Gunduz Karimov, Managing Partner of Baker McKenzie's Baku office has been appointed as a member of the ICC's International Court of Arbitration from Azerbaijan. The appointment is effective from 1 July 2017.

Elections took place on 7 June 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya during a meeting of the ICC’s supreme governing body, the World Council, in accordance with provisions set out in the ICC constitution and statutes of the Court. The International Court of Arbitration has appointed 41 new members from 38 countries. The initial term of appointment for new members is one year, which may be renewed for three years thereafter.

President of the ICC Court, Alexis Mourre, said: “The diversity of new Court members underscores our commitment to ensure the Court draws on the full range of expertise and experience found in our global network.”

Gunduz Karimov is recognized by Chambers Global 2013 as a leading litigation lawyer and consistently recognized as a leading lawyer in Azerbaijan by Chambers, IFLR1000 and Legal 500.

ICC is the largest business organization in the world, helping businesses of all sizes and in all countries to operate both internationally and responsibly.

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