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Dr.Nazzal Kisswani Assistant Dean For Graduate Studies of Law Academic RankAssociate Professor

Specialization:

  • Commercial Law

Research Interests:

  • Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Telecommunication Law, E-Commerce Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Trade Law

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Ph.D in Business law (2011) Macquarie University (MAQ) NSW, Australia Master of International Trade and Commerce law (2007) Macquarie University (MAQ) NSW, Australia Bachelor of Law (1994 Amman National University (ANU), Jordan
1. August 2020 – Until Now Associate Professor, College of Law, Sharjah University, Sharjah- UAE 2. Feb 2019 – May 2020 Associate Professor, College of Law, Qatar University, Doha – Qatar 3. 2013 – 2019 Assistant Professor, College of Law, Qatar University, Doha – Qatar 4. 2010 - 2013 Lecturer, College of Law, Qatar University, Doha – Qatar 2009 – 2009 5. Tutor, Macquarie University, College of Business and Economic, Department of Business Law, Sydney – Australia 6. 1999 – 2005 Lecture¸ Al – Balqa Applied University (Al-Arabia College). Amman – Jordan
1. Assistant Dean for Graduate Studies of Law 2. Editorial Team Member – ATSK Journal of Law 3. Editorial Team Member – Journal of Law Science - University of Sharjah – 2022 – 2023 4. Editorial board – International law research – Canada 2011 – Present 5. Associate Editor - El-Bahith Review – Algeria – 2023 – Present 6. Editor – International Law Review Qatar University 2011 – 2015 7. Editor- Journal of Law Review Law – 2012 – Until Now
• College of Law Advisory Board (2021/Present) • Quality and Academic Accreditation Council (2021/2022) • The Graduate Committee Council – University of Sharjah (2021/Present) • The Graduate Committee of the Master’s Program in Air and Space Law – Chair – University of Sharjah (2021/Present) • College of Law Council (2021/Present) • Rrecruitment committee – College of Law (2021/Present) • The Graduate Committee – College of law – Chair (2021/Present) • Curriculum Committee – College of Law (2021/2022) • Budget Committee – College of Law (2021/Present) • Review and Development of MASL Program Committee – College of Law (2021/2022) • Conference Organize Committee – College of Law (2021/2022) • Conference Scientific Committee - College of Law (2021/2022 – 2022/2023)
The Prospects of Introducing a Unified Legal Framework for Telecommunication Interception and Access in the Gulf Region – Particular Reflections on the State of Qatar Impact of the Negative Use of the Internet on the Increase of Human Trafficking Crimes Rate and its serious Repercussions on Adolescents and Youth
1. Examining the advantages and disadvantages of international franchising and licensing from both legal and business perspectives within GCC region, (Emerald) International Journal of Law and Management, (Scopus Q2) Vol. 66 No. 3, 2024 pp. 305-325 2. Cartel Anti-Competitive Agreements in the UAE Law “A Comparative Study, Uuniversity of Sharjah Journal of Law and Science, (Accepted 2023) 3. The Role of Corporate Governance in the Sustainability of Small and Medium Enterprises in the United Arab Emirates using "Limited Liability Company as a Model" International Journal of Private Law, Vol. 11 (1) 2023 (Scopus Q4) 4. A legal analysis of the Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) with special reference to the East China Sea Air Defense Identification Zone, The Brazilian Journal of International Law, Vol (19) 3: (2022) 271-286 (Scopus Q3) 5. Personal and Joint Liability of Partner in Limited Liability Company in UAE Federal Corporate Law No.32 of 2021, (Elsevier) Heliyon Journal, Vol. (8) 2022 1-12 (Scopus Q1) 6. Application of Competition Rules and Prevention of Monopoly on the Organizers of Sports Competitions (A comparative study), Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues, Vol. (23) 6: 1-12 2021 (Scopus Q2)
1. Financial Restructuring of Distressed Companies under Emirati and Kuwaiti Laws (A Comparative Study (2024) 2. Legal challenges to address the risks of the Internet of Things “Comparative Study” (2024) 3. Principal Supervisor - The Legal Aspects of Bank Liability for Electronic Financial Transfers in Emirati Law - University of Sharjah 2022 4. Principal Supervisor - The Legal System for Schematic Designs of Integrated Circuits in the New Emirati Law - University of Sharjah 2023 5. Principal Supervisor - The Legal System for Sound Marks: A Comparative Study - University of Sharjah 2023 6. Principal Supervisor - Intellectual Property Protection of Fictional Characters: The Interaction between Copyright and Trademarks - University of Sharjah 2022 7. Principal Supervisor - The Legal System for E-commerce in Emirati Legislation - University of Sharjah 2022 8. Principal Supervisor - The Legal System for Electronic Bills of Lading in Emirati Law and International Agreements - University of Sharjah 2022 9. Associate Supervisor - Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Commercial Companies - University of Sharjah 2020
• Excellence in Community Service Award, College of law – Qatar University (2015 – 2016) (Second Place) • Excellence in Teaching Award, College of law – Qatar University (2012 – 2013) • Australian Postgraduate Award (APA). • The Faculty of Business and Economics Academic Research Excellence Awards. • Additional Funding toward the support of PhD research project
As a professor of law, my teaching philosophy is grounded in the belief that legal education should not only impart knowledge but also foster critical thinking and ethical judgment. I aim to create an interactive learning environment where students are encouraged to question, debate, and apply legal principles to real-world scenarios. By integrating theoretical knowledge with practical applications. My approach includes a mix of lectures, discussions, case studies, and simulations that prepare students for the complexities of legal practice. I believe in mentoring students in a way that respects their diverse backgrounds and perspectives, while also challenging them to achieve their highest potential.
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