Salar Zeynelabidin

Senior Associate

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Salar Zeynelabidin (Zeyn) is a Senior Associate in the firm and divides his time between Dubai, Erbil and Baghdad. Salar primarily advises multinational clients entering new markets or expanding their projects in the Middle East.

Salar began his career at the World Bank headquarters in Washington D.C. and subsequently joined Ernst & Young in Europe. He advises clients in various sectors including government, renewable energy, oil and gas, international non-profit, media, technology, manufacturing, banking and finance. He is qualified in the Netherlands as a “meester in de rechten” with “civiel effect” (2009).

New York, 1st Department, 2014

LL.B., Maastricht University, 2006
Fulbright Scholar, Georgetown University, 2007
Fulbright Scholar, LL.M. George Washington University, 2007
Diploma, Oxford University, 2008
LL.M., Maastricht University, 2009

Dutch, English, German, Kurdish, Persian, French

Fulbright Scholarship, 2007
Thomas Buergenthal Scholarship, 2007
Netherland-America Foundation Grant, 2008