Mr Abylkhair Nakipov > SIGNUM Law Firm > Almaty, Kazakhstan > Lawyer Profile

SIGNUM Law Firm
OFFICE 404, FLOOR 4, BLOCK 1B
NURLY TAU BUSINESS CENTER, AL-FARABI AVENUE 19
050009 ALMATY
Kazakhstan
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Position

Partner specialising in Contracts and Business Law, Subsoil Use and Mergers and Acquisitions.Abylkhair has an extensive experience in oil and gas, mergers and acquisitions, contracts a commercial law. His practice is focused on oil and gas companies, mining companies as well as servicing companies. He acts as a regular corporate adviser to a number of high profile international and domestic clients in different areas.

Career

Abylkhair has over 12 years experience as a commercial and natural resources lawyer. In 1999 he had work experience with Lovells. In 2006 Abylkhair joined SIGNUM Law Firm in his role.

Languages

English, Kazakh and Russian.

Memberships

Almaty Bar Association

Education

Abylkhair graduated with honors from the Kazakh State National University named after Al-Farabi, faculty of International Law (1997) with further trainings in JICAP Program in Preston University, UK (1999).

Lawyer Rankings

Kazakhstan > Energy and natural resources

SIGNUM Law Firm advises on complex issues in the natural resources and energy sectors, with particular expertise in cross-border M&A deals and regulatory matters involving foreign investors exploring investment opportunities in Kazakhstan. Managing partner Sofiya Zhylkaidarova is ‘outstanding‘ and ‘market leader‘ in the oil and gas and mining industries. Other key practitioners include Liza Zhumakhmetova, who focuses on commercial, corporate and M&A mandates; and Abylkhair Nakipov, who advises clients in the oil and gas and pharmaceuticals industries on contracts and regulatory compliance issues.

Kazakhstan > Commercial, corporate and M&A

SIGNUM Law Firm predominantly acts for foreign investors on investment opportunities in Kazakhstan, and frequently provides advice on cross-border finance, corporate and M&A transactions and regulatory issues. It has developed a number of relations with major international law firms and has a ‘unique insight into the government‘. Practice head Liza Zhumakhmetova is particularly experienced in the oil and gas and mining sectors and ‘always goes the extra mile‘. Sofiya Zhylkaidarova advises clients on tax, commercial, and M&A mandates in oil and gas, mining, sub-surface, and financial industries. Abylkhair Nakipov focuses on commercial and M&A.