IE Law School forges partnership with the UIA
IE Law School is proud to announce a partnership with the Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA).
Established in 1927 and with members in 110 countries, the UIA is a global, multicultural organization for the legal profession that facilitates professional development and fuels learning and networking. At present, through its collective members (including bars, federations and associations) and individual members, the Union Internationale des Avocats brings together two million lawyers across the globe.
At the UIA’s 65th congress in Madrid, UIA President Jorge Martí and Dean of IE Law School Soledad Atienza signed a long-term cooperation agreement to promote global legal education. Both institutions will collaborate in the development of joint projects and the dissemination of knowledge through courses and studies on matters of common interest.
17 Nov 2021News
Student Blanca Muñoz wins the White & Case Award for her research on blockchain in the area of financial securities
Student Blanca Muñoz Nogués receives the IE White & Case End of Degree Prize for her research paper that explores the blockchain technology.
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The Pérez-Llorca/IE Commercial Law Chair analyzes the constitutional doctrine and the annulment of arbitration awards
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White & Case and IE Law School sign a collaboration agreement to further promote the practice of international arbitration law
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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.
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Bachelor of Law students win the European Moot Court Competition
Students from the Bachelor of Law’s (LL.B) from IE University won the European Moot Court Competition, as well as the prize for the best respondent ...
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IE University, LexisNexis and LSGL launch global legal tech startup competition
The startup competition is underway: entrepreneurs from around the world have until May 27 to apply.
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‘Not just any competition’: Winners of the Comparative Law in Action Challenge on what they learned
‘The competition was a steep learning curve for every member of the group, but that is precisely what made it such an enriching experience’. ...
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IE Law School and BARBRI extend collaboration to deliver its SQE Prep course
IE Law School extends collaboration with BARBRI to deliver SQE Prep Courses with the aim to support international students and legal professionals.
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IE dual degree students win second place in Deloitte’s Young WoMen Challenge
Students partaking a Dual Degree in Business Administration and Laws, participated in this year’s Deloitte Young WoMen Challenge and won second ...
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Students from Tilburg University win the first Comparative Law in Action Challenge
Students from top law schools participated in this year’s Comparative Law in Action Challenge. The final and closing ceremony, held virtually at IE’s Wow Room, unveiled this year’s winning team: Tilburg Law School, who not only won the challenge but have also received the best group oralist award.
In the first IE Comparative Law in Challenge, students of top law schools around the world participated to find comparative law solutions to social unrest challenges facing ‘Lalaland’. Participating Universities included Edinburgh University, Tilburg Law School, Maastricht University, FGV Brazil, and Bocconi University.
Tilburg Law School’s team consisted of third-year Global Law students Reuben Hofman, Nicolas de Laparre de Saint Sernin and Hanna Verberne, and fast-tracker Lucy Wen. The team was coached by Ph.D. researcher Shanya Ruhela.
‘To win the Comparative Law in Action, it is required to focus on the detail, to conduct thorough research, not to neglect the soft skills, to work hard, to set an intelligent strategy and to have luck on your side. The members of the Tilburg University team have done a fantastic work. Congratulations!’, said Antonios Kouroutakis, Professor of Constitutional Law at IE Law School, and designer of the this year’s Comparative Law in Action challenge.
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Legal clinics and pro bono work: raising awareness today for a better tomorrow
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IE University and ITAM (Mexico) sign a partnership agreement to offer dual law programs
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Director of the Master in Global Corporate Compliance re-selected as member of B20
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