Ms Yuliya Chumachenko > AEQUITAS > Almaty, Kazakhstan > Lawyer Profile

ALMATY 050000

Work Department

Labor & Employment, Healthcare, Medicine & Pharmaceuticals, Industry & Trade, Transport & Merchant Shipping


Partner, Head of Labor & Employment, Healthcare, Medicine & Pharmaceuticals.
Yulia Chumachenko specializes in civil, contract, labor, antitrust and investment law.


Yuliya Chumachenko is a Partner at AEQUITAS and specializes in labour, civil, contract, marriage and family, maritime, antimonopoly and investment law.  Before joining AEQUITAS in 1997, she worked as a civil law counselor to a number of companies.

Ms. Chumachenko is a lead lawyer on labor and family law matters and possesses extensive expertise in the field of corporate and contract relations, healthcare and securing of obligations.  She is also experienced in advising on maritime law matters, including registration and re-flagging of sea vessels, and has been continually representing companies in litigations/arbitrations.

Ms. Chumachenko is currently concentrating on contract and labor law issues, deal structuring and various matters related to the legal support of business in Kazakhstan. She is also supervising interaction with governmental agencies in the areas of her specialization.

According to international rating publications Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal, Yulia Chumachenko is among Kazakhstan’s best lawyers in labor law.

She is the author of many articles and publications on various aspects of civil, labor, merchant shipping and healthcare legislation published in local and foreign periodicals.

She also serves as an arbitrator for the International Arbitration Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan (IAC), Center for International and Domestic Arbitration of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs and International Arbitration Tribunal of the IUS Legal Center.

Ms. Chumachenko is a respondent for the World Bank’s Doing Business legislation monitoring program.




Kazakhstan Petroleum Lawyers’ Association (KPLA)
Kazakhstan Bar Association (KazBar)
Ius Laboris


Kazakh State University (Law degree, 1991)

Lawyer Rankings

Kazakhstan > Commercial, corporate and M&A

AEQUITAS frequently acts as local counsel on major international and regional projects, and is particularly active in M&A. The group has advised leading companies on their listings on the London Stock Exchange and Kazakhstan Stock Exchange, and recently participated in the development of key acts in Kazakhstan’s corporate legislation. With substantial experience in establishing joint ventures, M&A, corporate restructurings and management buy-outs, Nurlan Sholanov leads the corporate practice and also supervises project finance matters. Natalya Braynina is an expert in corporate and contract issues, while Yuliya Chumachenko specialises in civil, contract, labour and antitrust law.