Research Activities

Journal articles:

  • Masadeh, A. & Mohamed, F., [forthcoming], “Limitation of Liability in Construction Contracts”, The Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction, 10.1061/JLADAH/LADR-829
  • Masadeh, A. (2022) co-author of a book on International Construction, (In progress).
  • Masadeh, A. & Ali, H. (2021) “Payment Risks in Construction Projects”, Iura and Legal Systems (University of Salerno – Italy- ISSN 2385‐2445), VIII.2021/4, B (5): 62‐70.
  • Masadeh, A. (2018) co-author of a book chapter, International Construction Law Contracts, Wiley.
  • Masadeh, A. & Farag, R. (2018) “Understanding Foreseeability in Construction Contracts”, The Legal Research & Studies Journalat Mohammed Boudiaf University, Algeria, ISSN 2437-1084.
  • Masadeh, A. (2014). Vicarious Performance and Privity in Construction under the law of United Arab Emirates. International Construction Law Review (ICLR), vol. 31 (1), pp.108.
  • Masadeh, A. (2013). The court’s supportive role in Arbitration under the law of United Arab Emirates. International Journal of Humanities and Management Sciences (IJHMS),vol.1 (1), pp.129-131.

Available at

  • Masadeh, A., & Khasawneh A. (2011).  Civil Liability of Authentication Authority. University of Sharjah Journal of Shari’a & Law Sciences.
  • Masadeh, A., & Khasawneh A. (2011). The Consumer’s Right of Withdrawal in Doorstep and Distance Selling Contracts. Shariah and Law Journal – UAE University, vol.46, pp. 157.  Available at
  • Masadeh, A., & Alshammari M. (2011). The Abuse of the Author’s Moral Right by the Heirs. Shariah and Law Journal – UAE University, vol. 45, pp.21. Available at
  • Masadeh, A. (2010).The Scope of the Legal Duty to Treat. Arab Law Quarterly, vol 24 (4), pp. 361. Abstract is available at

  • Masadeh, A., & Mahasneh N. (2010). The Legal Duty of Disclosure of the Proposed Medical Intervention. Dirasat Journal – Jordan University, vol. 37 (1). Abstract is available at
  • Mahasneh N., & Masadeh, A. (2009) . The Professional Liability of the Legal Advisor – A Jordanian and English law Perspective: A Critical Study. Shariah and Law Journal – UAE University, vol. 38, pp. 27.  Available at

  • Masadeh, A., & Daradkeh L. (2009). The time – scale of the applicability of the Jordanian Arbitration Law: An Analytical Study under law provisions, scholars’ theories and judicial applications. Abhath Al Yarmouk Journal, vol. 25 (3), pp.453.
  • Masadeh, A. (2009). Evaluation of the Sublease Legal Regime: An Analytical Study under Jordanian Law. Abhath Al Yarmouk Journal,  vol. 25 (2), pp. 259.
  • Bashayreh, M., & Masadeh, A. (2008).The position of Jordanian Law Towards International Jurisdictional Clauses: A Critical Study in Comparison with the Hague Convention 2005. Abhath Al Yarmouk Journal, vol. 24, pp. 465.
  • Masadeh, A., & Bashayreh, M. (2007). Contemporary Legal Issues of Contract Formation by Online Orders. Shariah and Law Journal – UAE University, vol. 31, pp.19. Available at
  • Masadeh, A. (2007). Employee’s Legal Protection against Unfair Dismissal and Redundancy. Dirasat Journal – Jordan University, vol. 24 (2).
  • Masadeh, A. (2005). Classification of Software Contract. Mountbatten Journal of Legal Studies MJLS (Southampton-UK). Available at

  • Masadeh, A. (2005). Digital Signature and Electronic Certificate: Their Features and Legal Effects.The Manarah Journal-Al Albayt University,vol. 11, pp. 249.
  • Masadeh, A. (2004). Mediation as a Dispute Resolution under Jordanian Law. Abhath Al Yarmouk Journal, vol. 20,  pp.1935.
  • Masadeh, A. (2002). Remedies for Defective Goods: An Analytical Study under Jordanian Law, English Sale of Goods Act and the EC directive on certain aspects of the sale of consumer goods and associated guarantees. Al Rafidain Journal, pp. 37.


Conference Papers:

  • Jan 2017: speaking at the second International Construction Law Association which was held at the British University in Dubai, UAE on 26 January 2017.
  • Dec 2016: chairing a symposium on criminal justice under the Jordanian Juvenile Criminal Justice, held at Yarmouk University.
  • Nov 2015: “Arbitrate or Litigate? Possibly Mediate” workshop, held at the British University in Dubai in association with the British Irish Commercial Bar Association.
  • Masadeh, A. (2014). Fundamentals of UAE Construction Law. UAE FIDIC conference. UAE. 24-25 November.
  • Masadeh, A. (2014). Defects liability under UAE law. CIB 2014 Conference. Sri Lanka. 4-8 May.
  • Masadeh, A. (2013). Sustainable Building 13 (SB13). Dubai, UAE.
  • Masadeh, A. (2013). The Role of Law Schools and Human Rights. The 2013 IALS Annual Meeting  at the Infosys Global Education Centre.Mysore, India. 6-9 March.
  • Masadeh, A. (2012). International Conference on Law and Social Sciences, organized by International Scientific Academy of Engineering and Technology. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Masadeh, A. (2012). Qatar Law Forum.May. Qatar.
  • Masadeh, A. (2012). Governance and anticorruption conference. Jarash University, Jordan. April.
  • Masadeh, A. (2011). Intellectual Property Conference. Ajman University, Ajman, UAE. November.
  • Masadeh, A. (2010). The Conference of the “International Association of Law Schools IALS.TheUniversity of Milan, Italy. 20- 22 May.
  • Masadeh, A. (2010.The Eighth Conference of the Arab Law Schools Association.  Sirt University, Libya. 2-3 May.
  • Masadeh, A. (2010). Judge of the Monroe E. Price International Media Law Moot Court Competition.Oxford University, UK. 24-27 March
  • Masadeh, A. (2010). Legal Framework for Jordan’s Audio-Visual Sector. A workshop organized by IREX. 26-27 February.
  • Masadeh, A. (2009).Teaching and Education. The University of Malta, 15-18 March.
  • Masadeh, A. (2009). Qatar Law Forum.(conference organized by the permanent committee for organizing conferences in the State of Qatar). Qatar. 29-31 May.
  • Masadeh, A. (2009). Human Organs Transplantation.Jarash University. 6-7 May.
  • Masadeh, A. (2009). A paper delivered in the symposium of Medical Liability.Yarmouk University. 5th May.
  • Masadeh, A. (2009). Promoting the rule of law and the right in litigation. Yarmouk University and the Hayat Centre. 7th April.
  • Masadeh, A. (20008). International Seminar on Comparative law. The Islamic Science University of Malaysia. Malaysia. 18-19 Novermber.
  • Masadeh, A. (2008). Judicial Procedures.  Yarmouk University in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice. 4-5 November.
  • Masadeh, A. (2008). Landlord and Tenant Law. Yarmouk University. 19th December.
  • Masadeh, A. (2008). Human trafficking. Qatar University, Qatar. April.
  • “Legal Ethics Workshop”, held by the American Bar Association (ABA), Jordan, June 2006.
  • Masadeh, A. (2005). The Enhancement of Legal Education. The American Bar Association and the Accreditation Council. Jordan.14-15 September.
  • Masadeh, A. (2004). The Role of Private Sector in Development. University of Kuwait, Kuwait. 8-9 March.
  • Masadeh, A. (2004). Mediation as an Alternative Dispute Resolution. Yarmouk University, Jordan. December.
  • Masadeh, A. (2004). Law and Computer.University of Yarmouk, Jordan. July.

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