Luis's research interests are located at the intersection between International Law, Development and Global Governance. To date, his fieldwork and writing have explored the anthropological, political and economic dimensions of today’s global order from a jurisprudential perspective. In his academic work, Luis applies insights from legal and social theory to the lived experience of development in the Third World.
Luis has worked in legal aid and private legal practice in the areas of Public Utilities Law, Financial Law, Competency and Consumer Law, and Constitutional Law. He has coordinated the development and administration of graduate, post-graduate and international academic law programs and taught in the areas of Economic Law, International Law and Political Economy, Law & Economics, and Public Policy in both Colombia and Australia. Luis has also worked in a legal and international development consulting capacity and has contributed to research projects and parliamentary submissions for union organizations, civil society groups, international organizations and international non-governmental organizations.