Firm Fast Facts
Founded in 1873, Morgan Lewis offers more than 1,600 legal professionals—including lawyers, patent agents, benefits advisers, regulatory scientists, and other specialists—in 24 offices across the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Clients include more than half of the Fortune 100 companies, including 9 of the top 10 and 16 of the top 20.
More than 2,000 clients have been with the firm for more than 5 years.
Approximately 2,000 new clients and 20,000 new projects each year.
Lawyers and support staff fluent in Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish.
- Aset A. Shyngyssov Managing Partner
Ken Dala Business Center, 5th Floor
Prospekt Dostyk, 38
Almaty 050010, Republic of Kazakhstan
Phone: +7 727 250 7575
Fax: +7 727 250 7576
Morgan Lewis established an office in Almaty, Kazakhstan, in 2012 with the addition of lawyers from a prominent international firm that began operating in the region in 1995. The office represents clients in the region encompassing Kazakhstan, Central Asia, and the Caspian.
The Almaty office is spearheaded by Aset A. Shyngyssov, who has more than 15 years of experience handling complex transactions in various industries, including oil and gas, energy, and banking throughout Kazakhstan and elsewhere in Central Asia.
The office builds on its extensive international/cross-border M&A transactions, oil and gas, and banking practice. The transactional capabilities focus on significant mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities issuances, and joint ventures.
Capabilities in the office also include project finance, capital markets, private equity, real estate, regulatory, tax, corporate governance/compliance, intellectual property, and competition law matters.
The business sectors we serve from Almaty include oil and gas, mining, power, banking, and telecommunications.