First edition of Cuatrecasas Challenge confirms 16 candidates


Cuatrecasas Challenge presents the final list of 16 candidates that will compete in this edition

First edition of Cuatrecasas Challenge confirms 16 candidates
December 22, 2021

The selection process has been completed for the 16 candidates of the Cuatrecasas Challenge Award, the business law competition in which students from universities all over Spain are required to solve a case study before an internal panel of Cuatrecasas partners.

This first edition received over 60 applications by law undergraduates on single and dual degree programs, with excellent academic records and a high level of English. The candidates selected to face this great challenge are listed below:

  • Eduardo Castilla del Olmo
  • Mercedes Fuster Martínez
  • Ana Giménez Ansó
  • Antoni Gómez i Bayés
  • Mikel Guarnido González de Herrero
  • Lucía León Monedero
  • Juan Martín Montané Peruzzo
  • María Micolau Martí
  • Maite Olavide Montes
  • Víctor Pérez Martínez
  • Miguel Recio Arcauz
  • Paula Rubio Solanas
  • Mario Sanz Cuenca
  • Reinier Alfonso Schipper Estévez
  • Victoria Suárez-Santamarina Silván
  • Nour Yazbeck Morell

These young students come from nine universities: ESADE Business School, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Universidad CEU San Pablo, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Universidad de Navarra, Universidad de Zaragoza, Universidad del País Vasco and Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

The competition will start on December 24, 2021, and close with the grand finale on March 23, 2022. The study case will be defended in pairs, who will have to pass a written and oral part of the competition. The winners will receive financial support toward the Master for Admission to the Practice of Law or a dual master’s degree program with a specialization, and the opportunity to pursue an internship for the master for admission at Cuatrecasas.

The Cuatrecasas Challenge panel of judges will be made up of four of the firm’s partners representing the corporate, tax, labor and litigation practices.

December 22, 2021