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Dr Amir Khalil

Amir Khalil is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Law, Faculty of Law and Public Administration, Birzeit University. His current position is the Director of the External Academic Relations Office, Director of the Grants and Contracts Office at Birzeit University. He is also a a research fellowat the Centre of Private and Economic, Faculty of Law and Criminology, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. Khalil obtained his PhD in law from the Center of Private and Economic Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) (Brussels, Belgium, 2013);

Master degree in the EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies from the College of Europe (Bruges, Belgium, 2012); LL.M Master Degree in the International and European Law from Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Brussels, Belgium, 2008), Bachelor degree in law from the Arab American University (Palestine, 2007). Khalil’ s teaching and research interests concentrate on civil and commercial law, private international law, international commercial arbitration, rule of obligations, international commercial contracts, mainly; franchising, leasing, factoring, technology transfer and the e-contracts. He has many participations in local and international conferences.