What the team is known for
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius has an exceptional legal team in Kazakhstan with broad experience in both corporate and financing mandates, including joint ventures. The team acts for a diverse range of international and domestic clients, including financial institutions as well as agriculture, oil and gas, natural resources and transportation corporates. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius additionally advises clients on regulatory issues. Companies represented include Kusto Agro, Airbus and VTB Bank.
"Morgan, Lewis & Bockius is very flexible, hard-working and client-oriented, and fulfils all the deadlines on time," according to one source.
Another interviewee notes: "Their work is really rich in terms of cross-border understanding."
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius represented Air Astana in relation to the operational leasing of aircraft from international lessors in the US, the UK, Ireland and Europe.
is the managing partner of the firm's Almaty and Nur-Sultan offices. He is a market-leading lawyer who is renowned for his expertise in cross-border transactions in both financing and corporate mandates. His practice covers financial services, natural resources and transportation clients. One interviewee says: "He's an excellent expert, who is flexible, client-oriented, commercially sound, and knows how to tackle the tough projects really well. He is a very strong lawyer from a technical perspective."
is a partner in Almaty. He advises on a range of corporate mandates as well as tax matters. Sources describe him as "always on time, precise, accurate, very logical and schematic with a good background and experience."