Rustam Akramov

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Rustam Akramov
Rustam Akramov is an Uzbek qualified lawyer with over 15 years of experience in legal practice.

Rustam focuses on commercial and corporate transactions, contract law issues, corporate governance, employment, licensing, mergers and acquisitions and other legal matters.
Ustinov College, Durham University, LLM in International Commercial Law, 2009

University of World Economy and Diplomacy, LLB in International Law, 2007



  • Advising a Chinese company on the construction of two photovoltaic power stations
  • Advising a Turkish company on Uzbek corporate laws, acquisition of a 100% share in a local soft drinks producing company
  • Advising a South Korean bank on legal risks associated with draft investment contracts and supply agreements for the purchase of electricity
  • Advising a German company on the import of building materials and relocation of equipment
  • Advising a Turkish energy company on drafting and negotiating documentation for the construction of gas turbine generators in the Tashkent Region
  • Advising a Russian power engineering company on various legal and tax issues and obtaining force majeure certificates in connection with the modernisation of the Syrdarya Power Plant
  • Advising a Greek company as a subcontractor on the engineering, construction and management of a solar power station
  • Advising a Saudi company on the accreditation of representative office, personal accreditation of the head office, obtaining a work permit for the director of the local company and other staff, visa support and assistance with registration
  • Advising a Japanese car manufacturer on customs regulations of Uzbekistan
  • Advising a US oil and gas company on drafting, negotiating and entering into an investment agreement with the Government of Uzbekistan for the implementation of an oil and gas project with the volume of investments amounting to approximately USD5.2 billion


  • 2023-present

    Counsel, Denuo (Tashkent)
  • 2016-23

    Counsel, Head of Commercial, Grata International (Tashkent)
  • 2016

    Head of Legal, UzAgroExport (Tashkent)
  • 2016

    Head of Legal, Uztadbirkorexport (now Uztrade) (Tashkent)
  • 2015-16

    Head of Legal, Uzmarkazimpex (Tashkent)
  • 2014-16

    Legal Advisor, Directorate of International Industrial Fair and Cooperation Exchange (Tashkent)
  • 2013-15

    Chief Counsel, Markazsanoateksport (Tashkent)
  • 2012

    Paralegal, Uztadbirkorexport (now Uztrade) (Tashkent)
  • 2010-13

    Paralegal, Markazsanoateksport (Tashkent)

Professional memberships

  • International Commercial Arbitration Court under the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Uzbekistan

    Acting Judge