Leges Advokat

General Business Law Department

Uzbekistan
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What the team is known for

Strong banking and finance team, regularly advising major international financial institutions on local regulatory matters and other local law issues related to project financing. Experienced in a variety of matters that include project finance, intellectual property, financial transactions, divestment and construction. The team also acts on a wide range of corporate and commercial mandates and is regularly retained by international and domestic corporates.

Strengths

One interviewee states that "they are hard-working and provide their clients with efficient, high-quality service combined with an innovative approach."

Work highlights

Assisted the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development with the negotiation of a USD12 million financing for a pharmaceutical company.

Assisted Deloitte with representing one of its British Virgin Islands clients in several judicial proceedings in Uzbekistan to defend ownership rights.

Notable practitioners

Azamat Fayzullaev is known for his expertise in project financing and also for his advisory work on IP-related matters. He also supports a cross-industry set of corporate clients on finance matters and corporate transactions.

Nizomiddin Shakhabutdinov represents foreign investors in large projects in Uzbekistan for industries such as oil and gas and banking. One interviewee describes him as a "good lawyer, very attentive to details and very experienced."