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GRATA International

Dispute Resolution

1 ranked lawyersBand 3KazakhstanAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Strong regional firm with expertise in commercial disputes, including debt recovery, contractual and shareholder disputes as well as regulatory cases. A popular choice for international law firms requiring domestic representation or Kazakh law advice in international arbitrations. The firm additionally represents international and domestic corporates from the industrial manufacturing, construction and natural resources sectors as well as banks.

Strengths

Clients say: "The GRATA team was fast in expressing their opinion in respect of theoretical and practical issues which I find complicated. They drafted the report in English and it was good. I would say the team is client-friendly and they understand what the client needs."

Another interviewee adds: "As well as successful experience in legal practice, they have thorough knowledge of business specifics and a clear understanding of client needs, which allow GRATA to increase the efficiency of providing services at all stages of the client's project, from the beginning to completion."

Work highlights

Represented Aeroflot in its dispute with Astana International Airport over an aircraft accident.

Notable practitioners

Askar Konysbayev joins the rankings as a result of increased visibility and positive feedback. He advises domestic and foreign corporates on commercial disputes. He also provides Kazakh law advice on international litigation and arbitration cases. Clients praise his dedication to mandates, noting: "He is ready to work in any stressful situations."

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Kazakhstan

Dispute Resolution


Askar Konysbayev
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