Kinstellar boosts dispute practice by hiring new partner in Kazakhstan

Kinstellar has announce that Mukhit Yeleuov has joined the Almaty office as a partner.

Mukhit Yeleuov, a highly regarded and well-known lawyer in Kazakhstan, joins from Dechert, where he was a national partner.

At Kinstellar, his main focus will be to develop the firm’s dispute resolution capabilities in Kazakhstan.

Mukhit boasts significant experience representing clients in commercial and corporate disputes concerning property rights, subsoil rights, real estate, construction, shareholder rights, and breach of contract, as well as in fiscal and regulatory disputes concerning tax, customs, labour, migration, environmental, technical safety, and bankruptcy law.

For a number of years, Mukhit has been consistently recognised by the leading international legal directories Chambers, Legal 500 and other benchmark publications as a leading lawyer in his field.  Clients recommend him as a “great litigator”, “a highly qualified legal professional with a deep knowledge of Kazakhstan legislation”, and “a very dedicated” lawyer who “responds to problems very impressively.”