Mahmoud Mourad (Egypt/UAE)

Mahmoud Mourad (Egypt) currently based in Dubai. He has served as a judge with the Egyptian Judiciary for 20 years. He now serves as legal counsel for the Government of Dubai where he is mainly responsible for mediating disputes involving governmental bodies with national and international parties.

Previously, Mahmoud served as mediator in Egypt with the Arab Mediation Center besides being a Judge with the technical bureau of the Court of Cassation and a certified ABA ROLI trainer for legal skills. He has been a mediator since 2010 when he established Mediation for Community Development Organization targeting the prevention and resolving of sectarian violence in Egypt. He has conducted numerous mediations between groups of different religions. He also delivered courses on workplace conflict resolution, negotiation and mediation mainly for Egyptian judges and court mediators. His career path as a former police officer, prosecutor, judge, legal counsel and lawyer formed his passion and skills in conflict resolution. Currently, he is also a senior fellow at the Weinstein International Foundation.

Mahmoud has received an LL.M. from Dickinson School of Law, Penn State University (2014), an LL.M. from Ain Shams Law School (2010), and a Bachelor’s in Law and Police Science from Police Academy of Egypt (1997).