Firm Profile > Kosta Legal > Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Kosta Legal Offices
40a Mustaqillik str.
Kosta Legal > The Legal 500 Rankings
Leading firms Tier 1
Kosta Legal is a popular choice for matters related to project and infrastructure development and construction. In recent work however, the team has also been active advising on public policy and regulatory matters in areas relating to PPPs and renewable energy. Nail Hassanov heads the banking and finance practice group, but also assists with corporate issues, M&A and infrastructure development, among others. Managing partner Azizbek Akhmadjonov focuses on real estate transactions, construction, and bankruptcy and insolvency law. Vazgen Grigoryan specialises in dispute resolution, capital markets, and bankruptcy law. Maxim Dogonkin is a key name for competition law and regulatory compliance.
Kosta Legal > Firm Profile
The firm: Having established the firm in 2015, partners of Kosta Legal have been working in the legal market of Central Asia for over 15 years and have been long recognised as leading experts in their fields of practice by international legal directories. Lawyers of Kosta Legal have extensive experience of assisting foreign companies, multinational corporations, international and regional financial and development institutions, including those operating in the oil and gas, energy and chemical industries.
The firm continues its extensive growth and development. In 2017, Kosta Legal merged with Grigoryan and Partners, a law firm of some of Uzbekistan’s most highly regarded litigators and corporate law practitioners with more than 20 years’ experience. This merger has significantly strengthened Kosta Legal’s commercial litigation and corporate practices.
Kosta Legal is likewise determined to expand geographically with more offices being opened across Central Asia in 2018-2019.
Areas of practice: Kosta Legal is a results-oriented law firm offering a wide range of legal services to both new entrants and well-established businesses in Uzbekistan with particular expertise to offer legal advice and services to foreign investors.
Services of Kosta Legal may include examining complex multi-party loan agreements for their compliance with Uzbek legislation or hiring/firing personnel; representing a client in negotiations for an investment agreement with Uzbek authorities or assisting in obtaining relevant licences to undertake necessary business activities; litigating in court on behalf of a client over a multi million-dollar dispute or assisting in obtaining visas for staff.
Headquartered in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Kosta Legal works with multi national and Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions (including regional development banks), the governments of different states, and small and medium-sized businesses, along with start-ups.
|Banking and finance|
|Competition and antitrust|
|Compliance and regulatory|
|Corporate and M&A|
|Cross-border trade and customs|
|Dispute resolution, arbitration, ADR|
|Energy and natural resources|
|Labour and employment|
|Pharmaceuticals and healthcare|
|Project finance and infrastructure development|
|Real estate and construction|
|Retail and consumer goods|
|Telecommunications, media and technology|