May 29, 2017
Our firm’s brief profile
Azizov Partners is a law firm that provides a full business law service. We have an extensive experience in all the key industry sectors: energy, finance, mining and commodities, telecommunications, etc. Our team of lawyers consists of the specialists with unique professional experience and unblemished reputation.
“We like their responsiveness, accuracy and good understanding of the client’s business goals.”
Chambers Asia Pacific 2017
The firm was established as an independent practice on 1 January 2002 as the successor to Gouldens Central Asia. Gouldens was one of the first foreign law firms to be involved in Uzbekistan as a result of being appointed in early 1994 as special legal advisor to the Committee on Economic Reform and Budgetary Policy of the Supreme Soviet under the TACIS Programme of the EU. Gouldens Central Asia Limited was granted its licence to practice Uzbek law in the summer of 1995 and became the first accredited foreign law firm in Tashkent. The firm developed close working relationships with the Central Bank and the Ministry of Finance by whom it was appointed special advisor on international financial law in 1997.
Azizov & Partners presently acts as external counsel for Beeline (Russia), Asia-Trans Gas (Uzbekistan-China), Barrick (Canada), Hewlett-Packard (USA), Western Union (USA), IBM (USA), Lukoil (Russia), Gazprom (Russia) and ZTE (China), and other international and local companies including banking institutions such as KDB Bank, Asia Alliance Bank and few others.
Cooperation with International Law Firms
The firm has long-term cooperation with international law firms like Akin Gump, Dechert, Linklaters, Morgan Lewis, Norton Rose Fullbright, SNR Dentons, White & Case and others.
The office in Tashkent has three qualified advocates speaking fluent Russian, English and Uzbek. Our lawyers are recognized specialists in various areas of law, they possess profound theoretical knowledge (as evidenced by our publications), an excellent sense of business community development, and a commitment to Western standards of consulting.
In the past decade our firm has been consistently listed by Legal500 and Chambers Global as one of the top local law firms of Uzbekistan specializing in commercial law sphere.