Klara Nurgaziyeva advises clients in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), cross-border investments, and commercial transactions mostly in energy, telecommunication, and infrastructure sectors in Kazakhstan and other Central Asian countries. Klara is experienced in representing clients in domestic litigation and works regularly with the lawyers in relevant jurisdictions on assisting clients in foreign litigation or international arbitration. She also advises various nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) on family and education pro bono matters in Kazakhstan. Klara is fluent in English and Russian.
For ONGC Videsh of India, assistance on its major investment project agreements with KazMunayGas for development of the Satpayev E&P block in Kazakhstan's Caspian offshore zone.
For Inter RAO UES, advise on various aspects of its operation in Kazakhstan.
For UTC and its affiliates, advising on various matters related to business (aerospace and building technologies) in Kazakhstan.
For CNPC and its affiliates, assistance on upstream and downstream operations in Kazakhstan.
For Telia Company and its affiliates, advised on several acquisitions and various operational matters in Kazakhstan.
For EADS and its affiliates, assistance on establishment of the presence in Kazakhstan and creation of joint ventures with Kazakhstan partners.
For Sberbank of Russia, advised on the acquisition of a medium-sized bank in Kazakhstan and entry to Kazakhstan market.
University of Dundee, Scotland, 2004, LL.M. (Petroleum Law and Policy)
Adilet Higher Law School, Kazakhstan, 2000, J.D. (equivalent), with honors
Eligible in Kazakhstan
Awards and Affiliations
Rising Star, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide (2018, 2019)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Energy, Law360 (2016)
Recognized, Who’s Who Legal: Energy (2015–2018)
Member, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators