IE Law School, academic partner of the Madrid Bar Association during its 425th anniversary celebrations
The Madrid Bar Association (ICAM) recently celebrated its 425th anniversary with a full program of events that took place from June 13-17.
This year, IE University had the honor of hosting two commemorative academic days as well as the anniversary’s closing ceremony at the IE Tower.
The celebration program began with a solemn ceremony conducted by His Majesty Felipe VI, with more than 300 legal professionals swearing an oath to the Spanish Crown, the country’s constitution and the legal profession. Throughout the week, different institutional events were held, culminating in the celebration of two academic days on June 16 and 17 at IE University’s IE Tower.
These academic days were inaugurated by Santiago Iñiguez, president of IE University, and José María Alonso, dean of the ICAM, who also offered insight into the reasons for IE University’s participation in the event. “We needed the right partner, one that is fully focused on the future. Naturally, it had to be IE University,” he noted, explaining why the institution was selected as the academic partner of the celebrations. During the same ceremony, Santiago Iñiguez elaborated on IE University’s educational values. “Education is the most powerful driver of socially equality. For this reason, IE University is committed to providing the best possible programs, focusing on the international, entrepreneurship and sustainability components.”
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