Professor of Philosophy of Law
Professor Michelon graduated LLB in 1992 from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil) and in 1996 obtained an M.Phil by research from the same University. He gained his doctorate from the University of Edinburgh in 2001. From 2001 to 2006 he lived in Brazil and was an assistant professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul while also practicing as a lawyer. He joined Edinburgh Law School in 2007. Claudio Michelon's research focuses on (i) legal reasoning and legal decision-making and (ii) the underlying normative structure of private law doctrines, rules, and concepts.