Mr Gani Ashimkhan > Dentons > Almaty, Kazakhstan > Lawyer Profile

050000 ALMATY

Work Department

Corporate and M&A


Gani Ashimkhan is a Partner in Dentons’ Almaty office.

He focuses on foreign investment issues, cross-border M&A, and general corporate transactions. His excellent background includes legislative drafting in the areas of both public and private law, advising private equity, banking and other corporate and private clients on various M&A deals and joint-venture agreements, advising corporate clients on commercial leases.


  • Partner– Dentons Almaty (2020 – present)
  • Counsel – Dentons Almaty (2017 – 2020)
  • Senior Associate – Dentons, Almaty (2014-2017)
  • Associate – Dentons (formerly Salans), Almaty (2011-2013)


Kazakh, Russian, English


Kazakhstan Bar Association


  • BPP Law School, 2009, Graduate Diploma, in Law
  • University of Hull, 2005, LLM
  • Ministry of Justice of Japan Training course, 2003, LLM, International IP Rights
  • Kazakh State National University, 2000, Law Degree

Lawyer Rankings

Kazakhstan > Commercial, corporate and M&A

(Next Generation Partners)

Gani AshimkhanDentons

Experienced partners Gani Ashimkhan and Abai Shaikenov  head the corporate and M&A practice at Dentons in Almaty. The team handles a wide variety of matters, including high value acquisition finance, taxation in mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures, and is well known for its strength in proving clients with sector capabilities in areas of energy, mining and industrials. Victoria Simonova has a track record of work including acquisition of assets and other interests in companies in the oil and gas sector.