Mr. Mohammad Abu Shehab , is an LL.M graduate from the American University, Washington College of Law, and a lecturer at an-Najah National University, Palestine.
Mr. Abu Shehab graduated from an-Najah University top of his class in 2012. He received a scholarship from the Open Society Foundations (OSF) to study a Master of Laws (LL.M) at Washington College of Law (WCL), USA. He focused his studies in the field of International Legal Studies, with an emphasis on International Business. During his stay in the US, Mr. Abu Shehab worked as a research assistant at the Washington College of Law’s Center for Human Rights within the Initiative of Human Rights in Business. During which, he conducted research, drafted reports and assisted in developing business and human rights training. His interest in business and human rights, as they are associated with military and private security companies led him to the project of the Montreux Document, which defines how international law applies to the activities of private and security companies in conflict zones. This resulted in a paper which he submitted to the UN.
Upon his return to Palestine, Mr. Abu Shehab started working as a law professor at an-Najah University, in addition to teaching courses related to the Commercial Law, Corporations, International Business Law and Arbitration. Mr. Abu Shehab is currently working in the IT Investment Arbitration project.