Chairman of the Management Board

Maidan Kuntuarovich Suleimenov was born on September 30, 1941 in Alma-Ata, Kaz SSR. In 1963 he graduated from S. M. Kirov Kazakh State University (Faculty of Law) with honors. From 1963 to 1966 he was a postgraduate at the Institute of State and Law of the Academy of Sciences of SSSR (Moscow). 1966 to 1969: Junior, Senior Research Associate; 1969 to 1985: Senior Research Associate; 1985 to 1991: Chief of Department titled Legal Problems of National Economy of the Institute of Philosophy and Law Academy of Sciences of KazSSR. 1991 to 1992, 1994 to 1995: Director of the Institute of State and Law of the Academy of Science of Kazakhstan. 1992 to 1994: Chief Academic Secretary of the National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan. From 1995: Director of the Research Institute of Private Law at Kazakh State University of Law.
M.K. Suleimenov took part in preparation and execution of a number of international treaties on economic relations. In particular, he was at the head of the Kazakhstan group during negotiations under the Energy Charter Treaty in Brussels (1993 to 2004); he acted as legal adviser on oil contracts of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan. He represented the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, foreign and Kazakhstan companies and organizations in international disputes. He frequently acted as an expert of Kazakhstan law in court and arbitration proceedings in London, Washington, Stockholm, Houston and Calgary.
M.K. Suleimenov was a leader of the working group and took part in formation of over 80 laws in the field of private law as well as Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Civil Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan. He participated in formation of the Model Civil Code of CIS countries, Model laws for CIS countries on joint-stock companies, on limited liability partnerships, on mortgage, on bankruptcy, on securities, etc. He acted as a chief of the writing team for preparation of Comments to the Civil Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan, civil law textbooks.
M.K. Suleimenov is a member of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, LL.D.., Professor, Director of the Research Institute of Private Law of the Caspian University, Chairman of the Management Board of the Arbitration Chamber of Kazakhstan, member of the Board of Kazakhstan Oil & Gas Industry Bar Association, member of the International Board of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan, senior partner of Zanger Law Firm and member of editorial board of 10 law magazines.
He is an author of more than 550 scientific and popular scientific publications related to problems of civil, family, real estate, international private law, private law of procedure (law of alternative dispute resolution) as well as the problems of ownership, legal entities, contracts, subsurface management, oil operations and foreign investment in the Republic of Kazakhstan including also over 50 monographs, textbooks and teaching guides, comments to the Civil Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan. He is an author of 9 volumes of complete works titled Private Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan: History and Contemporaneity (Almaty, 2011) as well as 5 volumes of Selectas on private law (Almaty, 2016).
M.K. Suleimenov trained 46 Candidates of Juridical Sciences and 8 Doctors of Juridical Sciences.

Member of the Management Board

Bralina A.

Graduated from Karaganda State University named after E. A. Buketov – major “Legal studies” (Karaganda, Kazakhstan), Georgetown University (Washington, USA) – courses on the law of conflict, management and non-governmental public organizations; Canning Language School (London, Great Britain).

Worked at Karaganda State Polytechnic Institute (Legal Consultant/Labor Law teacher); Ministry of Land Development and Water Resources of the Kazakh SSR (Senior Lawyer-Chairman of the non-departmental arbitrage); American Bar Association (Legal advisor); International Law Firm “Baker and McKenzie” (Senior lawyer); Kazakhstan Petroleum Lawyers' Association (Executive Director); International Commercial Arbitration Court of the Eurasia Mediation Center (Chairman); Eurasia Media Center (Vice-President).

Took part as a representative in the national and foreign arbitration proceedings; as an arbitrator in the international proceedings. Member of the working group of the committee on legislation of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan on the adoption of the laws of the RK “On International Commercial Arbitration” and “On Arbitration Courts”.

Spoke at International Conferences and Seminars on the matters of international arbitration. Author of 18 articles. Co-organizer of the 9th Qualification Seminar of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of Great Britain “International Agreement and Dispute Resolution in the International Commercial Arbitration”; Editor of the Magazine “Arbitration Bulletin East&West”.

Executive Director of the Kazakhstan Petroleum Lawyers' Association (KPLA); Chairman of the KPLA Subcommittee on International Arbitration; Organizer of fifteen international conferences “Subsoil use – backbone of the economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan”; Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the specialized magazine “Subsil use and Law”.

Awards: Certificate of the Almaty Akhim in honor of the 20th anniversary of the independence of Kazakhstan”, medal of the Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the contribution in the development of the oil and gas sector of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Chairman of the International Commercial Arbitration Court of the Eurasia Mediation Center, member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of the Great Britain, member of the Management Board of the Chamber of Kazakhstan. Executive Director of the Kazakhstan Petroleum Lawyers' Association (KPLA).

Member of the Management Board

Kaldybayev Askar Kuralbaevich

In 1999 graduated with honors from the Kazakh State Law Academy (now – KAZGUU). In 2000 earned a Master’s Degree in German Law (LL.M.) from University of Bremen. In 2002-2004 attended post-graduate program at KAZGUU. Candidate of Juridical Sciences. Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (MCIArb).

Professional experience: 2000-2005 – teacher at the Department of Civil Law at KAZGUU; 2002-2005 – Coordinator of the German Technical Cooperation Agency (GTZ), project “Legal reform in countries with transformation economy”; 2006-2007 – leading research worker at “Institute of Legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan” LLP; 2006-2006 – Director of the Department of Legal and Personnel work at JSC “Kaztermitrans”; 2007-2009 – Head Manager of the Legal Department of Sovereign Wealth Fund "Samruk-Kazyna" JSC; 2009-2010 – General Director of “Centre of Legal Research and Analysis” LLP; 2010, 2012 – Senior Lawyer of “Salans” LLP; 2010-2012 – Director of the Department of Legal Assistance of “PSA” LLP; 2014-2015 – Managing Director for Legal Matters of JSC “Regionalnoye”; 2015-2016 – Deputy General Secretary of the Arbitration Center of Atameken; 2016 – to present time – Executive Director of the Arbitration Center of Atameken.

As part of the working group took part in the development of the draft Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Arbitration”.

Member of the Management Board 

Khan Nikolay Georgievich

1996-98  St. Petersburg Humanitarian University of Trade;

1998-2000 Almaty State University named after Abay, major – Legal Studies. Qualification – Lawyer.

1998-2002 – Private Law Firm Firm “Ansat” – Paralegal; 2002-2005 – Almaty regional association of lawyers; Private Law Firm “Ansat” – law intern; 2005-2010 – Member of the Almaty regional association of lawyers, Private Law Firm “Ansat” – Lawyer; 2010-2010 – Member of the Almaty regional association of lawyers, Institution “Law firm Mc. Green&Partners” – Lawyer; 2010-2012 – Bakery Factor “Aksay” – Head of the Legal Department, 2012-2016 – Head Legal Consultant of the RTS Group of Companies, from 2016 – to present time – Chairman of the LLP International Commercial Arbitration “JUSGENTIUM”

As part of the working group, took part in the development of the draft laws of the RK “On Arbitration”.

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