Wasiq Abass Dar

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Wasiq is a doctoral candidate in International Business Law, at Central European University, Budapest. His doctoral research focuses on issues related to Public Policy exception in International Commercial Arbitration. Before joining Central European University in 2015, he practised law before the constitutional court in the State of Jammu and Kashmir, India.

Wasiq holds a Bachelor of laws degree (B.S.L.- LL.B.) from University of Pune, India (2010), and a Master of Laws in International Law (LL.M.) from South Asian University, Delhi, India (2014). He was admitted to the Bar Council of Delhi, after clearing the All India Bar Examination in 2010. In 2013, Wasiq passed the National Eligibility Test (NET) conducted by the University Grants Commission of India - making him eligible for lectureship in Indian universities.

In 2017 (June-September), as Central European University's Global Teaching Fellow, he introduced courses on International Commercial Arbitration and International Investment Law, at the University of Yangon, Myanmar. He was a visiting scholar at the Cornell Law School, New York, during the Fall semester of 2017. In September 2018, he was invited to attend the Dickson Poon School of Law at the King’s College London as a visiting researcher.

The research areas that interest him include International Commercial Arbitration, International Investment Law and Investment Arbitration, Commercial Mediation, Bankruptcy Law, Secured Transactions Law, Private International Law, and certain areas of Public International Law.


Master of Laws in International Law (LL.M.)
Bachelor of Social Legal Sciences and Bachelor of Laws (B.S.L. – LL.B.)
Diploma (One Year Certificate Course) in Geo-Politics and International Relations from Fergusson College Pune (India)