We are pleased to announce that SZP partners have been once again recognised as leading Kazakhstan lawyers.  This year Chambers Global recognised SZP’s achievements in such areas of practice as Corporate and Finance and Dispute Resolution.  

Sayat Zholshy and Partners was esteemed as “a reputable and highly esteemed Kazakhstan law firm”.

The Dispute Resolution practice is led by SZP Managing Partner Vitaliy Vodolazkin who has been ranked by the guide in Tier 2.  According to Clients, “Vitaliy is very accurate, goes into details about the case and works in close contact with clients” and “SZP team are remarkably skilled and deeply concerned about clients’ problems”.

In the space of 14 years, such reputable international legal guides as Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and asialaw Profiles have been continuously recommending Vitaliy as a leading Kazakhstan lawyers.  In 2018, The Legal 500 recognized Vitaliy Vodolazkin as one of the elite leading lawyers and included him in their Hall of Fame which highlights the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession and who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence.

The Corporate and Finance practice is led by SZP Senior Partner Arman Berdalin.

According to Chambers Global 2024, SZP Corporate and Finance team “…are very proactive, possess very strong knowledge of the law and bring creative ideas to projects”.

The guide appreciates Arman for his solid experience in the domain of corporate business and M&A.  Arman has equally impressive legal and scientific backgrounds.  The interviewers were impressed by his goal commitment, management skills and real knack for making good presentations.

In 2024, Chambers Global also recommended our Counsel Olzhas Daniyarov as a Corporate & Finance lawyer.

Chambers independently researches the global legal market to champion exceptional talent and to deliver indispensable insights on an annual basis.  Chambers Global ranks law firms based on their performance results and achievements in the analysed year, including their most representative projects, shift in rankings, strategic growth and corporate development.