Igor Lukin is a Partner, Head of Corporate, Competition practices and Co-head of Labour practice of GRATA.

Igor has more than 9 years’ experience in advising on arranging and closing M&A transactions, creating business ventures, corporate governance, competition issues and labour disputes. Prior to joining GRATA Igor worked for such major law firms as Dentons and Sayat Zholshy and Partners.

Igor is a last year PhD candidate conducting his research in the field of corporate law. In 2015, he worked for Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg, Germany as a visiting researcher.


  • PhD (Kazakh National University named after al-Farabi, degree expected 2020)
  • LL.M. from Kazakh National University named after al-Farabi, 2012 (diploma with honors)


  • M&A
  • Corporate Law & Governance
  • Competition
  • Labour

Member of Kazakhstan Bar Association, member of the Revision Committee of Kazakhstan Bar Association. Member of the Management Board of Legal Policy Research Center

Partner, Head of Corporate and Competition, Co-head of Labour
Almaty, Kazakhstan