Stories

There's a story, an aspiration, and a dream behind every member of IE Law School. Read some successful and inspiring journeys of our students and professors.

Diego, Colombia

Master's Student
“The opportunity to work at a top tier law firm in one of the most prestigious compliance departments is an exciting challenge that I feel prepared for thanks to this program.”
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Enrique, Spain

IE Law School Professor
"The compliance profession is very rewarding when the compliance professional manages to influence behaviors and support cultural transformations that aim at 'doing the right thing'."
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Luis, Spain

IE Law School Professor
“Tax law can sometimes be just as complex and confusing for an expert in the subject as it is for a university student. For example, let’s consider the recent case with Apple’s tax payments, or the situation surrounding tax amnesties.”
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Pilar, Spain

IE Law School Professor
The most satisfaction comes from educating civil servants and human beings with a proper sense of justice, as well as the possibility of being in contact with new generations year after year.
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Catalina, Colombia

Master's Student
"I have gained access to a firm knowledge base as well as all the tools I’ll need to practice compliance with confidence in any sector."
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Ekatherine, Mexico

Master's Student
"The tools and insights that we gained at the IE Law School have allowed us to work all over the world, assessing and managing the risks of any company in any country."
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Carlota, Spain

Master's Student
"I walked into IE as one person and left as a better version of myself—stronger, more perceptive and more resilient. This “before and after” marks a turning point, which, without a doubt, changes your life for the better."
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Felipe, Ecuador

Master's Student
"The connections made with your peers are strong, forming bonds of friendship and potential business partners. It makes the whole experience worthwhile and remarkable."
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Ross, France

Master's Student
"The Master gave me the resources to develop a very far-reaching and creative vision for my next steps—something that is almost impossible to do when you have not stepped back from the minutiae of day to day working life."
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Daniel, South Africa

Master's Student
"Shifting my mindset from the traditional way of doing things in legal practice to actively seeking out improvements and opportunities by using technology in law. There is such a lot out there that is new and exciting in legal tech, and we are still very much at the bottom of the curve. A world of opportunity awaits if we are willing to grasp it."
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Fernanda, Mexico

Master's Student
"I think the university’s methodology is one thing that has really helped me refine my skill set."
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Lorenzo, Spain

Master's Student
"In a world where change is all there is, IE Law School prepares you to rise up to the challenge by not only using technical skills, but also more “social” skills, known as soft skills."
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Natalia, Mexico

Master's Students
"The wide range of insights I have gained into other legal systems and processes has helped me provide better advice to my clients, guiding them into making better decisions, while simultaneously allowing me to serve as a cultural bridge between people from different backgrounds."
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Cria Marie, Philippines

Master´s student
"I feel that my legal approach is more comprehensive and that I can provide better advice."
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Alejandro, Spain

Master´s student
"The fundamental teachings that will stay with me forever are: try to listen more than you speak, do not try to seem the smartest guy in the room, and always be humble with everyone around you."
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