Dr Moeen Cheema

PhD Candidate ANU; LLM Harvard; LLB London
Senior Lecturer
ANU College of Law

Areas of expertise

  • Comparative Law 180106
  • Legal Theory, Jurisprudence And Legal Interpretation 180122
  • Law And Society 180119
  • Islamic Studies 220403
  • Legal Institutions (Incl. Courts And Justice Systems) 180120


Moeen Cheema is a Senior Lecturer at the ANU College of Law, and the Convenor of the LLM program in Law, Governance and Development. Moeen has considerable experience of research, teaching and consultancy in the fields of comparative public law, criminal law, and legal and political developments in South Asia.

Moeen’s research is interdisciplinary and draws on critical approaches to law. He is especially interested in constitutional politics and judicial review; criminal justice systems; intersection of state and Islamic law; and post-disaster recovery and reconstruction.

With an LLM from Harvard Law School and an LLB (Honours) from the University of London, Moeen is currently undertaking a PhD at ANU Law, where he is researching a contextualized history of the law and courts in postcolonial Pakistan.


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