TEAM

We place emphasis on the team approach in our firm

We are an integral team, working together to meet our clients’ needs. We assign best lawyers of Kazakhstan according to the complexity of a given matter and the experience of our team. For cost efficiency, we have junior lawyers in support roles when appropriate

Sofiya Zhylkaidarova
Managing Partner

Sofiya is a 20+ years of experience Kazakhstan lawyer working with international clients and government. She is well known and highly regarded professional and great contributor to country's reforms and initiatives aiming to improve investment climate.

Practice areas:
  • Subsoil Use
  • Tax
  • Dispute Resolution and Litigation
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Liza Zhumakhmetova
Partner

Liza is a 15+ years of experience corporate and M&A lawyer, admitted to the NY State Bar.

Practice areas:
  • Mergers and Aquisitions
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Investigations
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Abylkhair Nakipov
Partner

Abylkhair has an extensive experience in advising oil and gas, energy and construction companies.

Practice areas:
  • Contracts and Business Law
  • Regulatory Compliance and Environment
  • Construction and Real Estate
  • Subsoil Use
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Talgat Sariev
Partner

Talgat is heading our dispute resolution and litigation practice.

Practice areas:
  • Dispute Resolution and Litigation
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Gaukhar Kudaibergenova
Senior Associate

In her role of Corporate and M&A lawyer Gaukhar regularly advises leading foreign multinationals on high-profile private equity and M&A transactions. She also focuses on M&A and regulatory advice in oil and gas, public-private partnership and renewable power generation projects.

Practice areas:
  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Aquisitions
  • Subsoil Use
  • Public-Private Partnership (PPP)
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Saltanat Kemalova
Senior Associate

Saltanat is successfully advising financial and industrial companies.

Practice areas:
  • Dispute Resolution and Litigation
  • Contracts and Business Law
  • Corporate
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Perizat Nurlankyzy
Associate

Perizat is tax lawyer and works with variety number of clients.

Practice areas:
  • Tax
  • Subsoil Use
  • Contracts and Business Law
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Ulan Stybayev
Associate

Ulan has experience in corporate law and corporate investigations.

Practice areas:
  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Aquisitions
  • Corporate Investigations
  • IP and Technology
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Nazym Seidakhmetova
Associate

Nazym focuses her practice on employment and IP matters.

Practice areas:
  • Contracts and Business Law
  • Employment and Labour
  • IP and Technology
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Anel Kassabulatova
Associate

Anel is dispute resolution and litigation lawyer.

Practice areas:
  • Dispute Resolution and Litigation
  • Regulatory Compliance and Environment
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Rustam Baitazin
Associate

Rustam mainly focuses on M&A, PPP and corporate law matters.

Practice areas:
  • Regulatory Compliance and Environment
  • Mergers and Aquisitions
  • Public-Private Partnership (PPP)
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Nazym Argynbay
Associate

Nazym's core practice area in tax.

Practice areas:
  • Tax
  • Regulatory Compliance and Environment
  • Employment and Labour
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Aikerim Kaziyeva
Associate

Aikerim is a business lawyer with focus on contracts and employment matters.

Practice areas:
  • Regulatory Compliance and Environment
  • IP and Technology
  • Employment and Labour
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Yekaterina Zhgutova
Tax Expert

Yekaterina has extensive experience in advising national and international companies on a wide range of tax matters.

Practice areas:
  • Tax
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