Lawyer and civil society and human rights advocate, Saed Karajah graduated from the University of Jordan (UJ) School of Law in 1984. He also earned a higher education diploma in law from UJ in 1990.
Mr. Karajah has over 30 years of practical experience in the legal profession. He is the founder and Managing Partner of Saed Karajah & Partners LLP, a leading Jordan based Law firm established in 1996.
His dedication and passion for human rights and social justice has led him to establish a department at his firm specialized in providing services for Associations and Non-for-Profits organizations. In addition to providing legal services to local and foreign organizations, this Department also provides donations to civil society organizations. In addition to that, Mr. Saed is considered a social activist in freedom of speech and human & women rights.
Mr. Karajah is well-experienced in providing legal consultation regarding Jordanian laws and regulations. Furthermore, he specializes in corporate and commercial law, and is an expert in the Not-for-Profit laws and regulations, as well as in Dispute Resolution & Arbitration.
He has assisted in the drafting of several important Jordanian legislations, including the Telecommunications Law, Associations Law, Companies Law, Cyber Crimes Law, Elections Law, Juvenile Law, Child Law, Private Associations regulation, and the Non-For-Profit Companies regulation.
Mr. Karajah chairs the Free Thought Forum and the Arab Alliance for Freedom and Democracy. He serves on the Board of the Jordan River Foundation which is chaired by Her Majesty Queen Rania, and on the board of the Jordan Media Institute chaired by Her Royal Highness Princess Rym Ali.
He has conducted several lectures and seminars on Civil Society and Human Rights subjects. He is also a weekly writer at AlGad newspaper.
Mr. Karajah has also conducted a number of studies principally concerned with the intellectual property laws, civil rights, civil society institutions, non-government organizations, in addition to a study about the "Political Parties’ Law in Jordan", and another on the "Effects on Political Participation and Awareness amongst Youth and Women".
Mr. Karajah lives by the principle that freedom is the core of the human being and excellence is about paying attention. He believes that women’s leadership is our way out to civilization.