Shaghayegh Smousavi

Shaghayegh Smousavi, MBA, Maître en droit des affaires

Partner
Rechtsanwältin

CMS Hasche Sigle
Breite Straße 3
40213 Duesseldorf
Germany
Languages German, English, French, Persian, Italian

Since February 2016, Shaghayegh Smousavi heads the CMS operations in Teheran and is Managing Director of the new CMS Pars office. Her work focuses on cross-border transactions and financing, in particular in the energy sector. She has special local know-how and experience advising international companies on taking up operations in Iran, respectively on re-entering the Iranian market. She also regularly represent her clients in arbitration proceedings and before authorities such as the German Federal Court of Justice or Higher Regional Courts.

Shaghayegh started her legal career with an international accountancy firm in Frankfurt and Paris and then worked for a tax consultancy in Niamey in Niger as well as for the European Commission in Brussels. She subsequently joined a big Anglo-Saxon firm where she worked as a counsel in her last position. Shaghayegh has been a CMS partner since 2013.

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"Recommended"

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2016 (GCLF)

"experienced and likeable" (competitor)

JUVE German Commercial Law Firms 2015 (GCLF)

Education

  • First and second state examination in law in the German federal state of Hesse
  • MBA at the European Institute in Saarbrücken
  • Maîtrise droit des affaires in Rennes
  • Law studies, including French law, in Saarbrücken, Rennes and Frankfurt
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Memberships

  • German-French Lawyers Association
  • German-Iranian Lawyers Association
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