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.

Sherri Burr - Profile

Sherri BurrSherri Burr is the Regents' Professor of Law at the University of New Mexico School of Law, where she joined the faculty in 1988 after having received degrees from Mount Holyoke College, Princeton University, and the Yale Law School. An internationally renowned lecturer, Burr has spoken at universities in Barbados, Canada, Chile, France, Greece, Japan, Mexico, Spain, and South Africa. Burr has published 20 books, including "Entertainment Law: Cases and Materials in Established and Emerging Media," "Entertainment Law in a Nutshell," and the award-winning 2014 "A Short & Happy Guide to Financial Well-being." She is also the author of numerous scholarly articles, and hundreds of newspaper articles for the general public. She is the recipient of over a dozen awards for her writing, speeches and television show ARTS TALK, which she produces and hosts.

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.

Alfred Dennis Mathewson - Profile

Alfred Dennis MathewsonAlfred Dennis Mathewson is the Henry Weihofen Professor of Law at the University of New Mexico. He earned his B.B.A. from Howard University and his J.D. from the Yale Law School. He has taught sports law for over twenty-five years. He chairs the University of New Mexico Faculty Senate Athletic Council and has served as chair of the Section on Law and Sports of the American Association of Law Schools. He is a member of the American Law Institute. His publications include SPORTS LAW: A MODERN ANTHOLOGY (1999) (with Timothy Davis and Kenneth Shropshire) and several sports law articles, including The Bowl Championship Series, Conference Realignment and the Major College Football Oligopoly: Revolution Not Reform, 1 MISS. SPORTS L. REV. 321 (2012). He has published numerous articles and given speeches on the topic. He recently presented Times Have Changed: A New Bargain for Sharing the Revenue Stream in Intercollegiate Athletics with Student Athletes, a paper prepared for panel at AALS 2014 Annual Meeting Section on Law and Sports program entitled, “O'Bannon v. NCAA: Is There An Unprecedented Change To Intercollegiate Sports Just Over The Horizon?”

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”.

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.