Amir Begdesenov

Amir Begdesenov


Attorney at Law

Practice area:
  • Antitrust (Competition) Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Natural Resources. Manufacturing Industry and Energy

+7 (727) 2222 711 

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  • Council of the Eurasian Antitrust Association
  • Almaty City Bar
  • Board of the Antitrust Alliance
  • Council on Identifying and Eliminating Barriers to Entry, Almaty City Department of the Kazakhstan Agency for Protection and Development of Competition


Amir is a highly recommended lawyer in the area of antitrust and intellectual property law who provides a full range of specialised services to our clients, including legal advice, trademark registration, extrajudicial and judicial settlement of disputes (including support through audits and inspections conducted by justice, economic investigation and antitrust authorities, and advocacy), and economic concentration approvals.

Amir regularly writes articles and makes presentations on intellectual property and antitrust issues at various conferences and forums.

Amir’s clientele includes national and international companies operating in various sectors of economy, including tobacco and non-alcoholic beverages production, healthcare, TMT, power, etc.

Amir joined Sayat Zholshy & Partners in 2010 and was promoted to a partner in 2014.  Prior to joining Sayat Zholshy & Partners, Amir worked for about three years in the Tax Advisory Service of a Big 4 accounting firm.  Amir is a cum laude graduate of the Abylai Khan Kazakhstan University of International Relations and World Languages where he specialised in international law (graduated in 2007).  Further, in 2013, he completed a training course in the Allen & Overy Global Academy (London, UK).

Amir is a member of the Council for Protection of Competition of the Kazakhstan National Chamber of Entrepreneurs, a board member of the Antitrust Alliance, and a Vice President of the Kazakhstan Federation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Grappling.


The Abylai Khan Kazakh University of International Relations and World Languages, specialization: International Law, Graduated Summa Cum Laude.


  • Russian
  • Kazakh
  • English
  • Chinese