Ulvia Zeynalova-Bockin is counsel in the Dentons’ Baku office. Her practice includes banking law, Islamic finance, real estate finance, mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate law and finance. Ulvia also has experience in securities and financial regulation, including work with the Corporation Finance Division of the US Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, DC, and advising clients with business interests in the CIS countries while working in Salans’ New York office and, more recently, at Dentons Rodyk in Singapore.

She has provided legal support to local and international clientele in high-profile matters, including the first IPO to be listed on the Baku Stock Exchange, advising major investment banks on the enforceability of ISDA master agreements, global master repurchase agreements and global master securities lending agreements, and participating in the privatisation of the largest bank in Azerbaijan. Ulvia has also successfully represented local and foreign banks in regulatory approvals and other business concerns.

She has been ranked as a ‘Next Generation Lawyer’ by The Legal 500 EMEA in 2017 and 2018 and as a ‘Recognised Practitioner’ by Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific 2018.