Local Expertise, Global Standards

Mustafa Muayad

Mustafa muayad
Mustafa Muayad
Founder & Managing Partner
Phone: 00964 78 050 10222


Mustafa Muayad, the distinguished Founder and Managing Partner of the Muayad & Associates, stands as a beacon of legal expertise with over 14 years of specialized experience in corporate and commercial law. His proficiency lies in guiding businesses through the complexities of corporate structures, from inception to execution, and in navigating the intricate world of commercial agreements in fields as diverse as construction, leasing, and joint ventures. Mustafa’s adeptness in employment law, covering aspects like policy formulation, contract negotiations, and dispute resolution, makes him a trusted advisor in the labor sector.

Mustafa’s role transcends everyday legal counsel. He is a strategic partner to senior management and conglomerates, offering sage advice on a plethora of legal issues, particularly in the dynamic realms of agency law, franchising, and joint ventures, as well as in the critical sectors of shipping, employment, and construction law. His advice is sought after in both domestic circles and in the free zones, making him a versatile legal expert.
Educationally, Mustafa is a double alumnus of the prestigious International Islamic University in Malaysia, where he earned his Master’s degree in Business Law in 2014, following a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Kirkuk University, Iraq, in 2010. His academic journey is complemented by his professional standing as a member of the Iraqi Bar Association since 2010.

Mustafa’s career is marked by notable roles, including serving as Legal Counsel for Huawei Technologies Co., where he was instrumental in legal compliance, particularly in telecommunications, contract management, and labor dispute resolution in Iraq’s southern region. His tenure at Al Tamimi & Company from 2015 to 2018, as an Associate in the Corporate & Commercial Department, further solidified his reputation. There, he provided comprehensive legal counsel across sectors, including banking, energy, telecommunications, and pharmaceuticals, advising on operational strategies, compliance, and contract management in Iraq.

Mustafa’s expertise extends to representing both local and international clients in high-stakes disputes at various judicial levels, covering sectors like oil and gas, banking, general services, and transportation, demonstrating his prowess in both defensive and plaintiff capacities.

Key Achievements

  • Instrumental in regulatory and corporate affairs for an international bank, including its incorporation in Iraq.
  • Provided comprehensive legal services to banks and credit institutions in corporate and employment matters.
  • Advised a major pharmaceutical company on regulatory and licensing requirements in Iraq.
  • Assisted various international telecom companies with licensing, incorporation, and permit acquisition in Iraq.
  • Expertly reviewed and advised on commercial, franchise, and related agreements.


  • Fluent Arabic
  • Turkish
  • Fluent English


  • L.L.M. in Business Law, Islamic University of Malaysia (2014).
  • B.A. in Law, Kirkuk University (2010).
  • Admitted to the Iraqi Bar Association (2010).

Mustafa Muayad’s blend of extensive experience, academic prowess, and a deep understanding of both local and international legal landscapes positions him not just as a lawyer, but as a visionary leader in the legal domain, driving the Muayad & Associates towards new heights of legal service and client satisfaction.