Yuliya Petrenko
Senior Counsel

BMF Partners Law Firm LLP
34, Luganskogo Street
Almaty, A26A3P2
Republic of Kazakhstan
Tel: +7 (727) 3 909 907
Tel/Fax: +7 (727) 2 255 674
E-mail: ypetrenko@bmf.kz


Yuliya has significant experience in corporate, contract and labour law, mergers and acquisitions, antimonopoly regulation. Over many years, Yuliya advises local and international companies involved in various industries. Yuliya is experienced in representing clients in Kazakhstani courts, international arbitrations and out-of-court dispute resolution. She also participated in a number of major legal due diligence projects.

  •  Antimonopoly regulation
  •  Corporate
  •  Mergers & acquisitions (M&A)
  •  Litigation & arbitration
  •  Labour & employment
  •  Finance & capital markets

Selected Projects

  •  Represent a large international group of companies in connection with acquisition of 100% participatory interest in a Kazakhstani company involved in drilling business
  •  Represent a Saudi-origin company involved in fashion retail business in connection with sale of five Kazakhstani subsidiaries to one of the world’s largest fashion retail group and two group restructurings of its subsidiary companies in Kazakhstan
  •  Advise a major Chinese state-owned bank in a US$ 10 million debt finance transaction guaranteed by three Kazakhstani subsidiaries of the borrower and secured by pledge of receivables
  •  Participation in arbitration team representing the Republic of Kazakhstan in LCIA in a US$4 billion dispute with a Canadian mining company over a contract for mining and export of uranium
  •  Participation in arbitration team representing a Kazakhstani oil producer in LCIA in a US$2 million dispute arising from a drilling contract
  •  Legal advice to the Kazakhstani branch of the world's largest oilfield services company on employment, corporate, insurance and other matters, as well as representation of interests of the company in Kazakhstani courts on various matters
  •  Legal advice to one of the world largest chemical producers in a significant variety of areas, such as corporate, labour, contracts, antimonopoly issues, industrial safety, etc.


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  •  English