- Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Malaga.
- PhD in Economic and Business Sciences, Business Section (1996).
- PhD in Law (2003)..
- Expert in Business Law by the Technical University of Madrid.
Patricia is the director of the Academic Department of the Graduate Programmes at the University of Malaga; Secretary-General for Europe of the Iberoamerican Society of Tourism Law [Sociedad Iberoamericana de Derecho del Turismo (SIDETUR)]; President of the Andalusian Association of Tourism Law; author of a considerable number of publications in terms of Commercial Law; and member of the Scientific Committee for several doctrinal journals.