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MGB Law Offices

General Business Law

3 ranked lawyersBand 1AzerbaijanGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Prominent domestic firm that regularly acts as local counsel to international lenders and companies from the energy, consumer goods and manufacturing sectors. Well known for its anti-monopoly and regulatory advisory assistance, as well as its project, corporate and aviation financing capabilities. Advises on the formation of joint ventures. Also able to represent clients in commercial disputes. Often works with international law firms.

Strengths

Sources praise the team's responsive approach and clear communication, with one interviewee praising their "practical advice, which is easy to understand."

Work highlights

Advised GTLK Europe on its lease agreement with Silk Way West Airlines in connection with the leasing of cargo aircraft.

Notable practitioners

Anar Janmammadov maintains a busy dispute resolution practice and frequently represents international clients in contractual and bankruptcy litigation. He offers additional expertise in employment disputes, with one source highlighting his "great expertise in labour law" and describing him as "very experienced in HR-related topics."

Managing partner Ismail Askerov receives praise for his wide-ranging legal expertise, with one source endorsing his "wealth of experience, extremely broad perspective and good all-round capability."He is known for his significant experience in handling corporate and contractual law matters, including corporate reorganisations and setting up business operations for international companies. He also provides valuable financing experience, spanning corporate, aviation and project finance mandates. "He clearly understands the market in which the client operates, so his advice is very commercial and well tailored to his clients," adds another source.

Sources single out Kamil Valiyev for his energy sector expertise, reporting that he "always demonstrates the breadth of his legal expertise and knowledge" and is "able to process large volumes of information quickly to formulate an effective strategy." He also advises on corporate and commercial law more broadly, handling M&A transactions, corporate organisations and commercial agreements.

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Azerbaijan

General Business Law


Anar Janmammadov
Band 3
Ismail Askerov
Band 1
Kamil Valiyev
Band 3