About Ruslan Mirzayev
Ruslan Mirzayev is a corporate lawyer with twelve years of corporate and general litigation experience, qualified to practice law in the State of New York and the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Mr. Mirzayev is the founder and principal of ArbMe, a dispute resolution center providing mediation and other dispute resolution services in Azerbaijan. Since 2017, Mr. Mirzayev has served as a local expert under a World Bank project to implement the first court-annexed pilot mediation project in Azerbaijan. He has ten years of experience in the field of dispute resolution as a practitioner and teacher.
In addition to his professional activities, Mr. Mirzayev is also Deputy Chairman of the Board of the US-educated Azerbaijan Alumni Association, one of the largest non-profit organizations in Azerbaijan.
Mr. Mirzayev has represented parties in multi-million dollar international commercial and investment arbitration cases as local counsel, as well as international commercial and settlement negotiations as lead counsel. He has acted as lead counsel for major Azerbaijani corporations in local litigations, merger and acquisitions, and other transactions, primarily involving banking, finance, corporate and commercial law.
Mr. Mirzayev has actively promoted mediation for more than 10 years. Since 2017, his practice has provided commercial mediation services. He has been involved in the design and implementation of mediation programs in connection with the courts in Azerbaijan and has trained mediators to mediate disputes in court.
ArbMe, the dispute resolution center founded by Mr. Mirzayev, is the leading partner for insurance companies for mediation services in Azerbaijan.