Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Energy & Natural Resources Department

Kazakhstan
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What the team is known for Impressive firm providing corporate and regulatory support to blue-chip domestic corporates as well as international financial institutions. Offers notable experience in project finance mandates. Maintains further strength in corporate structuring, transactional and construction mandates across the oil and gas, renewables and mining sectors, where the firm often represents international corporates.

Strengths One commentator sees the team as a "major competitor and a leader" in the energy and natural resources market.

Work highlights Advised the EBRD on its financing for the construction, exploration and development of the Bakyrchik mining enterprise.

Notable practitioners

Managing partner Aset Shyngyssov assists domestic oil and gas corporates on large-scale project financing mandates as well as providing domestic law insight and support to international energy companies involved in Kazakh-bound transactions and joint ventures. Sources highlight his expertise in finance transactions and describe him as a "market-leading lawyer."