Tatyana Lee

Associate, Astana



Tatyana is an Associate of M&A and Corporate practice at Nur-Sultan office. She specializes primarily in M&A, business organization/corporate law, investments, and project finance. She has a wide experience in advising the clients in oil and gas, mining, banking and finance, and infrastructure projects.

Bars and Courts
Master's Degree
Comparative Law, Economics and Finance
International University College of Turin
International and Comparative Law
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Bachelor's Degree
International Law
University of World Economy and Diplomacy




The First and Large Road PPP in Kazakhstan
Representation of an international consortium of sponsors, Alsim Alarko Sanayi Tesisleri ve Ticaret A.Ş, Makyol İnşaat Sanayi Turizm ve Ticaret A.Ş., SK Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. and Korea Expressway Corporation on the development and financing of the US$750 million Big Almaty Ring Motor Road (BAKAD). The BAKAD project is one of the largest non-oil infrastructure public-private partnership projects of the Kazakhstan Government financed by the private sector.

Grupo Bimbo's business activities in Kazakhstan
Representation of Grupo Bimbo, Mexican multinational bakery product manufacturing company, in relation to its business activities and establishment of a joint venture with a local partner in Kazakhstan.

Metso minerals business with Outotec
Representation of Metso, a world-leading industrial company offering equipment and services for the sustainable processing and flow of natural resources in the mining, aggregates, recycling and process industries, in connection with obtaining Kazakhstan regulatory clearances in relation to combination of Metso minerals business with Outotec.

Kazakhtelecom's acquisition of Kcell
Representation of Kazakhtelecom JSC, Kazakhstan's state-controlled leading telecommunications company, on the acquisition of a 75 percent stake in Kcell JSC, the leading mobile operator in Kazakhstan, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE), and the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE).

Private investment of Resource Capital Fund VII L.P.
Representation of Resource Capital Fund VII L.P., a US-based private equity fund, in a 35 percent indirect equity acquisition of RG Gold, a gold mining company based in Kazakhstan.

Acquisition of Tsesnabank
Representation of First Heartland Securities, a Kazakhstani brokerage company and a part of the investment holding, in relation to the acquisition of 99.5% of shares Tsesnabank (currently renamed to First Heartland Jysan Bank), one of the leading banks in Kazakhstan.

First IPO on Astana International Exchange
Representation of a syndicate of banks including Credit Suisse and J.P. Morgan as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners, China International Capital Corp., Halyk Finance and Mizuho International plc as joint bookrunners, and Numis Securities as co-manager, on the US$451.3 million initial public offering of JSC NAC Kazatomprom, the world's largest producer of uranium. Kazatomprom's ordinary shares have been admitted to trading on the newly established Astana International Exchange (AIX) and GDRs on the LSE and AIX. This deal was named as "ECM Deal in CEE, Russia and CIS" by GlobalCapital 2019


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