Reem  Abbass Moustafa

Reem Abbass Moustafa

PhD Student in Law

LSE Law School

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Arabic, English
Key Expertise
Cultural Heritage, Art Law, International Law, International Arbitration

About me

Thesis title:

'The Culture of Impunity and the Regulatory Framework Protecting Cultural Property from Illicit Trafficking' [provisional title] 


Dr Tatiana Flessas and Dr Luke McDonagh

Research interests

Cultural Heritage Law, Art Law, International Law, International Arbitration, Mediation, Copyright and Regulation & Technology

Reem Abbass Moustafa is a PhD candidate in Law at LSE. Her research focuses on the regulatory framework protecting cultural property from illicit trafficking, specifically looking at the crippling effect that the culture of impunity has on the domestic and international regulations in place. In addition to her interest in cultural heritage law, art law, restitution, repatriation, regulation & technology, Reem is interested in international arbitration, international dispute resolution and mediation. 

Reem holds a B.A in Business Administration from the American University in Cairo (Summa Cum Laude), an LL.B. from Ain Shams University (Honours) and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School. Prior to joining LSE, Reem has worked as an attorney in dispute resolution and project finance at major international law firms in New York City and Cairo.

Affiliations / Memberships:

Member of the Egyptian Bar Association

Awards / Scholarships:

LSE PhD Studentship

IFN Ijara Deal of the Year

PEO International Scholarship

AUC Athletic Scholarship, Merit Scholarship and Dean’s Honour List