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Raushana has been a partner within our firm in leading sectors like roles Traditional and Renewable Energy, Energy Storage, Natural Resources and the Environment, PPP, and Infrastructure since 2008.

Raushana has been instrumental in steering renewable energy initiatives across Central Asian countries, including Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, as well as Caucasus countries such as Armenia and Georgia. Notably, Raushana stands out as one of the few experts in the market actively collaborating with ministries agencies and government. Her contributions are specific in drafting regulations and amendments to primary and secondary laws. Raushana also plays a key role in enhancing regulatory frameworks in neighbouring countries.


In Pursuit Of Heat: Kazakhstan To Adopt Law On Heat Power Industry, Mondaq, 2023

To Be Or Not To Be? Hydrogen Project In Kazakhstan, Mondaq, 2023

Step-By-Step Guide To Implementing Renewable Energy Projects In Kazakhstan, Mondaq, 2023

Amendments to the Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Subsoil and Subsoil Use”, Mondaq, 2023


Unicase Law Firm, Partner, 2012-present

Norton Rose Fulbright, Associate, January 2012 – June 2012

Macleod Dixon, Kazakhstan, Associate, August 2008 – December 2011

Dentons, Kazakhstan, Associate, April 2005 – June 2008

Professional Memberships

● Kazakhstan Bar Association

● Kazakhstan Petroleum Lawyers’ Association

● International Bar Association

Industry Sector Expertise

Raushana supports clients on emerging renewable energies, green economic initiatives, infrastructure development, and PPP financial regulations. She is adept at delivering superior consultative advice to government organisations, financial institutions, investors, and energy companies to navigate complex industry legislation, company and environmental protections, and licensing procedures. Raushana has extensive experience conducting comprehensive Due Diligence for legal entities, branches, and representative offices, as well as in garnering full authorisation, licensure, and permits from myriad agencies.


Raushana has a profound passion for music, particularly gravitating towards rock and classical genres. She finds immense joy attending concerts and theatres, with a particular penchant for international events during her travels. Beyond being a spectator, Raushana also actively engages in the musical experience, indulging in karaoke sessions with friends.

Besides her musical pursuits, Raushana is an avid reader, fond of literary luminaries such as Hermann Hesse, Anton Chekhov, Jane Austen, and Jerome K. Jerome. Her literary tastes reflect a diverse appreciation for both classic and contemporary works.


EBRD, World Bank, ADB, Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Work Highlights

Drafting Renewable Technology-Inclusive Heat Supply Legislation

Assisted in drafting the Law on Heat Supply, proposing new standards and a system of incentives to utilise renewable energy and improve energy efficiency in the sector. Raushana and her team worked on the draft Law on Heat Supply, drafts of the secondary regulations, amendments to the Electricity Law, Administrative Violations Code, Civil Code and other primary laws.

Battery Storage

Conducted a study on the development of energy storage in Kazakhstan based on global experience in this area, including local market activities, wind and solar power generation, transmission and distribution network, energy storage and sustainable energy use.

Modernisation of Almaty TPP-2

Provides comprehensive legal support for the investment project of Almaty Power Plants JSC on the modernisation of Almaty TPP-2 with a focus on minimising the environmental impact. During the reorganisation of the investment project, the primary attention is given to reducing legal risks, preventing negative consequences, missed opportunities, and potential legal disputes, including arbitration proceedings. This includes conducting a thorough analysis of documents, drafting necessary contracts, including an EPC contract, and ensuring compliance with Kazakhstani legislation, applicable law, and international legal norms, including the laws of the People's Republic of China when necessary.

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