Dr. Mohammed Al-Khulaifi is the Dean of Law and Associate Professor of Commercial Law at Qatar University. He received his LL.M and J.S.D degrees from University of California, Berkeley in 2011. He wrote his dissertation on the methodology of debt reorganization in Qatar: comparative analysis of Egypt and US legal systems.
He published several articles and books in the field of commercial law, like bankruptcy, commercial papers, banking transactions, insurance, and commercial courts. Dr. Al-Khulaifi received from His Highness the Emir a Ph.D. award in Qatar Education Excellence Day in 2012. He is currently serving in several academic and non-academic committees in the state of Qatar, such as the legislative committee in Council of Ministers.
Dr. Al-Khulaifi taught as a visiting professor at Carnegie Mellon Qatar. He also received a fellowship from CIRS at Georgetown University. In 2016, Dr. Al-Khulaifi and his group of researchers received a 1.6 Million Qatari Riyal research grant from QNRF to research on Qatar legal education.
Beside his academic work, Dr. Al-Khulaifi is an authorized attorney at Abdulaziz Al-Khulaifi’s law firm in Doha – Qatar. He is requested for consultation from many governmental and private entities in Qatar.