Zeenat Beebeejaun

Zeenat Beebeejaun

Birmingham Law School
Assistant Professor in Law (Dubai)

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University of Birmingham Dubai

Zeenat is an Assistant Professor in Law at the Dubai Campus as well as a doctoral researcher at the University of Birmingham. She has a range of publications in world-leading peer-reviewed journals in the areas of commercial law, dispute resolution in oil and gas disputes as well as equity and trusts.

Zeenat also has extensive experience in teaching Law at undergrad level as well as post grad level having taught at various British universities in Dubai. She has also designed several Law modules and led many modules in these universities.

Prior to joining academia, she practiced as a legal consultant in Dubai where she mainly advised clients on real estate matters as well as commercial transactions .


  • MPharm (University of East Anglia)
  • GDL and LPC (BPP Law School)
  • LLM in Commercial Law (BPP Law School)
  • PhD Candidate - Doctoral Researcher in Law (Healthcare Law) (University of Birmingham)


Hailing from a scientific background, Zeenat initially worked as a pharmacist in the UK before moving on to studying Law. Her Masters in Pharmacy dissertation also got published in a world leading peer-reviewed journal upon graduation.

She now has a keen interest in the realms of healthcare law and human rights.


Zeenat has taught an array of law modules ranging from contract law to intellectual property as well as tort law and equity and trusts. In addition to this, she has also taught several post grad modules as well namely the International Sale of Goods and World Trade Organisation.

She is currently teaching English and International Sales Law at Masters level.


  • Commercial Law
  • Healthcare Law
  • Energy Law
  • Oil and Gas disputes
  • Human rights in relation to healthcare
  • Equity and Trusts


Most recent articles

  • Beebeejaun, Z., 'The Adoption of the Fair and Equitable Treatment in Energy Charter Treaty Related Disputes in the Oil and Gas Sector' The Company Lawyer, Issue 2, 2023 (Thomson Reuters) (January 2023) 
  • Beebeejaun, Z., ‘Choosing a New Governing Law for a Trust with Mainly English Elements: How Capacious Is The Wiggle Room in Terms of its Implementation in an English Court?’ Beijing Law Review, Vol 13, No 3, (September 2022)
  • Beebeejaun, Z., Faccia A., ‘Electronic Alternative Dispute Resolution (e-ADR), Smart Contracts and Equity in the Energy Sector’ Journal of World Energy Law & Business, (February 2022)
  • Faccia, A., Beebeejaun, Z., Ridon, M.,’ Feasible Blackboard Implementations, challenging blended learning through Agile Academic Learning Management Systems in Transnational Higher Education’ ( 3rd International Conference on Education Development and Studies (ICEDS 2022), USA, (March 2022)

Most recent book chapters

  • Beebeejaun, Z., Faccia, A., ‘Bribery, corruption and sustainability activities’ in Corporate Sustainability in Africa (forthcoming).  Book Edited by Adomako S., Danso A., Boateng A.
  • Faccia A., Beebeejaun, Z., Mosteanu N.) ‘Sustainability activities and business model innovation’ in Corporate Sustainability in Africa (forthcoming).  Book Edited by Adomako S., Danso A., Boateng A.