Baker McKenzie has a well-regarded legal practice in Kazakhstan, known for its cross-border disputes practice. Clients of the law firm benefit from its global network and international arbitration capabilities. The domestic litigation practice includes arbitration enforcement proceedings as well as commercial, tax, fraud and procurement disputes, often in the retail, technology and oil and gas sectors. Clients represented include Nelson Petroleum, Lukoil Lubricants Central Asia and United Cement.
Baker McKenzie is described by an interviewee as "an all-round dispute resolution powerhouse in Kazakhstan and the surrounding region."
Baker McKenzie acted for EVERLIGHT Electronics on investment litigation proceedings in Kazakhstan, relating to the termination of a PPP agreement with the Pavlodar Regional Akimat.
Alexander Korobeinikov is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Almaty office. He is experienced in handling cross-border disputes and offers domestic law advice on international arbitration cases. A source describes him as "a powerful advocate and pleasure to work with."
Azamat Kuatbekov is the managing partner at Baker McKenzie's Almaty office. He handles domestic litigation and international arbitration mandates as well as enforcement proceedings.