GRATA Azerbaijan LLC is a member of GRATA International and was incorporated and registered in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan on 13 September 2005.
Today, clients have more than 200 professionals in 22 countries at their disposal. GRATA International is a global team representing different countries and nationalities, and which has experience advising on all areas of law.
Since its establishment, GRATA Azerbaijan has provided legal services to companies engaged in business in different fields of industry, including oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, communications, banks and international financing, transportation and construction.
With its 11-member team, GRATA Azerbaijan LLC provides full legal support to international and local companies in Azerbaijan. The lawyers at GRATA have extensive experience in corporate and employment law, including international M&A transactions, migration, tax and financial laws, IP laws and dispute resolution.
43 Samad Vurgun Str., World Business Center, 17th floor, Baku, Azerbaijan, AZ1014
+994 12 597 4833; +99412 597 4853
Since its establishment in April 1992, GRATA International has gained experience in the following areas of practice.
Advising a major UK-based energy service company on their transfer of business in Azerbaijan to another major international business player (Legal counsel/adviser for the seller of assets: dealt with novation agreements, assignment agreements, advising on corporate and employment actions to be taken, etc.);
Advising a number of leading international companies on their employee share schemes;
Preparing an environmental law compliance matrix for one of the major oil companies in Azerbaijan;
Implementing the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan project (oil) - providing legal opinion on land issues related to the implementation of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan project;
Establishing an entity for an oil company - acting as a legal counsel for the founder (providing legal advice on corporate law requirements, preparing all documents for incorporation, acting as a legal representative, incorporating and registering the local office of the oil company);
Providing legal advice to an international investment bank on financial and tax regime of the oil and gas industry as well specifics of investments in oil and gassector in Azerbaijan/under Azerbaijani laws.
Far from being hindered by the sanctions on Russia, Kazakhstan is benefiting
The deadline of 1 October 2014 has now passed for companies to implement the changes to the Labour Code, adopted by parliament on 27 December 2013.
07-08 February 2014 in Almaty the 2013 reporting conference of the EURASIAN LAW FIRM «GRATA»
The Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan "On regulation of inspections in the field of entrepreneurship and protection of interests of entrepreneurs” entered into force on 2 January 2014.
On the 30th April in Baku, Rashid Gaissin, Managing Partner of GRATA Law Firm and Samir Hadjiyev, Counsel, attended the launch of the British Azerbaijani Law Association.
On 19-20 February, a conference entitled: Upstream Development in the Caspian and Black Sea Regions was held in Baku
GRATA Law Firm traditionally sponsored an official reception jointly hosted by the US and UK Embassies on 3 June 2014 in Baku on the occasion of opening of the XXI Caspian Oil and Gas Exhibition and Conference, a major event in the oil and gas industry in the entire Caspian region.
The event was organised by the Ireland Embassy in the Russian Federation and GRATA Law Firm.
Technology has always played an important role in economic development.
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