Sayat Zholshy and Partners Was Once Again Recommended by Chambers in 2018

The latest editions ofChambers Global 2018andChambers Asia Pacific 2018were published in February 2018.  Sayat Zholshy and Partners was recommended as one of the leading Kazakhstan law firms.

This year the international guide recognised SZP’s achievements in such areas of practice asCorporate and FinanceandDispute Resolution.

Managing Partner Vitaliy Vodolazkin (a leader of the Dispute Resolution practice) and Partner Arman Berdalin (a head of the SZP Astana Office and leader of Corporate Law and M&A practice) were recognized by both editions Chambers Global 2018andChambers Asia Pacific 2018as leading Kazakhstan lawyers.

Arman Berdalin, who leads the Corporate Law and M&A practice, is well regarded as a commercial and goal-oriented practitioner by his clients.  One client comments: “He's very polite, very intelligent, very smart.  I only have the best impression of him.”  He regularly advises on transactions, joint ventures and other commercial projects. Clients appreciate his proactive approach, describing him as “an extremely hands-on, practical and client-oriented professional.”

Managing Partner Vitaliy Vodolazkin, who leads the Dispute Resolution practice, predominantly acts for international corporations involved in domestic disputes.  He acts on a wide range of matters, including disputes with state authorities, debt recovery issues and domestic shareholder disputes.  His wide-ranging experience means that he is known as “a litigator who can handle any legal issue in court.”  Another source says: “He's smart, zealous, and quite impressive in getting results.”

*Chambers Guides have been ranking the best lawyers since 1990, and now cover 185 jurisdictions.  According to an independent survey, 51% of respondents use the Chambers directories to identify law firms / individuals all over the world.