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Leges Advokat

General Business Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 2UzbekistanAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-reputed 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 wide range of corporate and commercial mandates including joint ventures, equity investment and acquisitions, and is regularly retained by international and domestic corporates. Well placed to advise international companies on local law issues and the establishment of new Uzbek business entities.

Strengths

Sources praise the team's communication, with one client noting: "The firm provided us with clear and to-the-point advice, and replied quickly and clearly to any of our follow-up questions."

Another interviewee describes the team as "very smart, knowledgeable and pleasant to work with," going on to endorse their "very high standards and excellent English."

Work highlights

Assisted the EBRD on its USD40 million equity investment into an Uzbek retail chain.

Notable practitioners

Interviewees report that Azamat Fayzullaev is an "amazing" partner who brings a "confident" delivery to his "clear and to-the-point expert advice." He draws on significant experience in handling a range of corporate and project finance transactions, as well as assisting international clients with commercial agreements and market entry into Uzbekistan. "He is very smart and able to understand complex situations immediately. He also speaks excellent English and is highly responsive," adds another impressed source.

Managing partner Nizomiddin Shakhabutdinov is described by a client as a "very operative" partner who is "ready to take the initiative in moving projects forward" and "always looking for practical solutions to questions." He has significant experience acting on high-value project financing transactions, in addition to cross-border investments and joint ventures.

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Uzbekistan

General Business Law


Azamat Fayzullaev
Band 1
Nizomiddin Shakhabutdinov
Band 2