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Khabirpour, Nabil

Nabil Khabirpour

Direct Tel: +44 20 7653 2031
Tel: +44 20 7653 2000 Fax: +44 20 7653 2100

Nabil Khabirpour is a senior associate in Quinn Emanuel’s London office, prior to which he worked at a Magic Circle firm.  Nabil’s work focuses on litigation, international arbitration, public international law and European Union law.  His practice spans a broad range of areas, including disputes relating to Natural Resources, Business and Human Rights, Competition, Trade and Governmental work. 

Before reading Law at the University of Cambridge, Nabil spent a year volunteering at the Baha’i World Centre in Haifa, Israel. Following his undergraduate studies, he pursued his Masters at the University of Oxford, where he graduated at the top of his year in European Business Regulation. Thereafter, Nabil accepted an offer from Harvard Law School to work as a Visiting Researcher before beginning his legal practice in London.

  • Harvard Law School
    (Visiting Researcher, 2013)
  • University of Oxford
    (M.S.c., Law and Finance, 2012)
    • BCL modules: Distinction
    • Winter Williams Prize
    • Brasenose College Prize
  • University of Cambridge
    (M.A., Law, First Class, 2011)
    • Thomas and Elizabeth Walton Prize
    • Rosalind, Lady Carlisle Prize
    • Bachelor of Arts Prize
  • Solicitor, England and Wales
  • Guest Lecturer at the University of Oxford, Faculty of Law (2018 - 2019)
  • Contributor, Jagusch QC, S. (2016) ‘Cross-Examination of Fact Witnesses: The Common Law Perspective,’ Guide to Advocacy, Global Arbitration Review. 4th Ed., p. 68.
  • Khabirpour, N. (2015) ‘Gold Reserve Inc v The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela’, Eur. Int’l Arb. Rev., Vol. 4:2, pp. 111–125.

  • Khabirpour, N. (2014) ‘Do not rush the river: a Common Frame of Reference, the Restatements of the Law, and the Court of Justice of the European Union’, Int. J. Private Law, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp.103–128.
  • Guest lecturer at the Centre for Transnational Legal Studies (2014).
  • Khabirpour, N (2012) ‘Consumer Policy Objectives of the European Union and the Case for Modified Targeted Harmonisation’, The Student Journal of Law., Issue 4, July 2012.