Mr Pedro Pereira de Morais Pacheco

Mr Pedro Pereira de Morais Pacheco

PhD Student in Law

LSE Law School

English, Portuguese, Spanish
Key Expertise
Constitutional Law

About me

Thesis title

'The uncertainty problem: how the limitations of human knowledge impact the adjudication of constitutional rights (and what should be done about it).' [provisional title]


Professor Kai Möller and Dr Sarah Trotter

Research interests/areas

Theory of Constitutional Rights and Parliamentary Immunities

Pedro Pereira de Morais Pacheco is a PhD candidate in Law at LSE. His current research focuses on developing theoretical tools to assist judges to adjudicate fundamental rights when the existing knowledge about relevant premises is defective. Prior to his PhD, Pedro worked as a lawyer in Brazil.

Pedro has completed a LLM (distinction) at LSE, a master’s in public policy and management at FGV-EAESP, and his LLB at University of São Paulo, having spent a semester as an exchange student at Leiden University.

Affiliations / Memberships

Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)

Awards / Scholarships

LSE PhD studentship