GRATA International in Tashkent received high appraisals from Chambers&Partners and was recognised as one of the leading law firms in Uzbekistan.
The experts who conducted the research and structured the rankings have concluded the following:
“This “young and ambitious” firm is noted for having a broad range of expertise and deep international experience, as it continues to represent the interests of Rio Tinto, Gazprom, Johnson & Johnson and EBRD. Prominent clients from across the globe seek out its services in the areas of banking and finance, labour and employment and contract law. The group also supports companies on project finance and infrastructure development. Recent work in this area includes advising China National Petroleum Corporation on various issues pertaining to the development of the Mingbulak oilfield in a matter valued at over $200m.
“The firm has also been engaged by SCATRA to provide ongoing general business law advice and to structure, draft and negotiate engineering and project management agreements with its energy and natural resources clients in Uzbekistan. GRATA is commended for its client service, with sources noting that the lawyers are “easy to work with” and that they “tend to be really quick with their responses.” Other key clients for the group include Boeing and Samsung Electronics.”
Chamber & Partners have especially noted Bakhodir Jabborov and Nodir Yuldashev, partners of GRATA International in Uzbekistan.