Unicase LLP is a full service law practice operating via two offices in Almaty and Astana. The firm’s practice covers all areas of legal practice sought by multinational corporations, financial institutions and national companies doing business in Kazakhstan.

Our team provides both cross-border transactional advice and industry-specific local regulatory advice, serving as a one-stop shop for international and national clients doing business in Kazakhstan.

Unicase LLP serves all types of clients: large Kazakh companies, international financial institutions, multinational corporations, state-owned companies and the sovereign, as well as the international law firms acting as the local counsel on the largest cross-border transactions led by global law firms, including Magic Circle law firms.

Area of Expertise

  • Corporate law and M&A
  • Finance and securities
  • Subsoil use and environmental
  • Tax and customs law
  • Labour and employment
  • Dispute resolution and arbitration
  • Law-making

Key Members


Saniya is a recognised expert in the fields of PPP, project finance and construction. Saniya also advises on finance, infrastructure,

traditional energy and renewable energy projects.

Ms. Perzadayeva supports government agencies, financial institutions and investors/developers in the energy sector projects

including legislation shaping, deals structuring and project financing. Furthermore, she offers advice on the development of EPC

contracts, supply contracts and other agreements, as well as on the issues of tariff and anti-monopoly regulations. Saniya regularly

represents clients relating to attracting investments and establishing joint ventures.

Saniya is recommended by Chambers Global, Legal 500 and IFLR1000 as one of the best lawyer in Kazakhstan.




Zhanar Abdullayeva gained specialized experience in the oil and gas, mining and energy sectors by advising major Kazakh companies, international investors and quasi-public sector companies on a wide range of issues including industry-specific regulations.

Zhanar’s experience includes conducting complex due diligence of oil and gas and mining companies in the context of M&A

transactions; structuring of cross-border deals; advising on regulatory issues. Zhanar’s experience includes working at the

leading international law firms in the UK and Kazakhstan; she is a member of the Kazakhstan Bar Association and Kazakhstan

Petroleum Lawyers Association.




Raushana provides advice on a wide range of issues related to Kazakh law, including subsurface management, oil and gas, traditional

and renewable sources of energy, infrastructure and PPP, and project finance and securities.

In particular, Raushana is one of the leading experts on matters relating to state regulations, financial institutions, and transaction

structuring. Raushana acts as a specialized legal advisor on various complex pilot infrastructure projects carried out by the

Government of Kazakhstan.




Artem heads the Dispute Resolution and Arbitration practices. He is a certified advocate and represents clients on all types of disputes at all levels of the judiciary, including in arbitrations. He has substantial experience in the enforcement of foreign court decisions in Kazakhstan. Artem also advises on various corporate issues including corporate restructurings, M&A deals, issuance and placement of shares.

Artem has extensive experience in FMCG and pharmaceutical sectors, as well as in protecting clients’ interests relating to the customs and tax law.