Employment & Migration Law

For several years in a row, Ekvita has been recognised by leading ranking institutions as one of the leaders in employment and migration practice. The following of a sampling of our expertise in this practice area:


  • Advised several international recruitment and manpower agencies on complexities of employing expatriate workforce, requirements for obtaining permits and licenses, documentation formalities etc.
  • Advising UK's major chemical services provider on re-establishment of its employment practices (over 130 employees) to achieve cost savings and ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Advised major US company in first introduction of corporate share buy-back scheme for its local employees in Azerbaijan.
  • Advised world's leading manufacturing company operating in Azerbaijan on regulatory compliance in connection with its employment practices.
  • Developed employment and migration policies and systems for international energy company and one of the largest employers in Azerbaijan.
  • Advised a number of foreign companies on migration laws and obtained more than 2000 work and residence permits for foreign business persons working in Azerbaijan.
  • Proposed series legislative improvements to current labour and migration laws of Azerbaijan via American Chamber of Commerce and other initiatives.