Selected Alumni Profile

Askar Mukash

September 22, 2021

The September following his graduation, Askar Mukash joined the "Al Hilal” Islamic Bank” JSC (joint-stock company- website:, seated in Kazakhstan, as the Head of their Legal and Compliance Department. The bank, a subsidiary of Al Hilal Bank, United Arab Emirates, is Kazakhstan’s first modern Islamic bank, providing innovative Sharia-compliant products for Kazakhstan and other CIS countries. 

Wasiq Abass Dar

September 22, 2021

Dr. Wasiq Abass Dar completed his S.J.D. at Central European University in 2019, with his doctoral research, focusing on International Commercial Arbitration, supervised by Prof. Varady. Wasiq’s other interests include International Investment Law and Investor-State Arbitration, Commercial Mediation, Bankruptcy Law, Secured Transactions Law, Contract Law, and Private International Law.

Lemlem Fekadu Arega

August 23, 2021

After graduating from CEU, Lemlem Fekadu Arega joined one of the top law offices in Ethiopia, Mesfin Tafesse & Associates, where she was an Associate advising on a range of legal matters including corporate and commercial law, banking, finance, and investment laws in a range of industries including energy and manufacturing. She currently works for 54FMCG Asset Managers as a Group Legal Manager, where she provides strategic advice on a range of corporate, financial, labor, investment and commercial matters including Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Restructuring, Lay-offs, and Due Diligence.

Nasir Muftic

August 19, 2021

“The comparative and interdisciplinary approaches to studying embraced at CEU are very helpful when starting a career in new environments,” says Nasir Muftić – a graduate of the LL.M. in International Business Law program at CEU.

Milagros Evans Malaya

August 16, 2021

“In order to be a well-rounded student, one needs to not just be academically focused but also to be able to socialize well and learn from the experience of being in a multicultural university.” These are the words of Milagros Evans Malaya – a graduate of the LL.M. in International Business Law program at CEU who earned the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for the Department of Legal Studies in 2016.