LGP has been active in Kazakhstan since 2009 and advises both Kazakh and European multinationals. LGP's areas of expertise in Kazakhstan include corporate law, M&A, antitrust law, tax law, construction law, European and sanctions law, and labour law. In 2013, LGP acquired an Astana-based subsidiary, Lansky, Ganzger & Partner Kazakhstan LLP. By simultaneously establishing a local branch, LGP has succeeded in continuously expanding its client base in Kazakhstan. We offer on-site legal assistance by our Kazakh lawyers. In addition, a team of native-speaking lawyers and translators based in Vienna ensures the efficient use of resources and quality management.
LGP serves numerous high-profile clients in the region:
- We advise the transnational transport and logistics company Gebrüder Weiss on the acquisition of a Kazakh transport company. A due diligence was performed and the approval of the antimonopoly authority for the economic concentration was obtained.
- We provide tax advice to the Austrian oil company OMW on issues including transfer pricing, current VAT refund and VAT refund for investments in the pre-production phase.
- We provide long-term legal support to Schulz Systemtechnik GmbH, a German service company in the field of renewable energy in the construction of a solar power plant with a capacity of 50 MW in Agadyr, Karaganda.
- We represent the Kazakh company Bolat Issatayev v. Maersk in arbitration proceedings under UNCITRAL rules.