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Liza Zhumakhmetova

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SIGNUM Law Firm

Position

Partner specialising in Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate law and Deal Structuring. Liza has led and closed numerous M&A deals, including in the oil and gas, mining and pharmaceuticals sectors, by conducting legal due diligence and providing legal transactional support to clients. Liza has advised international and Kazakhstan clients on cross-border transactions, various Kazakhstan legal issues, including corporate law, contract law and regulatory issues.

Career

Prior to joining SIGNUM Law Firm, Liza has worked as a Senior Attorney at one of the major international consulting firms.

Languages

English, Kazakh and Russian

Member

Liza is qualified to practice in Kazakhstan and admitted to the New York State Bar

Education

Liza Zhumakhmetova graduated with honors from the Kazakh State School of Law with further LL.M. degree at Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington (1998), Master of Comparative Law.


Kazakhstan

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

SIGNUM Law Firm works on project and debt financing, and has notable expertise in the renewable energy sector working on behalf of foreign investors. Liza Zhumakhmetova leads the team.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

SIGNUM Law Firm handles M&A and joint venture agreements for international and domestic clients. Liza Zhumakhmetova has solid experience in these areas.

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Energy and natural resources

Within: Energy and natural resources

SIGNUM Law Firm's main focus in this area is litigation in the subsoil use sector, as well as negotiating with the state on behalf of foreign investors for regulatory approval. Managing partner Sofiya Zhylkaidarova advised a client on gaining the extension of two oilfield concession agreements from the Ministry of Energy. Liza Zhumakhmetova advises on commercial matters in the subsurface sector, and senior associate Gaukhar Kudaibergenova is also highly recommended.

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