María Jesús Ithurria

Thesis title: Seller's liability for latent defects


María Ithurria obtained her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (summa cum laude) and is admitted to legal practice in Chile. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Law at the University of Edinburgh. Her thesis focuses on a comparative assessment of the liability of the seller for defective goods, including a historical approach.                   

Responsibilities & affiliations

María is the student representative onto the Board for the Centre for Legal History at the University of Edinburgh.

Undergraduate teaching

María was teaching assistant at the School of Law of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile on the Roman Law course for seven years (2011 - 2018) and on the Consumer's Protection course for four years (2014 - 2018). 

Research summary

María's primary research interests are Private Law, Comparative Law and Legal History.


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