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PhD Candidate, King's College London

Felipe Tirado is a PhD Candidate at King's College London, where he was a Visiting Lecturer in Jurisprudence and an Academic Skills Tutor.

Felipe holds an LLM from King's and an MPhil in Law from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG). He is an associate researcher at the Study Centre on Transitional Justice (UFMG), Crisp (UFMG) and the Brazil Institute (KCL).

He was a researcher at the Latin American Transitional Justice Network. He has previously worked as senior editor at the King's Student Law Review, as an adviser for the Minas Gerais Truth Commission, and as a lawyer in Brazil and the UK. He was also a member of the Human Rights Commission of Minas Gerais’ Section of the Brazilian Bar Association.

His main interests are human rights, transnational law, corruption, legal cultures, judicial independence, and politics, especially in Brazil and Latin America.


  • –present
    Visiting Lecturer in Jurisprudence, King's College London


  • 2019 
    King's College London, LLM
  • 2018 
    Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais , MPhil in Law
  • 2016 
    Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Law