Judge Jaleel Adnan Khalef

Judge Jalil Adnan Khalaf first worked as a judicial assistant to a forensics investigator, and after his judicial appointment, he assumed the position of an Appeals judge at the Dhi Qar Federal Court, then as vice-president of the Federal Court of Appeal of Dhi Qar, after which he was nominated to work in the Independent High Electoral Commission at the beginning of 2019, which he now serves as a the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners.

The chairman’s primary role is to ensure that the board is effective in its task of strategizing, administering and implementing IHEC’s mandate.

Judge Jalil was born in 1973 in Iraq and holds a Bachelor’s diploma in Law from the University of AlBasrah, and a Masters’ in Judicial Science.


Professional Experience

Independent High Electoral CommissionChairman of the Board of Commissioners

Ensure that the Board of Commissioners is effective in its task of administering and implementing credible elections in Iraq

Judicial Assistant in Iraqi CourtsJudge

Judicial Assistant in Iraqi Courts, Judicial Investigator, Judge fourth, third, second and first class

Thiqar CourtAppellate Judge

Appellate Judge in Court in Thi Qar, Deputy of the Head of Appellate Court in Thi Qar


يتطلب تحويل المفوضية العليا المستقلة للانتخابات إلى مؤسسة حديثة وذات توجه تكنولوجي تعاون جميع المؤسسات العراقية.

— القاضي جليل