Azamat Kuatbekov Almaty office Managing Partner Almaty, Kazakhstan Areas of practice Dispute Resolution; Energy, Mining & Infrastructure; Antitrust & Competition Areas of expertise International Arbitration; Commercial Litigation; Mining & Metals; Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals  

Azamat Kuatbekov

Almaty office Managing Partner

Almaty, Kazakhstan

Areas of practice

Dispute Resolution; Energy, Mining & Infrastructure; Antitrust & Competition

Areas of expertise

International Arbitration; Commercial Litigation; Mining & Metals; Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals

 

Azamat Kuatbekov

Practice description

Azamat Kuatbekov is a Managing Partner of the Almaty office of Baker & McKenzie. Mr. Kuatbekov has solid experience in the natural resources sector, advising clients on dispute resolution, acquisitions and financing. He has authored numerous articles on oil and gas, corporate law, bankruptcy and litigation in Kazakhstan and has acted for many major power companies in Kazakhstan.

Awards and Rankings

According to Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 Azamat Kuatbekov "is endorsed as a "very strong litigator" with broad-based expertise ranging from competition to construction. He is well positioned to assist international clients operating in the energy and natural resources space, owing to in-house experience in the sector." Legal 500 EMEA 2015 says that “Azamat Kuatbekov is “a commercially oriented lawyer with excellent knowledge of law and industrial specificities; he is experienced, has a global mindset and is attentive to clients.”

Education and admission

Mr Kuatbekov graduated (with honors) from the Karaganda State University, Kazakhstan in 1996. He received his Master of Comparative Law from Indiana University, USA in 1997.