LEGAL CONSULTANT, ALLIANT INTERNATIONAL LAW FIRM
Yasmin Sebah is an International Trade and Investment Law Expert and Consultant at Aliant International Law Firm where she specialises in cross-border commercial disputes,
international arbitration, and trade policy negotiation in the Middle East and Africa. She is often engaged as an international consultant for various UN organisations including UN
women, UNCTAD and the Economic Commission for Africa where she advises on multilateral and regional investment policies, implementation and incorporating green provisions in the
African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and various development related issues.
In her capacity as legal consultant, Yasmin has advised on international trade and investment disputes and represented African States in international arbitration under the auspices of
the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Dispute (ICSID-World Bank Group) and the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in the Hague. She is regularly called upon to facilitate executive legal programmes, training and capacity building targeting public and private sector participants in the MENA region.
Yasmin also has over 15 years of experience as an academic and is a Senior Law Lecturer at Middlesex University where she teaches and coordinates the International Commercial Arbitration Postgraduate Module in additional to teaching various Commercial Law related Undergraduate Modules. Currently she holds the position of Vice-Chair for the Arbitration Fund for African Students (AFAS), a UK registered charity. She holds an LLM in International and Comparative Dispute Resolution from Queen Mary, University of London (UK) and completed her Legal Practice Course at the College of Law (London.)