07-08 February 2014 in Almaty the 2013 reporting conference of the EURASIAN LAW FIRM «GRATA»

07-08 February 2014, the Holiday Inn in Almaty hosted the annual conference of GRATA Law Firm 

The conference program included reports from all Office Directors and Senior Partners of the firm, as well as awards for the results of work in GRATA Law Firm for 2013. In recognition of the results of the Tashkent office its representatives Bakhodir Jabborov ( Office Director), Nodir Yuldashev (Counsel) and Atabek Sharipov (Counsel) became Partners .

Bakhodir Jabborov has more than 13 years of experience in the legal services market in Uzbekistan. He specializes in a variety of commercial and corporate transactions, major infrastructure transactions, subsoil use contract law, legislation on environmental protection, production sharing agreements, licenses and permits, mergers and acquisitions etc.

Atabek Sharipov focuses on transactions to raise loans and collateral with a foreign element. He has extensive experience in structuring financial transactions involving multiple jurisdictions, negotiatingthe key terms of financial instruments governed by foreign law, both for the government and the parties to the transactions in the field, and the preparation and conclusion ofproject documents on Uzbekistan creditor rights.

Nodir Yuldashev has considerable experience in the sector of bankruptcy and has advised on numerous investment projects related to oil and gas, telecommunications, petrochemicals, textile industry, pharmaceutical, automotive and investment projects. In addition to advising clients in Uzbekistan, Nodir has worked on projects in neighbouring countries (including Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Turkmenistan).

The following employees were awarded the title of Counsel:

Marina Kahiani  (Almaty)

Sayat Kulzhabaev (Atyrau)

The following employees were awarded the title of Senior Lawyer:

- Shayakhmet Zharkimbaev (Atyrau) ;

Liya Akzhanova  (Astana );

Zaira Kaysar  (Atyrau) .

The following employees were awarded the title of Lawyer:

- Saule Nitaliyeva  (Astana );

Atabek Akhmedov (Bishkek) ;

Aisanat Safarbek kyzy  (Bishkek) .

The best employees of 2013 were:

Marina Kahiani

Bolat Miyatov (Partner)

-Bakhyt Tukulov  (Counsel)

- Yerbolat Yerkebulanov

Rashid Gaissin  ( Managing Partner )

Almat Daumov (Partner)

Shaimerden Chikanayev (Partner)

Baizhan Bekzhanov (Partner)

Nurbol Kisembaev (Partner)


Sincere  congratulations , dear colleagues!



Shaimerden Chikanayev

Partner, Director of Banking & Finance Department

Samat Daumov

Branch Director

Bakhodir Jabborov

Managing Partner

Marina Kahiani


Zaira Kaysar

Partner, Branch Director in Atyrau and Aktobe

Nurbol Kissembayev

Partner, Branch Director

Atabek Sharipov

Partner, Head of Turkmenistan Practice, Head of Banking & Secured Transactions in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan

Bakhyt Tukulov

Partner, Director of Dispute Resolution Department

Yerbolat Yerkebulanov

Partner, Head of Subsoil Use Department (Almaty)

Nodir Yuldashev

Partner, Construction, Telecommunications, Transport, Tax and Litigation

Dilorom Yuldasheva

Senior Associate