Amir previously clerked for a Judge of the International Court of Justice in The Hague and served in the legal office of UNESCO in Paris. He holds the Diploma of the Hague Academy of International Law.
Dual trained in the common law and civil law traditions, Amir also practices both commercial and investment arbitration before most major arbitral institutions. He has acted as counsel in disputes in the mining, oil and gas, telecommunications, and real estate sectors in the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa. Prior to joining Foley Hoag, Amir practiced arbitration at a leading international law firm in both Washington D.C. and Paris.