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Construction, Environment, Law-Making




Kulyash Ilyasova is a leading Kazakhstan expert in the area of civil, investment, privatization, corporate, subsoil and environmental legislation.

She is the author of more than 130 scholarly works on different issues of civil law, legal regime of immovable property, state registration of rights to immovable property, land use and subsoil use, main pipelines and other linear facilities, concept of investment in the Kazakhstan law, investor guarantees, state’s participation in civil legal relations, condominium, easements, inheritance, agricultural (farming) business, leasing, legal entities, etc.

Ms. Ilyasova partook, at different times, in the development of the following laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan: Law on Bankruptcy, Law on Individual Entrepreneurship, Law on Land, Law on State Registration of Rights to Immovable Property, Law on Concession, Law on the Sovereign Wealth Fund, and many other, and the decrees of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan defining the requirements to safety, operation and safeguarding of main pipelines.

Ms. Ilyasova participated in the preparation of opinions, comments, proposals and analysis reports on a number of draft legislative acts: on subsoil and subsoil use, on main pipelines, on gas and gas supply, on competition and limitation of monopolistic activities, on state regulation of the production and turnover of certain types of petroleum products, on enforcement proceedings and status of court enforcement officers, on valuation activities, on insurance activities, and other.

Ms. Ilyasova is experienced in the due diligence of contracts entered into between the Republic of Kazakhstan and foreign investors, including subsoil use and electric power industry related contracts.

At various times, Ms. Ilyasova completed internship and advanced training courses at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (Hamburg, Germany), Advanced Training Institute (New York, USA), and Moscow State University (Moscow, Russian Federation).


2012-present AEQUITAS Law Firm – Counsel 
2012-present CU Private Law Research Institute – Chief Research Associate
2007-present Caspian University (CU) – Professor of Law (Department of Private Law)
2006-2009 Institute of Legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Leading researcher
2006-2009 Kazakh Humanitarian Law University – Professor of Law (Department of Civil Law)
1999-2009 Research Institute for Private Law, Kazakh Humanitarian Law University – Leading researcher
1995-2007 Adilet Higher Law School – Professor of Law
1996-1998 Kazakh State Law University – Associate Professor (Department of Civil Law)
1991-1995 Kazakh-Turkish University – Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor, Head (Department of Law), Deputy Dean (Faculty of Law)
1987-1991 Karaganda State Law University – Lecturer, Senior Lecturer (Department of Civil Law)


Russian, Kazakh


Kazakhstan International Arbitrage, International Arbitration “IUS”, Arbitration Center Atameken, Scientific Advisory Board of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan, International Dispute Resolution Center under the CIS Economic Court


1998 Kazakh State Law University, LLD, Kazakhstan
1987 Kazakh State University, LLM, Kazakhstan
1983 Karagandy State University, LLB, Kazakhstan