Brasenose College

Oxford OX1 4AJ

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Clara Martins Pereira is an MPhil candidate in Law at the University of Oxford, working on algorithmic trading and market manipulation under the supervision of Professor Jennifer Payne.

Clara holds a BA in Law from Católica School of Law, and a Magister Juris from the University of Oxford. She has previously worked as a summer trainee at Linklaters, and as a lawyer in the Capital Markets team of leading Portuguese law firm PLMJ. Between 2011 and 2012, Clara was also a guest lecturer at Católica School of Law.

Her research is funded by the Foundation for International Law and by the Faculty of Law of the University of Oxford (Winter Williams Scholarship and Graduate Assistance Fund).


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Research Interests

  • Financial Regulation
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Law
  • Corporate Governance 

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