Kuben Abzhanov

Associate
Branch of Baker & McKenzie - CIS Limited in the Republic of Kazakhstan

Biography

Kuben Abzhanov is an Associate at the Almaty office of Baker McKenzie. He specializes in employment, dispute resolution and corporate law.

Representative Legal Matters

Employment

  • Advising a major pharmaceutical company in connection with internal investigations of its employees
  • Advising a leading international steel producer on issues pertaining to mass redundancy and  cutting of employment costs
  • Advising a large international airline company, on various employment matters related to transfer of employees
  • Advising leading pharmaceutical company on various employment matters (personnel hiring, drafting employment contracts, obtaining work permits for foreign employees, changing work conditions of employees, etc.
  • Advising a major steel production on transfer of large number of employees in connection with a spin off

Dispute Resolution

  • Representing a leading pharmaceutical & healthcare company in a dispute with the former head of the representative office in Almaty
  • Representing a leading pharmaceutical & healthcare company in a dispute with the former HR director
  • Representing a leading oil service company in a dispute with a group of employees in connection with court claims of USD 1,000,000 approximately
  • Representing a leading software company in a dispute regarding reinstatement claim of its ex-employee

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kazakhstan Bar Association

Admissions

  • Kazakstan~Kazakhstan (2009)

Education

  • Academy of Jurisprudence "Adilet" (B. Juris) (2009)

Languages

  • English
  • Russian