Provided by Vitaliy Vodolazkin
SZP Senior Partner Vitaliy Vodolazkin, a leader of the Dispute Resolution practice of the Firm, has participated in numerous large litigations in courts of all levels in the Republic of Kazakhstan and represented clients - subsoil users, food producers and other enterprises in connection with unlawful assessment of additional taxes; represented a leading Kazakhstan bank in connection with its projects related to toxic assets, enforcement of outstanding liabilities from clients, protection of shareholders interests, and invalidation of various transactions; represented creditors and debtors in debt settlement proceedings; assisted clients with challenging actions/nonfeasance of tax, customs, antitrust and other government authorities, etc.
In the course of the last 14 years, international legal guides, such as Chambers and Partners, The Legal500, asialaw Profiles have continuously recommended Vitaliy as a leading Kazakhstan lawyer. In 2018, Vitaliy was listed by The Legal 500 Hall of Fame which includes only a few selected lawyers who are at the peak of their success and whose outstanding professional achievements have been recognised in their home countries.
Vitaliy is also actively contributes to the projects involving financial institutions. He has enormous experience in providing legal support to large-size businesses operating in food, agriculture, energy, education and finance sectors.
Vitaliy Vodolazkin is a senior partner at Sayat Zholshy & Partners, which has offices in Almaty and Astana. He regularly advises clients on antitrust investigations and tax disputes. He is also adept at handling criminal investigations.