Kurmangazy Business Center
61a Kurmangazy Street
5th Floor
050000, Almaty

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Kairat Baizakov is considered "a strong lawyer" by market sources. An increasingly active player in the market, he advises domestic blue-chip corporates on mandates including transactions and corporate structurings.

Chambers Asia Pacific, 2018


Kairat  Baizakov

Kairat Baizakov

Of Counsel
+ 7 727 355 0557

Kairat Baizakov is Of Counsel in the Almaty office. Kairat's expertise focuses on capital markets, dispute resolution, banking and finance, restructuring and M&A. He also advises clients on antimonopoly and competition issues.


  • EBRD on a USD 14 million financing of JSC Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s national airline, for the construction of an aircraft maintenance facility in Astana
  • KENGES RAKISHEV on the acquisition of Alnair Capital Holding JSC and its 28.08% shareholding in Kazkommertsbank JSC, the largest bank in Kazakhstan, as a result of which Mr Rakishev increased his total shareholding in Kazkommertsbank JSC to 56.75% of its issued common share capital
  • KAZTRANSOIL on its People’s IPO program (offering under the Initial Public Offering and listing on the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange)*
  • VERNY CAPITAL JSC on the sale of a 18.91% stake in Kazzinc, the Kazakhstan zinc producer, to commodities trader Glencore International*
  • JSC KAZMUNAIGAS EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION on its USD 2.3 billion IPO via a listing of GDRs on the London Stock Exchange and the simultaneous sale of shares in Kazakhstan, the largest IPO to date from the country*

*Experience prior to joining Kinstellar.


    • 1981 – 1986: Kazakh State University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, Law degree


    Russian, English


    • Kazakhstan: Overview of Investment Treaty Programme, Global Arbitration Review, September 2016 (co-author)
    • Rehabilitation in Kazakhstan: A Renewed Path for Business in Trouble, Emerging Markets Restructuring Journal No. 1, spring 2016 (co-author)