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Sayat Zholshy & Partners

10TH FLOOR, KOKTEM BUSINESS CENTER, 180 DOSTYK AVENUE, 050051 ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN
Tel:
Work +7 727 2222 711
Fax:
Fax +7 727 2222 998
Email:
Web:
www.szp.kz
Almaty, Astana

Kazakhstan

Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Sayat Zholshy & Partners

Sayat Zholshy & Partners has a 'very professional team that combines deep knowledge of the law with a business approach'. The team is particularly recommended for providing 'explicit and in-depth legal analysis'. Arman Berdalin heads the Nur-Sultan office, and handles M&A and corporate restructuring on behalf of national companies. Amir Begdesenov is an IP and antitrust specialist and handles corporate issues for tech companies and start-ups.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Sayat Zholshy & Partners

The dispute resolution team at Sayat Zholshy & Partners is led by Vitaliy Vodolazkin, who primarily represents clients in tax disputes. He represented InDriver in proceedings against actions by the Transport Committee to block the service in Kazakhstan, successfully adjusting the operation model to lift the ban. Amir Begdesenov acted for Caspian Beverage Holdings in a case brought against Carlsberg in relation to alleged competition law abuse.

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IP and TMT
IP and TMT - ranked: tier 3

Sayat Zholshy & Partners

Sayat Zholshy & Partners is recommended for its 'IP litigation and anti-counterfeiting practice', and 'advises a number of telecoms companies on various matters'. Amir Begdesenov specialises in antitrust and IP law, and advised Caspian Beverage Holdings on the infringement of its exclusive right to a trade mark by a competitor. Clients say he 'knows the industry and is a strong negotiator'.

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Real estate and construction (including projects)
Real estate and construction (including projects) - ranked: tier 3

Sayat Zholshy & Partners

Sayat Zholshy & Partners specialises in transactions across the real estate, construction and infrastructure sectors, most notably in the sale and purchase of power, mining and agricultural assets. Dmitriy Chumakov recently advised a client in connection with the development of a municipal recycling system in Almaty, including the construction of a sorting plant.

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Tax and customs
Tax and customs - ranked: tier 1

Sayat Zholshy & Partners

Sayat Zholshy & Partners is noted for its 'capability to generate tailor-made and effective solutions', and has a 'deep knowledge of tax and customs legislation'. The firm provides the full range of tax-related services, including tax optimisation, structuring transactions and litigation, which is recommended as its 'strongest service line'. Yelena Tyureikina is singled out by clients as 'an authority on Kazakh tax law', in addition to her 'professionalism, commitment and willingness to help'. She advised Gloria Asset Management on tax issues connected with transfer of real estate assets, and represented a pharmaceuticals client in court against tax notices. Rustam Ospanov acted for Tengiztransgas in a dispute against the tax authorities, having also advised the client previously on the taxation of cross-border transactions.

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