Chingiz Kraibekov

Associate, Nur-Sultan



Chingiz is an Associate in M&A Practice Group and based in Nur-Sultan office. He specializes in corporate law, M&A, and natural resources projects in line with investment issues. His experience includes advising on wide range corporate issues, reviewing, analysing, drafting contracts, in particular related to subsoil use operations in Kazakhstan.

Prior to joining White & Case, Chingiz was an Associate in the international law firm and in-house lawyer in one of the largest mining corporation in Kazakhstan.

Bars and Courts
Qualified to practice law in Kazakhstan
Law Degree
Karaganda Buketov State University

Karaganda, Kazakhstan



Advising in relation to the full and limited due diligence of different industrial, mining and oil & gas companies, inter alia, coach manufacturing plant, sea and airline carriers, gold and coal mining companies, and participation in M&A process.

Advising in relation to the analysis of production-sharing agreements and other regulated documents under oil & gas fields, revision of expansions and legal justification of the costs' recoverability in this regard.

Representation of the client in relation to the contractual process of the company, inter alia, analysis of all contracts, agreements, including sale, transportation and freight forwarding of uranium from the field to conversion plants in the USA, Canada and France, construction and installation works, bank guarantees and other issues.

Advising in relation to the obtainment of state permits and waivers for the transfer of mining and oil & gas rights in M&A process, including for leading global mining group, Russian leading metals mining company and others.

Representation in relation to the drafting of model contracts for national companies (shareholders agreements, NDA, MOU, etc.).

Advising in relation to the due diligence and legal analysis of company documents in connection with the privatization of state-owned assets.

Advising in relation to the comprehensive legal analysis on issues under joint work of oil & gas companies with national operator and the Ministry of Energy of Kazakhstan.

Advising clients with respect to investment preferences in Kazakhstan.

Participation in Expert Working Group with respect to New Subsoil Use Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan.