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Bashar H. Malkawi

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College of Law, University of Sharjah
Sharjah, 27272


Description of Practice

Prof. Bashar H. Malkawi is Professor of Law at University of Sharjah, UAE.His academic career has traversed both business and law schools, teaching a variety of business law courses in Jordan, UAE, Italy, and United States.

Professional Background

Bashar H. Malkawi is Professor of Law at University of Sharjah. He spent two years as Assistant Dean at Hashemite University's Faculty of Economics and as Associate Dean for Graduate programs at University of Sharjah College of Law. At the University of Sharjah, he has been Dean and Head of the Law School for the last four years. Prof. Malkawi was visiting fellow at the International University College of Turin (2009-2010)


Prof. Bashar H. Malkawi wrote his LLM thesis on "The Appointment and Challenge of Arbitrators before an International Commercial Arbitration Tribunal". Prof. Bashar H. Malkawi served as expert witness and consultant in several cases and projects.


Doctorate of Juridical Science (Scientiea Juridicae Doctor, S.J.D), American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C, August 2005. Master of Laws (LL.M) in International Trade Law, The University of Arizona, College of Law, Tucson, Arizona, May 2001.

Other Information

Prof. Malkawi Malkawi is the author of numerous books and monographs. His academic work has appeared or is forthcoming in several leading journals. In addition to law articles and academic books, his op-eds and other writings have appeared in the popular press in the U.S. and the Middle East. Many of his research papers and publications have been cited extensively.

Areas of Practice

  • ADA
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business
  • Commercial
  • Contracts
  • Copyright
  • Education
  • Intellectual Property
  • International
  • Trademark

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Counselor
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Arbitrator
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Online Mediator
  • Online Arbitrator
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Facilitator

References available upon request.