Ms Aida Akhmetova > Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP > Almaty, Kazakhstan > Lawyer Profile

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
050010 ALMATY

Work Department

Corporate Business Transactions


Aida is an associate in Morgan Lewis’s corporate business transactions practice who represents clients involved in mergers and acquisitions, cross-border investments, and commercial transactions in Kazakhstan. She also handles matters relating to general corporate, contract, and labor law. Aida has experience in international law and regional integration law, having advised a number of clients on various aspects of the newly formed Eurasian Economic Union and its legislation. For more information, view Aida’s biography at


English, French, Russian, Turkish, and Kazakh


University of Strasbourg, France, 2010, Master (International Law), With Distinction; Caspian Public University, Kazakhstan, 2008, Bachelor of Law, With Honors; Academy of Jurisprudence Adilet Law College, Kazakhstan, 2005, Diploma, With Honors

Lawyer Rankings

Kazakhstan > Banking, finance and capital markets

Led by firm managing partner Aset Shyngyssov, the finance offering at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in Kazakhstan advises corporates, banks, equity funds and sovereign wealth funds across a number of areas including secured financing and cross-border joint ventures. Alongside this, the firm is seen on a number of cross-border transactions in regions including the US, UK, France, UAE and Singapore. Aida Akhmetova  represents clients involved in cross-border investments and commercial transactions in Kazakhstan, whereas Asem Bakenova and Bakhytzhan Kadyrov  are both noted individuals from the firm. Senior Associate Anna Kornilova joined from Kinstellar LLP .

Kazakhstan > Dispute resolution

(Rising stars)

Aida Akhmetova  – Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP combines the expertise of its Kazakhstan-based and London-based dispute lawyers to advise global clients on complex cross-border disputes. The firm is present on cross-border international arbitrations alongside local litigation in Kazakhstan courts. Aset Shyngyssov heads the litigation practice and serves as a liaison partner between the London and Kazakhstan offices, while Bakhytzhan Kadyrov  helps clients with domestic and international litigation and arbitration matters. Asem Bakenova is based in Astana and has experience on administration proceedings and investigations, whereas Aida Akhmetova  represents clients in litigation involving international elements and state authorities.

Kazakhstan > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Rising stars)

Aida Akhmetova  – Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP field a seasoned team in the corporate and business transactions space, representing major corporates, investment banks and sovereign wealth funds across different economic sectors including energy and natural resources alongside the transportation sector. The firm is prevalent in international cross-border transactions across Europe, US and the UAE. Aset Shyngyssov is well regarded for his experience in leading numerous mergers and acquisitions across the region, alongside Bakhytzhan Kadyrov  who is focused on M&A, antitrust and other corporate matters. Aida Akhmetova  represents clients involved in M&A, cross-border investments and commercial transactions, while senior associate Anna Kornilova joined from Kinstellar LLP in 2023.