Azerbaijan Bar Member
Professional legal practice was started in 1998 with one of the most reputable law firms in Azerbaijan.
Further held the positions:
Vice-President (at the largest local Law Firm);
Chief of Legal Department (of the major onshore oil company);
Chief of Legal Division (of the Holding Oil Production company);
Chief Legal Counsel (of Gold Mining Company), etc.
Was involved and has extensive experience in large number of company acquisitions, foundation, re-organization, privatization, transfer into management and other projects. Has broad knowledge of and experience in Azeri and International Commercial Law.
Participated in acquisition of major oil companies in Azerbaijan (including negotiations with different State authorities and performance of all legal actions related to the acquisition process) Broad experience in preparation and revision of different legal documents; control over compliance with requirements of applicable legislation; supervision over the legal staff consisting of 28 experienced practicing lawyers; protection of the clients’ rights and interests in the different instances of various court authorities; taking over all other legal issues of the clients.
Experienced in transfer of State property into management of foreign and local private companies. Reorganization, foundation, liquidation and privatization of a huge number of companies.
High litigation score.
Participated in a large number of international conferences and other meetings as an Independent Expert in certain area of legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Extensive experience in representation at high level negotiations.
Certified and highly experienced in FIDIC contracts drafting as well as in international arbitrations under the ICC rules with respect to the disputes arising out of and in relation to the FIDIC contracts.
25 years of experience in professional legal services.