Syed Zulkifil Haider Shah, LL.M.

Research Associate

Schenkenstraße 4/2nd floor
1010 Vienna
T: +43-1-4277-34211

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Research Focus

Syed is a lawyer and legal researcher with training in both Common law and Civil law traditions. His specialization lies in the field of European law and regulation. His main research interests lie in exploring the various facets of digitalization and law, and the European legal approaches to digital technologies, in particular, the digitalization-regulation interface in the EU law. At the institute, Syed is involved in legal research on various EU-funded projects.Syed holds an LLB Honors (University of London); an LLM in European and International Business Law (Central European University); an Advanced Certificate in EU law (European University Institute), and a Diploma in European Legal Studies (University of Vienna). Syed has also worked as a Legal Associate in the field of Corporate and Commercial law as well as a law lecturer for EU law and Constitutional Law.  Syed´s legal research is complemented by his interdisciplinary background. Previous to his legal qualifications, he also holds a BSC in Social and Cultural Anthropology (LUMS), and an MA in French Critical Theory (King's College London).

Curriculum Vitae

List of publications

  • “Much ado about nothing: The curious case of WTO’s Appellate Body’s lack of authority”. Stratchclyde Law Review, Vol.5, no.1(2022): 141-151
  • “Althusser on Law’s Subject: Revisiting Interpellation and the Jurisprudence of Ideology.” IALS Law Review. School of Advanced Study. vol. 1, no. 1 (2018): 3-13