Umid Aripdjanov

Partner, Centil Law Firm

Umid Aripdjanov

Partner, Centil Law Firm

Biography

Umid Aripdjanov is one of the founding members of CENTIL and has more than 20 years’ experience. He is a partner and co-head of the Energy & Subsoil Practice, and advises clients in the oil and gas, mining, energy and finance sectors.

Umid advises on a wide range of issues relating to upstream, midstream and downstream petroleum operations, as well as within the mining, cement and petrochemical industries. He also advises foreign investors on large-scale textile, pharmaceutical and automotive projects. His work in Uzbekistan is centred primarily around oil & gas and arbitration mandates. In addition to his clients in Uzbekistan, Umid advises on projects in Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan.

Umid holds an LLM degree from the Case Western ReserveUniversity (USA) and is recognised as a “top-ranked” lawyer and
“leading” individual by Chambers Global (ranked as a “Band 1” lawyer in 2018), Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal, PLC: Which Lawyer, and the BestLawyers directories for his experience in energy and petroleum law. He is fluent in English, Russian and Uzbek.