The seminar will take place from 2.00-3.30 pm (UK time) on Thursday 21 January 2021. In particular, this seminar will address: (i) the legal profession in Azerbaijan and access to justice, (ii) admission to the Bar, (iii) disciplinary proceedings, including disbarment, (iv) lawyers’ right to freedom of expression, and (v) cases of Azeri lawyers before the European Court of Human Rights.


  • Shahla Humbatova (lawyer, Azerbaijan)
  • Emin Abbasov (lawyer, Azerbaijan)
  • Jessica Gavron (legal director, European Human Rights Advocacy Centre)

Moderated by: Dr. Marina Brilman (international human rights adviser, Law Society of England and Wales)


Please register here:

Please note that you will receive a confirmation email after registration, including instructions on how to join the seminar in the week of 18 January 2021.