The Oxford Analytica Challenge: Students analyze real-world problems at the intersection of Politics, Law and Economics
Bachelor in Philosophy, Politics, Law and Economics students explore and analyze real-world problems at the intersection of Politics, Law and Ecoomics in this years Oxford Analytica challenge.
Under the guidance of Olivia Hamill, Deputy Director of Advisory at Oxford Analytica, an international consulting firm specialized in geopolitical analysis based in London, a group of PPLE students assessed the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the sustainability agenda of the gold mining industry. In the words of Olivia Hamill, “the aim of this project was for students to draw on their studies in Politics, Law, and Economics to analyze real-world problems at the intersection of all three disciplines.”
Students analyzed is the ecosystem in the extractive industry is sustainable and they did it by focusing on the evolving sustainability agenda, its key stakeholders, and other criteria and applications. Students worked in groups and conducted a scoping exercise, identified sources of information, and critically identified the issues that underpin the sustainability agenda in these industries.
27 Nov 2020Law, Politics and Economics, News, Students Experience
How COVID-19 has revolutionized the recruitment of aspiring lawyers
On October 29, we celebrated the IE Talent Forum - Law Firms in a virtual format. Over 250 people joined, including students and alumni looking to ...
18 Nov 2020News, Students Experience
Globalisation and technology are key shapers of legal education, finds IBA and LSGL research
A report published today cites internationalisation and technological disruption as the key trends and opportunities in the field of global legal ...
11 Nov 2020Global, Comparative and European Law, Legaltech and Entrepreneurship, Management Skills, News
Alumni create LegoLex, a legal startup that helps early stage ventures hit the ground running
LegoLex Legal Services Network, a startup founded by three IE Law School alumni, has been named one most Innovative Legal tech Startup in Spain of ...
11 Nov 2020Legaltech and Entrepreneurship, News
King’s College London and IE University offer new dual program Bachelor of Laws/Master of Laws
IE University’s collaboration agreement with King’s aims to reinforce our commitment to global legal education and offer students prestigious ...
07 Oct 2020Global, Comparative and European Law, Law, Politics and Economics, News, Students Experience
The Pérez-Llorca/IE Commercial Law Chair analyzes the impact of COVID-19 on M&A operations
The most recent Pérez-Llorca/IE Commercial Law Chair session analyzed the current situation of the M&A sector.
The latest session of the Pérez-Llorca/IE Commercial Law Chair, organized in conjunction with the North American firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, examined the current situation of the M&A sector. In particular, it explored the biggest trends in the world of M&A that have come about in response to COVID-19. The session was opened and moderated by researcher and professor at IE University, Sara Sánchez, who holds a PhD in law. Guest speakers included Pedro Marques da Gama, partner of Pérez-Llorca, and Paola Lozano, partner of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, based in New York.
Sara Sánchez launched the event by discussing the consequences of the COVID-19 health crisis, asking the speakers about the impact it will have when it comes to structuring M&A operations and seeking capital injections.
16 Sep 2020Business and Corporate Law
Student Hadeel Al Sharqawi wins the White & Case Award
Student Hadeel Al Sharqawi receives the IE White & Case End of Degree Prize for her exceptional research thesis on the implementation of ...
04 Sep 2020Global, Comparative and European Law
Dalya Droste on winning the ‘Smart Contract Competition’ and her first steps into an exciting career
Dalya Droste, winner of the Smart Contract Competition offered earlier this year by IE Law School, Jur and the Lab for New Justice, shares her ...
02 Sep 2020Legaltech and Entrepreneurship, Students Experience
IE Law School’s Legal Clinic contributes to improving Indigenous groups’ quality of life
IE’s Legal Clinic students assisted in establishing the legal framework for Arquetipos’ new project, which aims to improve the lives of ...
27 Aug 2020Clinical Education, News, Students Experience
IE Law School students bring technology to hospitalized children and adults
For the third year running, Voluntechies turned to IE Law School students to find legal solutions to the real challenges they currently face.
27 Aug 2020Clinical Education, News, Students Experience
In their words: The many paths of a successful career in law
Three IE Law School alumni describe their experience in today’s legal landscape. From a legal tech entrepreneur who founded his own startup to a ...
07 Jul 2020Students Experience
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 is a true guarantee that IE Law School will continue on course as a national and international reference in the training of global legal professionals.
IE University has announced the appointment of Soledad Atienza as the new Dean of IE Law School. Dr. Atienza was previously Vice-Dean of International Relations at IE Law School, as well as Director of the law degree program at IE University. Prior to that, she practiced at the leading Spanish law firm Pérez-Llorca.
As Dean of IE Law School, Dr. Atienza will also continue in her teaching role. Her expertise includes the areas of comparative law and legal teaching methods. She earned her Ph.D in Social Sciences from IE University and an Executive MBA degree from IE Business School. She also holds a law degree from the CEU San Pablo University in Spain and a Certificate in European Studies from the European Institute of the University of Saarland (Germany), and was a visiting student at Cornell University in New York.
30 Jun 2020Faculty, Global, Comparative and European Law, News
The Pérez-Llorca/IE Chair analyses the distribution of risks and the modification of contracts in premises leases
The Pérez-Llorca/IE Chair dedicated its latest seminar to analysing the distribution of risks and the modification of contracts in the leasing of ...
29 Jun 2020Business and Corporate Law, Global, Comparative and European Law, News
“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 2020Faculty, Global, Comparative and European Law, News
MIAC and IE Law School sign a collaboration agreement to promote international arbitration
With this agreement, IE Law School aims to promote international arbitration as an alternative for dispute resolution and contribute to the ...
26 May 2020News, Students Experience