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Education CV

Mohamed's research cuts across EU law, constitutional theory and comparative constitutional law (US, UK and MENA jurisdictions), with emphasis on questions of sovereignty, fundamental rights and social conflict. 

Prior to joining Cambridge University, he held multiple professional posts, including as a public prosecutor, law reform commissioner and judge (Court of Cassation) in Egypt. He also worked as a judicial clerk at the U.S Federal District Court of Massachusetts, during his LLM as a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard Law School.

Mohamed has taught EU and International Law at Hughes Hall and Robinson College and will supervise EU law and Constitutional law next year.

Fields of research

EU and Constitutional Law

Conferences and Talks

  • Paper Presentation, Judging One’s Own Case: Federal Powers and Minority Rights in the EU and US, International Soceity of Public Law Conference ICON-S (July 2021)
  •  Moderator, Implication of the German Court’s PSPP Judgement, Cambridge Centre for European Legal Studies (2020)
  • Co-organiser and Speaker, Law and Development Conference, Harvard University (2015)

Awards and Scholarships:

  • Cambridge Trust IsDB Scholarship (2019-2021)
  • Fulbright Student Scholarship (2014-2015)
  • Harvard Academic Writing Fellowship (2015)
  • Vreede Scholar, The Hague Academy for International Law (Lutfia Rabbani Foundation) 
  • Dr. Fatehy Waly’s Award for Best Student in Procedural Law (2005)
  • The Faculty of Law Award for Best Student in Legal Theory (2004)
  • The National Center for Social Sciences Award for Best Student in Criminology (2003)




Professor Alison Young 


Dr. Markus Gehring 

Start Date

Jan 2019