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Franҫois Ameli

Paris
fameli@ckrlaw.com
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AREAS OF PRACTICE

Focuses on international contract law, litigation and arbitration, enforcement and asset tracing with a special expertise in Arabic and Middle Eastern Countries. He counsels foreign businesses seeking to take over French companies. He also provides clients with broad-based guidance on all aspects of their business development in Europe.


ACCREDITATIONS

Is a member of the French Committee on Private International Law and a founding member of the International Association of Business Lawyers. In addition to his extensive private practice, Mr. Ameli has been a Professor of the Sorbonne Law School and other reputable institutions for 25 years, teaching civil law, international contracts, international trade law and international commercial arbitration. Mr. Ameli is the Head of the Chair of Ethics and Financial Norms at the Sorbonne Law School. Founding partner of BEA Avocats

EDUCATION

PhD of International Law from the Sorbonne Law School and has a certificate specializing in international Trade Law from the Paris Bar Association.


LANGUAGES

French
Persian
English

Franҫois Ameli focuses on international contract law, litigation and arbitration, international insolvency and international labor law.

Mr. Ameli frequently drafts and negotiates cross-border commercial contracts for a wide variety of industries and new technologies and services. He counsels foreign businesses seeking to take over French companies. He also provides clients with broad-based guidance on all aspects of their business from marketing and financing techniques to the hiring of transnational staff and customs issues.

Mr. Ameli brings a breadth of experience in international commercial arbitration, with a focus on contractual disputes arising in the Middle East and the Persian Gulf.   He has handled a number of multi-jurisdictional litigation cases involving oil and gas, port activity, maritime transportation, international fraud and represents commercial clients in enforcement actions.

Mr. Ameli is a member of the French Committee on Private International Law and a founding member of the International Association of Business Lawyers. In addition to his extensive private practice, Mr. Ameli has been a Professor of the Sorbonne Law School and other reputable institutions for 25 years, teaching civil law, international contracts, international trade law and international commercial arbitration in the Middle East. Mr. Ameli is the Head of the Chair of Ethics and Financial Norms at the Sorbonne Law School.

Mr. Ameli earned his Ph.D. doctorate of law from the Sorbonne Law School and has a certificate specializing in International Trade Law from the Paris Bar Association.

Mr. Ameli is a founding partner of CKR Law Paris.

He is fluent in French, English, and Persian.