June 27, 2019

Rustam R. Abdullayev


Starting from 2017, he heads the Kazakhstan office of Azizov & Partners in Nur-Sultan.

Abduallev has experience of advising client in mining and petrochemical sectors. His overall practical experience in these spheres is near 15 years.

 Professional Experience

In 2003, Rustamwas hired as an in-house lawyer for ATF Bank, one of the largest banks of Kazakhstan, where he was responsible for legal support of various banking products, including the provision of project financing.

From 2007, he headed the legal department of Verny Capital, the largest investment company in Kazakhstan. For 9 years participated in most significant projects of Verny Capital, namely: the acquisition and subsequent sale of the majority stake in Kazzinc in favor of Glencore and Sovereign Wealth Fund Samruk-Kazyna Joint Stock Company, the acquisition of a stake in the gold mining company Orion Minerals, subsequently reorganized in RGGold, the acquisition of a cement plant in Kyrgyzstan in conjunction with the Investment Fund of Kazakhstan and the subsequent purchase of the entire share from this fund, RixosBorovoe Kazakhstan (participated in the  loan allotment from Development Bank of Kazakhstan  and granting domestic loans).


R.Abdullayev holds LLB from the JSC «KAZGUU University» (Kazakhstan).


Kazakh, Russian and English