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Why us?

We know for sure, that legal advice has no value unless it is commercially reasonable and contributes to business development. Our lawyers have extensive work experience in various business areas and have profound knowledge of international practice in addition to first class legal background. It allows us to offer effective and efficient solutions to our clients.

We are proud that our clients come to us with complicated and challenging issues and leave us with simple solutions and clear-cut project plan, being assured that ORIS lawyers will manage to meet the challenges at best and as promptly as practicable. It makes our firm unique and our clients - satisfied. 

In particular: 

Provision of a full range of services in corporate and commercial law, banking and financial law as well as dispute resolution and tax consultancy.
We are always ready to provide legal support to our clients whatever challenges they face.
Our balanced and diversified client base as a cornerstone for the firm’s stability: 70% of the firm’s clients are international companies and 80% of our clients have been our client for more than 5 years.
Our team consists of specialists with unique experience in professional consultancy as well as specialists of major organizations.
Knowledge and use of national and foreign (English and American) law as well as a good command of the foreign languages.
A wide network of partners around the world, which allows us to implement projects within and outside Kazakhstan.

We are currently advising

First IPP project (Balkhash Power Plant)

Samruk Energy People’s IPO

Acquisition of the largest power plant

EBRD & Government of Kazakhstan projects in municipal transportation systems, district heating, water supply and electricity

KazMunaiGas E&D buy-out by KMG National Company

US$450,000,000 borrowing by Kazatomprom


We offer general strategic advice to businesses, especially on projects and infrastructure work.

We work on

Capital Markets deals

Debt Finance

Infrastructure projects

Landmark M&A and Joint ventures

People’s IPO and Privatisations

Projects by development banks

Structured Finance

Our clients:
  • Air Liquide
  • Airbus (EADS)
  • EBRD
  • Kazakhtelecom
  • Mining International Company
  • Samruk Energy
  • Samruk Kazyna
  • Samsung
Our partners:
  • Allen & Overy
  • Chadbourne & Parke
  • Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
  • Clifford Chance
  • Clyde & Co
  • DLA Piper
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Gide Loyrette Nouel
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Jones Day
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Linklaters
  • Orrick
  • Proskauer Rose
  • Simmons & Simmons
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  • Slaugther & May
  • Squire Sanders
  • SJ Berwin (King & Wood Mallesons)