Rustam Gasimov

Baker & McKenzie - CIS, Limited


Rustam Gasimov is an associate in Baker McKenzie’s Baku office and a member of the Firm’s Dispute Resolution Practice Group.

Practice Focus

Mr. Gasimov focuses his practice on dispute resolution, employment, antitrust, regulatory and anti-counterfeiting matters.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Represented a global manufacturer of consumer products in ongoing tax and advertisement disputes.
  • Represented a major construction consulting company in the tax litigation case.
  • Acted for a global consulting and outsourcing services company in a criminal case involving tax evasion charges.
  • Acted for a distributor of a global manufacturer of consumer products in litigation resulting in cancellation of an approximately USD2 million fine imposed by the State Service for Antimonopoly Policy and Protection of Consumers’ Rights.
  • Advised a major local construction company in legal proceedings against its supplier.
  • Represented a local investment company in lawsuit for damages in the amount of approximately AZN12 million against its partners in local company.
  • Represented a global IT company in labor dispute of its employee seeking reinstatement.
  • Represented a major cement production company in dispute involving the wrongful land allocation against the competent state authority.
  • Advised and represented a multinational consultancy, engineering and project management company in simultaneous criminal investigation and tax dispute.
  • Advised a foreign oil and gas company on enforcement proceedings and employment-related matter involving personal injury elements.


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  • Azerbaijan (2009)


  • Chicago-Kent College of Law (IIT) (LL.M. U.S., International and Transnational Law) (2017)
  • Baku State University (LL.B.) (2009)


  • Azerbaijani
  • English
  • German
  • Russian