Nadjma Yassari, PhD

Senior fellow and head of the Department of Civil Laws in Islamic Countries, Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg. Dr. Yassari has published numerous articles on private international law and the contemporary civil laws of Islamic countries. Recently she has been elected President of the German-Iranian Law Association that was established in 1998 in Hamburg. She is a member of the German Islam Conference. Dr. Yassari provides German courts with expert opinions on the family and succession laws of Islamic countries.