Kimia Danaei

Kimia Danaei

Ph.D. University of Tehran
LLM Shahid Beheshti University
Member of Iran Central Bar
Member of Iran Nataional Elites Foundation
Member of International  Iranian Economic Association ( IIEA)
Partner at Polaris Lawyers


Contact Details

Mob: +98(912) 640 30 43




Kimia is a Ph.D. candidate of Oil and Gas Law in the University of Tehran. She is an official member of Iran Central Bar Association and has practiced law for more than 10 years as a grade one lawyer (the highest rank in the Iranian legal system), during which she has been successfully fulfilled a broad range of cases and disputes.

Moreover, she has been working as a legal adviser predominantly for foreign companies on investment, Corporate Law, EPC contracts, BOT contracts, Sales and Purchase Agreements, Technical Services Agreements and so on.

Using her academic background and the experiencesas the legal advisor in leading international oil and gas companies such as Sinopec and Passargad Energy Development Company,she is capable offulfilling the complex legal situations with the best achievable results in oil and gas sector.Kimia’s  core expertise in oil and Gas are Buy-Back agreements and Gas and LNG Sales and Purchase agreements. She is alsofully familiar with the trends and changes of Iranian oil contracts towards the newly developing Iran Petroleum Contracts(IPC).

Kimia also has been serving as a legal representative for a commercial bank in a variety of lending transactions and she is recognized as a leading legal practitioner in the banking field.

In addition to her professional career as a legal advisor and a lawyer, Kimia has published remarkable number of papers on the international trade lawand the oil and gas sector, and she has been working as a lecturer in Islamic Azad University and Oxin High Education Institute for two years.


Academic and Research Background

Lecturer, Azad University of Iran, (2014-2015)

Instructor, Oxin Institute (2012-2014)


“Legal Regime Governing the Decommissiong of Offshore Oil Installations in the Light of International Conventions, Norway and England Law”, Private Law Journal of University of Tehran, Iran (2015).

“ Oil Consortium Agreements, Modares Humanities-Comparative Law Research,(under review),  TarbiatModares University, Tehran, Iran (2015).

“ The Role of Stabilization Clauses as Risk Management Tool in Petroleum Agreements”, Journal of Private Law, Vol 2, No 2, (2013).

“A Guide to the Commercial Code of Iran”, Tabnak Publications, Iran, (2012)