Leila Makhmetova is counsel, Director of Environmental Law Department and Licenses and Permits Department of GRATA International. She focuses on litigation and dispute resolution, environmental law, health and safety, administrative law.

Leila Makhmetova has extensive experience in environmental dispute resolution. Her success in representing clients has been constant and consistent. Leila’s clients include some of the most prominent figures in heavy industry. Previously, Leila was a Senior Lecturer at the Kazakh University of Law and Humanities and a legal expert at the Institute of Legislation governed by the Ministry of Justice of RK.


  • 1996 - Bachelor degree in law from Kazakh National University named after Al-Farabi,
  • 2007 - Degree of Candidate of Legal Sciences.


  • Environmental Law
  • Licenses and Permits

Industry Sectors:

  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Environmental Law
  • Health and Safety


  • Russian
  • English
Partner, Director of Environmental Law Department
Almaty, Kazakhstan