Tatyana Lee

Associate, Nur-Sultan



Tatyana is an associate with White & Case Nur-Sultan office. Being trained in U.S and European schools, she specializes primarily in cross-border transactions, investments, project finance, business organization/corporate law, M&A, contracts, and litigation. Tatyana has broad experience in due diligence and negotiations of project agreements in gas, petrochemical, textile, and cotton-processing projects. She represents leading airline and oil & gas companies, international financial institutions, engineering companies, and other transnational corporations from different parts of the world.

Prior to joining White & Case, Tatyana has worked for several international law firms in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

Bars and Courts
Uzbekistan Bar
Master's Degree
Comparative Law, Economics and Finance
International University College of Turin

Turin, Italy

International and Comparative Law
Chicago-Kent College of Law

Chicago, IL, US

Bachelor's Degree
International Law
University of World Economy and Diplomacy

Tashkent, Uzbekistan



Advising the Kazakhstan banking regulator on implementing the merger deal of two Kazakhstani system-forming banks.

Advising foreign banks in Switzerland and Japan on banking regulation in Kazakhstan.

Advising a major Islamic bank on introducing its retail products in Kazakhstan.

Advising a leading Russian oil and gas company on structuring its assets management within the existing product sharing agreement in Uzbekistan.

Exercising legal due diligence of a number of subsidiaries within the group of the largest railway company in Kazakhstan.

Advising one of the world's largest uranium producers on its cross-border restructuring covering the issues involving Kazakhstani legal implications.

Advising a leading Chinese petroleum group on its cross-border restructuring covering the issues involving Kazakhstani legal implications.

Advising one of the leading Swiss banks on income repatriation structuring.

Advising a U.S. oil & gas company on structuring its transaction involving a JV structure with a Kazakhstani national company.

Advising a major atomic company on its potential equity and asset acquisition of its sister company.


Chapter for Kazakhstan, Energy, Global Legal Insights, 3rd ed., 2014

Section 3: Country Chapters: Uzbekistan, The European, Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review, 2013

The Role of the United Nations in International Humanitarian Law, Scientific Conference on International Humanitarian Law for University Undergraduates and Postgraduates in Central Asia, Almaty, ICRC, pp. 218-230, 2007