Firm Profile > Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP > Almaty, Kazakhstan

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
KEN DALA BUSINESS CENTER, 5TH FLOOR
PROSPEKT DOSTYK 38
050010 ALMATY
Kazakhstan

Banking, finance and capital markets Tier 1

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP advises international and domestic clients on a wide range of high-value and complex banking and capital markets work, with particular expertise in cross-border financings related to the UK and Russia. In recent years its clients have shifted to include key corporations in the energy, infrastructure and telecoms sectors operating in Kazakhstan. Managing partner and general director Aset Shyngyssov leads on M&A, oil and gas, and infrastructure projects, while Klara Nurgaziyeva focuses primarily on financings regarding energy projects and M&A transactions.

Practice head(s):

Aset Shyngyssov

Other key lawyers:

Klara Nurgaziyeva

Key clients

Kusto Agro

Cevol Ltd

Compass Group / ESS Kazakhstan

Telia

EBRD

Aldar Properties PJSC

Airbus

Gate Gourmet Platinum Pte. Ltd.

Tiryaki Agro Gida San. Ve Tic. A.S.

Canon

Energy and natural resources Tier 1

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is a key name for energy and infrastructure projects in Kazakhstan, especially issues related to M&A and joint ventures. Additionally, the team is highly experienced in advising on construction contracts, financings and engineering and procurement-related matters in the oil and gas sector. Managing partner Aset Shyngyssov leads on significant oil and gas transactions, including major M&A, financings and dispute resolution; and group co-head Klara Nurgaziyeva focuses primarily on energy projects and M&A.

Practice head(s):

Aset Shyngyssov; Klara Nurgaziyeva

Other key lawyers:

Bakhytzhan Kadyrov

Testimonials

‘It is one of the law firms in Kazakhstan with the most proactive and well educated lawyers with notable experience. We highly appreciate their timely and solid views and comprehensive products.’

‘Aset Shyngyssov and Klara Nurgaziyeva are top lawyers in the oil and gas industry who successfully demonstrated their professionalism. Both of them are advanced and impartial. All the tasks assigned to them have been completed with high standards and on time.’

Key clients

EBRD

ShalkiyaZinc LTD JSC

Arcelor Mittal JSC

China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Corporation

Kusto Agro

River Acquisition B.V.

Compass / Eurest Support Services

Petrokazakhstan

Smape SRL

Eni SpA

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

With offices in Almaty and Nur-Sultan and leveraging the firm's global network, the team at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has established itself as a 'go-to' adviser for clients in the oil and gas, power and cybersecurity sectors on all corporate and finance matters. Notably, it is experienced in high-value joint ventures, EBRD-led financings, and cross-border acquisitions. Managing partner and general director Aset Shyngyssov leads on major M&A, infrastructure projects and joint ventures, while Klara Nurgaziyeva advises on energy projects and M&A work.

Practice head(s):

Aset Shyngyssov

Other key lawyers:

Klara Nurgaziyeva

Testimonials

‘Exceptional client focus!’

‘Do the best to meet clients expectations.’

Key clients

Kusto Agro

Cevol Ltd

Compass Group / ESS Kazakhstan

Telia

EBRD

Aldar Properties PJSC

Airbus

Gate Gourmet Platinum Pte. Ltd.

Tiryaki Agro Gida San. Ve. Tic. A.S.

Canon

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP has a track record acting for foreign and domestic clients in cross-border international arbitrations. The team works closely with the firm's London office on much of its work, and handles local litigation in Kazakh courts. The group is particularly known for its litigation work regarding administrative law and tax matters. Managing partner and general director Aset Shyngyssov supervises the litigation practice and serves as a key partner liaising between the London and Almaty offices. Klara Nurgaziyeva is another key name.

Practice head(s):

Aset Shyngyssov

Other key lawyers:

Klara Nurgaziyeva

Key clients

EBRD

Telia

VTB Capital

Petrokazakhstan

Wabtec

Alstom

Airbus

RG Brands

Compass Group

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate and business transactions Aset Shyngyssov
Corporate and business transactions Klara Nurgaziyeva
Corporate and business transactions Bakhytzhan Kadyrov
M&A Aset Shyngyssov
M&A Klara Nurgaziyeva
M&A Bakhytzhan Kadyrov
Energy transactions Jonathan Hines
Energy transactions Klara Nurgaziyeva
Capital markets Aset Shyngyssov
Real estate Aset Shyngyssov
Real estate Bakhytzhan Kadyrov
Photo Name Position Profile
Ms Aida Akhmetova  photo Ms Aida Akhmetova Aida is an associate in Morgan Lewis’s corporate business transactions practice who…
Ms Yerke Alikhanova  photo Ms Yerke Alikhanova Yerke is an associate in the firm’s corporate business transactions practice, which…
Mr Bakhytzhan Kadyrov  photo Mr Bakhytzhan Kadyrov Kazakh and international companies turn to partner Bakhytzhan Kadyrov for advice on…
Mr Marat Mukhamediyev  photo Mr Marat Mukhamediyev Marat is an associate in the firm’s corporate business transactions team who…
Ms Klara Nurgaziyeva  photo Ms Klara Nurgaziyeva Klara is a partner in Morgan Lewis’s corporate business transactions team who…
Mr Aset Shyngyssov  photo Mr Aset Shyngyssov Aset is the managing partner of Morgan Lewis’s Almaty and Astana offices. He…
Number of lawyers : 1,960
at this office : 9
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Contact : Aset Shyngyssov (managing partner)
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