Firm Profile > Kinstellar > Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Kinstellar
12 A AFROSIAB STREET
100015 TASHKENT
Uzbekistan

Leading firms Tier 2

Kinstellar has established itself as a key destination for capital markets work following the opening of its office in Uzbekistan in 2018. Joel Benjamin leads on corporate, commercial, and M&A matters and is also a notable name for banking and finance. Muborak Kambarova has considerable experience advising international clients investing in Uzbekistan and is a key name for cross-border transactions.

Practice head(s):

Joel Benjamin

Kazakhstan > IP and TMT Tier 1

Kinstellar is singled out for its advice to clients in the IP and TMT sectors, which encompasses assisting with corporate matters and complex legal research. The department has advised major international law firms on Kazakhstan law and also acts for several mobile operators in Kazakhstan. Joel Benjamin has experience in telecoms matters and assists clients with mandates in Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan; while Adlet Yerkinbayev focuses on M&A, capital markets and banking and finance-related matters in Kazakhstan.

Practice head(s):

Joel Benjamin; Adlet Yerkinbayev

Kazakhstan > Real estate and construction (including projects) Tier 2

Kinstellar advises clients on significant transactions across the real estate, infrastructure, energy and natural resources sectors. The practice also handles hotel development and management issues, and disputes relating to construction matters and projects. Team leader Joel Benjamin has substantial experience in corporate and commercial deals, and has played a leading role in multiple real estate and construction projects. Senior associate Assel Mussina advises clients on lending, real property and hotel management matters.

Practice head(s):

Joel Benjamin

Key clients

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)