Judge Ahmed Ouerfelli was born in Essers, Tunisia on November 23, 1970. He graduated in business law in 1993 and got a Master
degree in private law in 1995. He is a magistrate and graduated from the High Institute of the Judiciary in 1995. He served as judge in the Court of First Instance of Ariana (1995-1997) then in the Tunis Court of Appeals (the Premier President’s Section). From 2000 to March 2011, he served as researcher judge, then Chair of a Working Group in charge of business law at the Center of Legal and Judicial Studies (CEJJ). Since then, he has been the legal adviser of the President of the Republic. He taught civil law, fiscal law, arbitration law, anticorruption law and international trade law in Tunisian universities. He also taught criminal tax law and company
law at the High Institute of the Judiciary and at the High Institute of Lawyers. Ouerfelli is the author of several books on fiscal law, arbitration law (international and domestic) and on commercial companies’ law and has published many surveys and articles in Tunisian, French, Swiss, Egyptian, Dutch, Lebanese, Iraqi, Yemeni and Moroccan journals and reviews.
Source: Tunisian Delegation, September 2014