Umid Aripdjanov is recognized for considerable experience in the energy and subsoil sector advising the largest foreign inbound investors on production sharing, exploration, and joint-studies, and acting in investment agreements on multi-billion upstream petroleum and mining, midstream transportation, and downstream petrochemical projects. Umid also advised on large-scale automotive, textile, and pharmaceutical projects. Geographic coverage of his mandates includes Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan. Umid is recognized the “top-ranked” lawyer by all legal directories he appears on, including, Chambers Global, Legal 500, Who’s Who: Legal CIS, PLC; WhichLawyer and Best Lawyer directories in the area of Energy and Petroleum Laws.
2002 – LL.M. Cum Laude, Case Western Reserve School of Law, Cleveland, Ohio, US
2001 - Non-Degree Certificate, Summer School, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
2000 – PhD (Kandidat Nauk), Tashkent State Institute of Law, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
1997 – LL.B. (Law Degree), Honors, Tashkent State Institute of Law, Tashkent, Uzbekistan