Real estate and construction (including projects) in Kazakhstan
Dentons' real estate and construction lawyers provide legal advice on all aspects of construction work, including initial land use planning, procurement, financing and development. Birzhan Zharasbayev represented Orda Glass in preparing and negotiating construction contracts with China Triumph International Engineering, which replaced the firm's previous defaulted contractor. He also collaborated with the firm's Istanbul office to advise on a $400m PPP to develop transport systems in Almaty. Senior associate Ruslan Nurbekov assisted Wood Group with a land sale and purchase agreement, structured under both Kazakh and English law.
The 'responsive and reliable' team at GRATA International 'quickly understands what the client needs', and provides 'practical responses to legal questions posed'. Yerzhan Yessimkhanov recently supported Mercury properties in the acquisition of several real estate facilities, which created the largest real estate development company in Kazakhstan. He also helped a client draft an EPC contract for the construction of petrochemical facilities in western Kazakhstan. Senior associate Darya Zhanysbayeva specialises in contract law and regularly supports Yessimkhanov.
Artyushenko & Partners Boutique Law Firm
Artyushenko & Partners Boutique Law Firm specialises in construction, development, real estate management and litigation, and is hailed for providing 'focus and knowledge in a narrow market segment'. Practice head Andrey Artyushenko advised Vinci Construction on licensing issues relating to upcoming contracts in Kazakhstan. In addition, he acted for a local engineering company in the $4m redesign and redevelopment of a building into a hotel. Changay Victoriya is highly recommended.
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Linkage & Mind LLP
Sayat Zholshy & Partners specialises in transactions across the real estate, construction and infrastructure sectors, most notably in the sale and purchase of power, mining and agricultural assets. Dmitriy Chumakov recently advised a client in connection with the development of a municipal recycling system in Almaty, including the construction of a sorting plant.