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Marco de Benito Llopis-Llombart


Marco De Benito Llopis-Llombart


Assistant Professor at IE Law School


Conflict resolution


Philosophy and History of Law

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Professor de Benito is an expert in international arbitration and comparative private and procedural law.  He has taught, spoken, and done research in universities in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

At IE University he has headed the Jean Monnet Module “Towards a Common Private Law of Europe.”  He has also consulted for the Justice Commission of the Spanish Congress and for the Argentine Cabinet on the reform of their respective laws on arbitration.  He is a member of the Procedural Law Board of the Spanish Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation.  Some of his publications can be accessed at https://marcodebenito.academia.edu.

In parallel to his academic career, Professor de Benito has acted as arbitrator and represented clients in arbitrations seated in Paris, London, Geneva, Madrid or Miami, applying Spanish, Italian and Austrian law, as well as the lex mercatoria (merchant law).  He has been selected by Global Arbitration Review as one of the foremost international arbitration practitioners under 45.


Academic Background:

  • Advanced Arbitration Academy for Latin America, ICC
  • Dr. iur, Comillas Pontifical University
  • Visiting Scholar, Yale Law School
  • LL.B., Carlos III University



  • Independent arbitrator
  • Of Counsel, Moscardó
  • Associate, Uría Menéndez