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Ramil M. Panahov

Ramil M. Panahov

Senior Lawyer


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Summary Information

Professional legal practice started in 2002 with Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Specialization and Practice area:

Commercial/Corporate/Oil&Gas/Mining/Dispute Resolution, Labour Law

Further held the positions:

  • Specialist at Legal Department in State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (Foreign Investment Division);
  • Legal advisor in Azerbaijan Shengli Oil Company;
  • Senior specialist of Investment tender and Case by Case Privatization Sector at State Committee for Management of state property;
  • Legal advisor at SOCAR SOA “ALIBAYRAMLINEFT” Ltd;
  • Legal advisor/Lawyer at “Shirvan Operating Company” Ltd.


Was involved in provision assistance in preparation of oil related contracts, translation and analysing production sharing agreements, organization, documentation and actively participation in business meetings, conduction of research on legal aspects of international ventures and partnerships within oil industry, investigation applications and complaints addressed by citizens.

Also has experience in negotiation with investors in connection with privatization of state entities, provision of assistance in preparation tender documents.

Working as a legal advisor at Oil Company prepared and translated business documents, managed procurement activities, prepare and draft legal documents, such as deeds, and contracts, providing guidance and legal advice to management or other stuff, controlled the legal activity of the Operating Company participated in tender procedures, performed HR manager activity organized, documented and actively participated in business meetings settled labor disputes and administered other legal matters.

Is engaged in prepare and amend legal arrangements to facilitate and implement contracts and agreements, attending meetings and negotiations with opposing parties for solving disputes, negotiating and drafting various sale-purchase, service contracts and master service agreements, legal analysis and evaluation of legal documents,  develop and maintain a reputation for high ethical standards and integrity across the organization as well as with external parties, facilitate day-to-day compliance with all applicable law and company compliance programs as transactions and matters are being reviewed, provide coordinated legal advice to company Operating Divisions and other Departments working with internal and outside legal advisers, monitor legislative changes to recommend action where appropriate, legal support on HR matters, advise senior management on key matters related to the above list of responsibilities.


Holds PhD degree in Law. Is attending Robert Gordon University, UK, Aberdeen (distance learning) on Oil And Gas Law LLM.

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