EKVITA appoints two new partners to its Legal Practice

02 December 2019

EKVITA appoints two new partners to its Legal Practice

We are pleased to announce that Sharaf Asgarova and Fuad Gashamov will become Partners at Azerbaijan’s EKVITA with effect from this week.

Fuad Gashamov

Fuad received his bachelor degree in law from Qafqaz University in 2008 and his master degree from Baku State University, International Law Department in 2011.

Fuad joined EKVITA in 2013 and before worked for a prominent local bank as a legal counsel and for a local consulting firm as an associate.

At EKVITA Fuad will continue leading Dispute Resolution Practice Group along with Real Estate, Intellectual Property and Regulatory sectors and his advice is sought to address the most complicated questions on the analysis and interpretation of law.

Fuad is the member of the Bar Association of the Republic of Azerbaijan since August 2014.

Sharaf Asgarova

Sharaf has received her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in Commercial Law from Baku State University.

Sharaf joined EKVITA as intern and legal assistant fresh from university. She left EKVITA for a short while to gain industry experience in oil and gas sector. After receiving her second LLM in Energy and Environment from Tulane University, USA as a Fulbright scholar, she returned to EKVITA.

Sharaf will lead EKVITA’s Oil & Gas and Infrastructure Practice, along with Corporate and Labor/Migration