Dr Mauro Pucheta


Mauro is a Lecturer in Law where he teaches Employment Law and Company Law at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

He is a former Lecturer at the University of Gloucestershire where he lectured on EU law, Employment law, and Commercial Law. He taught tutorials in EU Law and Introduction to English Legal System at the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent International College, respectively. He was a teaching assistant (Chargé de Travaux Dirigés) in EU Labour law at the Université Paris 1-Sorbonne (2012). He is a former teaching assistant in Argentine Labour law the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina (2007-2009).

He completed his PhD at the University of Nottingham (2019), where he explored how regional trade blocs, specifically Mercosur and the EU, regulate labour relationships at the supranational level. He was a Visiting Researcher at the Institute for Global Law and Policy, Harvard University (2016-2017).

He is a Member of the Employment Law and Policy Research Group at Kingston University London.

Academic responsibilities

Lecturer in Law


  • PhD in Law, University of Nottingham (2019)
  • LL.M. in Labour Law (Master 1-2 Droit Social), Université Paris 1-Sorbonne (2011)
  • Postgraduate Degree in Employment Law, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Argentina (2009)
  • Postgraduate Degree in European Law, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain (2008)
  • LL.B. in Law, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina (2006)

Teaching and learning

Mauro lectures in the following modules:

- Employment Law (UG and PG)

- Company Law (UG)

Undergraduate courses taught

Postgraduate courses taught


His research interests centre around labour law and employment law from a Global South perspective, with a particular focus on four areas:

  • Labour regulations and regional integration processes with a particular interest in Latin America and the EU;
  • Labour rights and human rights, especially in the Inter-American System of Human Rights;
  • The intersection between labour rights and climate change, specifically workers' rights and just transition.
  • Digital platforms and workers' rights in Latin America.

Research student supervision


Number of items: 13.


Pucheta, Mauro, Álvarez Alonso, César and Silva Sánchez, Pedro (2021) Just transition and workers' rights in the Global South : the recent Argentine and Chilean nationally determined contributions. Sustainability, 13(17), p. 9616. ISSN (online) 2071-1050

Kalil, Renan and Pucheta, Mauro (2021) Argentina : the right to fair and satisfactory working conditions through the lens of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Dispatches(32),

Pucheta, Mauro (2021) The Mercosur Socio-Labour Declaration : the development of a common regional framework in the Global South. International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations, 37(4), pp. 325-354. ISSN (print) 0952-617X

Pucheta, Mauro, Álvarez Alonso, César and Ruiz Macho, Carlos (2020) Food security measures and labor regulations in the EU-MERCOSUR agreement : an overview of the legal challenges = Medidas de seguridad alimentaria y regulaciones laborales en el Acuerdo UE-MERCOSUR : una visión general de los desafíos legales. Revista De La Secretaría Del Tribunal Permanente De Revisión, 8(16), pp. 224-248. ISSN (print) 2307-5163

Pucheta, Mauro (2015) Derechos humanos y derecho del trabajo : un vínculo que requiere mayor desarrollo en el ámbito regional [= Human rights and labour law : a link that requires further development at the regional level]. Revista de la Secretaría del Tribunal Permanente de Revisión, 3(6), pp. 123-139. ISSN (print) 2307-5163

Pucheta, Mauro (2014) The social dimension of Mercosur. Centre for European Law and Legal Studies, 3(5), pp. 1-27.

Iturbide, Diego Ledesma and Pucheta, Mauro (2014) Despido por causas económicas en la Argentina [= Redundancies on economic grounds in Argentinian law]. Revista Documentación Laboral, II(101), pp. 135-149. ISSN (print) 0211-8556

Book Section

Kalil, Renan and Pucheta, Mauro (2021) Diálogo entre el Sistema Interamericano de Derechos Humanos y la Organización Internacional del Trabajo. In: Mendez Royo, Daniela and Diaz Bravo, Enrique, (eds.) Diálogo en el Derecho Internacional Público. Valencia, Spain : Tirant lo Blanch. pp. 175-210. ISBN 9788413973739

Pucheta, Mauro Leonardo and Sasaki, Maria Angela (2019) Action due to omission or inactivity : Court of Justice of the Andean Community of Nations. In: Ruiz Fabri, Helene, (ed.) Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law. Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press. (Oxford public international law) ISBN 9780191872549

Pucheta, Mauro and Alonso, César Álvarez (2019) Mercosur and the Pacific alliance convergence in building a labor level playing field across Latin America. In: Alonso, César Álvarez and Hernández, José Ignacio, (eds.) Latin American geopolitics : migration, cities and globalization. Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 13-56. ISBN 9783319995519

Pucheta, Mauro (2016) Labour policies in South American integration processes : the main role played by national actors. In: Comini, Nicolás and Stola, Iván, (eds.) Políticas públicas regionales : un abordaje sectorial de la integración latinoamericana. Paris, France : UNTREF Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero. pp. 149-170. ISBN 9789871889822

Pucheta, Mauro (2015) Algunas consideraciones sobre el concepto de hiposuficiencia a la luz de la reciente jurisprudencia de la Corte Suprema de Justicia [=Some considerations about workers' subordination in the light of recent Supreme Court case law]. In: UNSPECIFIED, (ed.) Revista de Derecho Laboral Actualidad. Buenos Aires, Argentina : Rubinzal-Culzoni. pp. 311-342. 2 ISBN 9789873006265


Pucheta, Mauro and Sánchez, Ana Belén (2022) Just transition in the Global South : perspectives from Latin America. (Discussion Paper) Brussels, Belgium : ETUI. 8 p. (ETUI Policy Brief, no. 2022.07)

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