Ummi Jalilova is a Partner and a Director of Baku office of GRATA International.
From 2004 to 2010, Ms Jalilova was an inspector, then a senior inspector of the Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs. She coordinated several European Union programs, such as Twinning, TAIEX, and SIGMA.
Since 2012, she has been teaching the Essential Concepts of Business for Lawyers course as an adjunct faculty of Baku State University in Azerbaijan during fall semesters.
Ms Jalilova has a significant experience in establishing international cooperation as well as analysing and reporting on the implementation of international human rights standards.
"International Arbitration", Global Legal Insights – contributed Azerbaijan chapter of the book, 2017
"Arbitration procedures and practice in Azerbaijan: overview" – Arbitration Global Guide, Thomson Reuters, 2016
"Recent developments in labour legislation" - Experts guide “Discrimination and equality", 2014
"Azerbaijan-European Union Relations," Bulletin of MIA, 2009;
"Social and Legal Aspects of Pension Provisions of Officers of the Law-Enforcement Bodies," Bulletin of MIA, 2005;
"Decrees of the Supreme Court as One of the Sources of Law," 6 Qanun Jurnali, 2004;
"Looking at Democracy," Digest of Research Articles, 9 National Academy of Science, 2004;
"The Law "On Freedom of Faith" Contradicts the Secularity Prinсiple," 5 Huquq+GenjlikJurnali, 2004.
Legal 500 has recently released its annual rankings of international law firms – Legal 500 EMEA 2019.
For yet another consecutive year, GRATA International enters the leading legal rankings and continues to be among the most outstanding law firms in Central Asia and the Caspian region.
GRATA International has cemented its position as one of the leading firms in Central Asia and Caspian region, following the release of major international legal rating Chambers&Partners Asia-Pacific 2019. GRATA International has secured a ranking in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
On 14 November 2018, the ADIPEC (Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference) was organised under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed AL Nahyan, President of the UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.
The 5th Caspian Energy Forum Tbilisi-2018 (www.caspianenergyforum.com) has been held on May 8th, 2018.
The act which primarily governs international arbitration in the Republic of Azerbaijan is the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on International Commercial Arbitration, dated 18 November 1999 (“Law on Arbitration”). The Law on Arbitration is completely based on the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration 1985 (“Model Law”). Republic of Azerbaijan has ratified the United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards with no reservation (“New York Convention”).
Republic of Azerbaijan has also signed and ratified the European Convention on International Commercial Arbitration, 1961 (with no reservation). The Civil Procedure Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated 1 September 2000 (“CPC”) also regulates matters related to the recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in the Republic of Azerbaijan and replicates provisions of the New York Convention in this respect.
On 20-24 May 2017, the 139th Meeting of the International Trademark Association was held in Barcelona. Over 10,000 participants from 150 countries visited the world's ‘capital of trademarks’.
A Q&A guide to arbitration law and practice in Azerbaijan.
Euroconvention Global hosted its annual South Caucasus event - the Azerbaijan Infrastructure, Power & Alternative Energy Investment Conference - on 16 and 17 November in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Renpower Iran 2016 - Infrastructure, Power & Renewable Energy Investment Conference organized by Euroconvention Global in collaboration with Open Iran Group was held under the Patronage of the Ministry of Energy of Iran on 6-7 November.
On September 30, 2016 Conference “International Arbitration as a Mechanism to Attract Foreign Investment to Azerbaijan”, organized jointly by the American Chamber of Commerce in Azerbaijan and Baker & McKenzie law firm was held.
On September 29, 2016 at Hyatt Regency, Baku, AmCham Members` September Luncheon was held.
Ms. Ummi Jalilova has been appointed as a Director of Baku office effective November 15, 2015
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