Uzbekistan is positioned on the ancient Silk Road between Europe and Asia. It is a landlocked country and bordered by: Kazakhstan and the Aral Sea to the north; Tajikistan to the southeast; Kyrgyzstan to the northeast; Afghanistan to the south; and Turkmenistan to the southwest. It is a unitary, constitutional, presidential republic. The Republic of Uzbekistan consists of 12 provinces, 1 autonomous republic (Karakalpakstan) and the capital city, Tashkent. Uzbekistan’s legal market is heavily weighted towards oil and gas and natural resources, with government-backed infrastructure projects also being a significant source of mandates.
The Law Society in cooperation with the Bar Council of England and Wales organised a successful English Law Summit in Astana and Almaty from 23 to 25 April 2018.
Read the article by Centil’s Umid Aripdjanov to gain a better understanding of potential changes to Uzbekistan’s PPP law and arising opportunities
Interview with Ben Wells, Solicitor at Shepherd and Wetherburn
The Law Society with support from the British Embassy in Tashkent is organising its first business development mission and English law day conference in Tashkent from 15 – 18 October 2019.