Teresa Rodríguez de las Heras Ballell

Teresa Rodríguez de las Heras Ballell is Associate Professor of Commercial Law at University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain. During the 2017-2018 academic year, she holds a Chair of Excellence at Oxford University at the Harris Manchester College, Commercial Law Center, in the framework of the UC3M-Santander Chairs of Excellence program.

She studied Law and Business Administration, and she holds a Doctor in Law degree. She has been James J. Coleman Sr. Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at Tulane University Law School, Visiting Fellow at Harris Manchester College, Oxford University (UK), and Marie Curie Fellow at the Centre of European Law and Politics (ZERP) of the University of Bremen (Germany).

She also held other visiting teaching or research positions at a number of universities and research centers such as Columbia Law School, Université de Toulouse 1 Capitole as a Professeur invité, University of Washington, University of Tokyo (Japan), and University College of London (UK). Her main research interests focus on digital law (crowdfunding, shared economy, electronic platforms, digital intermediaries), international business transactions and secured transactions and corporate finance.

Dr. Rodríguez de las Heras is, inter alia, Arbitrator at the Madrid Court of Arbitration and the Spanish Court of Arbitration, member of the Spanish Advertising Standards Tribunal (Autocontrol), member of the UNIDROIT Experts Study Group on MAC Protocol, Member of the Aviation Working Group (AWG)’s Spanish Contact Group for work relating to the Cape Town Convention and its Aircraft Protocol for the implementation in Spain, Member of the Rail Working Group, member of the Common Core Project on ‘Immoral Contracts’, Vice-President of the International Working Group on ‘New Technologies’ at the Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances (AIDA), member of the European Law Institute (ELI) and legal adviser to national and regional governments in the drafting of new legislation on electronic commerce, digital space, trust services providers and privacy protection.

She is  a Stanford University TTLF Fellow since April 2015.

Teresa Rodríguez de las Heras Ballell