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ICODR Podcast Episode 9: Professor Pablo Cortes of Leicester University Law School

In this episode of the ICODR podcast, Ian interviews Professor Pablo Cortes of Leicester University Law School

Pablo holds a chair in Civil Justice at Leicester Law School where he teaches and conducts research in the field of dispute resolution civil procedure and consumer law. He has been invited to speak at international conferences and expert meetings in over 20 different countries including by the UN Commission for International Trade Law the European Commission and the European Parliament.

Pablo also acts regularly as an independent adjudicator or arbitrator for a variety of civil disputes but mainly aviation water telecommunications cases. He has also worked as a consultant for a number of private and public organizations in the areas of dispute resolution and consumer law.

Pablo is a fellow of the National Centre for Technology and Dispute Resolutions (University of Massachusetts), is a founding member of the International Council for Online Dispute Resolution (ICODR) and in 2012 he was a Gould Research Fellow at Stanford University. He is also the co-editor of the journal of Mediation – Theory and Practice and the external examiner for the Alternative Dispute Resolution modules at University College London. 


Pablo Cortés

Pablo Cortés (Licenciado, LL.M, Ph.D.) is a lecturer in law at University of Leicester, UK, and a qualified attorney (non-practising) in Spain. His research interests lie in the intersection of ADR, ODR, consumer protection, and civil procedure. He has recently published a monograph entitled Online Dispute Resolution for Consumers in… MORE >


Ian MacDuff

Ian is Teaching Fellow, Centre for ICT Law at Auckland Law School. He was, until June 2016, Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Dispute Resolution Initiative at Singapore Management University. He previously taught at Victoria University of Wellington for a number of years. He has been a practising… MORE >

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