Morgan Lewis opened an office in Astana, Kazakhstan to establish a permanent presence in the nation’s capital city. The office represents clients in the region encompassing Kazakhstan, Central Asia, and the Caspian regions, which are rich in oil reserves, minerals, and metals. Our presence in the largest economy in Central Asia delivers an important portal for clients in the energy, finance, telecommunications, utilities, and other sectors.
Aset Shyngyssov, Astana’s Managing Partner, also leads the firm’s Almaty office. He has more than 18 years of experience handling complex transactions in various sectors, including oil and gas, energy, and banking, throughout Kazakhstan and elsewhere in Central Asia. Our capabilities in the Astana office include litigation, construction, real estate, intellectual property, regulatory, tax, corporate governance/compliance, and competition law matters.