Dr. Ali Shirvani


Email: AShirvani@sepehrlawfirm.com


  • Xiamen University (P.R. China), Ph.D. Public Int. Law (2013-Current)
  • Payam Noor University (I.R. Iran), LLM Public Int. law, (Sept 2010)
  • University of Isfahan (I.R. Iran) LLB law, (Aug. 2006)


  • Persian
  • Arabic
  • English
  • German(fair)
  • Chinese(fair)

Practice Areas

  • Maritime and Shipping Law,
  • Commercial Contracts,
  • European Private Law,
  • Constitutional and Comparative Law


  • Legal associate professional, Legal and Claims Office of Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines, Tehran (Iran) www.irisl.net
  • Legal and Foreign Affairs, Society for Protection of Working and Street Children, Tehran (Iran)
  • Managing Editor, Gahdad Publication, Isfahan (Iran), Publications on International, Transnational and Comparative Law and Persian Translations
  • Member of Research Group on Constitution-Making, http://constitutional-change.com
  • Member The International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL). http://www.iacl-aidc.org
Dr. Ali Shirvani

Research & Publication

  • Translation of “Anglo Iranian Oil Co. Application International Court of Justice (United Kingdom v. Iran)”, available at constitutional.blog.ir, 19 June 2015.
  • Article “Globalization and International Law Unification of Concepts”, available at constitutional.blog.ir, 1 June 2015.
  • Translation of “Oil Platforms Application International Court of Justice (Islamic .Republic of Iran v. United States of America)”, available at constitutional.blog.ir, 14 April 2015.
  • Article “China and Ambivalent Comparative Approach to International Law” Published online
  • Article “Toward Rule of Law by Transnational Evaluation of Constitutions” published in the International Symposium on Rule of Law, Governing the Nation According to Law and Rule of Law China, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), Beijing 8-9 November 2014.
  • Article “Transnational Evaluation of a Constitution, Who, When and How” as speech in IXth World Congress “Constitutional Challenges: Global and Local” in Oslo 16 – 20 June 2014.
  • Article “*Iran* and International Law, Difficulties of a Changed Name” as Speech on Second Conference of Studies of Public Law, 07 March 2014, Isfahan.
  • Book “Private Law Beyond the Nation State – Studies on the globalization and europeanization of private law” Translation into Persian, selection articles written by Jürgen Basedow Max Planck Institute (Hamburg)Director, ISBN:978-600-93821-0-1
  • Article “Survey on Blocking Strait of Hormuz According to International Law of the Sea and Internal law” Published by Center of Strategic Researches, www.csr.ir,as a Strategic Report, No 33, Nov-Dec 2010, 7-16.
  • Translation “International Law Commission Relation with International Court of Justice” Rosalyn Higgins Lecture at the 60th Anniversary of the International Law Commission 19 May 2008, in the international periodical Law magazine 12th No. (ISSN: 1735-2819), www.ijl.blogfa.com , Sept.2008, 41-43.
  • Article “Strait of Hormuz Statute in Law of the Sea” international periodical Law magazine 9th No.(ISSN: 1735-2819), www.ijl.blogfa.com,May 2008, 8-12.
  • Article “Commitment to Healthy Environment under the Third Generation of the Human Rights” in the international periodical Law magazine 10th No. (ISSN: 1735-2819), www.ijl.blogfa.com,July 2008,41-46.
  • Defended Master Thesis “Unification of European Trade Law and its Impacts on Iran’s Foreign Trade Relations” with the grade of Excellent.


  • Xiamen Academy of international Law, Xiamen (China) June 2015
  • Intellectual Property Summer School, Xiamen University June 2015
  • Roundtable on Constitutional Change and the People Dec 2014, University of Luxembourg and the International Association of Constitutional Law.
  • IXth World Congress “Constitutional Challenges: Global and Local” in Oslo June 2014
  • Xiamen Academy of international Law, Xiamen (China) June 2012
    National seminar for the academics introduction to WTO, world trade organisation, University of Allame Tabatabaei and Plenipotentiary trade representative office, Tehran (Iran)

Teaching Experience

  • University Lecturer of Public International Law, Legal text in English, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law since in more than 4 major universities of Isfahan, since 2010 to 2014