Carmen Otero García-Castrillón is a professor of private international law at the Complutense University of Madrid. She holds a Ph.D. from Complutense University and an LL.M. from the University of Amsterdam. Carmen has held a number of academic positions at the Complutense Faculty of Law and is a sub-director of its legal journal.
She has taught and conducted research at Spanish, South American and European universities and is a member of several associations, including the Spanish Teachers Association of International Law and International Relations and the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research of Intellectual Property. She has been responsible for Spanish study within the EUPILLAR Project (European Union Private International Law: Legal Application in Reality; Cross-Border Litigation in Europe: Private International Law Legislative Framework, National Courts and the Court of Justice of the European Union).
Carmen’s interests are in conflict of laws and jurisdiction, international business law and investment, and commercial arbitration, as well as in international trade law. In these fields, she has published books in Spanish and a number of articles in Spanish and English.