MOHAMMAD ABDOLLAHI
Counsel
sma.abdollahi@meshkatlawyers.com

BIOGRAPHY

Mohammad joined MESHKAT after several years of acting as legal adviser for various commercial entities. He has advised clients on different aspects of international commercial law, including international sale of goods, distribution and agency agreements, JVs and M&A. He previously worked at PAA LAWYERS and Tamin Edalat law firms.

Mohammad has served clients both in a capacity of arbitrator and as a legal counsel in cases before different international arbitral tribunals, including the Korean Commercial Arbitration Board (KCAB) and the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Dubai International Arbitration Center (DIAC). He is currently a member of the Arbitration Court of Iran Judiciary Bar and sits as an arbitrator in different cases referred to this Court.

Mohammad has lectured and published extensively on sports law. He currently sits as the Chair of the Appeals Commission of the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) and is a member of the Legal Experts Working Group at the International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA).

PRACTICE AREAS
International Commercial Law
Litigation and Alternative Disputes Resolution
Sports Law

EDUCATION
Hague Academy of International Law, Summer Course on Private International Law, 2017
Shahid Beheshti University, Ph.D. in International Law, 2020
Shahid Beheshti University, LLM. in International Law, 2013
Shahed University, LLB. in Law, 2011

LANGUAGES
Persian | English | Arabic

RECENT REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • I.R. Archery Federation in CAS 2018/A/5871 before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS);
  • I.R. Archery Federation in CAS 2018/MED/74 before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS);
  • Petrochemical Commercial Company International (PCCI) in a multi-jurisdictional case in Malaysia, Canada, Cyprus, Australia, Germany and Iran;
  • Petrochemical Commercial Company International (PCCI) in cases before the DIAC, ICC and Dubai Courts.