PhD Students (completed)

Mr Leonardo Valladares Pacheco de Oliveira (under examination)

Emaillvpdol@essex.ac.uk
Biography

Mr Oliveira is a qualified Brazilian Lawyer since 2003. Before commencing his PhD, he practiced law in Brazil. First, he was a legal assistant at the Rio de Janeiro State Control System Secretariat, providing consulting services related to Civil Law and Administrative Law within the sphere of the Rio de Janeiro State Government. After working for the public sector, Mr Oliveira moved to the private sector and worked for three years at Bitelli Law Firm (Bitelli Advogados) where he was a junior lawyer working mostly with court litigation in matters related to tort law, contracts, labour law and tax law. After Bitelli, Mr Oliveira worked for two years at Emerenciano e Baggio Associates (Emerenciano e Baggio e Associados – Advogados) where he was the lawyer coordinating the areas of Legal Support to Business and Litigation and Business Transactions. In 2008, Mr Oliveira decided to do an LLM in International Trade Law and after the conclusion of his master, in 2009, he started his PhD.

Qualifications

LLM in International Trade Law at the University of Essex, Colchester, England

Postgraduate Course in Constitutional Civil Law (Direito Civil Constitucional), Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ), Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil

Postgraduate Course in Legal Procedure (Direito das Tutelas Diferenciadas), Rio de Janeiro State University (UERJ), Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil

LLB at University Cândido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Brazil

Member of the Rio de Janeiro State Bar in Brazil

Research interests

  • International Trade Law
  • International Private Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Company Law
  • Commercial Law 

  • Publications

    Leonardo V. P. de Oliveira & Isabel Miranda, International Public Policy and Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Brazil, [2013] Journal of International Arbitration, 30, no 1, 49-70

    Leonardo V. P. de Oliveira, Case Comment, Brazil: can labour disputes be submitted to arbitration? [2012] International Arbitration Law Review, 15 (3), N-25-N-27.

    Leonardo Valladares Pacheco de Oliveira, Case Comment, Brazil: the competence of the Superior Court of Justice to rule a conflict of competence between arbitral institutions, [2011] International Arbitration Law Review, 14 (3), N-21-N-23.

    Study areas
    • International Trade Law
    • International Private Law
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • International Commercial Arbitration 
    SupervisorDr Youseph Farah
    Thesis titleInternational Arbitration in England and Brazil: A comparative study between the two legal systems towards a uniform structure of arbitrability.

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