Zainab Saad is an Associate in the litigation departments in Baghdad. Zainab is also a member of the Iraqi Bar association.

Zainab frequently works on Iraqi litigation cases where foreign law has to be applied by Iraqi courts or arbitration is raised as a defense.

She has interest in international commercial arbitration. Prior to joining Al Tamimi Zainab worked on helping other law students to learn more about international commercial arbitration and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Iraq.

Zainab represented the University of Al- Iraqia in the Willem-C Vis international commercial arbitration Moot for Two years. The VIS Moot is the largest and most prestigious moot court competition for law students and is used by the UNCITRAL to promote the New York Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitration Awards and the UN Convention on International Sale of Goods convention.

She also has experience in IP, insurance and recent experience involves advising on copyrights in Iraq, drafting settlement and assignment agreements,

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Recent Experience

  • Review documents of litigation cases, prepare report, translation and draft motions.
  • Contentious matters with the Iraqi Bar Association.
  • Advise on matters of personal status law.
  • Represent client in labour cases, review and brief the clients on the claims, benefits, leaves
  • Contentious matters with Insurance Diwan
  • Advising on Copyrights and trademarks
  • Advising on Investment in Iraq in accordance with Iraqi investment law
  • Assist in trademarks registration procedures


  • Arabic
  • English


  • 2020 – Bachelor in Law, University of Al- Iraqia


2021 – Iraqi Bar Association