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Corporate practice

Our corporate practice is considered one of the leading practices in Kazakhstan. It includes specialists who advise major international and Kazakhstan companies on a wide range of corporate issues. The strong point of our corporate practice is provision of legal support of complex and innovative projects, including state strategic projects.

ORIS has specialists in the area of corporate and commercial law, antimonopoly regulation, tax structuring, finance, arbitration and dispute resolution, which allows us to form promptly a group of specialists, which meets the needs of any complex project and specific needs of our clients.

All ORIS lawyers, apart from their expert knowledge of legislation, have extensive work experience in various business areas and in-depth knowledge of international practice, which allows them to offer effective, commercially reasonable and viable solutions to our clients. We do our best to not only act as lawyers but also be reliable partners for our clients helping them to archive their business targets.

Our Services
Establishment and legal support of joint ventures and consortiums
Legal support of transactions with participation of companies, which are members of national management holdings (such as Samruk-Kazyna, Kazagro, Baiterek)
Mergers and acquisitions
Corporate restructuring, including disposal of non-core assets
Due diligence and tax audit
Introduction/Improvement of corporate management
Resolution of corporate disputes
Establishment, reorganization and liquidation of companies
General legal consultancy

We engage many international firms for our M&A of transactions.
ORIS gives us comfort and confidence that legal advise will be done well and in due time.
Complex multy-party transactions and consultants are specialization of firm.

Major state holding

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)