Ms Larissa Yemelyanova > AEQUITAS > Almaty, Kazakhstan > Lawyer Profile

ALMATY 050000

Work Department

Labor & Employment, Pharmaceuticals, Civil Law, Business Law, Corporate Law, Migration Law, Customs & Logistics, TMT


Senior Associate


2008-present AEQUITAS Law Firm – Senior Associate
2002-2008 Group of companies specializing in security systems and services – Head of Legal Department
1999-2002 Major transport & logistic companies – Lawyer


English, Russian


Kazakhstan Bar Association, Ius laboris


2010 Bournemouth Business School International, course of legal studies, England
2005 Almaty Management University (former International Academy of Business), BA-finance, Kazakhstan
1999 International Slavic Institute, LLB (majored in commercial, entrepreneurial and banking law; ranked as the “Best student for 5 years of studies”), Russia-Kazakhstan


Ms. Yemelyanova specializes in civil, labor, contract and migration law.

Larissa successfully combines work in three AEQUITAS’s most active areas of practice – civil law, labor & employment and pharmaceuticals – together with other practice areas important for clients. Larissa handles any work in a responsible manner and brilliantly contributes to projects requiring complex analysis and preparation of legal opinions. Larissa has successful experience of client representation in court and in the course of client inspections by governmental agencies and participated in the due diligence of major companies in different cities of Kazakhstan.

She has attended a number of trainings at the Career Development Center of the Union of Advocates of Kazakhstan and holds ISO quality management systems internal auditor certificate.

Lawyer Rankings

Kazakhstan > Tax and customs

Almaty-based partners Yuliya Chumachenko and Ardak Idayatova jointly head up the tax and customs practice at AEQUITAS. Praised by clients for its ‘deep knowledge‘, the team has experience in tax disputes before tax authorities, as well as in matters involving tax return completion, tax registration, and the drafting of IFRS-compliant accounting tax policies. The practice’s recent workload has largely revolved around clients operating in the pharmaceutical sector, including some of the world’s foremost multinationals, as well as a number of energy sector players. Other key individuals include senior associates Larissa Yemelyanova and Alexandr Chumachenko.