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  • Phone:

    9763

  • Email:

    iamro@pmu.edu.sa

  • Office No:

    T-046

  • Dr. Ihab Amro

  • Job Title :

    Assistant Professor

  • College :

    College of Law


  • Department :

    Department of Law


Dr Ihab Amro is an Assistant Professor of Private Law and a practicing lawyer and a chartered arbitrator. He received his PhD from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece) in 2011. He has published several books in both Arabic and English, including a book on the recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards, which has been included in the Bibliography of 1958 New York Convention Guide of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and a book on online arbitration in theory and in practice, which has been selected by an international platform ‘Book Authority’ as one of the best arbitration books in 2019, and in 2020 respectively. He has also published articles in several peer-reviewed international law journals, including the Hague Yearbook of International Law in the Netherlands, the Arbitration Journal of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in the UK, World Arbitration and Mediation Review in the USA, Vindobona Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration of the Moot Alumni Association in Vienna, and the Slovenian Arbitration Review, among others. He is a member of several international arbitration organisations, including the Moot Alumni Association. His post-doc research activitiy includes research visits at international law institutions between 2016-2019, including the UNCITRAL. Dr. Amro has been invited to deliver lectures at internatioanl law institutions such as the UNIDROIT in Rome. He participated as a speaker in some international conferences on arbitartion organized by internatioanl arbitration centres, including the ICC Intenratioanl Court of Arbitration in Paris. He is arbitrating in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot held annually in Vienna. He speaks English, Greek, German, French, Italian, and Hungarian. He worked as a prosecutor for few years

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens; Birzeit University; Al-Azhar University. 

Books:

  1. Comparative International Commercial Arbitration in the Light of the Transformation of Economic Development Policies in Developing Countries. Jordan. Al-Waraq for Publishing and Distribution (2013), 205 pp. (in Arabic).
  2. Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Theory and in Practice: A Comparative Study in Common Law and Civil Law Countries. United Kingdom. Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2014), 206 pp. (included in the 1958 New York Convention Guide of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law).
  3. Selected Legal and Intellectual Topics: A Comparative Study in Theory and in Practice. Jordan. Arab Community for Publication and Distribution (2018), 193 pp. (in Arabic).
  4. Online Arbitration in Theory and in Practice: A Comparative Study of Cross-Border Commercial Transactions in Common Law and Civil Law Countries. United Kingdom, Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2019), 286 pp.
  5. Thought and Law: Problematics and Solutions (Comparative Study), Jordan, Dar- Safa for Publishing and Distribution (2020), 258 pp. (in Arabic).

 

Selected Articles with peer review process:

  1. The Refusal of Recognition and Enforcement of a Foreign Arbitral Award under the New York Convention of 1958’. VINDOBONA Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, Vienna. 15 VJ 365 (2011), pp. 365-388.
  2. Review of a Foreign Arbitral Award by National Courts: A Comparative Study in Common Law and Civil Law Countries’, The Hague Yearbook of International Law, The Hague. Vol. 24 (2011), pp. 391-413.   
  3. ‘The Use of Online Arbitration in the Resolution of International Commercial Disputes’, VINDOBONA Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration, Vienna. 18 VJ 129 (2014), pp. 129-148.
  4. ‘Theory and Practice of Cross-Border Electronic Commerce Transactions’, VINDOBONA Journal of International Commercial Law and Arbitration, Vienna, (2016) 20 VJ (1), pp. 1-22.  
  5. ‘The Resolution of Consumer Disputes through Online Arbitration’, Arbitration: The International Journal of Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Management, The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London. Vol. 82, No. 3, August (2016), pp. 264-280. 
  6. ‘Enforcement of Cross-Border Online Arbitral Awards and Online Arbitration Agreements in National Courts’, The Slovenian Arbitration Review, Ljubljana 5 (2), June 2016, pp. 17-32. 
  7. ‘The International Legal Framework Regulating Electronic Commerce and Online Mediation’, The Slovenian Arbitration Review, Ljubljana Chamber of Commerce, 2-3, November 2017, pp. 19-33.
  8. 'Online Arbitration Agreements under the UNIDROIT Principles', World Arbitration and Mediation Review, Juris Publications, USA, 2020, 22 pp. 

Member of the Moot Alumni Association (MAA), Vienna.

Member of ICCA Young members, Geneva.

 

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https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9375-1193

Assistant professor of Law, Birzeit University                                      2012 

Assistant professor of Private Law, Hebron University                        2014-2016

Assistant Professor of Law, PMU                                                        since January 2020

 

Commercial Law, Arbitration Law, Evidence Law, Methods of Legal Research, Contract Law, Enforcement Law, Dispute settlement of civil and commercial transactions, Property Law, Labour Law and Social Security, Sources of Obligation, Provisions of Obligation, Financial Transactions, Legal Writing, Administrative Law, Banking and Insurance Law, History of Law, Introduction to Law. 

International Commercial Arbitration; Online Dispute Resolution (ODR); Electronic Commerce; Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR); International Commercial Law; Contract Law; Artificial Intelligence and Arbitration. 

 

Practicing Lawyer

Chartered arbitrator