Aida Akhmetova represents clients involved in mergers and acquisitions, cross-border investments, and commercial transactions in Kazakhstan. She also handles matters relating to general corporate, contract, and labor law. Aida has experience in international law and regional integration law, having advised a number of clients on various aspects of the newly formed Eurasian Economic Union and its legislation. She is fluent in English, French, Russian, Turkish, and Kazakh.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Aida was an associate in the corporate section of another international law firm in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Aida is a Ph.D. candidate at the European Union Institute of Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey.
University of Strasbourg, France, 2010, Master (International Law), With Distinction
Caspian Public University, Kazakhstan, 2008, Bachelor of Law, With Honors
Academy of Jurisprudence Adilet Law College, Kazakhstan, 2005, Diploma, With Honors
Eligible in Kazakhstan
Awards and Affiliations
Rising Star, Kazakhstan, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Central Asia Guide (2023)
Recommended, Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Kazakhstan, The Legal 500 EMEA (2023)
Recommended, Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Kazakhstan, The Legal 500 EMEA (2019, 2023)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Energy, Law360 (2016)