Rabih Maalouf has served as a judge in Lebanon for over 17 years of successful experience in complex litigation and legal advisory, and has gained global recognition for his contributions to human rights issues. He is also a Professor of Constitutional Law and Fundamental Rights at the American University of Beirut and a keynote speaker on various fields including human rights law, commercial law, criminal law, and judicial reform. He regularly provides the Parliament of Lebanon with expertise in relation to drafting legal amendments. His extensive knowledge covers a wide range of subjects including mediation, conciliation, arbitration, corporate law, tax law, real estate and construction law. As part of his mission to Abu Dhabi from 2013 until 2015, he advised the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department on setting up the Arbitration and Mediation Divisions and oversaw the restructuring of the Reconciliation and Settlement Divisions. Furthermore, he successfully represented the Government of Abu Dhabi, as part of the Government Case Division, in a broad variety of commercial and real estate cases. Rabih holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Columbia Law School with a focus on negotiation, mediation and international arbitration, an Executive MBA from ESCP Europe and a diploma of judicial studies from the Institute of Judicial Studies in Lebanon. He obtained a law degree from Saint Joseph University, Beirut –Lebanon, with honors. He is admitted to practice law in New York and Beirut and is a member of the London Court of International Arbitration and the Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Center.