IJAA Board of Advisors
Advisory Committee in Arab Jurisdictions
FOR CASE LAW IN EACH JURISDICTION:
Algeria: Mostefa Trari - Tani, Professor of Law in Oran.
Bahrain: Hasan Radi, PhD, attorney at law.
Egypt: Burhan Amrallah, President of the Economic Court of Cairo; Karim Hafez, PhD, Vice President of the Arab User Council of the London Court of International Arbitration, attorney at law; Mahmoud Samir El Sharkawi, Professor of Trade and Maritime Law, Former Dean of the Faculty of Law at the Cairo University; Karim Youssef, PhD, Associate Professor associate professor at the Cairo University, member of the board of directors of the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre in Dubai - Mohamed Abdel Wahab, Lawyer, Assistant Professor, Cairo University.
Iraq: Fawzi Sami, PhD, former Dean of the faculty of law, University of Baghdad, legal counselor.
Jordan: Georges Hazboun, PhD, Dean of the faculty of law, Amman University of Jordan.
Kuwait: Mohammed Al-Ansari, PhD, Director of International Relations Department, Ministry of Justice, Kuwait; Nasser El Zaid, PhD, attorney at law, Secretary General of the Commercial Arbitration Centre of the Gulf Cooperation Council; Badria Al Awadi, Former Dean of the Faculty of Law in Kuwait, PhD.
Lebanon: Ibrahim Fadlallah, Honorary Professor at University of Paris X, member of the International Law Institute; Fayez El Hage Chahine, Dean of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences at St. Joseph University in Beirut, attorney at law; Michel Soumrani, Professor of International Economic Law at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, St. Joseph University in Beirut, attorney at law; Samir Abillamaa, former President of the Lebanese Bar Association, attorney at law; Hadi Slim, Professor at the faculty of law in Tours (France), attorney at law (Beirut & Paris); Waël Tabbara, PhD, former Judge, attorney at law; Abdel Hamid El Ahdab, PhD, Chairman of the Arab Association for International Arbitration, attorney at law; Mohamad Amine Daouk, Secretary General of the Arab Association for International Arbitration, attorney at law; Ali Rahal, PhD, Professor at the Lebanese Faculty of Law and USEK University, attorney at law.
Libya: Mohamad Ibrahim Ouerfelli, Judge in the High Court of Libya.
Morocco: Abdallah Darmish, PhD, Former President of the Bar Association of Casablanca; Mohamad Mernissi, attorney at law.
Oman: Abdullah El Saidi, PhD, attorney at law - Hamed Bin Khamis Salem Al-Jahwari, Judge.
Qatar: Khaled Ben Abdullah El Obeidly, Judge; Khawar Qureshi, Queen's Counsel.
Saudi Arabia: Mohamed Al Hoshan, PhD, attorney at law in Riyadh; Khaled Alnowaiser, PhD, attorney at law in Jeddah.
Sudan: Taj El Sirr Hamed, Judge at the High Court; Ahmed Mohamed Dirdeiri, Attorney at law, former ambassador; Al Sahaby Hassan Abdulhalim, the Chief Trustee, advocate & Arbitrator.
Syria: Ahmad Haddad, attorney at law; Mohamed Anas Joudeh, attorney at law; Abdullhay Sayed, PhD, LL.M, attorney at law.
Tunisia: Ahmad Ouerfelli, Magistrate, Chairman of a working group in the Center for Legal and Judicial Studies; Lotfi Chedli, Professor at the Faculty of Legal, Political and Social Sciences.
UAE: Nassib G. Ziadé, Director of The Dubaï International Arbitration Centre (DIAC); Jassem Al Shamisi, Dean of the UAEU College of Law in Abu Dhabi; Habib Al Mulla, PhD, LLM, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), attorney at law in Dubai; Ibrahim Al Mulla, attorney at law in Dubai; Essam Al Tamimi, Member of LCIA Court and President of the Arab User Council at LCIA, attorney at law.
Yemen: Shaher El Salihi, Secretary General of the Yemeni Centre for Conciliation and Arbitration.
FOR INVESTMENT ARBITRATIONS INVOLVING ARAB STATES OR INVESTORS: Walid Ben Hamida, PhD, "Maître de Conférences" at the University of Evry and Sciences Po-Paris (France).
Advisory Committee in Non-Arab Jurisdictions
Austria: Nikolaus Pitkowitz, PhD, attorney at law.
France: Michael Bühler, PhD, attorney at law, member of the Düsseldorf, New York and Paris Bars; Thomas Clay, Professor of law and Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Versailles; Emmanuel Gaillard, Professor of law at the University of Paris XII, Chairman, International Arbitration Institute (IAI), attorney at law; Jan Paulsson, Professor of law, Michael Klein Distinguished Scholar Chair at the University of Miami, Chairman of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), attorney at law.
Germany: Richard Kreindler, PhD, attorney at law.
Italy: Giorgio Bernini, Professor at the University of Bologna, attorney at law.
Singapore: Michael Hwang: Senior Counsel, Vice-chairman of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Trustee of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC).
Spain: Bernardo Cremades, Professor at Madrid University, President of the Spanish Court of Arbitration, attorney at law.
Sweden: Kaj Hobér, Professor of law at Uppsala University, member of the Board of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, attorney at law.
Switzerland: Markus Wirth, PhD, President of the Swiss Arbitration Association, chairman of the Arbitration Court of the Zurich Chamber of Commerce, attorney at law.
United Kingdom: Toby Landau, Queen's Counsel and attorney at law in New York; Loukas Mistellis, Professor of law, Director of the School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary's University in London, member of the Athens Bar Association.
United States of America: Donald Francis Donovan, Vice-President of the International Council on Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), attorney at law (NY); Caline Mouawad, attorney at law (NY, Paris), Anne-Marie Whitesell, attorney at law (Washington DC, USA).