Professor Lucas Carlos Lima

University Federal of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Lucas Carlos Lima is Professor of International Law at the Faculty of Law of the University Federal of Minas Gerais, Brazil and is currently a Visiting Researcher at the Université Paris I - Pantheón Sorbonne. He is working on “the role of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in the identification and formation of customary rules of international law”. Lima holds a PhD in International and European Law from Università degli Studi di Macerata, having been during his phd Visiting Fellow at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law in Luxembourg and at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at Cambridge University. He was also a visiting researcher at iCourts - University of Copenhagen. His main research interests include international dispute settlement, procedure before international tribunals, evidence and expertise before the international court of justice, regionalism before international courts and environmental issues before the Inter-American system. He is one of the editors of the blog "International Law Agendas", the blog of the Brazilian branch of the International Law Association.