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The firm's practice in the energy sphere dates back to the first days of the firm's activities – AEQUITAS advised major foreign investors on the issues of applying the European Energy Charter and the Treaty thereto in Kazakhstan in connection with entering into the first contracts for raw hydrocarbons with Kazakhstan. The firm actively represented investors in negotiations with a view to enter into the coal and uranium contracts, and participated in projects involving privatization of the energy sector, including privatization of a network of thermal power stations and the largest oil refinery. AEQUITAS lawyers were involved to draft regulatory legal acts in the energy sphere, including one of the laws on electrical energy.

To date, AEQUITAS is actively advising clients on the use of renewable energy sources, petroleum products sale business restructuring and various M&A projects in the sphere of energy and energy resources. The firm's lawyers actively participate in different local and international forums and conferences dedicated to the issues of energy and energy resources.

AEQUITAS is particularly proud of its subsoil use practice (oil and gas and solid minerals). The firm’s clients are the world’s largest mining and processing companies. AEQUITAS has accrued huge practical and theoretical expertise in any matters of both current and already abolished or drastically amended Kazakh legislation relating, directly or indirectly, to natural resources.

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