Firm Profile > Dentons > Tashkent, Uzbekistan


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The 'very professional' team at Dentons has expertise in corporate, finance, employment and dispute resolution matters, and supports clients from a broad range of industries including mining, telecoms and pharmaceuticals. One such client is SkyPower Global, which the firm advised in relation to a $1.3bn direct foreign investment to build solar energy production facilities across Uzbekistan. Managing partner Eldor Mannopov and counsel Shukhrat Yunusov, who is praised for his 'individual approach to each customer', led on this matter. Mannapov also advised Hyundai Engineering on the $678.2m modernisation of the Takhiatash thermal power plant, which will vastly increase the plant's capacity from 730 to 930MW. Senior associate Ulugbek Abdullaev, who is especially experienced in corporate work, assisted on this matter, and advised Çalık Enerji on the $1.6bn construction of two power plants in the Namangan and Navoi regions. Outside of projects work, the firm is active in banking, with Yunusov advising China Development Bank on a $250m financing extension to the National Bank for Foreign Economic Activity of Uzbekistan, as well as advising Landesbank-Baden Württemberg on the Uzbek law aspects of financing to support SMEs in the country.

The firm

Dentons is the world’s largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI client service 30 Award winner and recognised by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons’ polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we it lives and works.

Dentons’ global team builds agile, tailored solutions to meet the local, national and global needs of private and public clients of any size.

A pioneer in the CIS and Central Asia region, we have been working in Uzbekistan since 1995.

Areas of practice Dentons’ lawyers and professionals provide services in the following practice disciplines and industry sectors:

Banking and finance: Dentons covers every aspect of banking and capital markets transactions in the world’s leading financial centres. Dentons helps clients access and invest new sources of capital, develop and use financial products, structure financing transactions, comply with regulations, respond to investigations and resolve disputes.

Competition and antitrust: Dentons provides legal advice and judicial assistance in all aspects of national and EU competition law, consumer law, state aid, tender procedures and regulatory issues. Clients receive tailored, industry-focused advice on complex litigation, investigations by competition authorities, merger control, competition compliance, or commercial arrangements.

Corporate and M&A: Dentons provides clients with comprehensive legal advice on public and private M&A, joint ventures, corporate finance, private equity, disposals, corporate restructurings, and general commercial, antitrust and corporate governance issues.

Energy: with one of the world’s leading energy practices, Dentons guides clients on strategy, market entry, transactions, political and regulatory issues and dispute resolution. Its clients include oil majors, independents, distributors, power generators and utilities, financial institutions, public entities and large customers, new energy and old.

Intellectual property: Dentons’ lawyers identify, protect and help commercialise IP in the most highly developed markets – and in jurisdictions where IP laws and enforcement are still evolving. They represent global corporations, academic and research institutions, inventors and artists, venture capital firms and others invested in patents, trademarks, copyrights and proprietary property.

Litigation, dispute resolution and arbitration: Dentons’ highly reputable litigation and dispute resolution lawyers are particularly well known for helping clients resolve disputes in energy, construction and engineering, banking, restructuring and insolvency, life sciences and retail. The team is also highly experienced in EU trade disputes, investigations and international arbitration.

Real estate: Dentons’ real estate practice is the largest in the world. The firm advises real estate owners, investors and lenders on some of the most complex development, acquisition, disposition, debt and equity transactions in today’s market.

Restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy: Dentons’ teams formulate strategies for trustees, bondholders, investors, traders, debtors, creditors and creditor committees around the world as they pursue claims for clients through negotiation and litigation.

Tax: with experience in worldwide jurisdictions, Dentons provides comprehensive tax advice to individuals, private companies, multinationals and other entities on tax planning, compliance, M&A structuring tax-advantaged investing, transfer pricing, disputes with tax authorities and more.

Department Name Email Telephone
Arbitration Jakhongir Usmanov
Banking and finance Shukhrat Yunusov
Capital markets Shukhrat Yunusov
Competition and antitrust Shukhrat Yunusov
Corporate and M&A Anna Snejkova
Infrastructure and PPP Eldor Mannopov
IP and TMT Ulugbek Abdullaev
Life sciences and healthcare Ulugbek Abdullaev
Litigation and dispute resolution Jakhongir Usmanov
Employment and labour Anna Snejkova
Energy Bobur Shamsiev
Environment and natural resources Bobur Shamsiev
Private Equity Shukhrat Yunusov
Real Estate Eldor Mannopov
Tax Eldor Mannopov
Number of lawyers : 8,600+
at this office : 11
70+ languages including:
Other offices : Dentons now has 150+ offices in over 60 countries