Sebastian joined the DPhil in Law Program in October 2017. His doctoral research focuses on statutory correction and interpretation, particularly on the tensions generated by the granting of exceptions by judges. His work is supervised by Timothy Endicott. Sebastian is also interested in jurisprudence, moral philosophy and public law. 

Sebastian completed his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) in Chile, where he focused on constitutional issues in domestic administrative-law litigation. He also holds a Master of Laws (LLM) from Harvard Law School, with a thesis on jurisprudence.

Prior to coming to Oxford, Sebastian taught philosophy of law in Chile, worked as a legislative advisor at the Senate of Chile, and practised regulatory law in Santiago.



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Jurisprudence, moral philosophy and public law.


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