Samuel is a public lawyer and a Doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Law. In his research project he explores how the courts, through judicial review of government action, develop legal doctrines and standards which foster thoughtfulness in public decision-making.

Prior to coming to Oxford, Samuel graduated from Stanford Law School, where he completed a Master of Laws programme. He also holds a Diploma in Urban Planning from the Institute of Urban Studies UC and a degree in Law with Social Sciences from the University of Chile School of Law (Summa Cum Laude).

Samuel began his career as a legal advisor to the General Secretariat of the Presidency of Chile, where he is originally from. He also practised law for several years, advising private and public companies in all aspects of public law, including planning and environmental law, and natural resources law.




Recent additions

Journal Article (1)

Internet Publication (1)

Research Interests

Public Law, Administrative law, Legal Theory and Social Theory.

Options taught

Administrative Law

Research projects