THE LEGAL 500 EMEA 2021 AGAIN RECOMMENDS SAYAT ZHOLSHY & PARTNERS AS A TOP-TIER KAZAKHSTAN LAW FIRM FOR TAX LAW
On 14 April 2021, the Legal 500 EMEA published its annual legal guide in which Sayat Zholshy & Partners was ranked as a top-tier firm in Tax Law and was recommended in five other areas of practice, such as Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Real Estate and Construction, Energy and Natural Resources, and IP and TMT.
SZP Senior Partner Rustam Ospanov and Partner Yelena Tyureikina were ranked as “Leading Individuals” in Tax Law. Senior Partner Vitaliy Vodolazkin was ranked as “Leading Individual” in Dispute Resolution, and Commercial, Corporate and M&A. Partner Amir Begdesenov was ranked as “Leading Individual” in IP and TMT. SZP Partner Arman Berdalin was recommended in Commercial, Corporate and M&A, and Dmitriy Chumakov was recommended in Energy and Natural Resources. SZP Senior Partner Vitaliy Vodolazkin is listed in the Hall of Fame.
The Legal 500 EMEA describes Sayat Zholshy & Partners as follows:
“With a 'profound knowledge of tax law', Sayat Zholshy & Partners provides wide-ranging expertise and 'creative thinking' for international clients seeking assistance regarding Kazakhstani law, including the issuance of legal opinions, structuring transactions for tax optimizing and systemic assessment of associated risks”.
“Sayat Zholshy & Partners represents clients in a wide range of disputes, including corporate and antitrust disputes, banking and finance litigation, and contentious construction and real estate cases, as well as major bankruptcy disputes. Practice leader Vitaliy Vodolazkin is a highly regarded litigator and frequently represents major international companies in significant cases”.
The Legal 500 EMEA guide provides researched coverage of 81 countries and over 2,700 ranked law firms. The research is conducted annually, providing a detailed qualitative assessment of various factors, including work conducted by law firms, and, importantly, opinion of law firms’ clients.