The opening of Dechert’s Almaty office in 2012 marked both the firm’s expansion into Kazakhstan as well as a significant enhancement of our global energy practice.
Our multilingual team of U.S. and Kazakh-qualified lawyers advise on domestic and cross-border transactions and disputes in Kazakhstan and the wider CIS. We conduct business in Russian, Kazakh and English with equal dexterity.
We advise national and multinational corporations, financial sponsors, regulated investment companies and investment banking firms on the entire range of corporate and general business law matters.
Our extensive experience includes the privatization of state companies and drafting of commercial laws for Kazakhstan. We have also represented clients in cross-border transactions in a variety of sectors, including energy, natural resources, banking and telecommunications.
We also advise on fund formation across the full range of asset classes, management company issues, regulatory and compliance matters, fund and management company transactional matters, commodities and derivatives law, and financial institutions regulation. We also have extensive experience advising borrowers and lenders on finance transactions.