Admitted to the bar in India, Abeer Sharma professional practice focuses on international dispute resolution, and he has professional experience in four jurisdictions. His research interests include international commercial and investment law, law and technology, and international dispute resolution. During his PhD in HKU, Abeer will conduct research into regulating crowdsourced dispute resolution mechanisms on blockchain networks.

Field of Study: Law and Technology, Dispute Resolution

Thesis Title: TBC

Primary Supervisor: Yun Zhao

Co-Supervisor: N/A


Kleros: A Solution for Gas Price Review Disputes? – Dispute Revolution – The Kleros Handbook of Decentralized Justice (Kleros.io, 2019)
Interpretation of the Cooling-off Period in the Energy Charter Treaty – The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Journal (2019) Vol. 85(2)
For the Public Benefit: An Evaluation of the Landowner Compensation Regime applicable to Fracking in England – The Energy Law Institute Review, 2019
The Regulation of ex-parte Arbitrator Interviews in ICSID: A Proposal – India Law Journal
Incorporating Kleros in Long-Term Energy Supply Contracts – Kleros Fellowship Paper
The Contractual Relationship between the Arbitral Institution and the Arbitrator – Under review
A Primer on the Good Cop/Bad Cop Routine in Negotiations – Under review


HKU Presidential Scholarship (2021)
Hong Kong PhD Fellowship (2021)
QMUL Programme Prize in Comparative and International Dispute Resolution (2018)
Don Lavoie Fellowship (2021)