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  • Dr. Shatha Ismaeel

  • Job Title :

    Assistant Professor

  • College :

    College of Law

  • Department :

    Department of Law

Dr. Shatha Ismaeel is a Bahraini national, working as an Assistant Professor in law department, College of law at PMU, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


She received her Bachelor degree in law from University of Bahrain in Kingdom of Bahrain in 2009, Master degree in public law from University of Bahrain in Kingdom of Bahrain in 2011, and her Ph.D. from college of law in Cairo university, Arab Republic of Egypt in 2019.


Dr. Shatha is a licensed lawyer and a legal expert in Bahrain comes to PMU with 15 years of experience in different practical law fields: law offices, legal department in insurance company and a legal expert  and assessor who worked in the international organization the Middle East and North Africa Financial Action Task force ( MENAFATF) doing AML/CFT  assessments, compliance and conducted several workshops, lectures, seminars and provided technical assistance support for all members of the organization in several law topics.


Dr. Shatha is excellent at communicating and fluent in both Arabic and English, and she hopes to contribute to the development of education and support the principles of academic, training and legal research at PMU and in KSA .


2014-2018                   P.H.D in Law, College of Law, Cairo University, Major: Criminal law, my thesis:

Criminal Confrontation of Terrorism Financing Crime, comparative study with Arab and    Foreign Legislation and International Standards.

2008 to 2011

Master’s degree in Public Law , College of Law , University of Bahrain , my thesis about “ Money Laundering in Financial Institution “ .


2004 to 2008

Bachelor’s Degree in law,  (College of Law , University of Bahrain).



  • Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University.

- Assistant professor, college of law                                        August 2023- till now  

  • Alasala Colleges, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Assistant professor, public law department, college of law     June 2023-August 2023


  • Middle East and North Africa Financial Action Task Force (MENAFATF)


  • Senior Officer in Mutual Evaluation Department.                        Oct 2012- May 2023


  • Bahrain National Insurance Company                                    Nov 2008- Sep 2012
  • An assistant in the claims and legal department.


  • Mohammed Al Sayed & Yousif Al Hashimy Law Office       Jan 2008 – Sep 2012
  • Part time as a legal assistant.


  • Rashid Abdul Rahman Ibrahim Law Office                          June 2008 - Nov 2008
  •  A Lawyer.

Currently teaching: General criminal law, Private Criminal Law, Criminal precedure law, adminstrative law, sources of obligation.

Crminal law, cyperspace crimes, AML/CFT combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism, public international law and adminstrative law.