AMERELLER, operates in Erbil via a locally registered legal firm under the name Mena Associates. The relationship between AMERELLER and Mena Associates is regulated under a Cooperation Agreement that has been approved by the Kurdistan Bar Association. Mena Associates is locally registered and holds the necessary licenses to practice law in the Kurdistan Region.
The lawyers at the Erbil office advise local and international corporate clients, government authorities as well as non-governmental organizations in all areas of commercial and corporate law, administrative matters, and litigation. The corporate services of the Erbil lawyers range from company registration to high-level M&A transactions and joint venture negotiations. The firm has registered over 300 companies and branch offices.
On the transactional side, the firm advises on all aspects of corporate, commercial, tax, employment, and intellectual property matters. One of our particular strengths is advising clients in large scale project finance transactions and related regulatory issues. Moreover, we render full service legal advice to international oil companies and oil service providers on all aspects of their activities in the Kurdistan Region.
The Erbil lawyers are experts in local administrative law and have an excellent reputation within the relevant local Ministries and other Government institutions and regulators. The team is recognized as a leading provider of litigation services throughout the Kurdistan Region. In addition, we regularly act as Iraqi law experts in international arbitration proceedings.