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Francisco De Elizalde


Francisco De Elizalde



Francisco de Elizalde is a full-time Professor at IE University, Law School. He focuses on Private Law, especially Contracts and the Law of Property. He has been a Visiting Professor at Koç University (Turkey), FGV Sao Paulo (Brazil) and the Law Schools Global League. Prof. de Elizalde was a Visiting Scholar to the University of Cambridge (Centre for European Legal Studies) and Harvard Law School. He has conducted research at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (Germany). Francisco has been part of Spanish and European research projects. He practiced law at Garrigues’ Litigation and Arbitration Department during several years, representing national and multinational companies. He is a member of the Madrid Bar Association and of the European Law Institute.


Professor, IE University

Founder & Director, Legal Clinic, IE University

Of counsel, Elizalde & Barrie

Senior Associate, Garrigues


PhD, Universidad de Navarra. International Doctorate, summa cum laude

LLM, IE Law School. Scholarship granted by Fundación Carolina

LLB, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (re-qualification)

LLB, Universidad Católica Argentina, with honours