B a k h y t   T u k u l o v  

Bakhyt Tukulov is a Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution Department of GRATA International. He focuses on litigation (commercial and administrative, including in aid of domestic and foreign arbitrations), arbitration in Kazakhstan and abroad, pre-dispute settlement negotiations, enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and judicial acts, legal due diligence, legal advice on the structuring of transactions from dispute resolution perspective (choice of law, forum, investment treaty protection, jurisdictional matters), legal support in the course of audits of state authorities.

Prior to joining our team, Bakhyt has worked for several years at one of the top international law firms. Bakhyt has represented clients in a wide variety of matters ranging from commercial disputes to disputes with state authorities. He has also represented clients in international arbitrations in Kazakhstan and abroad. On part time basis, Bakhyt lectures graduate students on the theory and practice of International Arbitration and Litigation.

Education:

  • International Law Department of al-Farabi Kazakh National University.
  • Master of Law degree in International Legal Studies (with distinction) from Georgetown University Law Center (District of Columbia, United States).

Practice:

  • Dispute Resolution (Domestic and International).

Industry Sectors:

  • Litigation.
  • Arbitration.
  • Legal due diligence.
  • Legal support.

Practice Focus:     

Litigation (commercial and administrative, including in aid of domestic and foreign arbitrations), arbitration in Kazakhstan and abroad, pre-dispute settlement negotiations, enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and judicial acts, legal due diligence, legal advice on the structuring of transactions from dispute resolution perspective (choice of law, forum, investment treaty protection, jurisdictional matters), legal support in the course of audits of state authorities. 

Languages:

  • Russian.
  • English.
  • Kazakh.

He is a member of the following groups and organisations:

  • Member of Expert-Advisory Commission of the Supreme Court Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Publications:

Individual awards/rankings
Asialaw Profiles, 2019
Asialaw Profiles, 2019
Chambers & Partners, Ranked Lawyer, Band 2, 2019
Chambers & Partners, Ranked Lawyer, Band 2, 2019
About Bakhyt Tukulov: "His advice was very useful and he's been very good at protecting us as much as possible." Another adds: "He understands what we need commercially as well as legally".
Partner
Almaty, Kazakhstan