Zhanar Abdullayeva – Partner at Unicase Law Firm. Zhanar 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. She worked in a number of cross-border transactions in subsoil sector, advised on foreign investment, financial matters and general corporate and commercial issues in Kazakhstan.

Zhanar is a member of the Kazakhstan Bar Association and Kazakhstan Petroleum Lawyers Association. Legal500 underlined her professional, conscientious and diligent attitude to work in such practices as commercial, corporate and M&A.

Zhanar’s experience includes working at the leading international law firms in the United Kingdom and Kazakhstan.


  • Nottingham University, United Kingdom, LLB
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom, LLM
  • Kazakh Humanitarian Legal University, Kazakhstan, Bachelor of law


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