Kazakh and international companies turn to Bakhytzhan Kadyrov for advice on a range of corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions, and tax. His client base spans industries and encompasses luxury hotel developers, mining companies, oil producers, and grain traders. He has advised on a sale of a large confectionary company in Kazakhstan. Bakhytzhan has also provided counsel on complex Kazakh legal issues to a major Kazakhstan real estate developer.
The co-author of several publications about Kazakh tax and legal issues, Bakhytzhan speaks Russian and English. Before joining Morgan Lewis, he gained experience as an associate working in the corporate and tax practices of an international law firm, based in its Almaty, Kazakhstan, office. While there, he was seconded to the firm's London office for three months. Prior to that, Bakhytzhan worked at a Big Four tax firm.
For shareholders of Rakhat JSC, a large Kazakhstan confectionary company, in connection with the sale of their majority stake to Lotte Confectionery Co, Ltd.
For ARMZ in connection with the acquisition of the outstanding shares in Uranium One Inc., one of the world's largest publicly traded uranium producers.
For Air Astana, Kazakhstan's national airline, in connection with issuance of legal opinions for a series of aircraft leases with Western lessors.
For MRC, the largest, global distributor of pipe, valve and fitting products and services to the energy and industrial markets, in connection with various complex Kazakh law matters (corporate, labour, regulatory).
For a large Kazakhstan developer, in connection with opening of a luxury hotel and branded apartments in Astana.
For a leading Kazakhstan group of companies active in premium car retail sector, international tax structuring advice.
For PetroKazakhstan, a major Kazakh oil producer, in the preparation of a round of amendments to several of its subsoil-use contracts and licenses due to changes in tax and subsoil legislation.
For a major European grain trader, assistance on various Kazakhstan corporate and tax matters in connection with investment in Kazakhstan.
For a major Kazakhstan oil company, work in connection with complex transfer pricing issues.
For AGR, work in connection with the successfully closed sale of a Kazakhstan subsidiary.
Eligible in Kazakhstan
Awards and Affiliations
Deputy Chair of the Tax Group, American Chamber of Commerce in Kazakhstan