Ms Klara Nurgaziyeva > Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP > Almaty, Kazakhstan > Lawyer Profile

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
050010 ALMATY

Work Department

Corporate Business Transactions


Klara is a partner in Morgan Lewis’s corporate business transactions team who represents clients in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), cross-border investments, and commercial transactions in the oil and gas, telecommunication, infrastructure, banking, and other industries in Kazakhstan and other Central Asian countries. She also advises various nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) on family and education pro bono matters in Kazakhstan. For more information, view Klara’s biography at


Member, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators


University of Dundee, Scotland, 2004, LL.M. (Petroleum Law and Policy)

Lawyer Rankings

Kazakhstan > Energy and natural resources

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.

Kazakhstan > Dispute resolution

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.

Kazakhstan > Commercial, corporate and M&A

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.

Kazakhstan > Banking, finance and capital markets

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.