UCL Faculty of Laws


Guillermo Jimenez

Key information

  • Guillermo Jimenez
    PhD title: Non-judicial Administrative Justice in Latin America. A Case-Study on the Chilean Comptroller General
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Universidad de Chile (2008), LLM in Public Law, UCL (2012)
  • g.jimenez@ucl.ac.uk

Guillermo joined the UCL’s Faculty of Laws in October 2013 as an MPhil/PhD candidate, under the supervision of Dr Jeff King and Dr Thomas Pegram. His research focuses on non-judicial institutions of administrative justice with particular interest in the Latin American democratization context. In particular, currently he is conducting research on the Chilean Comptroller General as a legality review agency.

Guillermo holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (2008) from Universidad de Chile, and a LLM in Public Law (2012) from UCL (funded by the Chilean government). Guillermo was admitted to the Chilean Bar association in 2008, and has practiced as a legal adviser for the Chilean Presidency (2004-2010), and as a law clerk at the Chilean Constitutional Court (2010-2011). Guillermo has also taught public and administrative law in Santiago of Chile.

Research Supervisors

Areas of Expertise

Comparative & Foreign Law, Jurisprudence & Legal Theory, Public, Admin and Constitutional

Research Interests

Constitutional and administrative law, History of the Public Administration, Judicial Review, Legal and Political Theory, Rule of law and accountability

Professional Experience

  • 2004 - 2010: Legal Division of the General Secretariat of the Presidency
  • 2010 - 2011: Constitutional Court of Chile