The professor of Constitutional Law Laura Diez Bueso (Barcelona, 1969) will be one of the youngest magistrates to reach the Constitutional Court. At only 53 years old, the former director general of the Ministry of the Presidency has been appointed by the Government, along with former Justice Minister Juan Carlos Campo, as the new magistrate of the guarantee court within the Executive quota.
From 2020 until last April, she had held the position of General Director of Constitutional Affairs and Legal Coordination of the Ministry of the Presidency, Relations with the Courts and Democratic Memory, where he first worked with the ex-minister carmen bald and also with the current owner, Felix Bolanos. In 2018, shortly after Pedro Sánchez arrived at Moncloa, she was appointed director of the Cabinet of the Secretary of State for Relations with the Courts.
She is currently vice president of the Council of Statutory Guarantees of the Generalitat of Cataloniawhere she has held other positions: she was attached to the Ombudsman of Catalonia (2004-2010) [el defensor del Pueblo] and advisor to the Government of the Generalitat for the reform of the Statute of Catalonia (2002-2004).
Laura Díez has been director of the Department of Political Science, Constitutional Law and Philosophy of Law, director of the Master’s Degree in Advanced Legal Studies and delegate of the rector for the normative organization of the University of Barcelona.
Her activity as a researcher is profuse, ranging from the quality of decentralized states (she was a member of the management team of the ‘Autonomous Communities Report 2013-2018’ yearbook) to freedom of expression and the right to information.