Javaid Rehman

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Javaid Rehman became Head of the Brunel Law School in August 2009. He has been a Professor of International Law at Brunel University and Director of Research at Brunel Law School since 2005. Javaid is an internationally recognised expert on Islamic Law, International Human Rights Law and international terrorism (in particular terrorism emerging from the Middle East and South-Asia).

His first degree was in History and English Literature at Government College Lahore, Punjab University in Pakistan. Javaid then read Law at the University of Reading. He completed his Doctorate in International Law in 1995 and became a full-time lecturer in 1996 at the Law Department, Leeds University, becoming a Senior Lecturer there in 2002. He was invited to a Readership in International Law by the University of Leeds. In December 2002, he was appointed Chair in Law at Ulster University. His research is focused on Islamic Law and international terrorism. As a qualified lawyer, he also provides legal opinions pertaining to matters of International Law, Constitutional Law and Islamic Law.

Javaid is the author of numerous books, including International Human Rights Law, published in 2010.