Sabeti & Khatami is a legal practice offering clients first-rate advice, commercial awareness, effective solutions and outstanding service on matters of Iranian law with an international element.

Sabeti & Khatami aims to establish enduring relationships of trust with the most discerning clients, and to be their legal advisor of choice on strategic or complex matters of Iranian law.
To that end, we believe we offer a unique proposition in the market through our people: top-level international experience and reputation plus leading domestic expertise and standing. This permits us to deliver the combination of high-quality legal advice and outstanding client service that sophisticated clients expect of premier law firms.
We are organised as a true partnership, with a collective sense of responsibility for every client matter. Our team consists of highly-qualified lawyers, all of whom hold post-graduate law degrees, mostly from top North American or European law schools.
Like every outstanding law firm, we are shaped by a strong shared culture. For us, that culture consists of comprehensive dedication to the interests of clients, creativity in solving problems and zealous attention to detail.
We embrace our clients’ challenges as ours, and seek to apply legal knowledge while seeing things from the perspective of clients.

Our Strengths

First-rate Advice & Effective Solutions

We have the expertise and commercial awareness to formulate and deliver advice that is on-point, clear and responsive. Where there are complex legal challenges, we have the experience and creativity to devise effective solutions.

International Approach

Our partners have worked at or with top global law firms and their clients for a combined thirty years. We understand fully the perspectives, concerns, preferences and constraints of international clients. This allows us to meet the expectations of the most sophisticated clients for quality of work and service.

Domestic Credibility

Complex matters in Iran inevitably require interactions with local players and regulators. We have the credibility, relationships and reputation to engage effectively with top local entities and regulators on behalf of clients.

Local understanding

We understand local practicalities, prevailing commercial-legal practices and the practical interpretation of laws and regulations in Iran’s challenging environment. We combine these to deliver advice that helps clients effectively manage their business and risks in Iran.

Work Highlights



Capital markets

Consumer electronics & home appliances


E-commerce & fintech



Oil & gas and petrochemicals

Power (conventional)

Power (renewables)

Transportation infrastructure