Zhazira graduated with honors from the Kazakh State Law University and obtained the Bachelor in International Law degree. She attended various trainings and workshops in legal, business and project management skills.
Zhazira’s overall experience as a legal professional is more than 15 years. Through the years of her employment with international company Zhazira went through great transformation from a paralegal into a Head of Legal/General Counsel of major international oil and gas corporation.
Zhazira led the function through variety of challenges customary to many foreign investor companies – oil marketing constraints, major tax disputes and litigations, negotiations with different stakeholders, including Government of the RK, over the subsoil use contract terms and related matters, which heavily contributed to sustain the business in Kazakhstan successfully.
Zhazira successfully participated in Corporate Leadership development program and became a member of the Extended Leadership Team (Top 50 leaders of the corporation) to support executive team in comprising and delivering mission and strategy.
Apart from her professional skills and outstanding contributions into legal function, she also distinguished herself as a role model and a caring leader who perfectly balanced between the formal corporate or statutory frames and individual aspirations and spirit of her team members (15+ direct reports).
Zhazira joined Signum Law Firm in 2018 as a Corporate Governance and Compliance Officer, as well as the Change agent. Being a new to private practice Zhazira has conducted organizational diagnostics as an independent expert and acted as a Change agent in the Strategy development and implementation. Based on experience in a large foreign company and her legal background, Zhazira has many insights from international giant company, especially in HR and marketing, to be transformed into fast growing local law firm.