About us

Deloitte Legal team in the Caspian Region

Our professionals combine legal services with business and industry knowledge to help your company excel globally. We are a full service law firm for corporate and commercial solutions for the Caspian Region including Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.

Agaisha Ibrasheva - Partner | Head of the Department’s Legal Group

aibrasheva@deloitte.kz

Agaisha has more than 18 years of professional experience. Before joining Deloitte Legal she also worked as a lawyer in several of the biggest oil companies in Kazakhstan. Agaisha obtained her Master’s degree whilst working in the California headquarters of an oil company operating in Kazakhstan.

Agaisha’s experience includes advising major international companies across various industries on the acquisition of assets in the Republic of Kazakhstan, including legal due diligence, as well as advising on corporate structuring, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, licensing and environmental issues. 

Olessya Kirilovskaya - Legal Director

okirilovskaya@deloitte.kz

+77272581340 (ext. 8717)

Olessya has more than 10 years of professional experience as a lawyer. She joined Deloitte Legal in 2011 having previously worked in a law firm. 

Olessya consults on an extensive range of legal  issues in the Republic of Kazakhstan, including oil and gas law, environmental legislation and due diligence. Olessya also has experience of representing clients’ interests in court on various matters, including tax disputes. 

Contact Olessya about: M&A, banking, subsoil and environmental issues.

Dariga Tokpayeva - Legal Senior Manager

dtokpayeva@deloitte.kz

+77172580480 (ext. 8538)

Dariga is a senior manager and head of legal practice of Tax and Legal Department in the city of Nur-Sultan.

As an expert in Kazakhstan law, Dariga has experience in the Big Four companies and more than 17 years of experience in various positions in government bodies, including senior positions in law enforcement agencies.

Her experience focuses on IFI, public sector, quasi national and major local and foreign company projects on a range of legal issues. Dariga specializes in supporting investment projects, advising investors on various legal issues, including corporate, on business structuring in Kazakhstan, and has experience in supporting several pilot projects in the field of public-private partnerships.

Ainur Abdalova - Legal Senior Manager

aabdalova@deloitte.kz

+7 727258 13 40 (ext. 3785)

Ainur is a Senior Manager in legal group in Almaty office.

Ainur has more than 10 years’ professional experience as a lawyer, she joined Deloitte in 2019. 

Ainur assisted multinational companies in M&A deals and internal restructuring, including advising on various subsoil use, anti-trust, corporate and securities regulation matters, review of restructuring and M&A documentation, tax and legal structuring and applicability of regulatory consents and approvals.

Ainur has experience in structuring of transactions, pre-investment due diligence of targets in pharmaceutical, banking and other sectors.

Ainur has consulted a number of clients on commercial issues, such as establishment of business, day to day activities of LLPs and JSCs, corporate and labor issues, contracts drafting and other issues.

Sholpan Dossymkhanova - Customs Manager

sdossymkhanova@deloitte.kz

+7 727258 13 40 (ext. 8558)

Sholpan is a Manager in the Tax and Legal Department. Sholpan has more than 25 years of experience in advising on customs issues, including over 13 years of experience working within the customs authorities of Kazakhstan.

Sholpan’s professional experience includes providing consulting services on various customs issues: structuring foreign trade operations, optimising companies’ business processes, customs audit, consulting on determining customs values, classification of goods, assisting companies in litigation against the decisions of customs authorities

Assel Assubayeva - Legal Manager

aassubayeva@deloitte.kz

+7 727 258 13 40 (ext. 4741)

Assel has extensive experience in advising on contract law, commercial law issues, representing clients before state authorities and registration activities of legal entities. Assel also specialises in labour, subsoil use and energy legislation. In addition, Assel has participated in investment and privatisation projects.  

Dilbara Kozhamkulova - Legal Consultant

dkozhamkulova@deloitte.kz

+7 727258 13 40 (ext. 2735)

Dilbara is a Legal Consultant at Deloitte Legal. She specialises in corporate and employment law, and providing HR administration services. 

Yerkebulan Shynzhyrbayev - Legal Consultant

yshynzhyrbayev@deloitte.kz

+7 727258 13 40 (ext. 4782)

Yerkebulan is a Legal Consultant at Deloitte Legal. He specialises in corporate and employment law and providing HR administration services.

Assem Ospanbekova - Legal consultant

aospanbekova@deloitte.kz

+7 727 258 13 40 (ext.2784)

Assem took part in projects related to the provision of services in the field of contract law. She has experience in the provision of consulting services in the field of administrative, criminal and civil law, as well as experience in working with state bodies of the Republic of Kazakhstan, participated in court hearings.

Zairbek Nurakhan - Legal Consultant 

znurakhan@deloitte.kz

+77272581340 (ext. 4722)

Zairbek is a legal consultant in the Tax & Legal department at Deloitte in Almaty. Zairbek took part in projects related to corporate law, subsoil use right, currency legislation, etc.

Mukhamedaliuly Adil - Legal consultant

amukhamedaliuly@deloitte.kz

+77272581340 (ext. 4757)

Adil has joined to Deloitte Almaty Tax&Legal department on the position of junior legal consultant assistant in January 2019.

Before joining Deloitte, Adil had an internship at the Almaty City Bar Association and he is a member of legal clinic by name of U.G. Basin

Karina Shamsutdinova - Legal consultant

kshamsutdinova@deloitte.kz  

+77272581340 (ext. 4753)

Karina is a legal consultant in the Tax & Legal department at Deloitte in Almaty.

Karina participated in consulting projects in the area of migration, labor law and several liquidation projects.

Karina has experience in the following client services:

  • HR services
  • Liquidation services
  • Legal due diligence

Aziza Khalikova - Legal Consultant

akhalikova@deloitte.kz

+77272581340 (ext.4755)

Aziza is consultant in legal group within the Tax & Legal department at Deloitte in Almaty. Aziza participated in due

Diligence projects and consulting projects in the area of migration, subsoil, labour law and corporate law.

Aziza has experience in the following client services:

  • Legal due diligence
  • Memorandum preparation
  • Liquidation, registration services
  • HR services

Tulenbayeva Zhannat - Consultant on customs issues

ztulenbayeva@deloitte.kz

+77172580481 (ext. 8545)

Zhannat has been a customs consultant for the Department of Taxes and Law since 2019. Zhannat has experience in the logistics Department at «Tengizchevroil» LLP, where she worked on logistics and customs clearance of imported goods, in cooperation with customs authorities and customs representatives (brokers). In the course of her work, she carried out the examination of contracts from the point of view of logistics and customs operations, controlled the correctness of customs declarations, interacted with international suppliers on the transport of goods and coordinated them.

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