Firm Profile > Synergy Partners Law Firm LLC > Almaty, Kazakhstan

Synergy Partners Law Firm LLC
OFFICE 73A, 15 FLOOR
128 DOSTYK AVENUE
050051 ALMATY
Kazakhstan

Dispute resolution Tier 3

Dispute resolution is one of Synergy Partners Law Firm LLC's three main areas of expertise alongside notable M&A and corporate experience. Managing partner Nurzhan Stamkulov handles contractual, taxation, customs, transfer pricing, and IP mandates, and Alzhan Stamkulov focuses on corporate, commerce, trade, M&A and taxation work.

Testimonials

Synergy Partners always give very precise answers and practical action plans. They are truly professional. They are very responsive and always available for their clients. They have a great understanding of the needs of their clients and very deep knowledge of Kazakh legislation and practice. We highly recommend Synergy Partners for dispute resolution, corporate, employment matters.’

Nurzhan Stamkulov is very responsible, competent and friendly. He is always responsive and ready to help on any matters. We trust him and his sharp advice. He has an in-depth knowledge of legislation and practice.’

Key clients

Chocofamily Holding LLC

The Committee of State Property and Privatization of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Synergy Partners Law Firm LLC provides advice on M&A, corporate law, and litigation, and primarily handles domestic issues in Kazakhstan. The group frequently works on projects encompassing consolidations, acquisitions and contract negations. Managing partner Nurzhan Stamkulov handles contracts, tax issues, customs, transfer pricing work, litigation and IP law. Alzhan Stamkulov concentrates on corporate, taxation and M&A mandates.

Testimonials

Synergy Partners lawyers are very professional and responsive. Their advice is always sharp and deep. They are really good in corporate law and in solving employment matters. They gave us very helpful and practical advice. Synergy Partners are specialists in corporate and commercial law.

Nurzhan Stamkulov has a deep understanding of clients’ and business’ needs. He is very responsive and trustworthy, and has great experience and excellent analytical skills.

Key clients

Chocofamily Holding LLC

The Committee of State Property and Privatization of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan

IP and TMT Tier 4

The firm: Synergy Partners was founded in 2011 as a small group of lawyers who provide legal advice and expertise at the highest levels. The firm demonstrated extraordinary results by completing 15 M&A projects with a total value of more than US$1bn.

Synergy Partners has experience in mergers and acquisitions, investments, takeovers, corporate and securities law, public-private partnerships and corporate governance. The firm handles transactions with Kazakhstan-based assets and counsels both public and private investors and targets.

Litigation is another extensive practice. Synergy Partners counsel boards of directors and senior management in critical situations. The team works together on a task force basis on fiscal and commercial litigation cases. Synergy Partners focuses on matters that require the attention, extensive experience and brain power of the partners. The firm provides original solutions in dispute settlement.

Areas of practice: Corporate: the firm’s practice shows that the Kazakhstan corporate legal environment has become attractive for various investors. It considers that this environment allows all sorts of effective corporate vehicles. Its experience is connected with legal support on various corporate activities such as joint ventures, M&A transactions, corporate governance, corporate and management responsibility, passive shareholding, risk management and compliance issues.

Contracts: the firm’s experience had shown that contracts must be accurately verified and fully agreed. Well-structured contracts avoid misunderstandings and minimise risks as well as receiving certain tax and customs benefits. Synergy Partners has significant experience in working with contracts in trade and commerce, banking and finance, real estate and construction, natural resources and agriculture. It analyses agreements to provide relevant advice and explanations, adds necessary changes or makes additional agreements and statements.

Tax: Kazakhstan tax legislation has been rapidly changing over recent years. It remains challenging for the business community. Issues of securing tax efficiency, tax planning and avoiding any tax-related risks are connected with a certain operational complexity. Synergy Partners provides a full range of tax services to local and international companies in Kazakhstan. Its team of professional tax lawyers has a solid background to assist businesses in passing through the complexity of tax legislation. At the cutting edge of all tax issues, tax lawyers will generate effective solutions for the business and will help to avoid unexpected costs and losses. The firm’s tax team not only provides effective solutions but also ensures effective tax implementation.

Disputes: Synergy Partners Law Firm provides legal assistance in all type of disputes in Kazakhstan. The firm may be engaged in pretrial disputes and negotiations. It has experience in managing litigation cases in Kazakh courts and in arbitration. It has practised dispute resolution in Kazakhstan concerning taxation, customs, employment, equity ownership and litigation with the states authorities. It participates in Kazakhstan courts including the Supreme Court of Kazakhstan. The firm may also be engaged as a Kazakhstan supporting team for the arbitration in cross-border disputes.

M&A: Synergy Partners enjoys a reputation as one of the leading business law firms in Kazakhstan. The firm’s broad experience means that it regularly handles many demanding transactions in Kazakhstan. Its practice is composed of a dedicated core of attorneys with wide experience in high-profile transactions – mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, financings, joint ventures, enforcement actions and internal investigations.

Department Name Email Telephone
Anti-monopoly and competition Nurzhan Stamkulov
Commercial litigation Nurzhan Stamkulov
Contracts Alzhan Stamkulov
Corporate restructuring Alzhan Stamkulov
Debt collection Nurzhan Stamkulov
Employment litigation Nurzhan Stamkulov
Finance and banking Nurzhan Stamkulov
Fiscal litigation Nurzhan Stamkulov
Licensing and permits Nurzhan Stamkulov
Insolvency Nurzhan Stamkulov
Mergers and acquisitions Alzhan Stamkulov
Merger litigation Nurzhan Stamkulov
Planning and construction Alzhan Stamkulov
Public-private partnership Alzhan Stamkulov
Taxation and customs Nurzhan Stamkulov
Transfer pricing Nurzhan Stamkulov
Photo Name Position Profile
 Ali Dautalinov  photo Ali Dautalinov
 Anar Kubeyeva  photo Anar Kubeyeva
Mr Nurzhan Stamkulov  photo Mr Nurzhan Stamkulov
Mr Alzhan Stamkulov  photo Mr Alzhan Stamkulov
 Symbat Tursyngali  photo Symbat Tursyngali
Number of lawyers : 8
at this office : 6
English
Russian
Kazakhstan Bar Association
US Chamber of Commerce
Kazakhstan Petroleum Lawyers Association
Kazakhstan Taxpayer Association
Kazakhstan Chamber of Tax Consultants
KIMEP HR Club

CLIENT: Office Construction LLC
COMPANY/FIRM: Synergy Partners Law Firm
TESTIMONIAL: Synergy Partners Law Firm provided us with high quality service on corporate matters. We appreciate Mr. Nurzhan Stamkulov, Ms. Symbat Tursyngali’s ability to understand what we need and their practical approach. We are glad to recommend Synergy Partners Law Firm to other companies.


CLIENT: GAC Kazakhstan LLP
COMPANY/FIRM: Synergy Partners Law Firm
TESTIMONIAL: Synergy Partners provides us legal advice services for more than 5 years and we can evaluate their team as extraordinary effective and understanding the business needs. Mr. Nurzhan Stamkulov and Ms. Anar Kubeyeva are the main contacts we work with.


CLIENT: Intertek Kazservice LLC
COMPANY/FIRM: Synergy Partners Law Firm
TESTIMONIAL: For any complex or extraordinary urgent cases we hire Synergy Partners team. They are quick, responsive and give practical advises.


CLIENT: Capital Partners Kazakhstan LLP
COMPANY/FIRM: Synergy Partners Law Firm
TESTIMONIAL: Synergy Partners advised us on construction law, real estate and land plot issues. Synergy Partners prepared detailed and thorough analyses, which indicates that Mr. Nurzhan Stamkulov and Mr. Ali Dautalinov have a clear understanding of this sphere.


CLIENT: International Public Fund D.A. Kunayev Fund
COMPANY/FIRM: Synergy Partners Law Firm
TESTIMONIAL: We firstly started to hire law firm for our needs and were quite surprised how Synergy Partners team is extremely effective for protecting intellectual property rights. Mr. Nurzhan Stamkulov and Ms. Anar Kubeyeva are persons easy to work with.


CLIENT: Sports Estates Management LLP, fitness club with trademark Fidelity chain owner
COMPANY/FIRM: Synergy Partners Law Firm
TESTIMONIAL: Synergy Partners advised us on various legal matters, including corporate law, tax law, commercial contracts, real estate issues, intellectual property issues. Synergy Partners understands our business needs and give very sharp advice.


CLIENT: Representative office of Sandoz Pharmaceuticals d.d.
COMPANY/FIRM: Synergy Partners Law Firm
TESTIMONIAL: Synergy Partners advised us on regulatory issues. Mr. Nurzhan Stamkulov and Mr. Ali Dautalinov are highly qualified and could combine industry understating and business needs.


CLIENT: Eurasian Machinery LLP
COMPANY/FIRM: Synergy Partners Law Firm
TESTIMONIAL: Synergy Partners team has business mind and understand business needs. The team is responsive and could combine accounting, tax issues and commercial law issues.


CLIENT: AGROSERVICE S.P.A.
COMPANY/FIRM: Synergy Partners Law Firm
TESTIMONIAL: Synergy Partners has a great service and excellent analytical skills with attention to details. Mr. Ali Dautalinov is responsive, commitment and easy to work with.


CLIENT: AECOM-KZ LLP
COMPANY/FIRM: Synergy Partners Law Firm
TESTIMONIAL: Synergy Partners Law Firm assisted us on corporate law, commercial contracts and construction matters. We worked with Mr. Nurzhan Stamkulov and Ms. Symbat Tursyngali. They are very responsive and a pleasure to work with. We value their dedication and ability to understand our needs.


CLIENT: Altynai Plus LLP
COMPANY/FIRM: Synergy Partners Law Firm
TESTIMONIAL: Synergy Partners’ lawyers highly competent and talented in problem-solving. Synergy Partners helped us on real estate and utility issues. We mainly worked with Mr. Nurzhan Stamkulov and Mr. Ali Dautalinov.


CLIENT: Lanzhou Company LLP
COMPANY/FIRM: Synergy Partners Law Firm
TESTIMONIAL: Synergy Partners advised us on intellectual property issues and commercial contracts. Mr. Nurzhan Stamkulov and Ms. Anar Kubeyeva have deep knowledge of practice area and use strategic vision for complicated issues.


CLIENT: Adala Consulting LLP
COMPANY/FIRM: Synergy Partners Law Firm
TESTIMONIAL: Synergy Partners lawyers could combine all practice area and give precise answer that satisfies business needs.


CLIENT: BSF LLC
COMPANY/FIRM: Synergy Partners Law Firm
TESTIMONIAL: They are very professional, active, responsive and very efficient for problem solving.


CLIENT: Salute Sağlık Hizmetleri A.Ş.
COMPANY/FIRM: Synergy Partners Law Firm
TESTIMONIAL: We enjoyed working with Synergy Partners Law Firm in Kazakhstan. They have a team of dedicated lawyers, who provided us with excellent corporate and tax related services. We mostly worked with Mr. Nurzhan Stamkulov and Ms. Symbat Tursyngali.


CLIENT: Tikkurila LLP
COMPANY/FIRM: Synergy Partners Law Firm
TESTIMONIAL: Mr. Nurzhan Stamkulov and Mr. Ali Dautalinov are responsive, committed and very easy to deal with. They give precise answers and understand our needs and our strategic visions for our projects.


Synergy Partners Law Firm provides legal assistance in all type of disputes in Kazakhstan. The firm may be engaged in pre-trial disputes and negotiations. It has experience in managing litigation cases in Kazakh courts and in arbitration. It has practised dispute resolution in Kazakhstan concerning taxation, customs, employment, equity ownership and litigation with the states authorities. It participates in Kazakhstan courts including the Supreme Court of Kazakhstan. The firm may also be engaged as a Kazakhstan supporting team for the arbitration in cross-border disputes.


Synergy Partners Law Firm LLC is a dynamic law firm that was founded in 2011. Synergy Partners has experience in mergers and acquisitions, investments, takeovers, corporate and securities law, public-private partnerships and corporate governance. The firm handles transactions with Kazakhstan-based assets, and acts as counsel to both public and private investors and targets.

Litigation is another of the firm’s extensive practices. Synergy Partners counsel boards of directors and senior management in critical situations. The team works together on a task-force basis on fiscal and commercial litigation cases. Synergy Partners also focuses on matters that require the attention, extensive experience and brain-power of our partners. The firm provides original solutions in dispute settlement.

 

HOW WE DO

Efficiency

We are focused on results. We deliver the best of our firm to every client in order to achieve results.

Integrity

We act with integrity and candour. We consider tasks and assignments from different points of view, but follow a single line of actions, facts, law, and legal theory to meet the business and commercial expectations of our clients.

Time

We promptly respond to requests. We understand that the time factor is important. We aim to be time-efficient. However, we take the necessary time to ensure the quality of our work. Our lawyers spend clients’ and our firm’s resources as they would their own.

Law and Ethics

We respect the rule of law and professional ethics. We believe that culture and ethics are significant elements of our integrity. This substantially increases the value of our service.

Diversity

Synergy Partners adheres to the principle of diversity. We provide equal opportunities to each member of our team. We do not look at the background of the employee; it does not matter. We value skills, perseverance and a desire to grow. For example, we have an employee who studied information technology before studying law.

Our lawyers have a different experience, background and ability. Each of them combines intelligence, talent and desire to develop skills. We have a smart, diverse, multi-lingual and professional team.

 

OUR VALUES

Client Interest Priority

We strive to be helpful to our clients. Client interest has priority over our own. However, this does not mean we just do whatever the client asks.

Independence

We stay independent and we are private. We avoid conflict of interest. We are able to disagree, regardless of the popularity of views or their effect on our fees. We stay unbiased in any situation. We rely solely on our own knowledge, vision, understanding and experience. We tell the truth as we see it.

Confidentiality

We keep our client information confidential. We don’t reveal sensitive information.