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     Date Submitted:20-11-2015
     Last Modified:30-11-2015 (02:36)
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     Current job:Legal Officer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, ,




    Sep. 2013 – Sep. 2015

    Support Legal Officer

    European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany

    Provision of legal advice in the areas of International Institutional Law, IPR Law, contracts and Space Law

    ▪Participating in the draft and negotiation of agreements and other arrangements with partners

    ▪Providing legal advice to other teams on operational issues, including on software licences

    ▪Conducting legal analysis EUMETSAT’s responsibilities as an International Organisation in specific issues

    ▪Participating in the preparation and amendment of internal rules, policies and templates

    ▪Liaising with other teams and representing the Legal Affairs Division in internal working groups and meetings

    Aug. 2012 – Jul. 2013

    Junior Contracts Officer (YGT)

    European Space Agency, ESA-ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany

    Procurement in the areas of space mission data systems and manpower frame contracts

    ▪Preparing tendering documentation and participating in the evaluation of proposals

    ▪Drafting contractual clauses and preparing and negotiating the final contract

    ▪Preparing non-disclosure agreements and other templates

    ▪Providing legal advice on issues such as software licensing and export controls

    ▪Follow-up of contracts and issuing Contract Change Notices and Work Orders

    Apr. 2011 – Dec. 2011

    Associate Fellow

    European Space Policy Institute, ESPI, Vienna, Austria

    Based in Brussels for the coverage of EU decision making

    ▪Preparing reports and policy papers on the ongoing advancements in European Space Policy

    ▪Briefing decision makers at the EU institutions on space law & regulations

    ▪Liaising with industry representatives and EU institutions

    Oct. 2008 – Mar. 2011

    Resident Fellow for Law and Regulations

    European Space Policy Institute, ESPI, Vienna, Austria

    Responsible for the area of Law and Regulations and for the European Space Research and Academic Network (ESPRAN)

    ▪Conducting research and in-depth reports on specific topics of law and regulations relevant to space activities

    ▪Briefing and providing advice to decision makers at national space administrations, the EU and the UN

    ▪Conducting consultations with international experts on space law, regulations and policy.

    ▪Coordination of the European Space Policy Research Network (ESPRAN)

    ▪Organisation of workshops, conferences and expert meetings

    ▪Speaker at international conferences e.g. UNIDROIT, EISC, EU Presidency Conference on Space Governance





    Oct. 2007 – Mar. 2008

    Blue Book Trainee at Directorate H: Aerospace, GMES, Security and Defence

    European Commission: DG Enterprise and Industry, Brussels, Belgium

    ▪Conducting legal analysis of the EC-ESA funding schemes according to EU competition rules and WTO law

    ▪Conducting analysis of think tank models as input to the project of setting up a space policy think tank

    ▪Minute taking and reporting at FP7 Security and FP7 Space research programme meetings

    Sep. 2005 – Sep. 2006

    Junior Policy Officer for Transport, Regional and Labour Policies

    Delegation of the Basque Country in Brussels, Belgium

    ▪Monitoring legislation and decision making in the European Parliament, Council and European Commission

    ▪Producing reports, memos and weekly newsletters

    ▪Liaising with peer stakeholders and participating in working groups and public affairs activities





    Sep. 2006 – Aug. 2007

    Advanced LLM in European Business Law, Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands


    ▪Curriculum: EU Law foundations, Internal Market Law, Competition Law, IP Law, Private International Law, International Arbitration Law, WTO Law, Company Law

    ▪Thesis on the European Technology Transfer Block Exemption 

    ▪Participation in the European Law Moot Court Competition, team accepted to the regional round




    Oct. 2004 – Jun. 2005

    Certificate of Studies in European Integration, Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao, Spain

    ▪Curriculum: EU foundations, Internal Market Law, Competition Law, Economic Integration, Common Foreign & Security Policy, Judicial Cooperation, Common Agricultural Policy, Regional Policy

    ▪Internship at the Biscay Tax Authority Department for European Funds (6 months)




    Sep. 1999 – Aug. 2004

    Diploma of Specialisation in Economics, Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao, Spain



    ▪Complementary curriculum to the Law Degree

    ▪Curriculum:  Political Economy (Macroeconomics, Microeconomics), Economic Policy, Financial Mathematics, Accountancy, Cost Accountancy, HR management, Marketing, European Economic History, Financial Law




    Sep. 1999 – Aug. 2004

    Law Degree (“Licenciatura en Derecho”), Universidad de Deusto, Bilbao, Spain

    ▪5 year law programme (“Licenciatura”)

    ▪Curriculum: Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Theory of Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Tax Law, Labour Law, EU Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure Law, Criminal Procedure Law

    Sep. 2003 – Jun. 2004

    Exchange programme at Leiden Law School, Universiteit Leiden, the Netherlands

    ▪Curriculum: International Institutional Law, EU Law, Air and Space Law, Law of the European Court of Human Rights






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    Levels: A1/2: Basic user - B1/2: Independent user - C1/2 Proficient user. Common European Framework of Reference for Languages






    ▪Microsoft Office tools


    ▪Lotus Notes

    ▪Document Management Tools





    Communication skills

    ▪Experience in legal drafting: draft of agreements contracts and other legal documents

    ▪Experience in producing legal analysis

    ▪Experience in drafting policy reports and academic literature

    ▪Experience in preparing and delivering presentations

    ▪Experience in communicating in highly technical environments

    Organisational /

    managerial skills

    ▪Experience in organising expert meetings, workshops and conferences as well as business trips

    ▪Experience in organising interdivision meetings, Tender Evaluation Boards and meetings with industry

    ▪Experience in coordinating collaborative studies and academic publications

    ▪Experience in tutoring interns






    ▪Member of the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) since September 2010

    - Judge for the Asia Pacific round of the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition (2012, 2014, 2015)

    - Assistant editor of the 2011 Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law (2012)




    List of Selected Publications








    ▪ “Application of the Concept of the ‘Launching State’”. Cologne Commentary on Space Law. Vol III. Cologne: 2015, Carl Heymanns Verlag. (co-author)

    ▪ “’Towards a space strategy for the EU that benefits its citizens’: The EU’s declaration of intents for space”. Yearbook on Space Policy 2010/2011, Vienna: 2013, Springer. 141-157 (author)

    ▪"Who is the launching State? Looking for the launching State in current business models". 62nd International Astronautical Congress, Cape Town, October 2011 (author)

    ▪ “Economic and Policy Aspects of Space Regulations in Europe. Part 2: Space Related Regulations or how to facilitate the space based services market”. ESPI Report 36. June 2011 (author)

    ▪“Current Legal Issues for Satellite Earth Observation”. ESPI Report 25. August 2010 (co-editor)

    ▪“Economic and Policy Aspects of Space Regulations in Europe. Part 1: The Case of National Space Legislation – Finding the Way Between Common and Coordinated Action”. ESPI Report 21. September 2009 (author)

    ▪“Workshop on Policy Aspects of Third Party Liability in Satellite Navigation. Preparing a Roadmap for Europe”. Conference Report. Zeitschrift für Luft und Weltraumrecht (ZLW) 3/2009 (author)



    List of Selected Presentations

    ▪“Policy Aspects of Third Party Liability in Satellite Navigation. Preparing a Roadmap for Europe”. UNIDROIT Informal consultation meeting on “Third Party Liability For Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) Services”. UNIDROIT, Rome, October 2010

    ▪“Space and Lisbon. A new type of competence to shape the regulatory framework for commercial space activities”. 61st International Astronautical Congress, Prague, September 2010

    ▪“Appropriate regulations for the use of space services”. European Interparliamentary Space Conference (EISC) Workshop, Bucharest, May 2010

    ▪“The European space sector: Situation and current challenges”. Conference on Governance of European Space Programmes, EU Council Presidency, Madrid, May 2010

    ▪“Economic impacts of national space legislation and the establishment of fair conditions for commercial activities”. IISL/ECSL Symposium, UNCOPUOS Legal Sub-Committee, Vienna, March 2010

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