Ana Carolina Dall'Agnol

DPhil Socio-Legal Studies


Ana Carolina Dall’Agnol is working on foreign direct investment governance in Mozambique under the supervision of Professor Florian Grisel and Dr. Christopher Decker. Her research interests broadly span international economic law, political economy, and law and globalisation.

She holds a Master of Law (LLM) in International Law from the University of Cambridge, and bachelor degrees in Law (LLB) and International Relations (BA) from Centro Universitário Curitiba.

Ana Carolina is currently a consultant at the African Development Bank. She also has teaching experience in dispute resolution and arbitration, and has worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Civil Dispute Resolution at Oxford's Law Faculty (2021-2022) and as a visiting lecturer at Mozambique Technical University (2022).

Beyond academia, Ana Carolina acts as counsel and administrative secretary in arbitration disputes. Her practice focuses on international investment and commercial arbitration disputes relating to Latin America and Portuguese-speaking Africa, as well as Brazilian domestic arbitration disputes. Her professional experience includes work for Lee Taube Gabardo (Curitiba), Dechert LLP (Paris), Latham & Watkins LLP (Paris), and PLMJ (Lisbon). She is also the assistant editor for Africa of Kluwer Arbitration Blog and of the Brazilian Arbitration Journal (“Revista Brasileira de Arbitragem”).

Her research is fully funded by the Oxford Wolfson-Marriott Scholarship and Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. 

Research Interests

International economic law

International political economy

Settlement of international disputes


Research projects & programmes

Centre for Socio-Legal Studies