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Biography

Lucila de Almeida (PhD in Law, EUI) is co-director of the online course Regulatory Delivery at the Florence School of Regulation, research fellow at Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at the Tel Aviv University, and licensed attorney in Portugal and Brazil. Before, she was a lecturer and postdoctoral researcher at the faculty of law, University of Helsinki (2017-2019), and a visiting scholar at the Dipartimento di scienze politiche, giuridiche e studi internazionali, Università Degli Studio di Padova (sum 2019), and Louvain Global College Law, UCLouvain (sum 2018).

Lucila has published several peer-reviewed articles and books. Her most recent books are ‘The Transformation of Economic Law’ (Hart Publishing 2019), and ‘Sustainable Consumption: the right to a healthy environment’ (Springer 2020). Besides publications, she has been a member of editorial boards of two Oxford Journals (EJIL and I.CON), managing editor of the European Journal of Legal Studies (EJLS). She has worked on various research projects funded by prestigious organizations, among them the International Energy Agency (2019-2020), European Research Council (2013-2016), Inter-American Development Bank (2011), the Academy of Finland (2017-2018), and the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation (2012). Lucila also integrates the Intergovernmental Group of Experts on Consumer Law at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

Her research interests include the intertwined relation between private law, meaning contracts, property and torts, and the regulation of network industries.