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
Azerbaijan

Work Department

Legal

Position

Managing Partner

Career

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.

Languages

English, Turkish, Azerbaijani

Memberships

IFLR1000

Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA)

The Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN)

Education

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

Lawyer Rankings

Azerbaijan > Leading Firms

VLM and Partners focuses on corporate and M&A, commercial law, criminal, disputes, banking, project finance, public private partnerships, energy, tax and employment matters. The team is able to draw on the presence of lawyers who speak English, Russian, Turkish, German, French Italian and Azerbaijani to assist clients in cross-border matters. The group is led by Vugar Mammadov.