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Jose Francisco Llompart Quiros

Career Path: Attorney & Owner, Llompart Abogados Law Firm
Location: Mallorca, Spain

I have always been  interested on achieving a better understanding of international legal systems. I work as a lawyer, running my own firm in Palma de Mallorca in the Balearic Islands. I am member of the Balearic Islands Bar Association and of its International Law Section. I have a BA in Law & Society from The Pennsylvania State University, USA and graduated in with Honours (High Distinction). I also have an LLB from Universitat de Les Illes Balears and a Postgraduate Diploma in International Commercial Law from Northumbria University. 

I am an appointed Bankruptcy Trustee for the Commercial Courts of the Balearic Islands and I am as well a Commercial Mediator member of the Mediation Institute of the Balearic Islands. I have been member of the UIA (Union Internationale des Avocats) - International Association of Lawyers and Fellow of its Commercial Law Commission. I am currently a member of the International Law Association (ILA ) Spanish Chapter and have been a member of the Board of Directors of the Penn State World Campus Alumni Society, chairing its Diversity and Equality and Inclusion (DEI) Committee.

What are you doing now?José Francisco Llompart Quirós

I work as a lawyer in Majorca in Spain running my own firm.

What was it about Northumbria that made you decide to study here?

The overall good reputation of the institution and the quality of its postgraduate programmes in particular.

What was it like studying at Northumbria?

In my opinion the overall experience was enriching. My programme was divided into several modules which definitely helped me to improve my research abilities. My lecturers were friendly and readily available to help, while the interaction with other staff members and fellow students was very nice as well. The feedback was definitely constructive.

How connected was your course with industry?

I practice mostly civil and commercial law, so the programme I decided to take at Northumbria University was evidently connected to my professional activity.

What was the best thing about your course?

It is complicated to pick just one aspect. Probably I would emphasise the quality of the materials taught combined with and excellent degree of interaction with the respective instructors.

How did studying at Northumbria help you achieve your career goals/ give your career an edge?

After studying on my programme I have gained a better understanding of relevant aspects of international commercial law that I can eventually apply to some of the cases I deal with in my law firm.

Which skills/knowledge did you learn on your course that you use most now throughout your career?

I gained a broader knowledge of commercial law applied internationally. I was also able to improve my research skills making an extensive use of the many resources the University has to offer such as books, articles, extensive online databases, etc.

What did you enjoy most about your time at Northumbria University?

Being part of a thriving academic community. 

What advice would you give somebody who is considering studying at Northumbria?

The University offers a vast array of courses and resources, specially tailored  in my opinion for everyone’s needs. No matter if you decide to take online classes or to attend classes in person you need to allocate a proper amount of time to study and research. When studying it is key to find a proper balance between your family and academic duties and thus avoiding procrastination. Building study routines can be key for that.

How would you describe your time at Northumbria in three words?

Fulfilling, enriching and challenging.

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