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Liza Zhumakhmetova

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Work +7 701 757 74 80
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SIGNUM Law Firm

Work Department

Mergers and Acquisitions/Corporate law

Position

Partner, Head of M&A.

Liza has over 10 years’ experience in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and commercial law. Liza has been advising both international and domestic clients, primarily in the oil and gas and mining sectors. 

Career

Prior to joining the Firm, Liza worked as a Senior Attorney in the legal department of an international consulting firm.

Languages

Liza is a native speaker of Kazakh and Russian and fluent in English.

Member

Liza is qualified to practice in Kazakhstan and a member of KazBar. She is also admitted to the New York State Bar.

Education

Liza Zhumakhmetova graduated with honors from the Kazakh State School of Law with further LL.M. degree at Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington (1998), Master of Comparative Law.


Kazakhstan

Banking, finance and capital markets

Within: Banking, finance and capital markets

SIGNUM Law Firm works on project and debt financing, and has notable expertise in the renewable energy sector working on behalf of foreign investors. Liza Zhumakhmetova leads the team.

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Commercial, corporate and M&A

Within: Commercial, corporate and M&A

SIGNUM Law Firm handles M&A and joint venture agreements for international and domestic clients. Liza Zhumakhmetova has solid experience in these areas.

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Energy and natural resources

Within: Energy and natural resources

SIGNUM Law Firm's main focus in this area is litigation in the subsoil use sector, as well as negotiating with the state on behalf of foreign investors for regulatory approval. Managing partner Sofiya Zhylkaidarova advised a client on gaining the extension of two oilfield concession agreements from the Ministry of Energy. Liza Zhumakhmetova advises on commercial matters in the subsurface sector, and senior associate Gaukhar Kudaibergenova is also highly recommended.

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