Dalia Obeid Ibrahim is a Sudanese Associate. A graduate of the University of Khartoum, who started her working experience during her time at university by working in the Legal Aid Clinic in the Faculty of Law. Ms Dalia was able to get an early insight in criminal and civil cases where she was part of the team that provided legal advice on complaints. She also organised workshops and awareness programs on different constitutional rights in and out of the university as part of a project in cooperation with the UNDP. During her time at university, Ms Obeid also worked on projects with PLACE legal aid including researches on the rights of people with HIV virus in Sudan and children in conflict with the law.
Shortly after graduating, and while preparing and sitting for the bar exam, Ms Obeid worked and volunteered as a teacher in Unity High School and Girls Orphanage Centre in Khartoum. After completing and passing the Sudanese bar exam in July 2016, Ms Obeid started her training with the Sudanese Human Rights Initiative on projects connected to the freedom of religion. Shortly afterwards, she joined Nabil Adib and Manal Awad Legal Firm between April 2017 until May 2019. Ms Obeid experienced working on a wide range of cases including labour, civil, criminal and constitutional claims, where she gained the experience in carrying out related procedures to litigation and drafting petitions, closing statements and appeals as required. Additionally,Ms Dalia worked before arbitration panels on a variety of cases presenting companies and individuals on construction agreements, cooperation agreements and contractual issues. Her involvement in the corporate sector mainly included registering companies, partnerships and business names, drafting and amending contracts; dealership, cooperation, and partnership agreements, and conducting negotiations thereto.
Ms Dalia completed several courses throughout her career including the arbitration general course with the Centre of Arbitration and Conciliation, Leadership course with Alkhatim Adlan. Recently, Ms Dalia took the first part of the QLTS examinations to qualify as a solicitor in England and Wales, and is currently preparing to sit for the final part in the coming year.