Sufian A. Obeidat


Sufian is an expert in commercial arbitration and constitutional law.

He has acted for government bodies, multinational corporations and international financial institutions in complex international arbitration proceedings and has acted both as a party-nominated arbitrator and a sole arbitrator in disputes involving public and private clients, including the Ministry of Public Works and Housing, construction companies and others.

Prior to joining Obeidat Law, Sufian was an associate at White & Case in the Washington, DC office from 2000 to 2001. Before that, he was Managing Partner at Abu Ghazaleh Intellectual Property from 1992 to 1997.


  • Harvard Law School (LL.M., 2002)
  • University of Jordan (LL.B., 1990)


Sufian is also a prominent researcher in constitutional reform, security sector reform, civil liberties and individual freedoms, and is a founding member and President of the Arab Association of Constitutional Law.

He published the following articles:


Arabic and English