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Curriculum vitae

Dr Lucila de Almeida joined the University of Helsinki in January 2017 as a postdoctoral researcher to carry out investigations in the research project ‘Transformation of Private Law Beyond Europe’ with focus on energy markets. She is also a Lecturer in the master programme in International Business Law, is a faculty member in the Helsinki Institute for Sustainability Science (HELSUS) and collaborator in the InterTran Research Group for Sustainable Law and Business. Since September 2018, Lucila holds a double-affiliation with the European University Institute, Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies, where she is a Research Associate at the Florence School of Regulation Energy & Climate and co-Director of the Online Executive Training entitled "Regulatory Delivery".

 

Lucila wrote her Ph.D. thesis while an associate researcher in the ERC–ERPL Project on the Foundations of European Private Law at European University Institute (EUI), where she developed the theory on the private law sphere of EU Energy Law. She is the author of the entry for “Brazil” in the Encyclopaedia of International Laws on Energy Law (Kluwer International Law 2019), and co-editor of the books “Sustainable Consumption” (Springer 2019), and "Transformation of Economic Law" (Hart Publishing 2019).

 

Lecturer in.

European Private Energy Law, OIK-P422 (sole).

Foundations of EU Law, IBL-420 (co-teaching).

 

Education

2017 - Ph.D. (EUI) fully financed by ERPL/ERC Grant

2013 - LL.M. (EUI) fully financed by EUI Hans Kelsen Grant for the five top LL.M. candidates

2011 - M.A. (São Paulo School of Law of FGV), based-merit scholarship Mario Henrique Simons

2009 - LL.B. (Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte) fee scholarship by Brazilian Federal Government

 

Editorial Board Member

2018-present Editorial Council at Revista DESC - Direito, Economia e Sociedade Contemporânea

2012-present Senior Editor at European Journal of Legal Studies;

2013-2014 - Managing Editor at European Journal of Legal Studies;

2012-2013 - Head of Section of Comparative Law at European Journal of Legal Studies;

2015-2016 - Assistant Editor at European Journal of International Law (Oxford journal);

2014-2015 - Assistant Editor at International Journal of Constitutional Law (Oxford Journal).

Referee "ad hoc"

Revista Direito GV, and Review of European Administrative Law (REALaw).

 

Externally Financed Research Projects (affiliated as Associate Research)

2017-present - FidiPro Programme/Academy of Finland to External Dimension of European Private Law

2013-2016 - European Research Council to European Regulatory Private Law Project 

2012 - TEKES to Transnational Governance by Contracts and System-level of Innovation

2011 - Inter-American Development Bank to Transnational Governance by Contracts

 

Visiting Positions

2018 Fall - Global Fellow, Global College of Law, Université Catholique de Louvain

2018 Spring - Visiting Fellow, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, EUI

2017 Summer - Visiting Fellow, Centre of Regulation and Infrastructure, FGV Rio de Janeiro

2014 Summer - Visiting Researcher, Peterhouse, University of Cambridge 

Education/Academic qualification

Law, PhD, European University Institute

1 Sep 201323 May 2017

Comparative, European and International Law, LLM, European University Institute

1 Sep 201227 Sep 2013

Law and Development, Academic Master, FGV Direito São Paulo

1 Aug 20095 Aug 2011

Law, BA, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte

1 Aug 20036 Aug 2009

Fields of Science

  • 513 Law
  • Contract Law
  • European Private Law
  • Transnational Private Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Energy Law
  • Enviromental Law

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2010 2019

European Private Energy Law: Front and Centre of the Clean Energy Package

Almeida, L. D., 1 May 2019, (Submitted) In : Oil, gas and energy law.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

In Search of a Grand Theory of European Private Law: Social Justice, Access Justice, Societal Justice and Energy Markets

Almeida, L. D., Esposito, F., Almeida, L. D. (ed.), Durovic, M. (ed.), Cantero Gamito, M. (ed.) & Purnhagen, K. (ed.), 1 Oct 2019, (Accepted/In press) Transformation of Economic Law: Essays in Honor to Hans-W. Micklitz. Oxford: Hart Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Institutional co-operation in private law beyond the Hague Conference and towards Standard Bodies

Almeida, L. D., Cantero Gamito, M., Micklitz, H-W., Wessel, R. A. (ed.) & odermatt, J. (ed.), 2019, (Accepted/In press) Research Handbook on the EU's Engagement with International Organisations. Edward Elgar

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Introduction: Sustainable Consumption and the law

Amaral, A., Almeida, L. D., Vieira, L. K., Amaral, A. (ed.), Almeida, L. D. (ed.) & Vieira, L. K. (ed.), 27 Aug 2019, Sustainable Consumption: The right to a healthy environment. Springer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Looking Back to Look Forward: A Future Research Agenda for Sustainable Consumption, Law and Development: A close look at the energy sector

Amaral, A., Almeida, L. D., Vieira, L. K., Amaral, A. (ed.), Almeida, L. D. (ed.) & Vieira, L. K., 1 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) Sustainable Consumption: The right to a healthy environment. Springer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Projects 2015 2015

The External Dimension of European Private Law

Micklitz, H., Letto-Vanamo, P., Cantero Gamito, M. & De Almeida, L.

15/09/2015 → …

Project: Research project

Activities 2017 2018

Florence School of Regulation, European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

Lucila De Almeida (Visiting researcher)
15 Jan 201831 Mar 2018

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Standardization of Standard-form Contracts in the EU Wholesale Energy Market

Lucila De Almeida (Speaker)
15 Feb 201816 Feb 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Helsinki Sustainability Science Institute (HELSUS) (External organisation)

Lucila De Almeida (Member)
1 Jan 2018

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in research network

European Union in International Affairs' (EUIA) Conference

Lucila De Almeida (Attendee)
16 May 201818 May 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Revista Direito GV (External organisation)

Lucila De Almeida (Member)
31 Jan 2018 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in review committee