Shakir Mahmood

Shakir Mahmood

Associate Corporate Structure

Shaker’s journey as an associate specializing in corporate structure in Iraq reflects a trajectory of expertise, dedication, and impactful contributions within the legal domain. With a background rooted in legal academia and professional practice, Shaker brings a unique blend of theoretical knowledge and practical experience to his role at Etihad Law Firm.

Shaker emerged with a comprehensive understanding of corporate law principles and their application within the Iraqi legal framework. His academic pursuits were complemented by practical experience gained through internships and clerkships, where he gained insights into corporate transactions, regulatory compliance, and corporate governance practices.

Shaker’s role involves providing comprehensive legal guidance to domestic and international clients seeking to establish or expand their business presence in Iraq. He navigates clients through the complexities of corporate law, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements while optimizing their corporate structures to achieve their strategic objectives.

Moreover, Shaker remains committed to staying abreast of legal developments and emerging trends in corporate law, continuously refining his skills and expanding his knowledge base to better serve clients. He actively participates in professional development opportunities and engages in ongoing legal education to ensure that he remains at the forefront of corporate law practice in Iraq.


  • Advising clients on the regulatory framework including licensing requirements, conduct regulation and prudential regulation
  • Drafting and negotiating partnership agreements
  • Reviewing policy wordings and advising on compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements;
  • Drafting and reviewing Terms of Business Agreements
  • represent clients in registration process
  • represent clients in share transfer, arrange for transfer documentation
  • Reviewing policy wordings and advising on compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements; and
  • Advising clients on general corporate matters.


  • Iraqi Bar Association