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.


1997-present AEQUITAS Law Firm – Partner
1991-1997 Number of private companies – Civil law counselor


English, Russian


Kazakhstan Bar Association, Ius Laboris, International Arbitration Court (IAC), International Arbitration “IUS”, Atameken Arbitration Center


1991 Kazakh State University, LLB, Kazakhstan


Yuliya Chumachenko specializes in civil, contract, labor, antitrust and investment law. According to international rating publications she is among Kazakhstan’s best lawyers in labor law.

Ms. Chumachenko possesses extensive expertise in the field of corporate and contract relations, healthcare and securing of obligations. She is currently concentrating on contract and labor law issues, deal structuring and various matters related to the legal support of business in Kazakhstan.

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

Lawyer Rankings

Kazakhstan > Tax and customs

(Leading individuals)

Yuliya Chumachenko AEQUITAS

AEQUITAS provides general tax law consultations, including client representation in court in connection with major tax disputes, drafting IFRS-compliant accounting tax policies for resident and non-resident legal entities, alongside providing tax registration of non-residents when opening bank accounts in Kazakhstan. Ardak Idayatova specialises in tax disputes and customs matters, whereas Yuliya Chumachenko is noted for her advisory work in the pharmaceutical sector. Kristina Mychka is another key contact.

Kazakhstan > Commercial, corporate and M&A

Lead by Almaty-based corporate and commercial law experts Yelena Manayenko and Yuliya Chumachenko, AEQUITAS features expertise in deal structuring and negotiations, applications before Kazakhstan’s competition regulator and in the development of Kazakhstan’s corporate legislation. The firm handles matters for a range of high profile clients such as Deutsche Bank and Johnson & Johnson, alongside cooperating with prestigious law firms around the world. Olga Chentsova has been advising major global oil and mining companies on issues pertaining to corporate legislation, while Yekaterina Khamidullina is another notable name.