Ahmad Ghouri

Ahmad Ghouri

Ahmad Ghouri

International investment law dimensions of IP


Ahmad Ghouri is an expert in international investment and commercial arbitration. As a practicing lawyer in Pakistan, he has extensive experience in commercial law and dispute resolution and regularly advises private and public organisations and government ministries. He teaches commercial law at University of Sussex covering a wide range of subjects including international investment law, international commercial arbitration, corporate law and governance, and Islamic commercial law.

Ahmad has published a number of leading works on international arbitration and dispute resolution. He is the author of Interaction and Conflict of Treaties in Investment Arbitration (Kluwer 2015) and the Law and Practice of Foreign Arbitration and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Pakistan (Springer 2013). His research papers cover a range of important legal and policy interests including the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, foreign investment policy; and the negotiation, conclusion and enforcement of treaties.

Ahmad is a member of the Global Advisory Board of the Centre for International Investment and Commercial Arbitration, Pakistan, a senior researcher at the Faculty of Law, University of Turku, Finland; and a member of the Sustainable Market Actors for Responsible Trade (SMART), University of Oslo, Norway. He has been a faculty member in International Economic Law and Policy at the Harvard Law School’s Institute for Global Law and Policy.

Areas of Expertise:

International Commercial Dispute Resolution

International Investment Law

International Commercial Arbitration

Islamic Commercial Law and Shariah Compliant Dispute Resolution


Research focus in the project:

Ahmad will conduct research on the protection of IP through investment treaties.



Phone: +358 2 333 5853
E-mail: A.A.Ghouri[at]sussex.ac.uk