Baker McKenzie

Dispute Resolution Department

Kazakhstan
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What the team is known for Compact practice known for its cross-border disputes practice. Clients benefit from its global network and international arbitration capabilities. Domestic litigation focuses on arbitration enforcement proceedings as well as commercial and regulatory disputes, often in the construction and oil and gas sectors.

Strengths Sources report that the lawyers are "up to speed on recent developments and understand complex litigious and regulatory areas."

An impressed interviewee sums up the team as "commercially oriented, experienced and attentive to clients."

Notable practitioners

"Notable litigator" Alexander Korobeinikov rises in the rankings after receiving significant praise from interviewees, who describe him as a "very thoughtful and insightful lawyer." He provides domestic law support on international arbitration mandates, as well as representing clients in domestic litigation. "He's meticulous, persistent, and if he takes a case, he works it to the bone," admires a market source.

The "commercially oriented and attentive" Azamat Kuatbekov heads the dispute resolution practice. He represents both domestic and international oil and gas corporates in international arbitration proceedings as well as domestic litigation, including enforcement cases.