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Dentons

135 ABYLAI KHAN AVENUE, 050000 ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN
Tel:
Work +7 727 258 2380
Fax:
Fax +7 727 258 2381
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Web:
www.dentons.com

Kazakhstan

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

Dentons

Dentons acts for lenders and borrowers on complex finance transactions. Abai Shaikenov advised KB Kookmin Bank on the sale of its shares in a major Kazakh bank. Of counsels Vassiliy Zenov and Gani Ashimkhan are other key contacts.

Next generation lawyers

Vassiliy Zenov - Dentons

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

Dentons

The ‘excellentDentons handles M&A and general corporate matters, particularly concerning the energy, real estate and construction sectors. Corporate and M&A expert Aigoul Kenjebayeva is ‘diligent’ and ‘proactive’ with ‘a deep knowledge of Kazakh law’. Also recommended are corporate transactions specialist Abai Shaikenov and commercial litigator Victoria Simonova.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Dentons

Dentons’ multi-disciplinary practice has strong expertise in contractual, banking, and tax and customs-related disputes. Kanat Skakov co-heads the practice and has a significant background in the natural resources sector. Fellow co-head Victoria Simonova specialises in complex commercial litigation and arbitration. Aigoul Kenjebayeva is active in tax, commercial and debt recovery-related disputes.

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

Dentons

Dentons’ work in this sphere includes assisting with subsoil-use contracts, regulatory and compliance matters, and renewable energy issues. Aigoul Kenjebayeva, who leads the practice, is an expert in subsoil-use law. Disputes specialist Victoria Simonova regularly handles contentious issues in the space and senior associate Ruslan Nurbekov has experience in M&A and general corporate work pertaining to energy and natural resources.

Leading individuals

Aigoul Kenjebayeva - Dentons

Next generation lawyers

Ruslan Nurbekov - Dentons

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IP and TMT
IP and TMT - ranked: tier 2

Dentons

Dentons handles trade mark disputes and franchising issues, and is also experienced in advising on regulatory and licensing matters pertaining to the telecoms sector. Managing partner Aigoul Kenjebayeva, who heads the practice, is an IP specialist. Senior associate Nataliya Shapovalova is a patent attorney and associate Aliya Seitova is a trade mark and patent attorney.

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

Dentons

Dentons is especially active in real estate and construction projects, with particular expertise in tax, project finance and regulatory issues. Birzhan Zharasbayev has experience in construction, real estate, infrastructure and public-private partnership matters. Abai Shaikenov is highly regarded for his real estate expertise.

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Tax and customs
Tax and customs - ranked: tier 1

Dentons

Dentons’ tax team focuses on advisory and contentious issues. Dispute resolution specialist Kanat Skakov heads the practice and has advised on tax and customs matters for international and domestic clients.

Leading individuals

Kanat Skakov - Dentons

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United Arab Emirates

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Azerbaijan

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Georgia

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Ghana

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Costa Rica

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Hungary

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Jordan

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Kuwait

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Kazakhstan

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London

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Morocco

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Mauritius

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Mexico

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Netherlands

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Oman

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Papua New Guinea

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Poland

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Panama

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Qatar

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Romania

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Russia

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South Africa

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South East

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Uzbekistan

Offices in Tashkent and Tashkent

Legal Developments by:
Dentons

  • Legal aspects of documenting shipping finance transactions in the United Arab Emirates

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is strategically placed between Europe and the Far East. The UAE has been ranked among the top 15 maritime nations by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the UAE Government is working on plans to transform the shipping industry into one of the country’s major economic sectors.
    - SNR Denton

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