Souria Bishara holds a bachelor’s degree in law (LL.B) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, a bachelor’s degree in economics (B.A.) from the University of Haifa, and a master’s degree (LL.M) in International Human Rights Law from the American University Washington College of Law, as a graduate of the New Israel Fund Human Rights and Civil Liberties Legal Leadership Program. Her main areas of interest: Law and Economics, Antitrust Law, International Law, Human rights and Gender.
She has been a member of the Israel Bar association since 2002.
During the years 2007 and 2015, Souria worked at the Israel Antitrust Authority’s legal department, where she served as a team leader in the last 3 years, leading the legal work of the agency in the energy, infrastructures and aviation sectors. Before joining the Antitrust Authority, Souria worked as a senior assistant to the legal advisor of the Ministry of Communications. Her work involved areas such as mobile termination tariffs and expanding competition in the fixed-telephony market.In 2016, Souria joined the clinical center’s staff, teaching the International Human Rights Clinic.