Mowaffaq Ridha

Senior Consultant

T: +44 (0) 208 439 8810

E: mhr@lawxl.com

Mowaffaq is an insurance specialist with law degrees from Iraq and England. He has under his belt considerable years of experience within the legal and insurance sectors with particular focus on insurance, marine and transportation laws.

These experiences have been augmented by his previous positions as general manager of numerous GCC insurance companies as well as being the chairman and general manager of  the Iraqi National Insurance Company (a state insurance company), plus his previous membership of drafting committees for various laws including a member of the drafting committee of Company Law in Iraq, chairman of the drafting committee of the Marine Law in Iraq, chairman of the drafting committee of the Transportation Law (for the transportation of persons and cargo by road, rail, sea, and air) in Iraq, and a member of the Bahraini Ministry of Commerce committee for drafting the Bahraini Company Law, to state a few.

Mowaffaq currently provides consultancy services on a wide range of subjects including insurance, reinsurance, shipping with particular reference to Iraqi, GCC, English and International laws and sits on the board of a number of GCC insurance companies.

Education

  • LLM College of Law – Leeds University (England)
  • LL.B College of Law – Baghdad University (Iraq)

Nationality

  • Iraqi/Canadian

Admissions

  • Admitted as a lawyer in Iraq in 1962

Languages

  • English (Fluent)
  • Arabic (Fluent)