GRATA International

General Business Law Department

Azerbaijan
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What the team is known for Full-service offering which proves a popular choice of counsel for clients operating across a diverse range of sectors, including pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, aviation, banking and technology. Able to assist international corporations with compliance advice and setting up business operations in Azerbaijan.

Strengths"We always confidently recommend them," advises one client, going on to describe the offering as"a very professional, experienced and smart team of lawyers working well under tight timelines."

"The team is dedicated, committed, caring and client-oriented," adds another interviewee.

Work highlights Advised Johnson & Johnson on anti-corruption compliance in accordance with the Republic of Azerbaijan's legislation.

Notable practitioners

Ummi Jalilova rises in the rankings after winning praise for her handling of a broad range of corporate and administrative law mandates. She assists international clients with setting up business entities in Azerbaijan and also advises on employment matters, licensing agreements and PPP projects, as well as handling tax audits. One source describes her as an "experienced, client-oriented and reliable" lawyer who is "always able to provide tailor-made advice and solutions."