Kazakhstan has a complex and constantly changing legal system. The practical application of Kazakh laws depends to a large extent on the attitudes and practices of government bodies and agencies, as well as court interpretations. To avoid inadvertent or undesirable consequences on the general conduct of business or specific transactions as well as civil, administrative and criminal liabilities, businesses and investors are strongly advised to seek professional legal assistance.
Our growing team of industry-focused, talented and passionate experts can provide advice and assistance with a broad range of legal issues, including the following:
- Advice on corporate acquisitions, investments and disposals;
- Legal due diligence on acquisition or investment targets;
- Establishment of joint ventures;
- Formation and registration of legal entities;
- Support with labour issues, contracts of employment;
- Assistance with the obtainment of licenses and/or work permits through KPMG’s long-time reliable partners
- Support with real estate transactions;
- Advice on the laws affecting subsoil use;
- Advice on the civil law, competition laws, currency restrictions, banking legislation, licensing, state procurement, customs and labour legislation;
- Advice on company and securities law.
Why choose KPMG
KPMG employs highly experienced Kazakh and expatriate legal experts whose strength is providing focused advice to Kazakh and foreign clients. Our lawyers have been educated in, and have gained valuable professional experience from multiple jurisdictions.
As part of KPMG in the CIS, we are able to call on the legal expertise of our colleagues in other CIS countries, and of course as part of one of the largest advisory networks in the world, have access to specialists in all parts of the globe, both within KPMG and through our extensive network of contacts.
KPMG was featured in the Legal 500 rating of leading legal firms in Kazakhstan
KPMG in Kazakhstan and Central Asia was featured in the Legal 500 rating of leading legal firms in the nominations Commercial, Corporate and M&A and Tax and Customs. Firms in the Legal 500 are evaluated in terms of the scale, complexity and significance of completed projects in their sector, as well as the scope of the dispute and prominence of the litigation lawyers. KPMG clients highlighted a number of competitive advantages of KPMG experts, including the invariably high quality of services, their ability to find effective solutions to non-standard issues and exceed expectations, and the professionalism of their communications with clients.