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Email

llsp2@cam.ac.uk

Education CV

Education

  • PhD Candidate, Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge (2015-2018)
  • Visiting Researcher, Erik Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights, University of Helsinki (Summer 2017)
  • LL.M. (First Class Honours), Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge (2014-2015)
  • Hague Academy of International Law Summer Programme, Public International Law Session, The Netherlands (2013)
  • Bachelor of Laws, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil (2013)
  • Undergraduate Exchange Programme, Leiden University, The Netherlands (2012)

Awards and Scholarships

  • CAPES/Cambridge Trust Scholarship (2015-2018)
  • Clive Parry (Overseas) Prize for International Law, Cambridge LL.M. (2015)
  • Hughes Hall E.M. Burnett Prize (2015)
  • Cambridge Trust LL.M. Scholarship (2014-2015)
  • Instituto Ling / Gouvea Vieira LL.M. Scholarship (2014-2015)
  • Best Oralist Brazilian National Rounds, Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition (2011)

Academic Experience

  • Cambridge Tripos Supervisor, Public International Law (2015/2016, 2016/2017)
  • Cambridge LL.M. Graduate teaching assistant, Law of Armed Conflict, Use of Force and Peacekeeping (2017)
  • Managing Editor, Cambridge International Law Journal (2017/2018)
  • Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition Co-coach, Cambridge University Team (2017/2018)

Conference Presentations

  • The Role of International Organizations and Non-State Actors in the Formation of Customary International Law Workshop (Manchester International Law Centre), "International Law Commission materials: Legal Nature and Place Within the Draft Conclusions and Commentary on the Identification of Customary International Law" (2017)
  • European Society of International Law Research Forum (University of Granada, Spain), "The myth of neutrality in international law-making: the case of “teachings of the most highly qualified publicists” as they are portrayed in mainstream literature" (2017)
  • Cambridge International and European Law Conference (University of Cambridge), "International Law Commission materials: Legal Nature and Place Within the Draft Conclusions and Commentary on the Identification of Customary International Law" (2017)
  • NoLesLaw (Network of Legal Empirical Scholars) Conference (University of Copenhagen), "Mapping the Invisible College" (with Niccolò Ridi) (2018)
  • Cambridge International Law Journal Conference (University of Cambridge), "More than a morbid quest: obituaries as a window into the workings of the 'invisible college of international lawyers'" (2018)

Research Experience

  • Co-Chair Cambridge Pro-Bono Project (2017/2018)
  • Executive Committee Member Cambridge Pro-Bono Project, Interamerican Court of Human Rights Project (2015)
  • Research Assistant to Prof. Fabio Costa Morosini in Public International Law, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (2011)

Professional Experience

  • Pegasus Trust Scholarship (summer placements at the English Bar), United Kingdom (2015)
  • Qualified Lawyer (Ordem dos Advogados do Brasil), Brazil (2014)
  • Intern, Office of the Prosecutor Trial Division, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, The Netherlands (2014)

Publications

  • Luiza Leao Soares Pereira, 'International Law Commission materials – an investigation into their legal nature and place within the Commission’s ‘Identification of Customary International Law’ Project' in Jean d'Aspremont, Ian Scobbie, Sufyan Droubi International Organisations and Formation of Customary International Law (Manchester University Press 2018) (forthcoming)

Fields of research

Public international law, sources of international law, international dispute settlement, procedure of international courts and tribunals, theory of international law, history of international law, international criminal law, international law on the use of force, International Court of Justice, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, International Criminal Court.

 

International Lawyers and the making of international law

Supervisors

Professor Eyal Benvenisti

Start Date

Oct 2015