Madrid Summer Law Institute


Bruno Aguilera Barchet

Bruno Aguilera BarchetProf. (Catetrático), U. Rey Juan Carlos, Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales.Undergraduate law degree with Premio Extraordinario and Ph.D, U. Complutense de Madrid.  Current Director of the Instituto de Estudios Jurídicos Internacionales (Institute of International Legal Studies) at U. Rey Juan Carlos. Visiting Researcher, Harvard University. Former Vice-President  of U. Rey Juan Carlos and former Dean of its Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales. Visiting Professor at the Center of European Legal History at the U. de Paris (Paris XII). Member of the Academic Council of the Center For European Studies, official Think Tank of the European People's Party ( funded by the European Parliament.

Angelines Cano Linares

Angelines Cano LinaresProf., U. Rey Juan Carlos, Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales. Undergraduate law degree and Ph.D (public international law), U. Rey Juan Carlos. Teaches courses on public international law, international relations, and European Union law. Director of the Ibero-American International Relations masters degree program at U. Rey Juan Carlos. Deputy Director of the Centro de Estudios de Iberoamerica (Ibero-American Studies Center) at U. Rey Juan Carlos. Research interests include the UN Security Council, international investments, international migration, economic integration organizations, and Latin American legal systems.

Yolanda Dutrey Guantes

Yolanda Dutrey  GuantesProf., U. Rey Juan Carlos, Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales. Undergraduate law degree and Ph.D (focus on private international law); Masters in European Community Law and Masters in Law Practice. Teaches courses on private international law and commercial law. Research interests include international contract law, international civil procedure, and international family law. Past coordinator of Erasmus and Seneca International Relations programs at the Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas y Sociales at U. Rey Juan Carlos. Permanent collaborator with the Madrid Bar Association, teaching international law courses.

Nathalie D. Martin - Profile

Nathalie MartinProf. U. of New Mexico School of Law; Frederick M. Hart Chair in Consumer and Clinical Law; J.D., Syracuse University; LL.M., Temple University. Professor Martin has a background in commercial transactions, bankruptcy law, and litigation. Prior to becoming a full-time law professor, she practiced commercial law in a number of law firms including Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhodes, LLP. Professor Martin was an Honorable Abraham L. Freedman Teaching Fellow at Temple Law School. She has taught a variety of law courses including contracts, consumer law, corporations, secured transactions, bankruptcy and payment systems. During the Fall 2005 semester, Professor Martin served as a resident scholar for the American Bankruptcy Institute, the largest non-profit organization in the world dedicated to education on insolvency issues.

Sergio Pareja - Profile

Sergio ParejaProf., U. of New Mexico School of Law; B.A., U.C. Berkeley; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center. Former partner at large international law firm. Teaches tax, contracts, wills and trusts, business and tax clinic, and international business transactions. Founding Director of the Madrid Summer Law Institute. Recognized by the National Jurist as one of “23 Law Profs to Take Before You Die”.

Stewart Paley

Stewart PaleyAdjunct Prof. U. of New Mexico School of Law; J.D., Syracuse University. Professor Paley is an accomplished business and commercial law attorney, with over ten years of experience in private practice. He formerly was a partner in the firm of Klehr, Harrison, Harvey, Branzburg and Ellers, where he specialized in commercial lending and debtor-creditor law. He is a member of the New Mexico, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania bars. His course offerings at the University of New Mexico Law School have include: business associations, secured transactions and international business transactions. In his classroom, Professor Paley combines traditional law school learning methods with role plays, negotiations, contract drafting, and other real-world experiences to help students learn both the theory and the nuts and bolts needed to become skilled attorneys.

María Pilar Trinidad

Maria Pilar TrinidadProf., U. Rey Juan Carlos; Undergraduate law degree and Ph.D, University of Extremadura (first in class); post-graduate studies in human rights at the Instituto Bartolomé de las Casas at the U. Carlos III of Spain; Academic Secretary at the Ibero-American Studies Institute at U. Rey Juan Carlos. Former Legal Adviser in the International Law Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Spain. Former Professor at the U. de Extremadura. Research interests include public international law, human rights law, international organizations, the law of international treaties, and Latin American studies.

On-Site Program Administrator

Agnès Garcia Saillard

Agnès Garcia SaillardDegree in Anthropology, University of Barcelona; Degree in Hispanic Linguistics, University of Distance Education.  Currently studying English Linguistics.  Responsible for all administrative duties of the Instituto de Estudios Jurídicos Internacionales (Institute of International Legal Studies) at U. Rey Juan Carlos. Personal assistant to Prof. Bruno Aguilera, Director of the Institute of International Legal Studies. Fluent in English, Spanish, French, Catalan, and German.