Our people

Our people

Our Team

Ayan Tashmagambetov


PhD in Law (Karaganda Police Academy), LLM (University College of London).

Legal practitioner (Chamber of Kazakh Legal Practitioners), AIFC Registered Legal Services Provider. 

15+ years of legal experience in public and private companies (Constitutional Council, Ministry of Justice, AIFC Authority, Police Department, Korkem Telecom LLP, Bolashak Academy).

Expertise in civil, corporate, contract, commercial, criminal law and procedures, AIFC law, English common law, M&A, mining, enforcement of court decisions, GR, business development.

Our speakers

Alexander Korobeinikov
Partner at Baker McKenzie Kazakhstan, Arbitrator, Mediator, Registered arbitrator in IAC AIFC, Member of the Supporting Competition in the CIS Non-commercial Partnership | SCC Young Arbitrators Stockholm | ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (Paris)
Andrey Artyushenko
Managing partner and a founder of Artyushenko & Partners boutique law firm (Kazakhstan, Almaty)
Can Eken
Assistant Professor at Durham Law School
Carol Cheng
Solicitor England and Wales | The Republic of Ireland | Hong Kong SAR, Arbitrator LCIA (London) | PIAC (Vietnam)
Grace Cheng
Solicitor in Hong Kong | the Bar of England and Wales, Arbitrator at the AIFC Court | AIAC – Malaysia | BAIAC – Singapore | CACM – Mozambique | World Trade Center (WTC) Macau Arbitration Center, Adjudicator HK Adjudicators | UK Adjudicator
Gulnur Nurkeyeva
Head of China Office and responsible for all China Related projects in countries of GRATA International presence
Kulzhan Mehrabi
Solicitor of England & Wales | Advocate, Kazakhstan
Lei Shi
Arbitrator (THAC)(VIAC)(SCC)(LCIA), Mediator(SQICMC), Chinese attorney, Registered lawyer in AIFC, CNIPA 丨 CAAL 丨 BRILA 丨 CIarb 丨 HKIarb 丨HKIAC
Timur Mussin
Compliance and Ethics Director
Edward Chin
Barrister, Co-Chair of the Young Member Group Committee (East Asia Branch), Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Aigul Telkarayeva
President of the Institute of Chartered Compliance Professionals
Adam Malouf
Chief Investment Officer at the Government of Dubai Knowledge Fund
Roman Khodykin
Partner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP