Saule Akhmetova

Saule Akhmetova
Overview
Experience
News
Publications

Saule Akhmetova is a partner and the Director of the Almaty branch of GRATA International. She has extensive experience in various areas of law, including corporate law, taxation, investment, contract law, intellectual property law, data protection, and litigation. Saule has successfully represented and defended the interests of major international and Kazakh companies in negotiations with government agencies and local authorities on a wide range of issues.

In addition, she has a successful track record in litigation, handling administrative and economic disputes and commercial, tax, and intellectual property litigation to protect clients' interests. Saule has authored numerous publications on applying local investment, taxation, intellectual property, and subsoil use legislation.

Saule holds a License for advocate activity granted by the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan and is a member of the Kazakhstan Bar Association.

Saule graduated with honours from the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. Furthermore, she obtained a PGC in Information Technology & Telecommunication Law from the University of Strathclyde. Currently, Saule is pursuing a PhD at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University.

Practice areas:

  • Commercial contracts;
  • Corporate law;
  • Tax law;
  • Intellectual Property;
  • Data Protection.

Languages:

  • Russian;
  • Kazakh;
  • English.
Experience

Saule has extensive experience in matters of subsoil use, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, investment, contract law, intellectual property. Represented and successfully defended the interests of major international and Kazakh companies in negotiations with government agencies and local state authorities on various issues of conclusion and execution of investment contracts. Saule also has successful experience in protecting the interests of clients in litigation, including administrative and economic disputes. 

News

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GRATA International participated in the PDAC 2023 Convention

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GRATA International will take part in the CECC Eurasia Mining Conference 2023

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GRATA International Almaty office took part in Speed ​​Networking organized by KIMEP Law school in cooperation with KIMEP Career Center

Publications

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Personal Data Protection. State Oversight and Legislative Updates

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Data Protection & Privacy Kazakhstan

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Kazakhstan. Forthcoming Amendments to VAT/GST for Electronically Supplied Goods and Services