Anooshiravan Karimi

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Anooshiravan Karimi is the managing partner at Karimi & Associates Law Firm. He is a graduate of Bachelor of Laws, 2008. He also holds a master degree in International Law and certificates of participating in Training on clinical legal education and legal aid from International Bar Association and IBA & nationwide union of Iranian bar association. As a member of Iranian Central Bar Association, Anooshiravan Karimi is now a Tehran-based lawyer and legal adviser.

Firm Overview:

The Firm initially started its activity with Dr. Ahmad Hooman (Former Chairperson of Bar Association), Dr. Ebrahim Taghvaei, Ebrahim Emami Khooyi and Majid Amirebrahimi in 1963.The current law firm known under the registered name of Karimi & Associats law firm in Iran was constituted with the aim of transferring the knowledge and experience of this first generation to a new younger generation of lawyers. Since the formation of Karimi & Associates group as a registered firm, this ongoing effort has been made to pursue this goal with the presence of Ezzatollah Karimi and a team of expert lawyers specialised in different practice areas, benefiting from experience of the older generation and fresh ideas of the younger generation to provide a unique combination of skills and expertise to help clients resolve their most complex legal issues.

Karimi & Associates Law Firm owes its reputation to a renowned legal team composed of expert lawyers and legal assistants belonging to young and older generation that enable us to combine experience, innovative thinking, Integrity and diversity in our legal services.

Dr Behrooz Akhlaghi

Associate Prof., Faculty of Law, University of Tehran 1970 to 2006, International Law Office 1979 to date.


Extensive experience in Commercial Affairs and International Trade Law, International Commercial Contracts, Financing, Foreign Investment, Joint Venture Agreements, Oil & Gas, Mining and Telecommunication Projects.


“Commercial Law: Negotiable Instruments- Commercial Contracts”, International Trade Law, Air Law, Published by the Faculty of Law, University of Tehran, 1989. Doing Business with Iran, Contribution relating to the Iranian Legal System and Intellectual Property Law; Consultant Editor: Philip Dew, Middle East Series
Editor: Anthony Shoult
Various Articles published in the different Iranian and foreign law Journals.


Schmitthoff’s Export Trade:” The Law & Practice of International Trade”, By Clive M. Schmitthoff, Stevens & Sons, London 2000, with the cooperation of some law students;
Principles of International Commercial Contracts; Institut International pour l’ Unification du Droit Privé(Unidroit – Rome) with the cooperation of Mr. Farhad Emam;
European Union Law, Nutshells by Mike Cuthbert Sweet & Maxwell, London 2000 with the cooperation of Dr. Parviz Parvizian and Dr. Vahid Eshtiagh.


The International Law Office (ILO) renders legal services in the areas of international trade law, foreign investment, banking, finance, corporations, taxation, intellectual property, telecommunication, arbitration and litigation. Our strong litigation team is well-versed in disputes on debt collection, contracts of employment, international trade, shareholder agreements, business restructuring and other commercial cases.

ILO presently employs fifteen lawyers and two paralegals, most of whom have an excellent command of the English language and have obtained law degrees from top universities in Iran and overseas. Dr. Behrooz Akhlaghi, the founder of the firm received his LL.B. from Law Faculty of Tehran University, Iran, and PhD from Aix-en-Provence Aix- Marseilles University, France. He has also followed some specialized courses in International Trade Law in Oxford Law Faculty in United Kingdom. He taught business law, international trade law, air law and other relevant subjects at the Law Faculty of Tehran University and other universities and is an attorney-at-law and having certificate from Iranian Central Bar Association. He has 35 years of experience in corporate law, international trade law and commercial affairs.

Seyed Ali Hosseini

ADL MEHRYAS ALBORZ LEGAL FIRM by providing IP related services and legal consults for more than 10 years has assisted its clients in their developments in technology and product style through services in the Intellectual Property field & Company registration under the name of Hosseini Brothers and Associates. Recently, we have assembled a group of young and passionate people in order to improve every aspects of our services. Our main goal is to provide high quality services as clear as possible. The importance of Intellectual Property rights such as Trademark & Patent rights increases day by day. Therefore, our firm strives to strengthen the exclusive rights it grants by pursuing a pro-IP policy.

It is expected that most businesses will change remarkably in the near future and that the technical development of every field will advance enormously. In such a situation, we are improving our own services by establishing service systems involving several Trademark & patent attorneys and equipping ourselves with the latest office automation systems.

In this way, we will be able to continue to provide our clients with our own technical information and special skills, in order to ensure that our clients can take advice conveniently and properly use the Intellectual Property system.

Mehrnoosh Aryanpour

Mehrnoosh Aryanpour joined Gide as a partner in 2017 to head the firm’s practice in Iran. She is an experienced international lawyer specialising in international trade and regulatory matters, including sanctions and export controls (ITAR, EAR, and OFAC), Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Customs, WTO disputes, and multi-jurisdictional commercial matters in transport, energy, and infrastructure. She assists numerous domestic and foreign companies, including in the oil and gas production, oil field services and equipment sector, ocean carriers, airlines, manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, and hospitality providers on due diligence and Iran sanctions.

Ms Aryanpour previously worked for several international law firms, as of Counsel for Gibson Dunn & Cruchter LLP in Washington, and as Senior Counsel and Senior Policy Advisor at Holland & Knight LLP New York and Washington, heading their Afghanistan practice.

Admitted to the New York Bar in 2009 (pending admission to the Washington Bar, District of Columbia), Mehrnoosh Aryanpour holds an LL.M. in International Legal Studies from Georgetown University Law Center (2006), a Certificate in International Law, from the London School of Economics & Political Sciences (2005), and an LL.B. from the Tehran University, Iran (2003) – She ranked Number One out of some 500,000 students in Iran’s national Concours Exam, receiving commendation and awards from both the Supreme Leader and the President for the highest academic achievement in the Islamic Republic of Iran (2003). She speaks Farsi, English, French and Arabic.


Founded in Paris in 1920, Gide is a premier international law firm with some 15 offices spread throughout the world.