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Anthony Mrad


Anthony has been advising international and regional players for over nine years on the civil law implications to general banking and corporate matters.
He is also a part-time bankruptcy law lecturer at the Saint Joseph University in Dubai. Before joining the firm Anthony practiced as a lawyer and legal consultant in different jurisdictions of the Middle East Region including the UAE, Iraq and Lebanon. Anthony obtained his LLM degree (Banking & Finance) from the Melbourne Law School in Australia and graduated with First Class Honors. He also holds a Licence en Droit (LLB) from the Saint Joseph University in Lebanon and graduated with Honors. He qualified as an attorney at law in Lebanon in 2012 and is fluent in Arabic, English and French. 


Pro bono

Assisted, on a pro bono basis, Syrian refugees to issue residence permits to their families in Erbil.

Published Work

  • Walid Nasser and Anthony Mrad, ‘Anti-Counterfeiting Guide 2014, Iraq Chapter’, World Trademark Review. This article first appeared in Anti-counterfeiting 2014 – A Global Guide, a supplement to World Trademark Review, published by The IP Media Group.

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

Attorney at Law, Beirut Bar Association, 2009

Registered as Legal Consultant with the Legal Affairs Department, Government of Dubai  



Admitted to the Beirut Bar Association, 2009


Licence en Droit (LLB), Law, Saint Joseph University, 2008

LLM, Law, University of Melbourne, 2016


Arabic, French
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.