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Dr. Sohrab Rabiee


Dr Sohrab Rabiee

First name: Sohrab

Last name: Rabiee

Email: srabiee@paa-lawyers.com

Date of Birth: 1959


  • PhD of International Law of Foreign Investment


Work experience:

  • Legal Advisor, Iranian Center for International Legal Affairs in The Hague, Netherlands (1985-1991)
  • Legal Assistant and Senior Legal Advisor to the Iran-US claims Tribunal, The Hague, Netherlands (1991-2013)
  • Involvement in more than 20 cases in the Iran-US claims Tribunal, The Hague, Netherlands
  • Member of the special team of advocates of the Hague Court of Arbitration in the negotiations concerning disputes with the Kingdom of Netherlands regarding immunities and diplomatic privileges of the members of the Court (2003-2010)
  • Participation in 5 commercial cases before the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Paris and Tehran Regional Arbitration Center (TRAC)
  • Participation in 1 ad hoc arbitration governed by the rules of UNCITRAL
  • Participation as ad hoc arbitrator in domestic cases
  • Advocate in 6 CAS cases in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Advocate to 2 Iran’s governmental institutes in Switzerland and Lloyds Arbitration
  • Advocate to a governmental institute of Iran in the “A-15 Case” before the Hague Court of Arbitration
  • Legal Advisor to 2 cases in the courts of the UK
  • Legal Advisor in a case in the UK governed by the Lloyds Insurance Rules of Arbitration
  • Senior Legal Advisor of the National Oil Company of Iran (2013-2015)
  • Legal Advisor in various contracts, settlement of commercial disputes and negotiations for commercial contracts and supervision over the execution of contracts (2013-2015)
  • Legal Advisor to the “Sangelaj Law Firm” in various domestic and international commercial cases including numerous cases of arbitration in Paris, Geneva, and Dubai (2014)
  • Participation in the General Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law, Public International Law (1986-1993)
  • Visiting lecturer in 4 seminar courses of the Hague Academy of International Law on the jurisprudence of the Iran-US claims Tribunal (2007-2012)
  • Judge in the semi-final rounds of the Telders International Law Moot Court Competition, held by Leiden University (1996-2013)
  • Judge in the International Criminal Court Moot competition (2007)
  • Lecturer of advanced English legal texts in PhD courses at the Islamic Azad University, Iran (2015)
  • Lecturer in the field of International Arbitration, Shahr-e-Danesh Institute for Legal Researches, Tehran, Iran (2013-2015)


Key Competencies & Skills:

  • International Law
  • International Trade Law
  • International Dispute Settlement
  • International Arbitration
  • International Investment


Foreign languages:

  • English: Advanced
  • Dutch: Professional Working Proficiency


Working language/s:

  • Persian
  • English
  • Dutch