M a k s i m   B u r a k  

Maxim Burak is a Partner at GRATA International in Astana. Maxim got a lot of experience and deep knowledge in the oil and gas industry, subsoil use and corporate transactions.

Maxim’s experience includes obtaining the refusal of the state from the priority right to purchase the alienated subsoil use rights in mergers and acquisitions, consulting subsoil users on local content, implementation of full legal support additional agreements to contracts for subsoil use, in particular regarding the extension of the exploration period and the percentages of Kazakhstani content and implementation Due Diligence contracts on subsoil use.


  • Kazakh University of Humanities and Law, 2005-2009, LL.B, Diploma with Honors;
  • Kazakh University of Humanities and Law, 2009-2011, LL.M, Diploma with Honors.


  • Oil & Gas;
  • Contract Law.


  • English
  • Kazakh 
  • Russian
Partner, Head of Subsoil Use Department (Nur-Sultan)
Nur-Sultan, Казакстан