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Kinstellar LLP

KURMANGAZY BUSINESS CENTER, 61A KURMANGAZY STREET, 050000 ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN
Tel:
Work +7 727 355 0530
Web:
www.kinstellar.com

Kazakhstan

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Kinstellar LLP

The Almaty office of Kinstellar LLP has a strong track record in complex and high-value transactions and project finance. Managing partner Joel Benjamin  leads a team that includes of counsel Maksim Grekov and associates Yerlan Akhmetov and Murat Madykov. The firm continues to advise China Development Bank with post-closing matters relating to a petrochemicals facility for the purpose of raising funds to finance the construction of a polypropylene project. The firm acted as Kazakh counsel to VTB Capital in connection with a prepayment facility agreement and hedging arrangement for Kazakhstan Aluminium Smelter, totalling €850m.

Next Generation Partners

Yerlan Akhmetov - Kinstellar LLP

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Kinstellar LLP

Kinstellar LLP predominantly works with financial institutions and has a particular focus on advising banks on acquiring controlling stakes in other banks. Adlet Yerkinbayev led a large team that advised Halyk Bank on the acquisition of a controlling stake in Kazkommertsbank, the value of which exceeded $7bn; managing partner Joel Benjamin was also involved in this matter.

Leading individuals

Adlet Yerkinbayev - Kinstellar LLP

Next Generation Partners

Kuanysh Shekerbekov - Kinstellar LLP

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Kinstellar LLP

Kinstellar LLP has 'diligent litigators' who 'deliver the best legal service in litigation activity'. It is also praised for its 'dedication to clients' needs and creative approach to resolving complicated issues'. Mukhit Yeleuov is recommended for his ability to 'fly high enough to see all the perspectives of the issue'. He successfully represented a global consumer goods corporation in three interrelated customs disputes with state revenue departments in relation to alleged improper classification of imported goods; in this matter he was supported by senior associate Dina Berkaliyeva, who has notable expertise in environmental law, and associate Arman Kazhdarov.

Leading individuals

Mukhit Yeleuov - Kinstellar LLP

Next Generation Partners

Dina Berkaliyeva - Kinstellar LLP

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 2

Kinstellar LLP

The team at Kinstellar LLP provides legal advice on general corporate matters and regulatory issues in the natural resources sector. Of counsel Almas Zhaiylgan is head of the practice.

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IP and TMT
IP and TMT - ranked: tier 1

Kinstellar LLP

Kinstellar LLP is highly experienced in the TMT sector and advises on telecoms acquisitions, asset transfers and financing matters. The firm also has a strong IP practice, and has acted for global corporations in rights disputes. Joel Benjamin and Adlet Yerkinbayev are the partners in the practice.

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Real estate and construction (including projects)
Real estate and construction (including projects) - ranked: tier 2

Kinstellar LLP

The team at Kinstellar LLP handles high-value real estate transactions in addition to development issues and construction disputes. Joel Benjamin leads on most matters and is often supported by senior associate Lena Makarenko and associate Assel Mussina.

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Further information on Kinstellar

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Bulgaria

Offices in Sofia

Czech Republic

Offices in Prague

Hungary

Offices in Budapest

Kazakhstan

Offices in Almaty

Romania

Offices in Bucharest

Slovakia

Offices in Bratislava

Ukraine

Offices in Kiev

Uzbekistan

Offices in Tashkent

Serbia

Offices in Belgrade

Legal Developments by:
Kinstellar

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    In May 2011, the Serbian parliament adopted a new company law, which is scheduled to take effect on 1 February 2012 (hereinafter: the “New Company Law”). The new legislation will replace the current company law that has been in force since 2004 (hereinafter: the “Old Company Law”)
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