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LawAhead Hub


The LawAhead Hub is an open, collaborative ecosystem created to build a Global Smart legal Community of global law firms, law schools, companies and key players, to explore the causes and consequences of deep transformations taking place in legal education, legal professions and legal systems globally.

Activities & Iniciatives

We were born to disrupt! LawAhead Hub generates cutting-edge research and knowledge that cuts across disciplines and frontiers, leading the conversation through four different outputs:


Expert-written, sharp, global and future oriented focus publications will be continuously generated and widely disseminated to share knowledge that is insightful, impactful and directed to breaking barriers between academia, practice and policy makers around the globe.

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Global and future oriented events, bringing experts from the world over to address key changes to legal education, legal practice and legal systems will gather together members of the community. A number of those events will be held for LawAhead members only, while others will be open to the entire legal community.

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Research projects

Publications and events are gateways to the development of research projects that seek to better understand underlying transformations in legal education, the legal profession and legal systems, with a view to effect change for the better.

Lifelong Learning

As a law school, we are committed with lifelong learning. Round tables and workshops composed of key players in the legal sector will be periodically held to explore educational needs of all players. We will leverage the insights, knowledge and expertise of our faculty and leading experts across the globe to provide solutions that are relevant to today’s most pressing legal challenges.



Data Protection in the Digital Age: Not a Simple Task

Let us take stock of a particularly intense time regarding data and try to envision how all the regulatory and social changes created around personal data will affect us.

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Legal practice without prejudice

As we embark on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, soft skills become increasingly important in the success of people and organizations. How much longer will lawyers who are able to design, create and manage be considered “divergent”?

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It’s not perfect, but it could work: The Action Plan against disinformation in the 2019 European elections

More resources, better coordination between States and collaboration between digital platforms and media, to combat disinformation and ensure free and fair European elections.

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Corporate Members

  • Aena
  • microsoft
  • Santander


To understand the complexity of legal systems, the transformation of the legal industry and the future of education, we foster different activities and research that cuts across disciplines and promote collaboration between academics and practitioners from a different fields and areas of the law –from Science and Technology to Management and Humanities.

The main areas of interest are:

Global & Business

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Management, Innovation & Technology

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Regulated Sectors

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Humanities & Sciences

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Management Team

Profile Javier de Cendra

Director LawAhead Hub

Profile Cristina de Andrés

Executive Director LawAhead Hub

Profile Renée Cortés

Content Manager

Editors & Advisers

Our editors and advisers, who guide the LawAhead Hub activities in their areas of expertise, are thinkers and experts at the top of their field, or disrupting it.

Profile Ignacio Longarte

Chairman-Executive Director, DET3: Digital Economy Taxation Think Tank

Profile Jaime Folguera

Partner of Uría Menendez, specialized in EU Law, Competition Law and International Trade

Profile Soledad Atienza

Vice-Dean of International Relations and Director of Undergraduate Programs, IE Law School

Profile María Hernández

Partner/Head of Compliance, Eversheds Sutherland Nicea and Academic Director Master in Global Corporate Compliance

Profile María José Huertas

Executive Director. All you need for Growth™ – Spain. Attorney at law.

Profile Marie-José Garot

Vice Dean of Faculty

Profile Yolanda Regodon

Director of Communications at IE Law School

Interested in being part of our community?

LawAhead Hub is an exclusive members club. We constantly seek to connect with global legal firms, leaders and institutions.

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