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Sonsoles Arias Guedón

WHO

Sonsoles Arias Guedón

AREA

Global Public Law and Governance

Sonsoles Arias-Guedón is a lawyer specialised in privat an public law since 2005. She is a full-time Assistant Professor of Law at IE University, where she teaches Constitucional law and Administrative law. Her research interests lie in the field of Constitucional law -more specifically in vertical separation of powers and unitary and federal systems. Her doctoral thesis –Las Constituciones de los Länder de la República Federal de Alemania: Contenido, garantías y posición en el ordenamiento jurídico alemán, CEPC, 2015- obtained the recognition of the Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales (CEPC, Ministerio de la Presidencia de España) in 2015, and received the Premio Nicolás Pérez-Serrano para tesis doctorales, one of the most important Awards in this matter. She has conducted research at Harvard Law School, Bucerius Law-School (Hamburg) and Ludwig-Maximilians Universität (Munich). She also practiced Law at Garrigues´ Litigation and Arbitration Department during several years. She is a member of the Madrid Bar Association.

Teaching & Legal Experience

• Professor, Universidad de Navarra (Pamplona), Spain

• Professor, ICADE (Universidad Pontificia de Comillas), Spain

• Assistant Professor, IE University

• Attorney, Elizalde&Barrie

• Associate attorney, Garrigues

Education & Training

• PHD, Universidad de Navarra, International Doctorate, summa cum laude, 2015

• LLB, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid), Best Student Award, 2005

Latest Publications

• Kouroutakis, A., Arias, S. (2020). “Separation of Powers and executive clemency in the Civil Law World: a comparative Study”. In Daniel Pascoe and Andrew Novak (Eds.). Executive Clemency: Comparative and Empirical Perspectives. Routledge

• Arias, S. (2020). “Popular sovereignty”. In  (Eds.). Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law. Oxford University Press

• Arias, S. (2020). “El referéndum de iniciativa popular en los Länder alemanes”. In E. Sáenz Royo and C. Garrido López (Eds.). El Referéndum y su iniciativa en el Derecho comparado. Tirant Lo Blanch

• Arias, S. (2018). “Las relaciones de las cúspides judiciales en los sistemas federales: el caso alemán”. Anuario de la Facultad de Derecho de la UAM (AFDUAM), Vol. 22