Baizhan Bekzhanov is a Partner in Natural Resources team of GRATA International. He focuses on energy and natural resources, M&A, labour law and dispute resolution.

Baizhan has an extensive experience advising international and domestic clients on issues related to subsoil use regulation at deals on acquisition of subsoil use assets in Kazakhstan.  He has a great experience in undertaking and supervising work for mining, oil and gas and services companies, including CNPC and its subsidiaries, North Caspian Operating Company (operator of Kashagan, the world's largest oil discovery of the last 40 years), Sinopec and its subsidiaries, Kazatomprom and its subsidiaries, Severstal, Nord Gold, Polymetal.


  • 2009 - Baizhan Bekzhanov graduated from Cardiff  University with LLM diploma in Commercial Law;
  • 2002 - He graduated from Kazakh State Law University with diploma with distinction.


  • Energy.
  • Labour law.
  • M&A.
  • Dispute Resolution.

Industry Sectors:

  • Energy.
  • Natural Resources Group.


  • English.
  • Russian.
  • Kazakh.
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