Practice Area

Public-Private Partnership (PPP)

Public-Private Partnership (PPP)

We offer our clients a comprehensive range of legal services related to implementation of PPP projects in Kazakhstan.

We advise our clients at any stage of PPP projects, starting from participation in tender procedures, conclusion of a PPP agreement, and up to the stage of its implementation and completion. Diverse experience of our lawyers allows SIGNUM to advise the clients on various PPP-related areas: subsoil use and oil products, transportation, public utilities, electric power industry, telecommunications and many others.

Service includes the following directions
  • Advising on various legal issues related to the implementation of PPP projects
  • Drafting legal documentation (PPP/concession agreement and other related documents)
  • Due diligence (project risks assessment)
  • Advising on setting up consortiums and SPVs
  • Legal support during negotiating terms and conditions of PPP agreements
  • Full legal support of project finance transactions
  • Assisting in obtaining permits, licenses and authorizations required for implementation of the projects
Signum Law Firm handles corporate and M&A matters, and is particularly active in the oil and gas sector. Liza Zhumakhmetova and Abylkhair Nakipov are the key names.
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Signum Law Firm’s team focuses on project and debt financing deals. Liza Zhumakhmetova is noted.
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Selected Experience
  • Full legal and market analysis support to develop a feasible legal structure of setting up an unprecedented PPP Projects and Investment management platform under the AIFC, which will offer a highly effective investor package of legal, financial and dispute resolution solutions when investing into Kazakhstani PPP Projects.

  • Full legal support of the fuel marking PPP project;

  • Full legal support of the tobacco marking PPP project.

  • Advising the world’s largest medical device company as part of its implementation of the public-private partnership project for building and setting up angiography laboratories in the Kyzylorda region of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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