Tolegen Myrzabayev 2018-10-18T17:10:23+00:00

Tolegen Myrzabayev

Senior Fellow – Kazakhstan

Tolegen Myrzabayev is an attorney and arbitrator in Kazakhstan. He currently works as a senior associate at the Astana Financial Services Authority, an independent regulator at the purpose-built financial zone in Kazakhstan.

About Tolegen Myrzabayev

Tolegen Myrzabayev is an attorney in Kazakhstan. He is also qualified to practice law in the State of New York. He currently works as a senior associate at the Astana Financial Services Authority, an independent regulator at the purpose-built financial zone in Kazakhstan. He was previously an associate at the Kazakhstan offices of Reed Smith LLP.

Mr. Myrzabayev serves on the panel of arbitrators at the Arbitration Centre of the National Chamber of the Entrepreneurs, the largest statewide association representing the interests of small, medium and large businesses in all business areas, including external trade. He also serves on the committee, formed by Kazakhstan law schools, to advise the Ministry of Education regarding the development of legal education in the country. Mr. Myrzabayev teaches corporate law and M&A at a university in Kazakhstan.

ADR Achievements and Training

  • Weinstein JAMS International Fellowship (2012)
  • Extensive mediation training at the University of Pennsylvania Law School (mediation clinics) and the summer school course on mediation, conducted by
  • Hamline School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota and Cardozo School of Law, New York (2011-2012)

Publications and Education

Publications and Presentations

  • “The State’s Pre-Emptive Right under the New Law on Subsoil,” World Monitor Magazine, № 4, 2010
  • “Interview on Corporate Raid Issues,” published in the Moy Biznes Kazahstan Journal, December, № 2, 2009
  • Speaker at the Economic Forum “Expert-100 Kazakhstan: Regulatory Aspects of Public-Private Partnership in Kazakhstan” (Astana, Kazakhstan, November 2009)
  • “Russia’s Law on Freedom of Conscience and Religious Associations: A Comparative Analysis,” Int’l Journal of Civil Society Law, Volume II, Issue 4, October 2004

Educational Qualifications

  • Master of Laws (LL.M), University of Pennsylvania Law School, U.S. (2012)
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.), Comparative Constitutional Law, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary (2004)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), (with distinction) Karaganda State University, Kazakhstan (2003)

For more information

CONTACT US