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RECCON Law Firm opened its offices in Almaty and Nur-Sultan (representative office) in 2006.
We advise local and foreign companies operating in Kazakhstan on matters of Kazakhstani corporate and civil law.
About The Firm
For over 10 years, we have provided legal advice to outside and local investors implementing capital intensive and long-term business projects in Kazakhstan.

We provide expert advice on wide range of issues of Kazakhstani law. RECCON serves as outside counsel in business transactions, provides legal opinion on any matter of civil law, assists in incorporation of new entities, advises companies in their day-to-day operations, and represents clients' interests in arbitration and court proceedings at all levels.

We cooperate with leading law firms of Russia, Ukraine, Switzerland, USA and South Korea.

We are a team of practicing lawyers with in-depth knowledge of Kazakhstani law, intricacies of the current legal environment and state regulation of business activities.

Our clients are both small-sized private companies and large Kazakhstani business entities. RECCON lawyers have participated in establishment of major joint-venture companies with foreign participation and in successful implementation of investment projects in strategically important areas of metallurgical and mechanical engineering, construction and exploration of oil and gas fields and other mineral deposits.

Areas of practice

Corporate Law
RECCON Law Firm possesses profound expertise in handling corporate matters providing legal advice on the structure of corporate governance (Corporate Secretary, Board of Directors, Supervisory Board, General Shareholders' Meeting), incorporation and operation of joint-stock companies, joint ventures and consortiums.

RECCON Law Firm advises on incorporation and operation of companies with complex ownership structure. Our lawyers draft necessary constituent documentation, participants' and shareholders' agreements, resolutions of shareholders' meetings and other documents in compliance with the Kazakhstani law and best practices of corporate governance in respect of both newly established and existing companies.

Our expertise in the this field includes, but is not limited to:
  • drafting of constituent and other corporate documents for all types of legal entities under Kazakhstani law taking into account existing practices;
  • advising on the procedure of convening and holding of Board of Directors' and General Shareholders' (Participants') Meetings;
  • advising on state regulation of joint-stock companies and securities markets;
  • consulting on development and implementation of corporate procedures and documentation;
  • consulting and advising legal entities in reorganization, liquidation and bankruptcy proceedings.
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)
Subsoil Use
Real Estate and Construction
Banking and Finance
Dispute Resolution
Business Legal Consulting

Why us?

Mission

In provision of legal services, we bear professional responsibility to our clients relying on our extensive knowledge of Kazakhstani law and understanding challenges faced in its implementation. We strive to adhere to the highest standards of legal profession and to improve
the legal environment.

Professionalism

Our clients value the degree of care and professionalism with which we handle the projects entrusted to us as well as the quality of legal advice our clients receive at all stages of project implementation. Independence and absence of conflict of interests in our work are of paramount
importance to us.

Experience

Our legal expertise coupled with targeted approach serve best interests of our clients securing most favorable outcomes, resolution of complex issues in business transactions and efficient representation of the clients' interests in corporate and property disputes and dealings
with governmental authorities.

Responsibility

We have built trust with our clients by means of quality advice, responsible and honest partnership, complete and impeccable rendering of services, confidentiality and high performance. Attention to the needs of each client allows us to arrive at unconventional and effective business solutions within existing legal framework.


Our team

Timur Amanzholov
Mr. Timur Amanzholov specializes in Kazakhstan corporate law, subsoil use law, and legal support for foreign economic transactions. He has more than twenty years of solid legal experience, including service as a consultant in Almaty Municipal Court (1998-2000), Lawyer, Head of Legal Department of the State Pension Fund, Kar-Tel LLP (Beeline mobile operator), Managing Partner of RECCON Law firm.
Member of the KazBar - Kazakhstan Bar Association, Chamber of legal consultants.

Experience:
Representation of shareholders' interests in corporate legal disputes.
Legal support on the establishment of joint ventures for the construction and commissioning of production facilities (metallurgy, food and textile, clothing and footwear industry) in cooperation with external consultants of the participants.
Legal support of M&A transactions, including the sale of shares in Kazakhstani enterprises, the necessary preliminary conciliation procedures in authorized state bodies (refusal of the pre-emptive right to acquire the right of subsurface use) in cooperation with foreign lawyers.
Representation of clients in extrajudicial and legal appeals of acts of inspections by the authorized government bodies (working groups in the Tax Committee of RK Ministry of Finance) on transfer pricing issues on economic transactions.
Representation of clients and protection of their interests in civil law disputes and court proceedings, including recovery of losses, refusal to perform contracts, termination of contracts, enforcement of contractual obligations, collection of receivables and fines.
Practice in the examination of civil contracts, foreign economic and long-term investment and offtake contracts for the benefit of Kazakhstan manufacturing enterprises.
Legal support of projects on creation and registration of non-profit organizations, partnerships and associations of property owners.

Education:
Bachelor in Law, Kazakh State Law University, Almaty
Yerlan Balgarin
Mr. Yerlan Balgarin specializes in corporate governance consulting and development of consulting services related to strategic development, formation and improvement of the effectiveness of the Board of Directors, the work of the Corporate Secretary, internal control, issues of attracting financing and debt restructuring.
 
Experience:
Strategic management and coordination of operational activities of large financial and insurance organizations. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Alliance Bank JSC, Managing Director of Samruk-Kazyna Finance LLP, Managing Director of Development Bank of Kazakhstan JSC, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Smart Group Investment Company JSC, Managing Director and CEO of Centras Securities JSC, and also held other senior positions in Kazkommerts Securitizes JSC and Kazkommertsbank JSC. He started his career as a Tax Consultant at Deloitte & Touche, Kazakhstan LLP.
Corporate governance and support of M&A transactions. Until recently, he was an Independent Director and member of the Board of Directors of Kompetenz Insurance Company, as well as a consultant to IFC on the Corporate Governance Project in Kazakhstan. Under the leadership of Mr. Yerlan Balgarin, the corporate governance working group of the Association of Financiers of Kazakhstan developed a model code of corporate governance, and a number of proposals to improve the legislation of Kazakhstan in terms of corporate governance.
Under the leadership of Yerlan 4 international conferences on corporate governance were held in 2005, 2006 and 2007, and in 2016 when the First National Forum on Corporate Governance and Investment Attractiveness of Kazakhstan was successfully held, organized by IFC and Samruk-Kazyna JSC NWF.
 
Education:
Executive MBA Degree, SKOLKOVO Moscow School of Management
Bachelor of Finance, International Business Academy (MAB)
Bachelor in Law, Kazakh State Law University, Almaty

Clients

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OFFICE OF LAW FIRM RECCON

Ambassador Towers, 2 floor, | 45, 22nd Line, Office 214 | Almaty, 050060, Kazakhstan

Tel.: +7 727 327 77 99, +7 707 327 77 99 | Email: info@reccon.kz



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