DSLM is pleased to offer distinguished representation for its clients in Iraq. Our services include:
• Business formation and registration • Legal/Business consulting for international corporations and investors • Employment/labor law • Public contracting and construction • Civil/criminal trial proceedings • Real property sales and leasing • Contract negotiations and drafting • Government and SOFA compliance
The following is a brief sampling of recent cases the firm has handled:
• Represented international corporations seeking to establish Iraq-based operations. • Effectively represented foreign investors against a fraudulent judicial complaint in a high profile case with millions of dollars at stake. Both the judge and opposing counsel faced criminal charges after the case was adjudicated. • Negotiated and drafted an agreement for an international corporate investor with a local oil services company. • Successfully represented an international firm in a dispute with an Iraqi ministry which resulted in the payment of a multi-million dollar invoice. • Represented the family of a European aid worker during criminal proceedings against the defendant charged with her kidnapping and murder. • Advised clients on the Iraqi legal framework for arbitration clauses in commercial agreements. • Appeared as an expert witness in U.S. federal court on issues relating to Iraqi law. • Provided expert testimony before the UK High Court in multiple cases involving the application of Iraqi law. • Provided legal consultations to international law firms and their clients on issues ranging from distributorship agreements to tax consequences and lending requirements for an international lending institution interested in working in Iraq.
Legal Translation Services
DSLM launched a professional online Legal Translation Service for Arabic-English-Arabic documents. This service is managed by the International Institute for the Rule of Law (IIRL) and can be accessed at www.dslm-law.com/translation . DSLM clients are entitled to a significant discount on translation work.
Baghdad ♦ Los Angeles
International:Tel.+1-888-202-1975Fax:+1-202-380-9434 Iraq: +964(0)770-897-7400 or +964(0)790-614-6750 • U.S.: +1-213-384-8500