Ramin Afad oglu Qaraqurbanli


Ramin Afad oglu Qaraqurbanli

Judge of the Baku Court of Appeal

He was the judge to the trial at Baku Court of Appeal and on 16 March 2023 issued a decision against Bahtijr Babashov: to leave the decision of Baku City Narimanov District Court dated 11 March 2023 unchanged and extend the preventive measure in the form of detention.


About judge

Ramin Afad oglu Qaraqurbanli

Born – 1974


1995 – Baku State University, International law faculty

2000 – Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University, Military faculty

2002 – USA Northwestern University, Law School

2003 – Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Public administration faculty

2006 – Russian Law Academy of the Ministry of Justice, Law faculty



1995 – 1997 – Legal Adviser, Military Unit No. N, Ministry of Defense

1997 – 2016 – Researcher, senior scientific expert of the Institute of Philosophy and Law under the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, from 2017 senior researcher, acting chief of department in the Institute on Law and Human Rights under the National Academy of Sciences

1998 – 2000 – Specialist, Lead Specialist, Chief Specialist, Department on legislation and legal propagation, Ministry of Justice

2000 – 2001 – Lead Specialist, Department on state registration of legal entities, Ministry of Justice

2001 – 2005 – Senior Adviser, Organization and analytical department, Ministry of Justice

2005 – 2013

Chief consultant, Head of Reforms division, General department on organization and supervision, Ministry of Justice

2005 – 2018 – Member of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) of the Council of Europe; from 2016 to 2018 as a CEPEJ Vice-president and from 2011 till today – Expert of the Working group on the evaluation of European judicial systems

2013 – 2020 – Judge, Baku City Yasamal District Court

2020 – till today – Judge, Baku Court of Appeal