate and contribute in research, teaching and public debate in the field of European integration.

The CES/IE enjoys the backing of the European Commission (Decision 2009-3241/001-001).The Center organizes academic conferences and seminars coupled with open debate aimed at fostering discussions that are both diverse and informed. The Center serves as a platform for advanced research on European integration. The Center’s fellows are international experts in their areas of specialization. The Center regularly publishes multidisciplinary studies and working papers sponsored by the Jean Monnet-IE Chair.

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