Abdelkhalig Shaib

Lawyer and Legal Counsel

Abdelkhalig Shaib is a lawyer and legal counsel at an international bank in Bahrain. He received his LLB and LLM degrees from the Faculty of Law at the University of Khartoum and an LLM degree from Harvard Law School. He is a member of the Sudanese Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He is also one of the founders of the Arab Association of Constitutional Law. Abdelkhalig participated in the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry in 2011. Abdelkhalig was also a visiting fellow at Harvard University and provided legal advice to a number of international organizations on Sudan’s constitution-making, elections, and political accommodation in Sudan. Abdelkhalig has published a number of academic articles, such as a media sustainability index report published with the International Research and Exchanges Board and an article on the right to non-discrimination published in the yearly book of the Arab Association of Constitutional Law. Finally, Abdelkhalig provided detailed comments and revised drafts to the Constitutional Charter of 2019.