BAR OF LAWYERS WITHDRAWS COURT APPEAL AGAINST LAWYER OSMAN KAZIMOV

July 14th, 2011

Today, the Binagadi District Court heard a lawsuit filed by Bar of Lawyers for the dismissal of lawyer Osman Kazimov from the Bar, Kazimov’s cross-lawsuit against the Bar, and another lawsuit filed by a third person with an independent claim.

The Judge Huseyn Safarov presided over the hearing.
Having annulled the decision to appeal to court to dismiss Kazimov from the Bar of Lawyers, the Bar withdrew its appeal to the court. The Bar decided to issue an official reprimand to Kazimov.
Kazimov withdrew his cross-lawsuit as well.
Judge Safarov announced the decision to terminate the case.
BACKGROUND
At a meeting on February 4th held by the Board of the Bar of Lawyers, a decision was issued to stop Osman Kazimov`s work as a lawyer and to appeal to court for expulsion from the Bar of Lawyers. The Bar of lawyers issued this decision on the basis of the petition filed by First Deputy General Prosecutor Rustam Usubov. The Prosecutor's office charged Osman Kazimov with violation of Criminal Procedure Code and the law on Lawyer Activity.