Represented clients before ICSID and ICC Arbitration Centers, local and appeal courts.
Credentials and references may be provided upon request.
Acting as a local legal counsel of Statoil company in real estate lease transactions.
Advising a large Japanese Bank on acquisition of an interest in a loan and facility arrangement involving “Baku-Tbilisi-Jeyhan” main export pipeline as a security. Conducting due-diligence and preparing a number of memorandums, advising on effectiveness and due registration of respective land and facility hypothecation agreements etc.
drafting an agreement for sale and purchase of a land plot for construction of a five star hotel in South-Kazakhstan region for the biggest company owns a worldwide hotels chain;
drafting an agreement for sale-purchase and pledge of land plots within the framework of the seaport construction project;
assist to local companies in issues on registration of title to immovable properties including registration of encumbrances;
advising a Kazakh client in connection with prospective acquisition of 5-star hotel in Almaty, including detailed due diligence of ownership title and corporate structure, negotiations over structure of the transaction and other related legal advice.
Advising on a Lease of an Immovable Property:
development and legal analysis of lease agreements for immovable property;
due diligence, which includes verification the powers of lessor, verification of rights and legitimate interests of third parties to the property, which is subject of a lease agreement, verification of validity of documents required for conclusion of the agreement, legal appraisal of agreement voidability;
services for registration of a lease agreement for immovable property;
advising on termination of a lease agreement for immovable property;
settlement of disputes related to execution of lease agreement for immovable property, in particular issues of liability and damages compensation in connection with failure or improper performance of obligations under a lease agreement.
Advice on Registration and Transfer of Immovable Property:
analysis of title deeds to real estate to be alienated;
checking powers of the seller to dispose of immovable property, calculations, the seller's spouse consent to the transaction, as well as other obstacles to the transaction;
auditing real estate object for absence of charges, arrests, litigation and rights of third parties;
drafting sale-and-purchase and gift contract for immovable property object;
support while signing a sale-and-purchase contract for immovable property object, including a notary;
state registration of title to real estate and related transactions with authorised bodies.
Application of International Standard Construction Contracts in Kazakhstan:
advising a group of large petrochemical companies with domestic and foreign public and private participation in connection with construction of petrochemical enterprise in western Kazakhstan, including development of EPC contracts. Within this project FIDIC contracts were first successfully applied in petrochemical industry in Kazakhstan, and adapted to the Kazakh requirements and standards;
advising a group of large Kazakh and Russian energy companies in connection with the reconstruction of the largest energy enterprise in Kazakhstan, including the development of EPC contracts.
Legal Support in the Area of Construction:
advising a Kazakh company on holding a tender for procurements in construction;
drafting a construction contract on the basis of FIDIC contract form for a large foreign company;
advising a large subsoil user on obtaining necessary permits and licenses for construction of a facility in the Republic of Kazakhstan;
advising an international company on the settlement of disputes arising between a customer and contractor;
advising a client on risks under a construction contract and compliance of the contract with current legislation of Kazakhstan;
development of a draft contract for the 'turn-key' design, engineering, supply and construction for a Russian largest corporation.
Representing Bank CenterCredit, a major bank in Kazakhstan, in a dispute over a real estate in Kyrgyzstan worth over 50 million US dollars.
Advised on land transfer transaction between companies;
Advised and extended land possession title.
Registration support of land ownership rights for sale of the 5th generation logistics center, which provides the logistic flow of global operator in Eastern Europe.
Land audit and restructuring of the operation of the foreign owned agricultural producer which operates the land bank of over 25,000 hectares.
Representation of a large agricultural holding in a transaction on acquisition of a land bank in one of the greatest landowners of Ukraine.
Advise of process of restructuring of a land bank of 2 large agricultural holdings (about 150 th. ha).
Complex advising to a group of investment and engineering companies regarding the launch of a number of solar power plants with an installed capacity of more than 5 MW each.
Advised the group of private purchasers in relation to acquisition of grain marine logistics complex, estimated value of which is USD 20 mln.