Professor Pablo Cortés has a chair in Civil Justice at Leicester Law School where he teaches and conducts research in the field of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), civil procedure and consumer law. He is also acts as an adjudicator for CEDR’s aviation disputes scheme. He has published three books in the field of technology and dispute resolution, including most recently The Law of Consumer Redress in an Evolving Digital Market (Cambridge University Press, 2018) and prior to that he edited The New Regulatory Framework for Consumer Dispute Resolution (Oxford University Press, 2016).
Pablo has been invited to speak at many international conferences and expert meetings, including by the UN Commission for International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), the European Commission and the European Parliament (Internal Market and Legal Affairs Committees). He is a fellow of the National Centre for Technology and Dispute Resolutions (University of Massachusetts) and in 2012 he was a Gould Research Fellow at Stanford University. He is a member of the Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Taskforce of the International Mediation Institute and of the ODR Advisory Group of the Civil Justice Council, which first proposed the launch of the Online Court in England and Wales. He has been employed as a consultant for a number of organization, including to assist the European Commission during the drafting of the legislative proposals for the ADR Directive and the ODR Regulation.