untitled

Shima Arabasadi

PhD International Law
LLM International Law
Attorney at Law
Member of Judiciary Research Center

 

Contact Details

Mob: +98(912) 230 01 93

E-mail: arabasadi@polarislawyers.com

 

Work Experiences:

  • Attorney at Law (2008-present)
  • Legal expert and consultant in Hirbodan Company (An Engineering and Construction Company, chiefly involved with projects concerned with Power Plants, Oil & Gas and Petrochemical Facilities) (January 2013- April 2013)
  • Legal Manager in Hirbodan Company (May 2013 – January 2014)
  • Legal Advisor in Research Institute of Public and International Law of theJudiciary of the Islamic Republic of Iran January (2013­­_present)

Leading Cases:

  • CONFIDENTIAL Vs. CONFIDENTIAL2, Claims related to Tehran-Mashhad line electrification project consultancy contract in accordance with the Europe Union sanctions against Iran, (lawyer).
  • CONFIDENTIAL against the FOREIGN COMPANY, enforcement of Iranian court orders in Britain, regarding the EU sanctions against Iran (legal adviser)
  • Termination of the EPC contract for the project… (Confidential), bringing the arbitrationin the Chamber of Commerce (legal advisor).
  • Case regarding CONFIDENTIAL for the Electrification of Khorasan project (Toos- Shirvan- Esfarayen 400 V Line) (legal adviser and claim manager)

 

Education:


Bachelor of Law,Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, University of Tehran,Overall GPA: 19.09

LLM, International law, University of Tehran, Overall GPA: 19, 28

PhD, Public International Law, University of Tehran, Overall GPA: 19,31

 

Honors & Awards:

 

  • Ranked as 4th(out of 500000 participants) in Iran’s national university entrance exam in the year 2004
  • Ranked as 4th (out of 20 highest GPA holders of the University of Tehran) with an overall GPA of 19.09 in the year 2008
  • Ranked as 2nd inIran’s national Law Olympiad and thus the holder of the silver medal in the year 2008.
  • Ranked as 9th in Iran’s national master law entrance exam in the year 2008.
  • Ranked as the first GPA holder of Master degree with an overall GPA 19,26 in the year 2010

 

Languages spoken:

 

  • Persian (mother tongue)
  • English (Fluent in speaking, writing, reading and listening, with an IELTS score of 7.0)
  • French (intermediate)
  • Arabic (basic knowledge)

 

Activities:

  • An speech on “Humanitarian Intervention from Rwanda to Libya” in Iranian center for United Nations Studies meeting, in association with Dr. Momtaz and Dr. Beigzadeh and others in 2011
  • Holding a scientific seminar with the title of Woman in Public Law (as the scientific secretary)
  • Participating in an educational course of Women’s Rights in Rahi institution(a non-benefit organization with the purpose of strengthening abilities and rights of women in society)
  • Holding a scientific seminar with the title of Children’s Rights
  • Holding a scientific seminar with the title of Civic Rights
  • Participating as an active member of the Scientific Association Journal of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences

 

Memberships:

  • Member of Iran’s National Elite Committee (established and directed under the supervision of the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran)
  • Member of Iranian Bar Association
  • Member of the Research Institute of the Judiciary of the Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Member of the Central Committee of the Scientific Association of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences
  • Member of Iranian Association for United Nations Studies

.

Publications:

  • Dissertation on “Responsibility to Protect in the Framework of Collective Security” under supervision of DrDjamchidMomtaz and advisement of Dr Amir Hossein Rajbarian
  • An Essay on “privatization outcomes on the activity of foreign companies in Iran” as an obligatory research presented to Central Bar Association of Iran.
  • A booklet on “International institutions associated with the judiciary of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the benefits of membership or collaboration with them”
  • A report on “criminalization of international crimes and the jurisdiction of national courts in dealing with it: Opportunities and Threats”; the outcomes arose from a special session in Research Institute of the Judiciary of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
  • A report on “labor in the prisons, from the perspective of human rights” the outcomes arose from special session in Research Institute of the Judiciary of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
  • An essay on “Extra-ordinary Chambers In The Court of Cambodia” accepted in the journal of Law and Economy
  • An essay on “ Morality and Responsibility to Protect” accepted in call for papers of Mofid University of Qom
  • Participation in drafting articles governing “philosophy of international law” under Public Law Institute of Tehran University (in press)
  • Participation in translating articles on “International Court of Justice” (in press)
  • An essay on “Capital Punishment” published in the journal of the Scientific Association of the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences of the University of Tehran
  • An essay on “Legal ABCs of Artificial Insemination in Iranian Law System” in the aforementioned journal.

 

Relevant courses accomplished:

  • Public International Law
  • Private International Law
  • Private Law
  • International Commercial law
  • Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes
  • States Responsibility
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Law of Treaties
  • Space Law
  • Law of International Organizations
  • International Criminal Law