The 16 students participating in the second edition of the Cuatrecasas Challenge come from 12 different Spanish universities
Cuatrecasas has confirmed the final list of 16 participants in the second edition of the Cuatrecasas Challenge. These participants will work in pairs on a case study—prepared by the firm’s Knowledge and Innovation Group—that they will defend before a jury panel made up of Cuatrecasas partners. This national competition in the area of business law received 60 applications from final-year undergraduate law students (degree or double degree), all with excellent academic records, from 21 public and private universities.
The students participating in this edition come from 12 different universities and will go head-to-head, first in a written part on January 31, and then in an oral part that will be held at the Cuatrecasas Madrid office. The students selected to face the great challenge are:
- Andrés Bravo Hinojosa (Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid)
- Paula Baidez García (Universidad de Alicante)
- Beatriz Oria Fernández (Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid)
- Juan Yusta Ramírez (Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao)
- Alejandra Núñez Sastre (CUNEF, Madrid)
- Tomás Aparicio Ayán (Universidad de Vigo, Pontevedra)
- Natalia Gracía Gómez (ESADE, Barcelona)
- Javier Muñoz Rodríguez (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
- Asis Carolina Doussinague Casals (ESADE, Barcelona)
- Mateo Lantero De La Osa (Universidad Francisco de Vitoria, Madrid)
- Carlos Müller Muiños (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
- Alejandra Carrillo Martínez (Universidad de Murcia)
- Cristina Aledo Diaz (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
- Roberto Gutiérrez Cantos (Universidad de Alcalá, Madrid)
- Andrea Santamaría Martínez (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
- María del Mar García Delgado (Universidad de Salamanca)
The jury panel for this second edition of the Cuatrecasas Challenge is formed by four of the firm’s partners: Fedra Valencia (Restructuring, Insolvency and Special Situations), Meritxell Yus (Indirect Taxation/Real Estate and Town Planning), Almudena Batista (Labor and Employment) and Miguel Sánchez Monjo (Financial Services & Insurance/Funds), who will assess the applicants’ speaking and procedural strategy skills.
The competition will close on February 23 with the selection of the winning team and a team of runners-up. All four participants will receive financial aid toward a master for admission to the practice of law or a dual master’s degree program with a specialization, and the opportunity to carry out an internship in their practice area of preference at Cuatrecasas.