Court system: Azerbaijan has a three-tier court system – courts of first instance, appellate courts and a cassation court. Courts of first instance are the district (city) courts of general jurisdiction, local administrative and economic courts, felony courts, and military courts.
The economic courts hear cases in respect of economic disputes arising from civil, and other legal relations between legal entities and natural persons with the status of sole proprietor.
There are many different types of debts and the most common debts are debts from construction, sale purchase of apartments and other forms and debt collection case can be heard in any of the courts depending on characteristics of the case.
Arbitration: Referral of a dispute for arbitration is a permitted dispute resolution mechanism. In general, matters over which courts have jurisdiction can be arbitrated in cases provided by law, international and bilateral agreements of Azerbaijan. Azerbaijani courts have exclusive jurisdiction over certain matters, which include, inter alia, rights over immovable property located in Azerbaijan, cases concerning the recognition of patents or other marks or rights, if they were registered (or application for registration was filed) in Azerbaijan etc.
Considering all the matters described here above even if a company has a strong and qualified lawyer team, there will be situations where you need extern legal advice.
We provide following services:
- Corporate Solutions & Case Management;
- Debt collection;
- Court Reporting;
- Interpreting & Translation;
- Administrative appeals;
- Breach of warranty;
- Construction defect litigation;
- Partial or minor breaches of contract terms;
- Disputes and disagreements regarding consideration;