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Kazakhstan

Banking, finance and capital markets
Banking, finance and capital markets - ranked: tier 2

Aequitas

Aequitas’ ‘prompt and knowledgeable’ team handles matters including debt restructuring and regulation, such as Valikhan Shaikenov advising Visa on e-payments regulation. Practice head Yelena Pestereva is a recent hire from Dechert Kazakhstan Limited.

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Corporate, commercial and M&A
Corporate, commercial and M&A - ranked: tier 1

Aequitas

Aequitas is ‘a good alternative to international firms’ for the full range of corporate, commercial and M&A work, including corporate governance matters. Yulia Chumachenko is ‘a very professional and responsive partner’; she advised Radiometer on distribution agreement for lab equipment. Senior associate Askar Abubakirov advised on local aspects of the business split of Hewlett-Packard. Olga Chentsova leads the practice, while senior associate Larissa Yemelyanova is ‘diligent, devoted and deeply knowledgeable’.

Leading individuals

Olga Chentsova - Aequitas

Next generation lawyers

Larissa Yemelyanova - Aequitas

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Aequitas

Aequitas is ‘a professional and experienced firm’, which represents well-known clients in litigation and arbitration. Practice head Valikhan Shaikenov represented Punj Lloyd in a dispute regarding facilities at the Kashagan oilfield. Former Supreme Court judge Aislu Shaikenova joined the firm as a counsel.

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Energy and natural resources
Energy and natural resources - ranked: tier 1

Aequitas

Aequitas handles a range of work for financiers, oilfield services companies and miners. Natalya Braynina assisted Schlumberger with the purchase of CA Minerals. Practice head Olga Chentsova handles regulatory matters; Yelena Manayenko re-joined the firm from Norton Rose Fulbright.

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Real estate and construction (including projects)
Real estate and construction (including projects) - ranked: tier 1

Aequitas

AequitasValikhan Shaikenov is representing Punj Lloyd in a multifaceted $15m construction dispute, including issues regarding arbitration clauses and bank guarantees. Olga Chentsova often advises on high-end developments; Yelena Manayenko, whose experience includes FIDIC projects, returned to the firm from Norton Rose Fulbright.

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