Asset Nakupov represents Kazakhstan and international companies on a broad range of corporate, contract, employment, financing, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), real estate, and data protection matters. He works frequently with multinational companies operating in various industries on transactions with Kazakhstan parties and with Kazakhstan-based clients on international transactions. Asset has also represented a major international real estate developer on a complex project in Kazakhstan.
Aset provided us with excellent product and legal service and practical advice; his vast knowledge of current legislation and considerable experience deserve special mention.
The Legal 500 EMEA
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis in 2016, Asset gained experience in the law department of the National Bank of Kazakhstan, as well as in the civil law practice of an international law firm. In addition to his corporate law practice, he is also involved in pro bono work. Asset is fluent in Russian and English.
Represented a large real estate developer in connection with preparation, negotiation and finalisation of lease agreements with multiple tenants
Represented a non-commercial organisation in the victory of seven court cases involving a complex land matter, ending attempts to seize the land plot and forcing the authorities to grant the construction permit
Represented several international manufacturing giants in complex privatisation transactions and joint ventures
Represented a large international bank in connection with the establishment of a subsidiary bank in Kazakhstan
Represented Air Astana, Kazakhstan's national airline, in connection with issuance of legal opinions for a series of aircraft leases with Western lessors
Represented an international public association in connection with personal data protection issues
Represented Compass Group PLC, a major international catering company, in connection with different projects, including joint ventures, acquisitions, labour and corporate-law matters
KIMEP University, Kazakhstan, LL.B., with honours, full scholarship winner