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GRATA International

General Business Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 1Kyrgyz RepublicAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

A well-established, market-leading firm, catering to a distinguished clientele of international corporates and financial institutions, regularly working in collaboration with overseas law firms. Specialises in advising on Kyrgyz law issues relating to inbound investments and cross-border project finance transactions. Additional areas of expertise include debt finance, corporate acquisitions and employment law. Possesses further expertise in data protection, cross-border transfer of data and cryptocurrency matters.

Strengths

"The strengths of the firm's practice include their quick responses to customer requests, their willingness to be in constant contact with the client, and consulting not only from the point of view of the provisions of the law but also from the point of view of its practical application," a source reports.

Another interviewee praise the team's "collaborative" approach, noting: "They work really well together."

Work highlights

Advised Chifeng Debao Real Estate Development on its USD32 million acquisition of a refinery plant and transfer of rights under subsoil use licences.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Kanat Seidaliev is often seen assisting on cross-border PPP projects and project financing matters as well as other financing and corporate mandates. Further areas of expertise include intellectual property and data protection issues. A source describes him as "well disciplined," adding: "He is well organised and responds quickly to our requests."

Nurlan Kyshtobaev is well regarded in the market for his work across a range of banking and finance and corporate matters. Sources praise his extensive level of practical expertise, with one interviewee noting: "He understood instantly both the legal and business challenges related to our matter and we trust him fully to talk at any level of contact and defend our interests."He is able to utilise his experience in working in the UK and Canada to assist international clients with establishing business entities in the jurisdiction. He is also experienced in advising on financing and regulatory aspects of infrastructure and mining projects. Another source praises his high standard of work, reporting: "He understands what it means to perform at the best possible level to the standards of international law firms."

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Kyrgyz Republic

General Business Law


Kanat Seidaliev
Band 2
Nurlan Kyshtobaev
Band 2