Negar Ghiabi



  • Islamic Azad University (Central Branch), Tehran, Iran, LLM private law (2011)
    Thesis: Appeal of Arbitration Award
  • Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran, LLB Law (2006)


  • Persian
  • English
  • French

Awards & Achievements

  • Ranked 23rd in Human Sciences category among one million participants in the national university entrance exam (September 2001)

Practice Areas

  • International Commercial Arbitration,
  • Oil & Gas,
  • Construction.

Skill Development Courses

  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP), Sep. 2015
  • Fundamentals in National & International Contracts Negotiations (2012- 2013)
    Industrial Management Institute, Tehran, Iran
  • Post Graduate Course in Oil & Gas Law & Contracts (2014)
  • University of Tehran, Institute of Petroleum Engineering
  • An Introduction to Arbitration Process (2009)
    Iran Chamber of Commerce, Tehran, Iran


  • Oil Industries Engineering & Construction Company (OIEC), Senior Legal Expert & Contract Negotiator (Since August 2012)
    • Negotiating and drafting different types of EPC and PC contracts with both Iranian and foreign contractors.
    • In charge of dispute settlement negotiations for different legal conflicts having the opportunity to deal with a wide range of issues including liquidated damages, terminations, suspensions, insurance and resolving disputes with sub-contractors related to various EPC, PC & EPCF contracts, drilling and ancillary services contracts, bank guarantees and letter of credit in the following projects:
      • Development of phases 17-18 and 20-21 of South Pars Assaluye
      • Siri Island Gas Gathering and NGL Recovery Project
      • Development of Azar oil field in Ilam Province
    • Leading client’s multi-million dollar dispute against a subcontractor involving termination of the contract and claims for costs and damages in the arbitration before Arbitration Center of Iran Chamber of Commerce (ACIC)
  • Tehran Regional Electric Company (TREC), Legal Advisor (Oct. 2008-August 2012)
    • Drafting contracts
    • Managing and settling down disputes and discrepancies over establishment and expansion of electrical power plants in the provinces of Tehran,Qom, and Alborz.