Salaheddin Al-Bashir, a member of the Justice Leadership Group, is the Founder and Senior Partner of International Business Legal Associates (IBLAW). He has had a distinguished career in both the public and private sectors. A lawyer by training, he has worked on several public sector reform projects ranging from trade liberalisation, investment policy, ICT strategy, public sector reform, and judicial reform. Before returning to private practice, Al-Bashir was the Minister of Industry and Trade, Minister of Justice, Minister of State for Prime Ministry Affairs, Minister of Government Performance and Minister of Foreign Affairs; he was also a Senator in the upper House of Parliament.
Al-Bashir is the Founder and Senior Partner of IBLAW – one of Jordan’s leading law firms. He was the primary legal advisor for Jordan’s World Trade Organisation accession, as well as for the signing of the Free Trade Agreement between Jordan and the United States. He also advised on key reforms such as the telecommunications and e-government reform, and the establishment and regulation of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone (ASEZ). Al-Bashir is also the Chairman of the Board of the Justice Center for Legal Aid, ADEL, in Amman, Jordan and the founder of Al-Qistas for Information Technology.