Faculty Profile

Dr. Sikander Ahmed Shah

Associate Professor

Shaikh Ahmed Hassan School of Law

Professor Sikander Shah is a pioneering member of the Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law, LUMS. He obtained a B.A. in Economics and a Juris Doctorate (Cum Laude) from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has held visiting faculty positions at the Temple Law School, the Wayne State Law School and the University of Michigan Law School and holds the position of adjunct faculty at the Maurer School of Law, Indiana University Bloomington. Professor Shah served as the Legal Advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, while he was on sabbatical in 2012-2013. Professor Shah’s teaching and research interests are focused on Public International Law, International Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law, Corporate Governance and Constitutional Design.



·         <Dawn Newspaper Articles>.

·         <The Diplomat Articles>.

·         “Compensating Drone Victims” Express Tribune. Jan 6, 2015. http://tribune.com.pk/story/817176/compensating-drone-victims/.

·         “Drone strikes raise specter of lives we grieve and lives we don’t.” San Francisco Chronicle. May 3, 2015. http://www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/openforum/article/Drone-strikes-raise-specter-of-lives-we-grieve-6239498.php. (with Uzair J. Kayani).

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Fall Semester 2018-19Public International Law1801
Spring Semester 2017-18Independent Study1702
Spring Semester 2017-18Senior Project1702
Spring Semester 2017-18Senior Project1702
Spring Semester 2017-18Independent Study1702
Spring Semester 2017-18Introduction to Legal Reasoning1702
Fall Semester 2017-18South Asian Constitutionalism1701
Fall Semester 2017-18Senior Project1701
Fall Semester 2017-18Senior Project1701
Fall Semester 2017-18Public International Law1701
Spring Semester 2014-15Human Rights1402
Spring Semester 2014-15Advanced Public International Law1402
Spring Semester 2014-15Business Law1402
Fall Semester 2014-15Public International Law1401
  • Past Courses
    Spring Semester 2013-14Human Rights1302
    Spring Semester 2013-14Advanced Public International Law1302
    Fall Semester 2013-14Contracts1301
    Fall Semester 2013-14Independent Study1301
    Spring Semester 2011-12Human Rights1102
    Spring Semester 2011-12Advanced Public International Law1102
    Fall Semester 2011-12Contracts1101
    Spring Semester 2010-11Human Rights1002
    Fall Semester 2010-11Contracts1001
    Fall Semester 2010-11Advanced Public International Law1001
    Spring Semester 2009-10Advanced Public International Law902
    Fall Semester 2009-10Contracts901
    Fall Semester 2009-10Introduction to Legal Reasoning901
    Spring Qtr 2007-08Trade Laws703
    Winter Qtr 2007-08Contracts II702
    Autumn Qtr 2007-08Contracts I701
    Spring Qtr 2006-07SS Independent Study I603
    Spring Qtr 2006-07Introduction to Legal Reasoning603
    Winter Qtr 2006-07Contracts II602
    Autumn Qtr 2006-07Contracts I601
    Spring Qtr 2005-06Introduction to Legal Reasoning503
    Winter Qtr 2005-06Contracts II502
    Autumn Qtr 2005-06Contracts I501
    Spring Qtr 2004-05Contemporary Legal Issues in Developing Nations403
    Winter Qtr 2004-05Introduction to Legal Reasoning402
    Autumn Qtr 2004-05Introduction to Legal Thought and Analysis401