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Mr. Mohsen Mohebi


1999   “Docteur en Droit” (Ph.D.) Louvain-la-Neuve University (Belgium) (International Law and Arbitration)

1980-1983   “Master in Law” (M.A.) Shahid Beheshti University (The National University of Iran), Private Law (Business and Banking Law).

1969-19673  “Bachelor in Law” (B.A.) Tehran University,

1982-   Intensive Courses on International Law, Tehran University, Law Faculty

1983 & 1989   Two times The Hague Academy of International Law, both Courses of

Public and Private International Law.

Job Experience

1979 - Present  Attorney – at – law (Grade 1) Bar Association of Iran (Tehran)

1987- Present  Licensed official translator (English Language) to the Justice Administration

1996--present  Appointed as arbitrator in several international and domestic arbitrations including ICC arbitration.

1995 - 2005  Senior Legal Advisors to the Bureau of International Legal Services (BILS)

1995 - Present Legal Advisor to the Iranian Chamber of Commerce.

1999 - Present Legal Advisor to Bank Melli Iran.

1996 - Present Legal Advisor to Bank Mellat.

2002 - Present Legal Advisor to Bank Sepah.

2002 – Present Legal Advisor to Bank Egtesad Novin.

1997 – 2006  Arbitrator to the Arbitral Tribunal of the Ex- Stock Exchange of Tehran.

1996 - Present  Member of Iranian Association of International Law

1996 - Present  Member of Iranian Arbitration Association. 

1985-1989  Secretary of the Commission on International   Law and Arbitration of Iranian National Committee of ICC  

1989-1996  Director of BILS office at the Hague (NL) in charge of the arbitration cases pending before Iran-U.S. Claim Tribunal (The Hague)

1983-1989  Legal Deputy to the Head of the BILS office in Tehran

1974-1983   Employed by Bank Melli, Tehran Legal Department

Other Activities

2000- (December)  Organizer and Speaker   at   the   Seminar   on   Resolution of International Commercial Disputes, sponsored by Chamber of Commerce of Iran

1999-(November)    Panelist, the    First   International   Conference   on International Arbitration, Nov.1999, Tehran Shahid Beheshti University

1989-(December)     Panelist, ICC Seminar on “Demand Guarantees” December 7, 1988 Paris.

1984 – 1990   Editor-in-chief, Law Journal (the First Iranian Journal on International Law), and again as of April 2005 to 2006.

1989-present   Invited professor of international law at Shaid Behshti University  and Allameh Tabatabaie University, teaching international  law and arbitration.

Selected Publications (In Persian)

More that 30 articles on international law topics, examples are:

•“Legal Aspects of the Letters of Credit” (1985)
•“Guide on How to Use Arbitration Clause” (1987)
•“Guide on How to Enforcement of Arbitral Awards” (1987)
•“Barter Transactions” (1987)
•“Introduction on Transfer of Technology Contracts” (1986)
•“UNCITRAL Model Law and International Commercial Arbitration” (1996)
•“A Glossary on Arbitration” (1987)
•“Iran-US-Claims Tribunal: One Window, Different Looks” (1988)
•“The Role of Lawyers in Promoting Commercial Arbitration” (1997)
•“Settlement of Disputes Mechanism in WTO” (1996)
•“The UNCITRAL Convention on Demand Guarantees”, (1997)
•“The ICC Legal Regime”, A Commentary on New ICC Rules of Arbitration of 1998, INC-ICC Publication 1999

Books in Persian

•“The ICC Arbitration Regime” INC-ICC publication, 2000
• “The Iran-US Claims Tribunal: Structure, Nature and Jurisprudence” 2004
•“The Algiers Accords” Khate-e-Sevvom Publication, Tehran, 1999
•“Arbitration and State Enterprises”, (translation), INC-ICC publication 1985
•“Import-Export Law”, INC-ICC publication 2000
•"Selected Essays on the Law of Petrolume", Shahr-e Danesh Publication, 2007
• "Philosophy of International Law"(translation), Shahr-e Danesh Publication, 2008

Book in English

•The International Law Character of the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal, Kluwer Law International Publication, London, 1999