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Private Law Research is an open-access, double-blind, peer-reviewed journal published by Allameh Tabataba’i University, the leading university in Humanities and Social Sciences in Iran. Private Law Research has been established to provide an intellectual platform for national and international researchers working on issues related to private law. The Journal was founded in as a response to quick advancements in private law and was dedicated to the publication of highest-quality research studies that report findings on issues of great concern to the profession of private law.   

To allow for easy and worldwide access to the most updated research findings, the journal is set to be an open-access journal. The journal charges two million Rials to compensate a part of the arbitration fee, and if the article is accepted, additonally four million Rials will be charged from the authors for a part of the costs of processing the articles, the rest of the costs will be financially supported by Allameh Tabatabai University.

Non-Iranian authors are free of mentioned charges.

The journal is published in both a print version and an online version.

Private Law
Transshipment: An Analysis of its Grounds and Consequences in the Law of Transportation

Mojtaba Eshraghi Arani

Volume 11, Issue 43 , July 2023


    The simple method of transportation is that the cargo is loaded in port of delivery and unloaded from the same vessel in the port of discharge. However, there are frequent cases that accomplishment of the voyage requires the transfer of cargo to another vessel, whether to the same (sea vessel ...  Read More

Private Law
Continuity of Trial and its Legal Effects in Iranian and French Law

Reza Shokoohizadeh; Hani Hajian

Volume 11, Issue 43 , July 2023


  By holding a definitive judgment, normally the trial transfers from one phase of proceedings to the next one. For example, in the case of holding the judgment of non-acceptance of action or the judgment in the merit of the case by the court of first instance, the case enters in new phase by appeal of ...  Read More

Private Law
Rational objective law A reflection on the spiritual illumination compatible with the nature of things, as the basis of the validity of Law

Mahdi Shahabi

Volume 11, Issue 43 , July 2023


  Louis Le Fur's thought should be seen as a symbol of the interaction of metaphysics and reality; The duality that finds another interpretation in Le Fur's language, that is, natural law and objective law. The requirement of the mentioned interaction is not to consider Le Fur's philosophical framework ...  Read More

Private Law
How to Apply Civil Liability to Users and Vehicles in Self-Driving Car Accidents

Nahid Parsa

Volume 11, Issue 43 , July 2023


  Traditionally, the driver of the car is responsible for the damages caused by the accident. In self-driving and semi-autonomous cars, the term driver has either lost its meaning or has been diluted. The purpose of this article is to examine the civil responsibility of the user and the car against the ...  Read More

Private Law
Regulation and its objectives in the territory of director's general duties in joint-stock company (study in English and Iranian Law)

ali pourrezaei; Ali Gharib; Hasan Pashazadeh

Volume 11, Issue 43 , July 2023


  Today, one of the main players in the economy are companies. These entities are dependent on real persons to play their role, and these persons (directors) act as a member of the company's body. The importance of the company board of directors is that it can be called the executive branch of the company ...  Read More

Ad Absurdum Argumentation in Law; A Study of its Nature, Bases and Function

Heidar Piri

Volume 11, Issue 43 , July 2023


  Argument is live of law, explaining the correct way of legal reasoning is of great importance in deducting legal judgment. Sometimes, it is practically useful to prove a proposition indirectly rather than directly. Ad Absurdum Argument is a special mode of indirect proof by contradiction that seeks to ...  Read More

International Trading
The validity of liberty clause on deviation from the proper route in contracts of marine carriage: Iranian, British and American law

Sara Aghaei; Tayebeh Saheb

Volume 11, Issue 43 , July 2023


  One of the obligations of the carrier in sea transportation contracts is to follow the contractual route or the appropriate route, the violation of which can deprive the carrier of some contractual rights. Usually, in the contract of carriage or in the bill of lading, the appropriate route for the sea ...  Read More

Private Law
Simultaneous Employment in Companies and other Competing Agencies in the Laws of Iran and the United States of America

Issa Moghadam

Volume 11, Issue 43 , July 2023


  Simultaneous employment in companies and other competing agencies can be considered from different point of view. One of these is to examine it from the point of view of its conflict with competition, which is examined in competition law. Considering the important impact that competition has for the ...  Read More

The Essential Challenges of Third Party Funding in International Arbitration

Mohammad Ali Bahmaei; Mohammad Mahdi Asadi

Volume 9, Issue 34 , March 2021, , Pages 65-96


  The third party funding in international arbitration (TPF), is a new and emerging phenomenon. Despite the variety of third-party finding arrangements for international arbitration, what is being studied is a new way in which a third-party funder, if his client wins, deserves an agreed amount with his ...  Read More

Interchangeability of Lawsuit Elements - A Review of Article 98- Iran Procedural Law

Kheyrollah Hormozi

Volume 1, Issue 3 , March 2013, , Pages 9-33

  None-interchangeability of lawsuit elements is known to have beenaccepted as a principle in Iran’s procedural law. However, in practice theprinciple seems unattended in legal terminology and discussions pertainingto procedural law, hence leaving it not satisfactorily entertained. This articleis ...  Read More

essence of price adjustment in construction contracts in iran and fidic

HABIB RAHIMI; saeede alizade

Volume 6, Issue 21 , January 2018, , Pages 147-175


  Severe fluctuations in prices can cause a distortion of the balance of considerations, particularly in long-term contracts, such as construction contracts. One way to reasonably reduce the risk of unforeseen costs due to price fluctuations in raw materials and manpower is to design a contract price adjustment ...  Read More

Agency In Position Of Sale Contract

Mohammad Abedi; Ali Saatchi; Farzad Javidi Al Saadi

Volume 3, Issue 8 , April 2015, , Pages 101-119

  According to "contracts are subordinate to intents" rule, a contract is subordinate to actual intent of parties. Therefore, if two parties conclude a contract, but their intent is about another contract, a legal act is based on what they have intended in spite of choosing another title for it. One of ...  Read More

Legal Analysis of Parties’ Relationship In Factoring Procedural and Substantive Irregularity in Iranian Civil Procedure Law

Hassan Mohseni

Volume 2, Issue 6 , February 2015, , Pages 139-159

  AbstractProcedural acts may be invalid because of formal or substantive Irregularity. There is a distinction between invalidity of instruments owning to formal irregularity and invalidity of documents due to essential defect; a distinction that affects nature, its plea time and subsequent regularization ...  Read More

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