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  •  Prof. Oren Perez, Dean, Faculty of Law

    Prof. Oren Perez, Dean, Faculty of Law

    Prof. Oren Perez New Faculty of Law Dean

    Date: 2017-10-02 Hour: 8:27

    Prof. Oren Perez this week becomes the new Dean of the Faculty of Law at Bar-Ilan University. He replaces Prof. Shahar Lifshitz who is completing a five-year term in the position.

    Prof. Perez specializes in environmental regulation and policy, international trade and globalization.  He established the Environmental Regulation Clinic at Bar-Ilan University.  He is a graduate (with honors) of the Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law and studied for his LLM and PhD at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

    Prof. Perez joined the Bar-Ilan Faculty of Law in 2000.  He has published two books in his fields of expertise and scores of articles in legal journals in Israel and around the world.  He has been awarded many research grants, among them three grants from the Israel Science Foundation, two from the Chief Scientist of the Ministry of Environmental Protection, and one from the Ministry of Science.

    Prof. Perez is heading the new Regulation and Environmental Policy Program, a joint Master's program of the Faculty of Law and the Department of Geography and Environment to be offered beginning next year.  "We intend to expand the academic study of environmental regulation and policy.  This is an area that has not received the academic attention it deserves, and, in our opinion, research in the field must also be expanded," says Prof. Perez. 

    Married with two children, Prof. Perez resides in Ness Ziona.

    During his tenure as Dean of the Faculty, Prof. Lifshitz established the Center for Judaism and Democracy, which he will continue to direct.  During this period the Faculty launched unique collaborations with the public sector, including a joint clinic with the State Attorney General and a workshop with the Legal Department of the Knesset.