Kinstellar is the leading independent law firm in Emerging Europe, Turkey and Central Asia, with offices in Almaty and Nur-Sultan, Belgrade, Bratislava, Bucharest, Budapest, Istanbul, Kyiv, Prague, Sofia, Tashkent and Zagreb.
The Nur-Sultan office operates through Kinstellar Astana, an AIFC Participant which is a recognised company holding a licence for providing legal services on the territory of the AIFC.
Kinstellar’s team of international and local lawyers, led by Managing Partner Joel Benjamin, with two decades of on-the-ground experience in Kazakhstan, and Partner Adlet Yerkinbayev, is highly regarded and widely seen by investors and leading international law firms as the “go-to team” in Kazakhstan for complex transactions.
The office provides a wide range of legal services and is particularly strong in banking and finance, capital markets and corporate/M&A transactions in a variety of sectors such as oil and gas, mining, banking and financial institutions, infrastructure and telecommunications. And also, our office has a market-leading position in dispute resolution practice headed by Partner Mukhit Yeleuov.
We are one of the leading law firms in Kazakhstan with top-tier rankings across core practice areas of Legal 500 and Chambers Global.