Anar Baghirov

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Anar Ramiz Baghirov
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Born (1976-06-19) June 19, 1976 (age 44)
Ganja city, Azerbaijan
NationalityAzerbaijan
EducationPhD in Law, 2006
Alma materBaku State University
Occupationlawyer

Anar Ramiz Baghirov (born June 19, 1976, Azerbaijan) – lawyer, member of the Board of Azerbaijan Bar Association, member of the Judges Selection Committee,[1] acting dean of "Professional Admission and Qualification of Lawyers" faculty under the Justice Academy, member of the Board of Education of the Justice Academy. Holds PhD degree in law. In May 19, 2015 by decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan was awarded "Tereggi" (Progress) medal for his endavours in the activity of the Judges Selection Committee.[2]

Education[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

LL.B. from Baku State University (1997); LL.M. (Civil Law cum laude) from Baku State University (1999); PhD from Institute of Political-Legal Research under National Academy of Science of the Republic of Azerbaijan (2006); The doctoral candidate at the Institute of Human Rights under National Academy of Science of the Republic of Azerbaijan (since 2014).

Career[edit | hide | edit source]

During 1997–2005, after graduating from Baku State University worked as a legal practitioner in several organisations and agencies. Has become a member of the Bar Association since 2005. Has been elected as a member of Board of the Bar Association since 2012. Practices as an arbiter at several national and foreign arbitration courts.

Public activities[edit | hide | edit source]

Member of the Judges Selection Committee since 2010; Acting Dean of "Professional Admission and Qualification of Lawyers" faculty under the Justice Academy, member of the Board of Education of the Justice Academy since 2016.

Chairman of Azerbaijan Law Reform Centre NGO,[3] Co-founder of Confederation of Azerbaijan Lawyers and board member, member of Board of the British-Azerbaijan Law Society, editor-in-chief of Azerbaijan Lawyer Journal, member of editorial board of the South Caucasus Law Journal[4] and the Euroasian Advocacy Journal.[5]

Since 2012 has been leading the Working Group on Drafting law on free legal aid and concept paper, that was composed of legal scholars and lawyers.[6]

In 2012 was elected as a member of 'Enhancing Judicial Reform in the Eastern Partnership Countries' Working Group under "Professional Judicial Systems" the EU-CoE joint project.[7]

Author of the Concept Paper on "Plea bargaining and its implementation perspectives in Azerbaijan", which drafted under the CoE "Support to anti-corruption strategy in Azerbaijan" project.[8]

Has been recommended by Chambers and Partners, one of the world's leading guides to the legal profession and well known for its objective research, in General Business Law (Azerbaijan) of Chambers Asia Pacific 2014 edition.[9]

He has also been identified for recognition in the International Who's Who of Construction Lawyers 2013.

Has represented Azerbaijan lawyers in several international and local conferences.

Author of more than 50 legal research papers and research projects.

Honours[edit | hide | edit source]

On May 19, 2015 by decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan was awarded "Tereggi" (translation: Progress) medal for his endeavours in the activity of the Judges Selection Committee.

Has got Honorary Diplom and Doctor Emeritus of the Board of the Azerbaijan Bar Association.

Awarded with Honorary Diplom of the Union of Association of Judges of the Republic of Azerbaijan.[10]

Has got Honorary Diplom from Russian Lawyers Guild.