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

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55/16 Mangilik El Avenue
Block C 3.1, 3rd floor, Office Nos. 325-326
Nur-Sultan 010000

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Adlet Yerkinbayev is praised for his client-oriented and dedicated approach to projects. "He is always available when we ask for his availability at calls or meetings," one client reports, adding: "He showed real desire to work with us on this project in order to build a longer-term client relationship". He is known by commentators as "a good lawyer with good business insight and good communication skills".

Chambers Asia Pacific, 2018

Adlet Yerkinbayev

Adlet Yerkinbayev

+7 727 355 0530

Adlet Yerkinbayev is a Partner in the Almaty office. His practice focuses on debt and equity capital markets, banking and finance and M&A.


  • HALYK BANK JSC on its acquisition of Kazkommertsbank JSC from Mr Kenges Rakishev and Sovereign Wealth Fund Samruk-Kazyna JSC
  • 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
  • HALYK BANK JSC on the sale of a 60% stake in the share capital of its subsidiary bank Altyn Bank JSC to China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited and China Shuangwei Investment Co., Ltd.
  • KENGES RAKISHEV on the acquisition of 46.5% stake in JSC BTA Bank from JSC Sovereign Wealth Fund Samruk-Kazyna
  • JSC HALYK BANK KAZAKHSTAN on its acquisition of SB HSBC Bank Kazakhstan JSC
  • KCELL JOINT STOCK COMPANY, a leading cellular phone provider in Kazakhstan, on its USD 525 million initial public offering via a listing of GDRs on the London Stock Exchange and of shares on the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange*

    *Experience prior to joining Kinstellar.


      • 2004 – 2005: Harvard Law School, Cambridge, LL.M.
      • 1997 – 2002: Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Specialist in International Law (Distinction)


      Member of the New York State Bar


      English, Russian, Kazakh


      • Rehabilitation in Kazakhstan: A Renewed Path for Business in Trouble, Emerging Markets Restructuring Journal No. 1, spring 2016 (co-author)
      • Equity capital markets in Kazakhstan: regulatory overview, Practical Law, September 2015 (co-author)
      • Corporate Acquisitions & Mergers 2014 – 2015: Kazakhstan chapter, Kluwer Law International (co-author)
      • Corporate Acquisitions & Mergers 2014 – 2015, Kazakhstan chapter, Kluwer Law International (co-author)
      • Project Finance, Kazakhstan chapter 2012 – 2014, Getting the Deal Through (co-author)
      • Kazakhstan's Radical Bank Restructuring Law, Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, January 2010 (co-author)