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Dechert Kazakhstan Limited

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Victor Mokrousov

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Dechert LLP

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Victor Mokrousov, managing partner of the firm's Almaty office, focuses his practice on corporate/M&A, finance, and regulatory matters, especially in the energy and mining industries. Mr. Mokrousov’s experience includes acting for major and independent oil and gas companies on upstream and transportation projects, acting for sellers and buyers in cross-border M&A transactions, acting for multilateral lenders, commercial banks and private equity funds on debt and equity financings, and advising Kazakhstan-based issuers on international capital markets offerings.


Member, Kazakhstan Petroleum Lawyers’ Association


Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Law Degree, 1995, with honors; University of Minnesota Law School, LL.M., 1999


Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Victor Mokrousov - Dechert Kazakhstan Limited

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

The 'very good and competitive' team at Dechert Kazakhstan Limited has a strong track record in capital markets, with a particular emphasis on notes issuances. Victor Mokrousov leads the team, which is often supported by the London office on especially large matters. Highlights included advising KazMunayGas on issuing $3.25bn-worth of Eurobonds, and advising Development Bank of Kazakhstan on issuing $300m-worth of notes and listing them on the London and Kazakhstan stock exchanges. Associate Yevgeniya Nossova assisted Mokrousov on both matters. Associate Bolat Utebaliyev advised Stewart Engineers on its $197m joint venture with a government-backed investment fund for the construction of a glass production facility.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Victor Mokrousov - Dechert Kazakhstan Limited

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

Dechert Kazakhstan Limited's Almaty team has 'all the necessary qualities' clients seek, and handles corporate, M&A and commercial work across a range of industries, including energy and natural resources, and infrastructure. Practice head Victor Mokrousov acted for Kazakhtelecom in transactions with Tele2 Sverige to merge the parties' telecoms businesses. Mokrousov was also the key name in advising a domestic salt producer on a $50m joint venture with Chinese investors for the construction of a soda ash facility. Associate Yevgeniya Nossova supports Mokrousov in corporate matters.

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Energy and natural resources

Within: Energy and natural resources

Dechert Kazakhstan Limited's energy team advises foreign and domestic clients with matters exclusively in the oil and gas sector. Victor Mokrousov leads the practice and continues to advise Trans-Asia Gas Pipeline on the operation of two major pipelines in Kazakhstan, providing legal advice on procurement, employment and licensing.

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