New Trends in the Common Law

The Course

The event is being organized by the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies/IALS (SAS/University of London), the Association of Brazilian Federal Judges of the 2nd Regional Court, Rio de Janeiro State University (School of Law/UERJ) in association with the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, School of Law, the Association of the Brazilian Federal Judges and the Association of the Rio de Janeiro State Judges. 

Duration: 40 hours.

General aims: to build bridges and provide judges and justices of the Brazilian Federal Judiciary with a panoramic view of the English law, which is ultimately aimed at enhancing the efficiency and quality of Brazil’s judicial service, which is a mandatory requirement for the career of Brazilian judges.

Audience: Brazilian Federal Judges of the 2nd Federal Court (Rio de Janeiro and Espirito Santo States), selected students from Rio de Janeiro State University and the UK students and practioners.

Main subjects: general aspects of the English Law and selected aspects of the Rule of Law (Precedent, Taxation and Regulation).

Funding: it is a non-profit event, so students will cover their own costs: flights, accommodation, transfer, etc.

The seminar will be conducted in English and translation (English/Portuguese) will be provided.

Certificate: will be provided by the Association of Brazilian Federal Judges of the 2nd Regional Court.

Number of participants: 60
Dates: 14 May to 18 May 2018
Venue: Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR

Programme: Full seminar programme (PDF)

Academic Organisers

  • Marcus Livio Gomes (Visiting Research Fellow IALS/SAS/University of London, Rio de Janeiro state University and Federal Judge of the 2nd Federal Court/Rio de Janeiro and Espirito) 
  • Daniela Pereira Madeira (PhD candidate Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Federal Judge of the 2nd Federal Court/Rio de Janeiro and Espirito Santo)
  • Fabíola Utzig Haselof (PhD candidate Rio de Janeiro State University and Federal Judge of the 2nd Federal Court/Rio de Janeiro and Espirito Santo) 
  • Dr Larissa Boratti (PhD UCL Laws, ILARRAZ Advogados and King’s Brazil Institute)
  • Marcelo Ilarraz (Ilarraz Advogados and PhD Candidate University of London)
  • Joao Dacio Rolim (Rolim, Viotti & Leite Campos Advogados, IBDT LLM Programme)
  • Renata Bilhim (PhD Candidate Rio de Janeiro State University)

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Page last updated: 10th May 2018