Maria Lourdes Arastey Sahún

Born in 1959. Graduated in Law at the University of Barcelona. Member of the Spanish Judiciary since 1984. Justice at Spanish Supreme Court since 2009. Associate Professor in Labour and Social Security Law at the University of Barcelona (1998-2006). Member of several Twining EU Projects on Justice por the accession of Bulgaria to the European Union (2006-2010). Taiex Expert in Kosovo to draft the social security system of the Kosovo Protection Corps (2008). Vicepresident of GEMME (Groupement Européen del Magistrats pour la Médiation). Founder of the Spanish judicial network on European Law (REDUE). Lecturer at various conferences in the fields of labour law, gender, discrimination, rule of law and mediation. Member of the editorial board of a number of legal journals. English, French, Italian and Catalan speaker.