Caspian Legal Center is a Baku-based full-service Azerbaijani law and tax consultancy firm. We mainly specialize in commercial and company law matters, as well as wide-range legal support and consulting to businesses regarding the establishment and operation of commercial entities in Azerbaijan.CLC was established by lawyers and tax consultants with extended experience in practical business law in Azerbaijan. Our team has a western legal education and are skilled in international standards and international law aspects of business operations. We are fluent in English, Russian, Azerbaijani and Turkish languages.Strong knowledge of local legislation, case-law and court practice, and approach of government institutions, involvement in the business-friendly legislative reform initiative and representing businesses before state authorities have been key aspects of our experience.Our team members have previously worked and provided services for several local holding groups, plants, import/export businesses, construction companies, banks (including the Central Bank of the Republic of Azerbaijan), ministries (Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Taxes, Ministry of Foreign Affairs) and law firms.CLC advisers and attorneys are well experienced in contract negotiation (representing and accompanying client), drafting, analysis of multi-million contracts, including FIDIC contracts, and dispute resolution and debt recovery cases. CLC intensively follows legal reforms and business incentives and advises clients on relevant opportunities, including tax and duty exemptions, free zones and other business promotional incentives. As a one-stop-shop consulting company, we provide corporate law services and business-set ups immigration consultancy, employment law services, legal services in finance and banking industry, intellectual property services, law and tax services related to oil-gas industry,contract drafting and negotiations,construction law support, tax and accounting services in Azerbaijan, dispute resolution and litigation services (including debt recovery), consultancy legal services in real estate and the purchase of property in Azerbaijan.We also provide legal advice and representation services to foreign individuals regarding family relations, employment, immigration, inheritance, recognition and enforcement of foreign judicial judgments in the Republic of Azerbaijan.The majority of our clients are multinational companies, operating in Azerbaijan or having business transactions with local companies, including FORTUNE Global 500 companies, from more than 41 countries.We operate in diverse industries, including oil and gas, energy and natural resources, renewable energy, finance and banking, ICT, construction, hospitality and HORECA, industrial manufacturing, machinery, agriculture, food industry, education industry, services industry, import and export, wholesale and retail industry, as well as consult to public and government entities. Please contact us for updated company and clients profile documents.
CLC Legal Practice has been ranked by IFLR 1000 as Recommended Law Firm, firm and as one of the Leading law firms in Azerbaijan by Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, alongside with other international awards and listings of western diplomatic bodies in Baku. We are described as: “…expertise advising on commercial, corporate and M&A, tax and customs and employment matters, among others.” Legal 500“They find the best practical solutions for the client.” Client Testimonial, Legal 500.The team have proved able to work in a complex environment and under pressure. Client Testimonial, Chambers & Partners, General Business Law, Asia-Pacific.“The firm is active across the financial and corporate space and project development within the oil and gas and financial services regulations.” IFLR 1000CLC Tax Practice is ranked by World Tax 2020 and World Transfer pricing by International Tax Review. We have been awarded Tax Firm of the Year, CIS region, by ITR (2023).Moreover, our Managing Partner, Mr Farid Nabili has been appointed by the International Bar Association as Tax Reporter from Azerbaijan. Our tax consultants and accountants are certified with Professional Accountant Certificate – the highest tax/accounting domestic certificate recognized by the State Tax Service.