Saule Akhmetova is a partner, Director of Almaty branch of GRATA International.  Saule as an extensive experience in matters of subsoil use, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, investment, contract law and  intellectual property. She had 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 has a successful experience in protecting the interests of clients in litigation, including administrative and economic disputes.


  • Saule graduated with honors from the Kazakh National University named after Al- Farabi. She performs professional activities since 1997.
  • She has a lot of publications on tax, investment and subsoil use legislation.
  • Saule is a member of the Kazakhstan Petroleum Lawyers Association, Almaty City Bar Association.

Practice areas:

  • Contract law.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions.
  • Taxation.
  • Intellectual Property.


  • Russian
  • Kazakh
  • English
Partner, Branch Director
Алматы, Қазақстан