Prof. Mohamed Y. Mattar

Dr. Mohamed Y. Mattar, Clinical Professor of Law & Head of the Legal Skills Department at Qatar University College of Law
Mattar is a Clinical Professor of Law, the Director of the Law Clinic and the Head of the Legal Skills Department at Qatar University College of Law. Dr. Mattar’s professional expertise is in comparative and international law. Recognized as an international expert on anti-trafficking legislation, Dr. Mattar has worked for over 15 years in more than 75 countries to promote state compliance with international human rights standards and to advise governments on drafting and enforcing human rights laws. Dr. Mattar has testified in the United States on the status of human trafficking around the world at various Congressional Hearings. He also testified before the Russian Duma, the Mexican Senate, the Inter-American Human Rights Commission and the Egyptian Parliament. Dr. Mattar teaches courses on International Trafficking in Persons; Labor Law; Corporate Social Responsibility; International Contract Law; Investment and Trade Laws of the Middle East; Islamic Law; Introduction to the American Legal System; International Business and Human Rights; and Legal Ethics. Dr. Mattar was an Adjunct Professor at the American University Washington College of Law, Georgetown Law Center and at Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies. He is also a visiting professor at the International Institute of Human Rights in Strasburg, France, the International Institute of Legislative Drafting in Louisiana, US and at the Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights in Italy. His latest publications include “Medical Liability for Trafficking in Persons for the Purpose of Human Experimentation: International Standards and Comparative Models from Arab Jurisdictions,” International Annals of Criminology, Cambridge University Press 2017; and “Integrating the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts as a Source of Contract Law in Arab Civil Codes,” Uniform Law Review, Oxford University Press 2017. Mohamed Mattar received his Doctorate of Juridical Sciences (S.J.D.) and Master of Laws (LL.M) from Tulane University, his Master of Comparative Law (M.C.L.) from the University of Miami, and his License en Droit (LL.B.) from Alexandria University where he still serves as a non-resident distinguished Professor of Law.