We have extensive experience in consulting companies and entrepreneurs on a wide range of commercial matters including commercial contracts, IP licenses, support agreements, joint venture agreements, privacy issues, data protection, and intellectual property rights.
Varidat Consulting commercial expertise includes:
• Commercial contracts
• Joint ventures
• Intellectual property
• Dispute resolution.
In the rapidly developing business environment, legal requirements change rather fast, and to remain success it is important for our customers to receive prompt and efficient legal advice. We work with all types of businesses, and individual clients, to provide them with timely and professional assistance.
Our 20 years of practice has brought us extensive experience in the legal aspects of international transactions and cross-border issues and built strong working relationships with the leading international consulting companies around the globe. The areas of our services include:
• Mergers and acquisitions
• Banking and finance
• Insolvency and recovery
• Venture capital.
In order to build and maintain a successful company it is vital to comply with complex and varied employment regulations. We provide assistance for businesses and individuals around the world on a range of employment issues for them to perform efficient HR management and to keep up with the current and future challenges and tasks.
Moreover, we have expertise in employment disputes and disciplinary procedures. We will work closely with you to give the best advice along with practical solutions.
Our expertise in employment issues encompasses a large variety of areas including but not limited to:
Drafting standard documentation (employment contracts, service agreements, policies etc.):
• Employee benefits and share schemes
• Termination of employees’ contracts
• Hiring contractors, vendors, and agency workers.
The specialists in our Litigation team take a robust and hands-on approach to resolving commercial disputes. They are able to examine all of the details in the shortest possible period and do their best so that your interests are protected in the most efficient way.
In some cases, the decisions required during litigation are rather tough. We make sure that you are thoroughly informed and confident before taking such decisions. In any dispute, you will receive expert assistance and advice in order to bring the case to a favorable and cost effective conclusion.
Varidat Consulting litigation expertise includes:
• Commercial contracts
• Injunctive relief
• Arbitration in the LCIA and ICC
• Intellectual property
• Property disputes
• Partnership, corporate, and shareholder disputes
• Enforcement of judgments and arbitration awards
• Debt recovery and insolvency matters
• Matrimonial and family proceedings.
The comprehensive expertise of our Property team covers all of the variety of property legal areas including: investment acquisitions and disposals, landlord and tenant, development work, secured lending, and many others.
Varidat Consulting expertise includes:
• Investment property
• Structuring of property acquisitions
• Commercial, residential, and mixed use developments
• Property finance
• Property tax
• Planning and environmental
• Construction & engineering
• Asset management
• Property litigation.
By combining our industry experience and expert knowledge in tax laws, we provide our customers, both business and individual, with highly focused ideas, solutions and developments related to their particular areas of interest. We assist customers in a great variety of tax issues in corporate, individual, property, and other legislation areas. Our specialists will assist you in managing your taxes efficiently, solving any tax problem that may arise, and will keep you informed up to date on changes that might have an impact on your business so you can respond timely and efficiently. With our assistance, you will be able to take full advantage of the available tax relief such as capital allowances and deductions of financing expenses.
Varidat Consulting corporate tax expertise includes:
• Transactional advice and planning on acquisitions, disposals, and mergers of companies
• Structuring and implementation of corporate reorganizations, reconstructions, and demergers
• General tax planning for companies and corporate groups.
• Property Tax
• Structuring and setting up vehicles for the acquisition of investment property and creating corporate structures
• Property acquisitions and disposals
• Land Tax, Capital Allowance, and VAT
• Real Estate Finance.
Whether a set of regular financial operations or a complicated international financial transaction the Varidat Consulting financial specialists and lawyers apply their best experience and in-depth knowledge of domestic and international financial practices in order to provide a full range of services on various kinds of financial activity. Legal specialists at Varidat provide financial assistance and advice to large financial institutions, banks, insurance companies operating in Azerbaijan, and local and foreign companies, helping those businesses to prepare agreements on loans, leases, and franchises. Our portfolio also includes such services as financial restructuring, project finance, and trade finance.
In the insurance domain, Varidat provides consulting assistance in insurance legislation issues, damage liability matters to companies in any industry. With their extensive experience, our lawyers have a deep understanding of the industry. Our legal advisory services include the following areas of insurance law:
• Policy and contract review
• Regulatory compliance
• Insurance and re-insurance litigation.
In the current conditions, while obtaining a work and residence permit in Azerbaijan is not a straightforward process, professional legal assistance on these matters may considerably increase the chance of success.
An important part of our legal assistance portfolio, our immigration consulting services include assistance in obtaining work permits and residence permits for our clients’ employees, as well as obtaining residence permits by family members of employees seconded and working in Azerbaijan.
With our well-established relationship with the relevant authorities and external specialists dealing with immigration matters, we are positioned as one of the best immigration legal support providers in the country.
Along with immigration consulting, we also provide legal assistance to Azerbaijanis who plan to emigrate abroad. In cooperation with leading emigration service providers, we offer professional and cost-effective solutions in this domain.