Kurmangazy Talzhanov is the Co-Managing Partner at INTEGRITES Kazakhstan office. Kurmangazy specializes in representing clients’ interests in commercial arbitration courts and state courts.
During recent years, Kurmangazy Talzhanov has been providing legal support for projects under M&A, banking and financial laws including transaction projects on finance loans attraction as well as representation of clients’ interests in matters related to liaison with public authorities.
Kurmangazy manages the practice of banking and financial law, corporate law/M&A, and has deep industry expertise in the following sectors of the economy: real estate and construction, fuel and energy, mining.
Kurmangazy studied international law in several higher educational institutions:
Kazakh State Law University named after N.Shaikenov, Research Institute of Private Law (PHD of Law, Almaty, Kazakhstan;
George Washington University, Faculty of Law/Georgetown University Law Center, Master of Laws, Washington, USA;
Karaganda State University named after E.A.Buketov, Diploma with Highest Honors in International Law, Karaganda, Kazakhstan.
Kurmangazy Talzhanov, at the beginning of his career, headed the legal departments in the companies of JSC National Atomic Company Kazatomprom LLP, Mining Company (100% subsidiary of JSC NAC Kazatomprom). Subsequently, Kurmangazy continued his professional career as a lawyer at the International Law Firm Macleod Dixon and as a Managing Partner in SALUS LEGAL Law Firm. Since 2010, Kurmangazy is the Managing Partner at INTEGRITES Kazakhstan office.
Since September 2017, Kurmangazy is teaching Merger and Acquisitions Discipline at the University named after Suleiman Demirel (Master’s Degree program).
Among Kurmangazy Talzhanov’s clients there is a number of major companies such as Rolls Royce (Kazakhstan), ENI, Altynor Mining Ltd., B&W Fluids Dynamics Inc.Ltd., Barrick Gold, AGIP KCO, Hansa Recources Ltd., Danon. Berkut, Effective Energy, Leviev Group, Eco Energo Gas Ltd., JSC HSBC Bank Kazakhstan, Scandic Optical Limited, JSC NAK Kazftomprom, Alfa-Bank, JSC Astana-finance Bank.
Membership & Professional Appointments:
Kurmangazy Talzhanov is a member of the Kazakhstan Petroleum Law Association (KPLA), Kazakhstani International Arbitrage, Public Association Kazakhstan Bar Association (Kazbar), International Bar Association (IBA).
Awards & Rankings:
Kurmangazy Talzhanov is the recognized expert in dispute settlement. Kurmangazy is one of the recommended arbitrators of the Kazakhstani International Arbitrage list.