Ghazi F. Ali

Partner, Co-Founder & Head of Legal Consultancies Division


  • Iraqi Bar Association
  • Iraqi Jurists Union
  • Project Manager
  • Lexology Author and National Expert

An organized, analytical, efficient, innovative, and results-driven senior attorney with 19 years of continuous experience in the Iraqi legal practice through which I proudly hold an impressive record of successfully advising foreign and national clients, whether individuals, companies, or organizations operating in Iraq, that equipped me with a wide breathed of international law knowledge through my tenured career.



  • I enjoy working in challenging, fast-based environments that allow me to grow and stretch my knowledge base.
  • With a proven record of favorable client outcomes, I have continually demonstrated an unparalleled work ethic and incredible consultancy and interpersonal skills.
  • Over the years, I have gained a considerable understanding of international legal practices
  • I am knowledgeable in cross-boarders contracting systems, policies, and regulations; I am also an experienced projects planner.
  • Languages: Arabic /native speaker (Reading, writing, and speaking), English /fluency (Reading, writing, and speaking).


  • Partner, Co-founder, Al HADEEL Al HASAN Law Firm LLC (HHL) – 2016 – Current
  • Senior Attorney, HHP Law Office 2012 – 2016
  • Superior Petroleum, Director of Legal Department 2009 – 2011
  • Meyer – Reummann Legal Consultancy (Branch Manager of Kurdistan Office) 2008 – 2009
  • Auss Younis Law Office / Junior Corporate Lawyer 2003


  • Due Diligence and carrying out risk assessment utilizing applicable Iraqi laws and regulations.
  • Addressing legal and commercial matters such as operational oversight of projects and the resolution of client issues.
  • Led a team of attorneys in carrying out feasibility studies in conjunction with other industry experts which entailed the investigation of project profitability, risks, and policies’ impact on performance.
  • Conducted training sessions and one-on-one consultations on employee/employer rights under the Iraqi labor code with company representatives and personnel.
  • Offering legal guidance to international clients willing to enter the Iraqi markets on the legal prerequisites and cultural aspects to consider when doing business in Iraq.
  • Specialized bilingual legal expertise in corporate laws
  • Specialized Iraq taxation expert
  • Wide experience in social security liability issues, visas and work permits as related to international clients
  • Resolving client’s respective issues in Iraqi contracting policies and recommended courses of action in compliance with government regulations.
  • Advised on navigating Iraqi specific legal issues including contractors’ and subcontractor’ liability and contractual default cases.
  • Continuous and reliable solutions to clients’ needs by facilitating management communication, collaborating with various parties, carrying out administrative tasks, and mediating concerns regarding deliverables undergone.
  • Performed legal representation tasks such as preparing court documents and attending hearings in all disputes levels
  • Certified national expert and author for the Lexology legal publication in the United Kingdom; specifically in oil and gas laws.
  • certified Expert Witness in attending before international tribunals providing neutral statements and opinions on matters pertaining to Iraq’s legal system.
  • On several occasions, I acted as a local counsel for international law firms representing clients in matters of disputes before international tribunals.
  • As a director of investment, I managed an $800 million investment portfolio with a team of experts of oil refinery projects applied for by a multi-national group of investors; my duties involved communication with international advisors of business partners, lenders, and investors from different jurisdictions.
  • As a project manager, I oversaw the development and implementation of MATOC (Multi-Award Task Orders Contract) with a $150 million budget managed by the USACE.
  • For the period between 2004 to 2010, I managed teams’ implementation government contracts (total of 25 projects) including construction and logistics with a total value of 15MioUS$.

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