Institute for Transnational Law

The Institute for Transnational Law was established by the law school to enhance the teaching of foreign and comparative law at the university, to help build international contacts for the law school, and to increase student exchanges between Texas Law and other major law schools.

Professor Sir Basil Markesinis QC, the institute’s founder and first director, said: “We see Texas being the natural hub for exchanges between Europe — with which Texas has traditionally had close intellectual and business ties — and the Latin world of Central and South America — with which Texas has so many natural and obvious links which must be strengthened further.”