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  • development of draft amendments to environmental legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan and recommendations on introduction of amendments to environmental legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • development of legislative acts, bylaws on strategic environmental assessment and environmental impact assessment;
  • preparation of reviews on environmental legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • development of standards and/or methods and/or reference materials in the area of environmental legislation;
  • providing of environmental due diligence and/or provision of legal opinions (recommendations) for identification of risks in the sphere of environmental legislation;
  • representation during state environmental inspections;
  • representation in court regarding issues related to the environmental damage compensation;
  • advising companies of quasi-public sector on issues related to the environmental expertise of projects.
  • due diligence of two Kazakh oil companies on the availability of all permits required for their activities;
  • advising a foreign company on compliance of draft contracts for import to Kazakhstan and sale of scrap metal with Kazakh legislation;
  • advising a foreign company on what permits and notifications are required for construction of street railway and import of trams to Kazakhstan;
  • advising a foreign company on what permits and notifications are required for construction of a belt highway in Kazakhstan;
  • advising a foreign company on the procedure of reissue of an industrial license in the case of consolidation of a licensee with another company;
  • due diligence of a cigarettes production company for compliance with the legislation on industrial safety and protection of the environment;
  • advising a Kazakh company on what requirements are applicable to the activities on sale and installation of lifts at industrial facilities;
  • advising different commercial companies on legal requirements to marking of goods;
  • advising a foreign company on legal requirements to burning of associated and natural gas in the course of electricity production;
  • due diligence of an agricultural company on the availability of all permits required for its activities;
  • advising an international law firm on what governmental licenses, permits, approvals etc. are required for construction of a wind power plant, import to Kazakhstan and storage all necessary building materials;
  • drafting the memorandum  on the terms and condition of obtaining quota for greenhouse gases emissions for power station;
  • due diligence of a Kazakh company plant on the availability of all licenses and permits for a thermal power plant and compliance of the plant with Kazakh environmental legislation;
  • advising a foreign company on safety requirements for vehicles and equipment provided for by legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • advising an oil company on what licenses and permits are required for construction of a gas turbine electric power station;
  • advising a foreign company on the procedure of obtaining permits for construction of a facility (including permits and other documents for connection of the facility to electric networks);
  • due diligence of documents for land plots to be obtained for construction of different facilities (plants, power plants, agricultural facilities etc.);
  • advising a foreign company on construction permits;
  • advising a foreign company on licensing in the area of architecture, town-planning and construction;
  • due diligence of three debtors at the request of a foreign bank on the availability of all licenses and permits required for the construction of main gas pipelines;
  • drafting the memorandum on licenses and permits required for modification of vehicles;
  • successful protection of interests of a large uranium-mining company in economic court in appeal against suspension of operations for violations of industrial safety legislation;
  • successful protection of interests of an oil company in the Ministry of Environmental Protection of RK;
  • successful representation of interests of a company in the field of chemical industry in the Supreme Court of RK in the Settlement of a dispute over the ownership of production wastes;
  • successful representation of interests of a major oil company in appeal against fines for pollution of land resources, waste storage and breach of requirements of environmental monitoring of production;
  • successful protection of interests of an oil company in the proceedings concerning administrative land law violations;
  • successful representation of interests of an oil company in appeal against fines and a claim for pollution of the environment by flaring of associated gas;
  • successful representation of interests of an oil company in appeal against fines and a claim for damage to the environment caused by oil spill;
  • sdvising a Kazak oil company on the legal liabilities for an emergency on an oil well;
  • successful representation of interests of an owner of a power plant against fines and a claim for damage to the environment caused by emission of pollutants into the environment;
  • successful representation of interests of a mining company against fines and a claim for damage to the environment caused by emission of pollutants into the environment;
  • successful representation of interests of an oil company against a claim connected with loss of associated gas.
Counsel, Director of Environmental Law Department
Almaty, Kazakhstan