Rorick Tovar Galvan is specialist in private international law with an extensive expertise in comparative law. He obtained a law degree from the University of Balearic Islands (Spain) and completed a LL.M. degree with honors at the University of Bern before holding a PhD at this university. His doctoral thesis was awarded the distinction summa cum laude. He is admitted to practice law in Spain and Switzerland and works as Research Associate and Lecturer at the University of Bern. His research interests concern conflict of laws, economic analysis of law, contract law and marriage law.