Mr Vugar Mammadov > VLM and Partners > Baku, Azerbaijan > Lawyer Profile

VLM and Partners
Hyatt International Center
Hyatt Tower 2, 6th Floor
8 Izmir Street
AZ 1065

Work Department



Managing Partner


With over seventeen years of experience in sectors as diverse as energy, finance, banking, consumer markets, and retail & manufacturing, Vugar brings insight and know-how to major local and international clients. He gained extensive experience in tax and legal practices at PwC Azerbaijan. Later, he was invited to set up and head the Legal Practice at Deloitte Azerbaijan for many years.

Vugar advises on complex business and trade transactions, investment protection and financing, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations and consolidations and applies his legal, tax, and business expertise to transactional documentation and negotiations, legal due diligence, and financial considerations of clients’ deals.

He acted as a legal expert in various foreign courts and arbitrations in Switzerland, Latvia and the UK, as well as at the NCA (National Crime Agency), UK. Vugar was appointed as an arbitrator of the Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA) in February 2022.

Vugar also has extensive involvement in PPP (public-private partnership) projects as well as in all matters relating to their registration and operational matters, issuance of legal opinions, corporate investigations, etc. Additionally, he supports the clients in foreign currency, private international law, and other areas.


English, Turkish, Azerbaijani



Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA)

The Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN)


LL.B. – Qafqaz University, Azerbaijan
LL.M. in Business and Trade Law – Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands

Lawyer Rankings

Azerbaijan > Leading Firms

VLM and Partners handles complex transactions involving local and international clients operating in sectors including energy and natural resources, banking, education, construction, FMCG, retail and healthcare. The team’s areas of expertise include commercial, corporate and M&A, banking and finance, employment, tax, dispute resolution and PPP. Managing partner Vugar Mammadov heads the practice.