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Máster Universitario en Derecho Internacional y Europeo de los Negocios - Master in International and European Business Law

Almost every business has an international dimension, and companies require an increasingly global approach from their legal advisors. With the European Union being one of the world´s largest markets, it is essential for businesses and firms to have lawyers who truly understand the rules governing international private law transactions within Europe.

The Official Master's Degree in International and European Business Law offers:

  • Opportunities to undertake internships in prestigious Spanish, U.K. and U.S. law firms in Madrid.
  • Trip to Brussels and Luxembourg to meet with European Union policy makers and attend a European Court of Justice hearing.
  • Spanish classes at Universidad Pontificia Comillas' Language Institute.
  • Seminars, mentoring and networking opportunities with leading Spanish and European legal professionals.
  • Visits to law firms and important Spanish and European legal institutions.
  • A truly global and practical approach, since its curriculum is fully designed on the basis of international and EU law and specifically tailored to the needs of international business and transactions.
  • A faculty composed of top professors and practicing lawyers from different countries throughout the European Union.

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  2. Objetivos y Metodología
  3. Normativa académica
  4. Competencias
  5. Plan de Estudios
  6. Claustro
  7. Salidas Profesionales y Académicas
  8. Información Oficial del Título

The Official Master's Degree in International and European Business Law is designed for Spanish and foreign recent graduates and lawyers with brief professional experience. The program is also designed for JD candidates at United States' Law Schools willing to spend one year abroad and to gain a European degree as a complement to their American education.



Spanish and European Law Graduates:

In order to access the Official Master's Degree in International and European Business Law, the applicants will be required to hold a law degree issued by an official Spanish University or by a higher education institution within the European Higher Education Area that grants access to postgraduate studies in the country of issue.

Non-European Law Graduates:

Those applicants whose degrees are not from the European Higher Education Area can access the Master course with no need for official confirmation, once the Universidad Pontificia Comillas has verified that these accredit an educational level equivalent to those corresponding to official Spanish University degrees and grant access to postgraduate studies authorized by the issuing country. In no case does such access imply official confirmation of the previous degree held by the person concerned, nor its recognition other than for the purpose of studying the Master.

Admission to the Master is open to those candidates who comply with the following profile:

  • have a degree or equivalent certificate, in which the student has completed 180 credits involving subjects of a legal nature; or are enrolled in second or third year of a Juris Doctor (JD) program in United States University;
  • have an academic record with an average merit pass (7.0) or above in the Degree or equivalent studies, unless due to motivation and track record, admission is considered to be advisable;
  • accredit sufficient knowledge of English, in particular as applied to legal questions. Accreditation can be verified by the submittal of documentation justifying the required level, either through having passed an ad hoc exam or through a personal interview.


Submission of applications:

The applications process starts on January 9, 2014 and it will be open until August 29, 2014.

Information on the application process



One academic year although there is the possibility to take it over two consecutive years for students with special educational needs.


Number of places:



Number of credits:

60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System)


Timetable and Duration:

Full time, afternoon and evening sessions. Classes start at the end of August, 2014 and finish the first week of May, 2015.


Study system:

Taught completely in English. The Master's program includes a mandatory intensive pre-campus, which will take place in Madrid in the second half of August.



€ 26 550

For all those Mexican students accepted into this master's degree whose studies are financed by FIDERH, Comillas will give them a 10% discount of the total price of their studies.


For further information, please contact
Ms. Mónica González Rodríguez, MIEBL Coordinator
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Criterios de admisión



The Official Master's Degree in International and European Business Law is intended to train legal advisors to work in companies and law firms which operate internationally within the European Union so that they gain an in-depth knowledge of the applicable EU legislative framework, understand its implications for clients and businesses and add value to their work by providing specialized advise on EU legal matters.


The teaching of the main modules is based on the case method, encouraging the preparatory work of the student and debates in the face-to face sessions. This methodology is complemented with practical seminars and lectures on current topics of interest, as well as the drafting of a Master's thesis, a supervised research paper of a theoretical nature.



  • BC 1: To obtain knowledge and understanding that provide a basis or opportunity to be original in the development and / or application of ideas, often within a research context.
  • BC 2: That students can apply their knowledge and their ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar contexts within broader (or multidisciplinary) environments related to their field of study.
  • BC 3: That students are able to integrate knowledge and handle complexity when forming judgments with incomplete or limited information, and that they are able to include reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments.
  • BC 4: That students can communicate their conclusions, and the knowledge and rationale underpinning those, to a both skilled and unskilled audiences, in a clear and unambiguous manner.
  • BC 5: That students master learning skills that enable them to continue studying in a largely self-directed or autonomous way.


  • GC 1: Analysis and synthesis abilities.
  • GC 2: Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • GC 3: Ability to manage information.
  • GC 4: Problem-solving skills.
  • GC 5: Decision-making skills.
  • GC 6: Team work skills.
  • GC 7: Ability to work in an international context.
  • GC 8: Critical appraisal skills.
  • GC 9: Awareness of the importance of ethical commitment.
  • GC 10: Ability to develop autonomous learning skills.
  • GC 11: Concern for quality.
  • GC 12: Ability to apply theoretical knowledge into practice.
  • GC 13: Negotiating skills.


  • SC 1: Having a critical view of the functioning and interaction of various institutions with relevance for international business.
  • SC 2: Mastering the main relevant international treaties in the field of international trade, distinguishing between binding instrument and mere recommendations or instruments merely of an interpretive or guiding nature (soft law).
  • SC 3: Knowing the advantages in international trade for EU companies and those from other states of the WTO and properly identifying the corresponding business implications.
  • SC 4: Mastering the main rules of EU law and international law that are relevant to international business development.
  • SC 5: Being able to design strategies for the restructuring of corporate groups and / or intra-group and market activities to maximize the benefits of the legal framework.
  • SC 6: Accurately identifying the contingent risks arising from the relevant rules and establishing appropriate measures of risk avoidance or minimization.
  • SC 7: Mastering the rules governing competition in the EU and in international markets, including specific aspects related to exclusive rights.
  • SC 8: Knowing in depth the main rules regulating markets in special sectors (like financial markets, utilities and markets for consumer goods).
  • SC 9: Being able to design pre-contentious (or preventive) strategies that are appropriate for the protection of proper international business development at EU level.
  • SC 10: Being able to design strategies and adversarial proceedings before national courts, community courts and / or alternative dispute resolution bodies in matters related to international trade (as well as their coordination).
  • SC 11: Knowing the structure of the financial reports and documents and be able to extract legal implications, both in corporate business taxation and in the context of business, commercial or corporate litigation.
  • SC 12: Mastering advanced techniques of drafting legal documents in English, especially in the contract and corporate field.
  • SC 13: Mastering the ethical and professional standards applicable in an international environment, especially in terms of confidentiality and professional secrecy.
  • SC 14: Developing practical skills, especially in negotiation of contracts and complex disputes, and developing legal audit or due diligence abilities.
  • SC 15: Mastering the techniques of legal research and developing the ability to present convincingly, in writing and orally, the results of personal, original research.
  • SC 16: Acquiring a thorough knowledge of the field of international business law chosen for the development of the master's thesis, to dominate its conceptual foundations and to understand how it fits into the overall framework of regulation of economic activity.
  • SC 17: Developing an original line of thinking around the specific subject area of business law elected, be able to justify it from a policy perspective, and to analyze it in detail from a positive perspective.


The Faculty of the Official Master's Degree in International and Business Law is composed of top-class academics, practitioners and public officials specializing in International and EU Law. In addition to the Faculty from the law school, the Master invites lawyers and professors from foreign universities to deliver lectures and seminars, including US law professors under the auspices of the Fulbright Program.



Luis Alcoz Coll

He is currently Senior Associate in the Corporate law practice of Clifford Chance where he joined in 1998. He has extensive experience in a vast number of national and international transactions involving the acquisition of companies and businesses, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, as well as the negotiation and drafting of corporate agreements.

Law Degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (1997). European Union Law Studies (Erasmus Scholar) at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Leuven, Belgium).


Ángel Alonso

Ángel Alonso is a partner in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He was seconded to the London office of Slaughter and May from September 1999 to February 2000.

He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, finance, private equity investments and general commercial matters. He specializes in restructuring, distressed investments and insolvency, having at various times advised all the parties involved when companies are in financial difficulty.

He holds a degree in Law from Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE and Master's Degree in Legal Business Practice, Instituto de Empresa.


José María Alvarez-Cienfuegos

José María Alvarez-Cienfuegos joined Davies Arnold Cooper in 2003. Since then he regularly advises Spanish and foreign insurance and reinsurance companies on energy and construction losses in Spain and Latin America. He also advices insurance companies on complex and protracted claims in USA when they have connections with Spanish Law. He is also experienced on product liability matters.

José María qualified in law in 2003 in Comillas Pontifical University (ICADE), Madrid.


Manuela Ampuero

Working since 2009 at the international legal department of Cintra Infraestructuras, S.A, the Infrastructure concessions subsidiary of Grupo Ferrovial, has previously worked at the M&A department of the New York office of O'Melveny & Myers and at Uría Menendez (Madrid) as senior associate.

LLB (2001) and BBA (2002) at Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE (E-3); LLM in Corporate law at NYU School of Law (2007) and Advanced Professional Certificate in Law and Business at Stern School of Business (2007).


Agustín Cerdá Masip

He is currently Senior Associate at the Banking and Finance Department in Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira. He is also Professor at Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE, Centro de Estudios Financieros (CEF), and regular speaker on project financing topics in several professional forums (AFI, ESCA, iiR España).

He holds a Degree in Law and a Degree in Economics with Honors at the Universidad de Valencia and a LL.M. at Harvard Law School.


Manuel Chamorro Posada

Wide experience at financial-law practice as in-house lawyer at Spanish (Savings' bank) and Luxembourg (Industrial public multi-listed) companies. Professor on banking-law matters at Instituto de Empresa (LLM program) and at Francisco de Vitoria University (Spain).

Law Degree at USC (Spain), doctorate program at UAM (Spain), LLM at IE Business School (Spain) and MBA on financial institutions at UNED (Spain).


Pedro Claros

He is partner at Cuatrecasas, Gonsalves Pereira. He has extensively dealt with international litigation and arbitration cases. He teaches Litigation and Arbitration Practice at the School of Law of the Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE. He is a member of the Drafting Committee for the Independence and Impartiality Guidelines within the Independence and Impartiality Committee of the Spanish Club of Arbitration.

He holds an LL.M in International and Comparative Law with a Fulbright Scholarship, Georgetown University Law Center. Majoring in International Commercial Arbitration. Doctoral (Ph D) Courses, majoring in International Litigation and Arbitration, and Double degree in Law & Economic Science and Business Administration from Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE.


Federico de Montalvo Jääskeläinen

Federico de Montalvo Jääskeläinen is PhD in Constitutional Law and Professor of Constitutional Law and Comparative Constitutional Law at the Comillas Pontifical University of Madrid, teaching political organization and Institutions of the Constitutional State as well as human rights and civil liberties.

He is also Professor of Medical Law and Bioethics at the Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid and Professor in Master's degrees about Medical Law and Bioethics (Castilla-La Mancha, Murcia, Rey Juan Carlos University and Autonoma Universities).

He is member of the Santander Chair of Law and Minors and he has been working in the matter of minor's rights since 2000.

Besides teaching at Law Faculty he has been working as a lawyer (barrister) since 1992 specialized in Public Law, Insurance Law and Medical Liability and Medical, Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Law. He is also member of different public committees of Medical Law and Bioethics (Regional Ethical Committee of Clinical Trials and Bioethical Committee of Doce de Octubre Hospital of Madrid).


Andrés Delgado

Andrés Delgado Casteleiro is a PhD researcher at the Law Department of the European University Institute. Also, he has worked as trainee at the European Commission's Legal Service (External Relations Team) and has been a visiting fellow at the University of Utrecht. His main research interests lay within the area of European Union External Relations and the relations between EU Law and International Law.

He holds a Master of Research from that institution and a Law degree with a specialization in European Law by the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.


Adam Dubin

Adam Dubin is the Director of the Master's program in International and European Business Law at Universidad Pontificia Comillas, where he teaches classes in contract drafting and legal English. In addition to his work at the University, Adam also runs a Madrid - based company that specializes in providing legal English seminars to law firms and multinational companies located on the Iberian Peninsula.

Adam holds a Juris Doctor from Pace University School of Law in New York, where he was a member of the Pace International Law Review. Adam also holds a Master's Degree in International Development Policy from the University of Manchester, England and is currently studying for a Ph.D. in International Law.

Prior to coming to the University, Adam was a Fellow at the United Nations in Cambodia as well as in India.


Dorothy Estrada Tanck

Dorothy Estrada is currently a Visiting Researcher at Fordham University School of Law in New York. She has worked in different issues of international law and human rights in the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Mexico City Commission on Human Rights.

Dorothy is PhD Researcher in Law at the European University Institute. She holds a MSc in Political Theory by the London School of Economics and Political Science, carried out with support of the National Council for Science and Technology (Mexico) and the MacArthur-Ford-Hewlett Foundation. She is a lawyer by the Escuela Libre de Derecho, Mexico City (ELD).


Katia Fach

She is Professor of Law at the University of Zaragoza (Spain), where she teaches international arbitration, business transactions, litigation and conflict of laws. Additionally, she has lectured at numerous European and Latin American Universities.

She was a Visiting Scholar at Columbia Law School, Adjunct Professor at Fordham University and Post-Doctoral Researcher at Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht.

Katia Fach Gomez is graduated summa cum laude in Spain, holds a European -Spanish/German- Ph.D. summa cum laude in international environmental law and an LL.M. summa cum laude from Fordham University.


Rafael García Llaneza

He is a lawyer in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. Rafael headed up the Tax Practice Area of Uría Menéndez's New York office from 1993 to 1998 and was made partner in 2001. He focuses his practice on corporate tax, non-residents tax and accounting law.

Rafael García Llaneza holds a Law and Business Economics degree from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas.


Eduardo Gracia

He is partner and head of the tax department of Ashurst in Madrid. Eduardo is an expert in EU law and its interaction with direct taxation. Expert in transfer-pricing expert, particularly in the sphere of the European Community, he has being the Spanish private sector representative at the Joint Forum on Transfer Pricing of the European Union, since his appointment by the European Commission in 2002.

Eduardo Gracia has a degree in law and a diploma in business studies from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE (E-1) in Madrid.


Steve Hess

Steve Hess is a corporate partner in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He regularly represents clients in structuring, negotiating and closing mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and other corporate transactions.

Steve received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Duke University in 1993 and his J.D. from Yale Law School in 1998. Following law school, he was a Fulbright fellow in Madrid where he conducted research on the Spanish criminal jury.


Héctor Izquierdo

He works as Internal Audit Director at Unión Fenosa Gas. Associate professor at IE Business School and ICADE; Tutor-professor at UNED; and invited professor at Bordeaux Management School (BEM), Notre Dame University-Louaize Beyrouth (NDU) and St. Xavier's Collage, in Ahmedabad, India.

He holds a Law and Business Economics degree (E-3) from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas - ICADE, and an Executive MBA from IE Business School.


Gonzalo Jiménez-Blanco

He is currently managing partner of Ashurst LLP Madrid office and head of its finance department. He specializes in banking, finance and capital markets, project finance and communications. He also has particular experience in energy, transport and infrastructure, arbitration, administrative and sports law.

Gonzalo holds a degree in Law and Economics from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas - ICADE E-3. He is state lawyer (Abogado del Estado).


Patricia Lampreave

She is an international tax lawyer and official correspondent of IBFD in Spain. She is also a Tax Professor at the University Complutense and at the Université Libre de Bruxelles.

She has a law degree from Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE, a maîtrise in International and European Law (Université de Lovain) and a PhD with award in Tax Law (University Complutense).


Carlos Llorente

He is presently partner of AMYA Abogados, a leading international shipping law firm based in Madrid, and lectures extensively in several Spanish universities.

He was lecturer and researcher full time at the University of Navarra School of Law for a number of years.

Carlos Llorente graduated from the University of Navarra School of Law (Pamplona, Spain), where he also received a Ph.D. in Law with Honors and the annual best doctoral thesis Award. He also holds an LL.M. from Columbia University in the City of New York (USA) and was granted a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar Award.


Ignacio Longarte

Ignacio Longarte is a senior Tax Partner at Deloitte in Spain. He is responsible for the Deloitte country Transfer Pricing practice with a solid Juridical, Tax, Accounting, Management and Strategy background.

He holds a Degree in Law from Universidad San Pablo-CEU. He received Stanford University's title for managing high tech companies, Phd in Taxation, Master in Corporate Taxation and Master in Legal practice.


Rubén Magallares

He is Associate in the Litigation and Arbitration Department of Garrigues Law Firm since 2006. He has experience in issues such as contractual liability, tort, unfair competition, claims of partners against agreements adopted by corporation bodies, etc.

Member of the Carlos III University team in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot held on 2006 and coach assistant of the ICADE University team in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot held on 2011.

He graduated in Law and Economics in the University Carlos III of Madrid (2006).


Amparo Martínez Guerra

Since 2009, she is in charge of the R&D area at Rodríguez Ramos Abogados in Madrid and teaches Criminal Law and International Criminal Law at Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE.

She was a visiting researcher at Harvard Law School (2003); at the Institut fur Kriminologie und Wirtschaftsstrafrecht, Albert-Ludwig Universitat (2004); at the European University Institute (2005), and at NYU (2006). She has been Hauser Global Fellow at NYU (2007-2008), where she has developed postdoctoral research focused on the role of the ICC Prosecutor, the UNSC and the cooperation of States Party with the Court.

Amparo Martínez Guerra received her LL.B from Universidad Complutese Madrid (2001), where she also complete her Ph.D (2006).


Maheta Molango

Maheta Molango is an associate at Baker & McKenzie employment law department. Maheta also worked at the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and at the Inter-American Development Bank.

He holds a Law and Political Science degree from the Carlos III University of Madrid and also holds an LL.M. (Summa Cum Laude) in International Law from the American University Washington College of Law.


Juan Jorge Piernas López

He has worked in different issues of international law and european law, particularly in the field of antitrust, for the European Commission and for an international law firm, i.e., Clearly Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton. He has also participated as a national expert in a recent project of the European Commission on consular and diplomatic protection.

Juan Jorge Piernas López is a PhD Researcher in Law at the European University Institute. He holds a Law degree by Murcia University, a Master in European Interdisciplinary Affairs by the College of Europe (Natolin) and a LL.M. by Harvard Law School.


Jesús Quesada Ruiz

He joined Clifford Chance in 2007. He works in the Finance & Capital Markets department and specialized in securitizations, finance transactions, structured finance and general banking lending. In addition, he has advised financial entities on regulatory law.

Jesús Quesada obtained a double degree in Law and Business Administration from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE (E-3) in 2008.


Javier Redonet

Javier Redonet is a partner with Uría Menéndez practising in the firm's capital markets and mergers and acquisitions groups. He advises regularly issuers and underwriters on initial public offerings and issues and offers of equity, fixed-income and hybrid securities. He also deals with public merger and acquisition transactions and advises clients on corporate law and on securities regulatory issues, as well as listed companies on corporate governance matters.

He holds a degree from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas - ICADE.


Alexandra I. Rengel - Mercado & Rengel

Ms. Rengel has been a partner in the firm of Mercado & Rengel since 1999. Her professional experience centers in the area of litigation.

She holds a Bachelor's Degree from Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts; a Juris Doctorate from Boston University School of Law; and an LLM from Saint Thomas University in Florida.


Maribel Rodríguez Vargas

Maribel Rodríguez Vargas is an associate at the Litigation and Arbitration group at Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira law firm, and has also worked at the International Litigation and Arbitration department at Dechert LLP in New York. She is Co-Chair of the Under 40 branch of the Spanish Arbitration Association (CEA-40).

She has lectured (New York CLE course) and moderated (American Society of International Law, Private International Law Group) in New York, Washington and Spain. She has further served as arbitrator at the Madrid Arbitration Moot (2010).

Maribel holds a Masters of Laws (LL.M.) from Columbia University in New York (Fulbright Scholar) and a Masters of Arts in European Advanced Legal Studies from the College of Europe, Warsaw Campus (Poland). She previously earned her Degree in Law from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.


Silvia Sánchez

After working for Uría Ménendez, a leading Spanish law firm, for several years both in Madrid and in Lisbon, she joined the corporate legal department of BBVA. Silvia specializes in Corporate Law and her practice is focused on M&A and corporate restructuring.

Silvia Sánchez graduated from Deusto Law School, where she also attended a specialized program in Business Administration, and holds an LL.M. in International Trade and Business Law.


Jaime Sánchez Santiago

Counsel of the Clifford Chance corporate law department in Madrid and head of its Spanish insurance group. Before joining Clifford Chance he worked at the European Central Bank legal department. Jaime specialises in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and in the insurance sector. He is also a professor in ICADE.

Graduate in Law at the University of Salamanca and Master of Laws (LL.M.) at the College of Europe and Harvard Law School.


Peter Trepte

Peter Trepte is a barrister, called to the Bar of Gray's Inn in 1987. He currently practices from Littleton Chambers in London and from Grayston & Company in Brussels. He is also Professor with the Public Procurement Research Group at Nottingham University; Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply; and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

B.A. (Hons.) in English and French law from the University of Kent at Canterbury (UK); Licence en Droit in public/private law from the University of Grenoble (France); PhD in public procurement law from the University of Tilburg (Netherlands).


Javier Montero Rodríguez

He has always worked in the telecomms sector, currently in British Telecom as a regulatory and competiton lawyer, and previously in TELEFONICA and ZED (the leading world mobile phone value-added services player). He has been a Professor of European Union Law at the Faculty of Law - ICADE of the Pontifical University of Comillas from 1997 to 2011, and Assistant Professor of International Public Law at the Faculty of Law (UNED) from 1996 to 1998.

He holds a Law Degree (LLB) from the University of Salamanca (Spain), Diploma in EC Law at the Institute for European Law (K.U. Leuven - Belgium), Master of European Law (LL.M) from the College of Europe (Belgium) and LL.M in Telecomms, Internet and Audiovisual Law from the Universidad Complutense (Madrid, Spain).


Almudena de la Mata Muñoz

Dr. Almudena de la Mata Muñoz, European Affairs Coordinator (Legal Counsel), Banco de España and lecturer at Hamburg University (Germany).

Academic experience: Scientific researcher, Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (Hamburg). Research fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) (Brussels)- head of the European Credit Research Institute (ECRI). Since 2000 Lecturer in Berlin, Hamburg and Madrid.

Business experience: EU and global management positions (legal, regulatory and compliance) in leading international Financial Institutions (Brussels). Advisor to the European Commission and the Deutsche Bundesbank.

PhD Hamburg University. Law Degree (business law) (ICADE). Master European Law, Europa Institut (Universitaet des Saarlandes). Business Development Program Degree of the Haute École de Commerce (HEC)-Université de Lièje. Certificate Capital Markets, Regulation and Compliance. University of Reading (UK). Professional coach and NLP Practitioner.


Ainhoa Veiga Torregrosa

She is partner at ARAOZ Y RUEDA ABOGADOS, S.L.P. She leads the Antitrust/Competiton and IP/IT practices at the firm. She has also extensively dealt with M&A and Corporate Law.

She holds a Law degree from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), having spent the last year as Erasmus Student at the Faculteit der Rechtsgeleerdheid, Universiteit Utrecht-The Netherlands. She also holds a master degree on European Law from the Institut des Hautes Études Européennes, Université Robert Schuman, Strasbourg-France; an LLM in International and Comparative Law from the Faculteit der Rechtsgekeerdheid, Vrije Universiteit Brussels-Belgium and an LLM from the School of Law, University of Georgia-USA.


Manuel Giménez Rasero

Manuel Giménez Rasero is a Partner at Areilza Abogados, a boutique litigation firm in Madrid. In addition to his work as a litigation Partner, Manuel leads a research group in collaboration with the Global Program for Access to Health of the UN Special Rapporteur for the Right to Health. Manuel is the President of the Rafael Del Pino Alumni Foundation and Vice President of Política Trespuntocero, a Madrid based Think Tank. Manuel received a double degree in law and business from Universidad Pontifcia Comillas as well as a degree in Political Sciences from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. Manuel received his LL.M. in International Legal Studies at New York University School of Law as a Rafael del Pino Scholar. He also has a Diploma in Ordinary Proceedings before EU Courts from IE University.


Teresa Martín Castro

Teresa Martín Castro is a founding partner in Mavens Abogados www.mavens.es. Formerly she worked at Clifford Chance (1999-2005), and was a partner in Rodés & Sala (2005-08). She had started her career at Gómez-Acebo & Pombo (1993-95) and PwC-Landwell (1995-99).

Teresa has extensive experience in company and business law, family business, mergers and acquisitions, finance, private equity investments and insolvency and restructuring. Since 1994 she is also a laureate professor at various programmes at IE Law School in Commercial and Insolvency matters.

She holds a degree with honours in Law from Universidad Pontificia Comillas - ICADE (1993) and Master's Degree in Legal Business Practice, Instituto de Empresa / IE Law School (1993-94), also with honours.

Internships are not part of the Official Master's Degree in International and European Business Law and are not mandatory. However, students interested in undertaking an internship will be provided with access to opportunities at Spanish, U.K. or U.S. companies and law firms.


Career opportunities: The Official Master's Degree in International and European Business Law is tailored to the needs of in-house and external advisors to companies operating internationally in the area of the European Union. Holders of this degree will be in a good position to seek jobs as legal counsel of multinational companies with international activities in all industries. Moreover, students will benefit from access to the services and to the pool of job offers of the employment service of the Comillas Pontifical University.

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