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Faculty & Research

Faculty and research

The faculty of ESADE Law School does important research in areas such as property rights, international law and conflict management.

The academic community of ESADE Law School regularly organises specialised conferences and seminars that bring together high-profile opinion leaders from the international legal world, transforming ESADE into a venue for dialogue on trends in the legal world.

Opinion leaders, drivers of change

At ESADE Law School, we offer new perspectives on legal issues and propose new approaches to the application of specific regulations. These new perspectives and approaches influence the national and international legal community and find an audience in the legal sector’s most prestigious media and publications.

Our faculty

ESADE Law School’s faculty includes renowned opinion leaders and drivers of knowledge in the legal field.

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  • Carlos Abad Llavori

    Department of Law

  • Beatriz Añoveros Terradas

    Department of Law

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  • Siro Arias Fernández

    Department of Law

  • Cesar Arjona Sebastià

    Department of Law

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Our visiting professors

Every year, high-profile legal scholars visit ESADE Law School to deliver lectures or participate in discussion forums. These experts give us a first-hand look at other legal systems, including other countries’ perspectives on legal issues that affect us globally.

Our visiting professors come from numerous law schools across the globe, including Georgetown University Law Center (USA), University of Pennsylvania Law School (USA), The City Law School (UK), Fordham University School of Law (USA), University of Montpellier (France), University of Alberta (Canada), Free University of Berlin (Germany), Bocconi University (Italy), University Paris Est-Creteil (France) and Roma Tres University (Italy).

“ESADE is very much about integration of law and business and that is the future of global legal services.” - Watch more

David B. Wilkins

Vice Dean for Global Initiatives on the Legal Profession at Harvard Law School

“When I talk at ESADE there are students from all over the world, so it is truly an international experience”. - Watch more

Charles Gustafson

Professor of Law at Georgetown University and Visiting Professor at ESADE since 2000.

Dissemination of knowledge


  • 31

    Conferences and seminars during the 2014-2015 academic year

  • 2.663

    Attendees at the conferences and seminars (2014-2015 Annual Report)

  • 21

    Students in the PhD programme during the 2014-2015 academic year

Areas of research

Conflict Management Research Group

This group studies conflict management from the perspective of both prevention and resolution. It is a multidisciplinary research team that includes members from several leading universities.

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Property Law Research Group

This group analyses the complex legal and economic aspects of property. It is a space for the projection of personal freedom and a platform for the economic fabric of inter- and supra-individual relationships. 

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Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics (ESADEgeo)

ESADEgeo aims to become a benchmark in the study of globalisation and organisations. A new mentality is needed in order to adapt to the new global reality.

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Jean Monnet-ESADE Chair

The Jean Monnet-ESADE Chair is a new project for teaching, research and social debate on European Union law and European integration. It is selected and financed by the European Commission.

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Promotion of research

  • Dialoga Prize

    ESADE Law School’s Conflict Management Research Group and the Catalan Notaries Association periodically award the Dialoga Prize to students in the first year of non-compulsory secondary education in Catalonia. 

  • ARAG Lectures

    ESADE Law School organises the ARAG Lectures as a way to generate specialised dialogue on the subject of conflict management in the workplace. 

  • Property law

    The Property Law Research Group organises conferences and seminars on legal rules and social changes that concern the fields of private European law, contract law and property law (individual, family and corporate). 

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