Prominent lawyer Bahman Keshavarz passes away

April 23, 2019 - 19:40

TEHRAN – Prominent Iranian lawyer Bahman Keshavarz passed away on Tuesday, his son Karim Keshavarz told ISNA. 

He died of heart attack in Mehrdad Hospital in Tehran, the son said.

Keshavarz, 75, had been practicing law since 1971. He served as president of the Iranian Central Bar Association for two consecutive periods. 

He was also president of the Nationwide Union of the Iranian Bar Associations, where he served three times within the course of thirteen years, in the same position.

Keshavarz held an L.L.B from the University of Tehran School of Law and an L.L.M. in criminal law from Shahid Beheshti University and another L.L.M. in private law from the same university.


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