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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Semester Title Code
Fall Semester 2018-19 Public International Law 1801
Spring Semester 2017-18 Independent Study 1702
Spring Semester 2017-18 Senior Project 1702
Spring Semester 2017-18 Senior Project 1702
Spring Semester 2017-18 Independent Study 1702
Spring Semester 2017-18 Introduction to Legal Reasoning 1702
Fall Semester 2017-18 South Asian Constitutionalism 1701
Fall Semester 2017-18 Senior Project 1701
Fall Semester 2017-18 Senior Project 1701
Fall Semester 2017-18 Public International Law 1701
Spring Semester 2014-15 Human Rights 1402
Spring Semester 2014-15 Advanced Public International Law 1402
Spring Semester 2014-15 Business Law 1402
Fall Semester 2014-15 Public International Law 1401
  • Past Courses
    Semester Title Code
    Spring Semester 2013-14 Human Rights 1302
    Spring Semester 2013-14 Advanced Public International Law 1302
    Fall Semester 2013-14 Contracts 1301
    Fall Semester 2013-14 Independent Study 1301
    Spring Semester 2011-12 Human Rights 1102
    Spring Semester 2011-12 Advanced Public International Law 1102
    Fall Semester 2011-12 Contracts 1101
    Spring Semester 2010-11 Human Rights 1002
    Fall Semester 2010-11 Contracts 1001
    Fall Semester 2010-11 Advanced Public International Law 1001
    Spring Semester 2009-10 Advanced Public International Law 902
    Fall Semester 2009-10 Contracts 901
    Fall Semester 2009-10 Introduction to Legal Reasoning 901
    Spring Qtr 2007-08 Trade Laws 703
    Winter Qtr 2007-08 Contracts II 702
    Autumn Qtr 2007-08 Contracts I 701
    Spring Qtr 2006-07 SS Independent Study I 603
    Spring Qtr 2006-07 Introduction to Legal Reasoning 603
    Winter Qtr 2006-07 Contracts II 602
    Autumn Qtr 2006-07 Contracts I 601
    Spring Qtr 2005-06 Introduction to Legal Reasoning 503
    Winter Qtr 2005-06 Contracts II 502
    Autumn Qtr 2005-06 Contracts I 501
    Spring Qtr 2004-05 Contemporary Legal Issues in Developing Nations 403
    Winter Qtr 2004-05 Introduction to Legal Reasoning 402
    Autumn Qtr 2004-05 Introduction to Legal Thought and Analysis 401