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Suzan Aziz, Principal Associate

Suzan Aziz

Principal Associate


Arabic and English

Practice areas

  • Commercial agreements
  • Commercial and IT
  • Commercial litigation
  • Corporate
  • Employment law
  • Inquiries and investigations
  • Litigation and dispute management
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Tax planning and consultancy

Practice notes

Suzan is a principal associate in our Corporate Commercial and Litigation and dispute management team based in Erbil –Kurdistan – Iraq. Suzan specialises in corporate and commercial law as well as Tax. She has been advising on all aspects of doing business in Kurdistan including oil and gas investment and setting up companies .

Suzan recent experience includes

  • Acted for a Swedfund in relation to the finance of a specialist eye hospital in Erbil. Our role included advising on local law issues relating to the Loan and Security Agreements, drafting a Pledge Agreement and assisted in having the pledge duly perfected with competent departments in Erbil.
  • Advising MOL Group in relation to its activities in Kurdistan
  • Advising Weatherford on its operation in Kurdistan.
  • Advising an international hotel group in relation to its operations in Kurdistan
  • Advising the IFC in the finance of a local Kurdish multi business industrial company

Prior to joining Eversheds, Suzan worked in a firm in the UAE as legal advisor and as tax specialist in one of the big four in Iraq.