Jakhongir Usmonov

Mr Usmonov is an Islamic economy professional with commercial, corporate and investments backgrounds. He has rendered quality legal support to numerous foreign investors on the matters of business establishment, business reorganisation, corporate governance and regulatory issues in Uzbekistan.

In 2015, Mr Usmonov operated as an in-house Senior Legal Counsel to the UK-based group of pharmaceutical companies and delivered legal support on business affairs in CIS region. He headed Central Asian Legal and Regulatory teams, and has excellent knowledge of the pharmaceutical, energy (oil and gas) and heavy industry sectors. From 2015 until present, Mr Usmonov has been tightly collaborating with Diplomat Law Firm holding the position of Special Legal Counsel (Of Counsel). The recent case highlights include consultation of Chinese investors on regulatory affairs in oil and gas sectors as well as representation of foreign investors in Uzbek-Chinese cross-border dispute, successfully resolved by application of alternative dispute resolution methods.