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 high-profile Kazakh and global corporate and financial institutions on a variety of projects in the banking, finance and capital markets arenas. The team is highly experienced across a range of sectors in Kazakhstan and the broader CIS region including the energy, infrastructure, telecoms, banking and capital markets industries. The practice is also supported by lawyers in London and Moscow. Aset Shyngyssov is managing partner and focuses on banking, finance, and capital markets. Klara Nurgaziyeva handles complex financing matters and securities issues.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

EBRD

China Construction Bank

Canon

GE

SABIS Holding S.A.L.

Kazakhstan Ziraat International Bank

Energy and natural resources Tier 1

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is one of the leading firms in the energy and natural resources sector in Kazakhstan, and is primarily noted for its work on energy and infrastructure projects, M&A and joint ventures. The practice is also active in EBRD-led financings. The highly experienced Aset Shyngyssov heads up the Kazakhstan energy practice, and handles notable transactions in the oil and gas and energy sectors, while fellow co-head Klara Nurgaziyeva focuses on energy projects and M&A. The group is further supported by lawyers in London, Moscow and China.

Key clients

EBRD

Eni SpA

GE

Smape SRL

River Acquisition B.V.

Petrokazakhstan and CNPC

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 2

With two offices in Kazakhstan, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP consistently provides 'dedicated and flexible' advice to a roster of high-profile Kazakh and international clients on high-value financial and corporate work. The team is led by Aset Shyngyssov, who also leads the Kazakhstan finance practice and has handled numerous deals in the region including M&A, oil and gas, and infrastructure projects. Klara Nurgaziyeva focuses on energy projects and M&A.

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Testimonials

Availability of the team and readiness to provide with side services (like translations).

Key clients

EBRD

GE

Telia

Airbus Group

Alstom

Air Astana

Canon

NVent

Dispute resolution Tier 2

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP focuses primarily on cross-border international arbitration and litigation, and has recently acted for clients in contract, oil and gas, corporate and tax disputes. The group works closely with the firm's London office, and the specialists in Almaty and Nur-Sultan frequently handle local litigation in Kazakhstan courts and arbitration tribunals. Aset Shyngyssov heads up the Kazakhstan litigation practice, and Klara Nurgaziyeva focuses on energy projects and M&A-related issues, shareholder relations and settlements.

Practice head(s):

Key clients

EBRD

Telia

VTB Capital

Denholm

GE

Alstom

Airbus Group

Tau-Ken Samruk

Petrokazakhstan and CNPC

Real estate and construction (including projects) Tier 3

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP advises a range of global and domestic real estate clients on a number of real estate-related corporate and contractual matters. Aset Shyngyssov assists with core issues arising from retail, office and residential premises in Nur-Sultan.

Practice head(s):

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 Jonathan Hines photo Mr Jonathan Hines Jon is a partner in the firm’s energy transactions team. He represents…
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.…
Number of lawyers : 1,960
at this office : 9
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Turkish
Contact : Aset Shyngyssov (managing partner)
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