17 January 2020

New Visitor at iCourts - Lucas Carlos Lima

Lucas Carlos LimaLucas Carlos Lima is a professor of Public International Law at Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil. His current research focuses on the identification of customary international law by the Inter-american Court of Human Rights. He is co-coordinator of the Research Group on International Courts and Tribunals CNPQ/UFMG and vice-Editor of the UFMG Faculty of Law Review.

Lucas Lima holds a PhD in International and European Law from Università degli Studi di Macerata, having been  Visiting Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for International Procedural Law in Luxembourg and at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at Cambridge University. Previously, he has concluded his LLM and undergraduate studies at Federal University of Santa Catarina, in the south of Brazil. He was assistant counsel to the Marshall Islands in the Nuclear Disarmament cases.

His main research interests include 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.