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Eversheds Sutherland, Iraq

Eversheds Sutherland (in association with Sanad Law Group) is the only international law firm with offices on the ground in Baghdad and Erbil with local and international lawyers who know how to do business there. The Baghdad and Erbil offices assist foreign companies and Governments participating in the multilateral effort of reconstructing Iraq by providing efficient and comprehensive legal advice for those seeking long-term benefits from investing in Iraq.

Areas of experience in Iraq

Our offices in Iraq has provided advice to international clients on matters relating to:

  • corporate finance and commercial
  • dispute management/dispute avoidance
  • foreign direct investment
  • government public policy and regulatory reform
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • projects, infrastructure and construction

Experience in Iraq

We take pride in the fact that we have a solid Iraqi team that is available to advise and follow up directly with the relevant Iraqi authorities when required. They are there to ensure that client matters are completed and concluded in a proper and timely manner.

We are proud to have a very successful record in completing and concluding a number of transactions for local and multinational companies across a wide spectrum of industry sectors in what have been extremely difficult and challenging times.

Development in Iraq

The mission of our Baghdad and Erbil offices is to provide international clients with advice on matters relating to corporate and commercial law, foreign investment, litigation and arbitration.

As the legal reform process takes shape, Iraq will witness extensive legislative reform aimed at creating a unified, modern and comprehensive system for trade and commerce. We can provide clients with up to date information as to the legal developments affecting those wishing to do business in Iraq and how to use those developments to their advantage.

Awards and recognition

We are the winners of International Law Firm of the Year at The Middle East Legal Awards in 2019 and we are continually recognized by Chambers Global and Legal 500.

in Chambers Global 2020 Legal 500 EMEA 2020