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Education CV


  • PhD Candidate in Law, University of Cambridge (2018-2021)
  • Master of Laws LL.M. in International Business and Economic Law, with Distinction and Dean’s list from Georgetown University Law Center (2014-2016)
  • Certificate in International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution from Georgetown University Law Center (2014-2016)
  • Certificate in Legal English for Foreign-Trained Lawyers from Georgetown University Law Center (2014-2016)
  • Bachelor of Science in Islamic Law, with First-class honours from Qassim University (2006-2010)


  • Lecturer in Commercial Law at Qassim University -Currently on university supported study-leave- (2011-Present)
  • Legal Intern, International Finance Corporation at the World Bank Group (May 2015-August 2015)
  • Trainee Lawyer at Radhwan Almushegh Law Firm in Saudi Arabia (2009-2011)


  • The Associated Risks with Sukuk Al-Istisna’: An International Context

Investigated the risks associated with Sukuk Al-Istisna’, which is one of Islamic Finance products, in an international context, and suggested strategies to overcome those risks.

  • The Role of the New Saudi Arbitration Center

Analysed the arbitration reality in Saudi Arabia; Anticipated and suggested the role of the new Saudi Arbitration Center based on the provided analysis.

  • Administrative Judicial Decision on Trademark Copyright in Saudi Arabia

Investigated the administrative judicial decision-making process for companies whose trademarks have been used illegally.

  • Blood Money in Islamic Law: Between Punishment and Compensation

Investigated the purpose of blood money in Saudi Arabia law, and whether it constitutes punishment or compensation.


  • Founding Board Member, Cambridge Arbitration Society (2019-Present)
  • Blog Editor, Cambridge International Law Journal (2018-Present)
  • Board member, Georgetown International Arbitration Society (2015-2016)
  • Member, Graduate Program Committee (student-faculty committee) (2015-2016)
  • Student Ambassador of Georgetown Law (2014-2016)
  • Board Member, Student Funds Council at Qassim University (student-faculty board) (2008-2010)
  • Representative of Qassim University Students in the First Cultural Forum for Undergraduate Students (2009)

Fields of research

International Commercial Arbitration; Private International Law; Procedural Law; Corporations; Commerical Law; Banking and Finance Law; International Trade Law.


Third Party Funding in International Commercial Arbitration

Start Date

Oct 2018