Aro Latif is an associate in the Corporate Commercial practice. He is based in Erbil and supports his colleagues in matters falling in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq.

Aro graduated from the American University of Iraq, Slemani in 2016 with a B.A. in International Studies and from the University of Leicester Law School in 2018 with an LLB. Following a year in the trainee lawyer role supporting his colleagues in a range of departments he successfully applied for an associate position in the Spring of 2019.

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Recent Experience

  • Preparing a map of Iraq’s data protection rules in various sectors (oil and gas, banking, commercial, etc)
  • Banking and E-signature services advice
  • Advising on health and safety regulatory developments
  • Advising on environmental record retention regulations
  • Advising on commercial agency laws and regulations


  • English
  • Kurdish


2018 – LLB, University of Leicester Law School

2016 – B.A. International Relations, American University of Slemani, Iraq