Associate Professor of Private International Law and Common Law Fundamentals at the Public University of Navarra, Spain. She studied Law at the University of Navarra and holds a Doctor in Law from the University of the Basque Country. She is accredited as Contratada Doctor by ANECA, January 2021
She is a member of the European Law Institute (ELI), member of the European Association of Private International Law (EAPIL), member of the academic network of competition law in Spain (RADC), member of the Europe-Spain network of private international law (RED) and member of the Spanish network of professors of international law and international relations (AEPDIRI).
She has published a monograph with Aranzadi Publishing, seven individual publications in journals, seven chapters in collective works and five publications as educational material. She has given one paper and seven communications at national and international conferences on Private International Law. ORCID nº: 0000-0002-2814-789.
Cayetana is a member of the legal team and the primary researcher in the European project JUST/2017/CONS/PR/CO02/0059- Updating consumer and marketing law content for the consumer law section of the e-Justice Portal, of the European Commission (2018-2022), and primary researcher in the project "Legal and juridical aspects of the "Rioja" brand", of the Institute of Rioja Studies (2022-2023). She has been part of international research teams, within the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, and with the Faculty of Law of the University of Porto, as well as participating in research projects of the MINECO, the Basque Government and the Institute of Rioja Studies (IER).
She has held visiting research positions at the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT), in Rome, and at the Centre for Legal and Economic Research (CIJE), in Porto.
She has worked in the private sector on international trade and corporate social responsibility issues for 15 years (in the USA and Europe). She has worked at United Nations, in Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), within a project, ‘Latin America and Caribbean without hunger’, promoting public-private partnerships.
She has supervised 17 Bachelor's and Master's Degree Final Projects and has been a member of 300 TFG-TFM defence tribunals. She has a youtube channel on TFG- TFM Management: https://www.youtube.com/cayetanasantaolalla
Her research interests are: Competition law, European consumers, Agricultural policy, Cryptocurrencies and digital currencies of central banks, Protection of human rights and multinationals, International arbitration and the Global Magnisky Act.