Miguel Checa Martínez holds a Doctorate degree in Law from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (1993) and is Professor in the area of private international law at the University of Cadiz (1998). He has been Secretary General of the University of Cadiz (1999-2002) and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Law of the same University (2004-2012). To his twenty years of experience in the Spanish University he adds the professional activity he has developed for more than ten years as academic counsel (senior legal adviser) to a top law firm in Spain.
His areas of expertise include: a) International Family Law: divorce, parental responsibility, maintenance obligations, prenuptial agreements, division of matrimonial property, etc.); b) International Wills and Succession: drafting of international wills, probate in Spanish notaries, etc.; c) International Litigation: in family law, succession, contracts, torts, and debt recovery; d) Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Spain recognised and enforcement of Spanish judgments in other jurisdictions.