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Sayat Zholshy & Partners
050051 ALMATY

Work Department

Tax law


Yelena Tyureikina is a Partner in Sayat Zholshy & Partners. 

Yelena has extensive legal experience spanning over 22 years, including 12 years in Sayat Zholshy & Partners, and specializes in tax and corporate laws.

Yelena’s tax practice is broad-based and encompasses advice on various taxation issues, corporate tax planning, pre-assessment of transactions with regard to tax implications, consulting on transaction structuring in terms of tax optimisation (including foreign jurisdictions), legal support of clients in connection with tax audits and challenging of audit procedures and/or findings in higher-level tax authorities, and successful representation of clients in courts in connection with tax disputes.


Yelena joined Sayat Zholshy & Partners in January 2009 as a senior associate in the Tax and M&A team led by senior partner Rustam Ospanov. 

On 1 January 2017, Yelena was admitted to the partnership of Sayat Zholshy & Partners.

Before joining Sayat Zholshy & Partners, Yelena had professional experience in public service and used to head the legal department of a company providing exploration services to subsoil users and the legal service of a holding company operating railway rolling stock.


Russian, English


Kazakhstan National University of Law, Business Law Faculty, 1998.

Lawyer Rankings

Kazakhstan > Dispute resolution

Sayat Zholshy & Partners primarily acts for international clients, often in conjunction with international law firms in need of local counsel. Tax, corporate and antitrust disputes constitute the heart of the practice, but the firm also demonstrates strength in disputes involving financial institutions, insolvency and restructuring matters, construction and real estate matters as well as investment disputes. Senior partner Vitaliy Vodolazkin in Almaty is the head of the practice which includes Amir Begdesenov, whose expertise includes competition and IP matters with a particular focus on the energy and natural resources sector, and Yelena Tyureikina  as the key tax expert.

Kazakhstan > Tax and customs

(Leading individuals)

Yelena Tyureikina Sayat Zholshy & Partners

Sayat Zholshy & Partners‘ team has experience of representing clients in tax-related administrative and court proceedings, and also assisted foreign investors with protecting rights to acceptable tax benefits, as well as handling tax planning. It is a member of the Scientific and Technical Council for Improvement of Kazakhstan Intellectual Property Law. The practice is led by Almaty-based senior partner Rustam Ospanov and partner Yelena Tyureikina.