Carlos Llorente


A veteran and renowned law professor in several Universities and Law Schools, Carlos has been a brilliant and very experienced lawyer for almost 30 years.

Carlos spent part of his teenage years in the USA, where he attended high school to then come back to Spain where he graduated in Law at the prestigious Universidad de Navarra, within the top 5 of his class. He then went back to the USA where he achieved an LLM with Honors (Stone Scholar) at Columbia University in the city of New York. He eventually settled back in Spain where he obtained his PhD with Honors from his Alma Mater, the University of Navarra. His doctoral thesis was granted the prize to the best doctoral thesis of the academic year.

Member of the Madrid Bar Association, Carlos has developed a career as an international lawyer in well-known law firms both in the BigLaw and in the legal niche sectors, first as an associate and then as a partner. He is a renowned specialist in international commercial/business law and related sectors and is particularly regarded for his knowledge of the legal implications of transportation and logistics activities and, generally speaking, for his authority in private international law. He is a reliable and thoroughgoing litigator as well as a pragmatic transactional lawyer

As an academic, Carlos has taught in some of the most highly-regarded Universities in Spain, and also abroad, both in graduate and post-graduate courses (including PhD degrees), in English and Spanish. He is a lecturer, a speaker and also teaches short intensive courses on several subjects within his fields of specialization. Carlos has published many articles and participated in law books. He has a very wide knowledge of various fields of law, and legal methodologies. And keeps teaching with great enthusiasm and a special style. His way of teaching is always quite effective. Very outgoing, with a great sense of humor and with a firm grasp on politics, business and culture, he is amongst the best law teachers according to his students’ yearly reviews.