Firm / Organisation

Azizov & Partners

Current View:
Also ranked in:

This content is provided by Azizov & Partners.

Managing Partner: Aziz A Aripdjanov
Senior Partner: Ilkhom B Azizov
Number of partners: 2
Number of lawyers: 6
Languages:English, Kazakh, Russian, Uzbek

Firm Overview:
Azizov & Partners is a full service law office providing legal assistance in the key areas of commercial legal practice: administrative and regulatory law; banking and finance; corporate and commercial; civil construction; industry (EPC/PC contracts) and telecoms; mining and natural resources and litigation. Formed in 2002, the firm has gained reputation for being approachable, its vigorous representation of clients and placing great emphasis on the quality of work.

Main Areas of Practice:

Administrative Law:
■Advising Sterling & Wilson Solar Limited on licensing and EPC regulatory matters
Key Clients: Western Union, Sterling & Wilson Solar Limited, Unitel (subsidiary of VympelCom), Fox Networks Group
Contact: Ilkhom Azizov
Tel: +998 712 360 846
Email: [email protected]

Antitrust/Competition:
2 partners; 4 fee earners based in Central Asia
Partners: Aziz Aripdjanov, Ilkhom Azizov
■The firm serves on share transfers, merger and amalgamation clearances, advices on natural monopolies and other competition law matters
Key Clients: Carslberg, Schneider Electric, The Royal Bank of Scotland
Contact: Ilkhom Azizov
Tel: +998 712 360 846
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
2 partners; 4 fee earners based in Central Asia
Partners: Ilkhom Azizov, Aziz Aripdjanov
■The firm is experienced in advising on establishment of banks, bilateral and syndicated loans, secured and unsecured bank finance, derivatives and corporate finance and regulatory matters
Key Clients: Asia Alliance Bank, Amex Bank, Citibank, KDB Bank, Promsvyazbank, Western Union
Contact: Ilkhom Azizov
Tel: +998 712 360 846
Email: [email protected]

Commercial Contracts:
2 partners; 2 fee earners based in Uzbekistan; 2 fee earners based in Kazakhstan
Partners: Aziz Aripdjanov, Ilkhom Azizov
■The firm advises on all aspects of transactions including: sale-purchase, agency, dealership, cross border payments and consumer protection
Key Clients: Bohnenkamp SIA, EvoBus GmbH (Daimler AG Group), Berlin-Chemie
Contact: Ilkhom Azizov
Tel: +998 712 360 846
Email: [email protected]

Corporate/M&A:
2 partners; 4 fee earners based in Central Asia
Partners: Aziz Aripdjanov, Ilkhom Azizov
■The firm advices clients on incorporation, issue and transfer of shares, reorganisation (mergers and acquisitions) and liquidations, corporate governance, employment and redundancy
■Advising major Chinese car manufacturer on various regulatory compliance in relation to M&A
Key Clients: Grundfos, Sanofi-Aventis Groupe, ALRUD (Russia), Baltic Beverages Holding, Schneider Electric, The Royal Bank of Scotland, VEB.RF
Contact: Ilkhom Azizov
Tel: +998 712 360 846
Email: [email protected]

Industry & Telecoms:
2 partners
■The firm advices clients on licensing, telecom transactions, GPS mapping, data protection, commercial and service agreements, EPC/ PC contracts, transportation and other
Key Clients: EvoBus GmbH (Daimler AG Group), Beeline, Buztel, Deutsche Bahn, Hanjin, Navteq, VympelCom, Huawei, ZTE
Contact: Ilkhom Azizov
Tel: +998 712 360 846
Email: [email protected]

Litigation:
■Azizov & Partners represented in the Uzbek Economic Courts the major mobile telecom operator on the contractual disputes for over 10 mln. USD
Key Clients: Agrihpar, Newmont Mining, Skytel
Contact: Aziz Aripdjanov
Tel: +998 712 360 846
Email: [email protected]

Natural Resources, Mining & Gas, Oil:
2 partners
Partners: Ilkhom Azizov, Aziz Aripdjanov
■The firm’s expertise extends to investment agreements, PECs, PSAs, project management, sales and marketing, drilling, licensing, certification, property registration, taxation and other regulatory matters
■Reviewing PSA and project documents with participation of major Russian oil & gas company
Key Clients: UzEnergo, Barrick, Kossor, Lukoil, UzGTL
Contacts: Aziz Aripdjanov
Tel: +998712360846
Email: [email protected]

Project Finance:
2 partners Partners:
Ilkhom Azizov, Aziz Aripdjanov
■The firm offers market-leading advice across all principal sectors, including oil and gas, power, petrochemical and mining. Work experience includes drafting and registration of loan agreements, security instruments (guarantees, pledges, sureties, mortgages etc.), assignment and other contracts
■Advising VEB.RF on financing of modernization of Farhad and Syrdarya Power Plants and acquisition of metrocars by Tashkent Subway
Key Clients: VEB.RF, Lukoil , Asia Trans Gas, UzGTL
Contact: Ilkhom Azizov
Tel: +998 712 36 0846
Email: [email protected]