The jury members for the 2015 Iberian Lawyer 40 under Forty Awards have been confirmed
The jury includes general counsel from prestigious companies such as PepsiCo, RBS, Aeroportos de Portugal, NH Group, Portucel, Pernod Ricard, Mediapro and Grupo Planeta.
Other members of the jury include leading academics from top law schools such as ESADE Law School, IE Law School, ICADE, Pompeu Fabra and Catolica Global School of Law as well as international schools such as Miami University and St Thomas University School of Law.
In addition, the jury also includes a selected group of leading international legal consultants as well as distinguished representatives from the Barcelona Bar Association and the Madrid Bar Association and the Law Society of England & Wales.
From around 250 submissions, the jury will select the 40 winners. From these winners, the jury will also select a winner of the “Outstanding Achievement Award” to each of the best entries in two categories, external adviser and internal adviser.
The members of the 2015 Iberian Lawyer 40 under Forty Awards Jury are:
Francisco Sebastian, general counsel, Aeroportos de Portugal
Luís Barreto Xavier, dean, Católica Global School of Law
María Segimón, general counsel Spain & Portugal, CBRE Global Investors
Eduardo Berché, dean, ESADE Law School
Chris Scoble, consultant, Esprima
Pilar López-Aranguren Velarde, executive director compliance, Goldman Sachs
Luis Elias, general counsel, Grupo Planeta
Maria Bacas, head of legal, Grupo VIPS
Ben Cook, editor, Iberian Lawyer
Oriol Rusca, dean, ICAB- Barcelona Bar Association
Iñigo A. Navarro, dean, ICADE - Faculty of Law
Sonia Gumpert, dean, ICAM- Madrid Bar Association
Javier de Cendra, dean, IE Law School
Juan San Andres, founder, Executive Consultancy – Juansanandres
Iñigo Cisneros, head of legal, Mediapro
Carlos Ulecia Palacios, General Counsel, NH Hoteles
John Rigau, vice-president and general counsel, PepsiCo Western Europe
Marta Campomanes, head of legal, Pernod Ricard Iberia
Antonio Alves, general counsel, Portucel Soporcel Group
Moray Mclaren, director, Redstone
Nielson Sánchez Stewart, member of the Board, CGAE - Spanish Bar Council
Sally Woodward, founding principal, Sherwood PSF Consulting
Marcia Narine, law professor, St Thomas University School of Law
Stephen Denyer, head of city and international, The Law Society
Silvia Madrid, head of legal, The Royal Bank of Scotland
Josep Maria Vilajosana, dean, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Law Faculty
Patricia White, dean, University of Miami School of Law