Alissa Inshakova

Alissa Inshakova

Baker McKenzie Kazakhstan B.V.


Alissa Inshakova is an Associate in the Almaty office of Baker & McKenzie. She specializes in the areas of corporate law, merges and acquisition and competition law, regulation of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, and dispute resolution. Alissa joined Baker & McKenzie in 2007 as a paralegal and was promoted in 2011 and 2020 to her current position.

Representative Legal Matters

Corporate and M&A

  • Advising a Swiss-based pharmaceutical company in connection with acquisition of shares in Kazakhstani pharmaceutical company.
  • Advising a global pharmaceutical company on the local consequences and steps to be taken in Kazakhstan in connection with its "split-off" reorganization.
  • Due diligence review of companies engaged in oil&gas exploration and production, production of railway equipment, construction, logistic, pharmaceutical companies and other companies in Kazakhstan for potential purchasers.
  • Advising a number of clients on various aspects of Kazakh corporate law including the establishment of businesses in Kazakhstan, dissolution of legal entities, branches and representative offices, change of the charter capital, election and termination of the powers of members of executive body of legal entities, heads of branches and representative offices, etc.

Pharmaceuticals and Medical devices

  • Advising a newly established subsidiary of British multinational producer of health, hygiene and home products on starting pharmaceutical business activity in Kazakhstan including pharmaceutical licensing matters, import of pharmaceutical products and pricing matters.
  • Advising major international pharmaceutical companies on all aspects of manufacturing localization projects.
  • Advising a US-based genetic testing and diagnostics company on various matters in connection with launching their prenatal genetic tests in Kazakhstan.
  • Advising a global biopharmaceutical company on clinical trials regulations in Kazakhstan.
  • Advising several international pharmaceuticals and medical devices manufacturers on various regulatory issues relevant to the industry (advertising, promotion, sales of medicines, medicines price registration, etc.).
  • Advising a major European pharmaceutical company in connection with reviewing and amending various internal guidelines and procedures relating to promotional activities.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Member, Kazakhstan Bar Association


  • Kazakhstan~Kazakhstan (2003)


  • Almaty State University (Bachelor of Law) (2003)


  • English
  • Russian
  • Co-author, "Uzbekistan IAYearbook", Almaty 2020
  • Co-author, "International Arbitration", the Chambers Global Practice Guide, second edition, 2019
  • Co-author, "Impact of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict on the formation of the practice of recognizing foreign arbitral awards in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan", Russian Arbitration Association -, publication on International Arbitration