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Energy & Natural Resources

1 ranked lawyersBand 1KazakhstanAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Dentons enjoys an excellent reputation in Kazakhstan's legal market for advising international natural resources groups on commercial issues and corporate structuring mandates in the oil and gas sector. The team is also called upon by international clients to act on renewables mandates, where the firm provides both regulatory and transactional support. The legal practice also advises domestic clients on commercial and transactional matters and offers additional experience in contentious work. Regulatory issues, construction and joint venture mandates in the field have been further areas of activity for Dentons. Clients of the team include PETROFAC, Cameco and Abu Dhabi Future Energy.

Strengths

"Dentons gives high-quality advice in the region," reports one source.

The team "is very effective and a pleasure to work with," according to an interviewee.

Work highlights

Dentons advised OMV Petrom on its agreement to sell 100% of its shareholding in Kom-Munai and Tasbulat Oil to Magnetic Oil.

Notable practitioners

Aigoul Kenjebayeva is Dentons' managing partner for Kazakhstan and Central Asia. Based in Almaty, she has significant expertise in providing strategic advice to oil and gas corporates on contractual and joint venture mandates.

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Kazakhstan

Energy & Natural Resources


Aigoul Kenjebayeva
Eminent Practitioners