K&T Partners

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About us

The partnership with limited liability «K&T Partners (Кей энд Ти Партнерс)» was established on November 1, 2014, under the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Our office is located in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

We provide legal services other than advocacy. We conduct comparative legal research, facilitate acquisition and enhancement of knowledge, and provide legal advice and consult on business administration, strategic planning and corporate governance.

Since 2020, K&T Partners LLP has been a local vendor of the International Financial Corporation (IFC) on corporate governance.

With the consent of our customers, some of the educational materials and analytical reports prepared by us are posted on this web-site.

Our partners and experts have been repeatedly involved as specialists and expert witnesses in Kazakhstani law in the local and foreign courts and arbitrations, including the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).

Our partners and experts provide services in Russian and English.

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Services

We provide the following high-quality professional services in the field of law and corporate governance, as well as in the field of organising and running a business:

  • assistance in corporate governance improvement: diagnostics and assessment of the level of corporate governance, providing recommendations for improvement, drafting corporate policies and internal documents;
  • legal expertise, drafting of and assistance in the preparation of legal documents;
  • organisation and conduction of training on strategic planning and corporate governance;
  • organisation and conduction of legal researches as well as events for professional development and exchange of experience;
  • assistance in negotiations and settlement of disputes and disagreements that have arisen within the framework of contractual and other civil law relations;
  • cooperation with foreign legal consultants, including ‘local counsel’ services for foreign law firms.

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Team

Prof., Dr. Farkhad Karagussov

Farkhad Karagussov is the founder and lead expert of K&T Partners LLP

Farkhad Karagussov is the founder and lead expert of ‘K&T Partners’ LLP

He has the qualification ‘lawyer’ (Kazakh State University named after Al-Farabi, Kazakhstan), the academic degree of Doctor of Law and the academic title of ‘professor’ in jurisprudence. Since 2013, he has been an Associate Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL).

Prof Karagussov has 28 years of legal work experience under the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Over the years, he was involved in the work of scientific institutions as an employee and an expert, held a civil servant position, performed the functions of the head of the legal service, assessment and compliance services in large Kazakhstani banks and companies.

Prof Karagussov was repeatedly involved as a specialist in Kazakh law in international arbitration and foreign courts. He has unique experience in preparing model laws for the CIS countries and research activities sponsored by international donor organisations and development organisations.

In 2013, he was elected an associate member of the International Academy of Comparative Law (Paris, France).

Prof Karagussov is an arbitrator of the permanent International Arbitration of the Republic of Kazakhstan, an arbitrator and a member of the steering committee of the Arbitration Center under the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan ‘Atameken’.

Since 2018, Prof Karagussov has been a corporate governance consultant of the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

He has extensive experience in performing the duties of a member of the Board of Directors as an independent director of significant Kazakhstani companies.

Since 2006, Dr Karagussov is a member of the editorial board of the scientific journal of Leiden University (Netherlands) ‘Review of Central and East European Law’; and since 2019, he is the Editorial Board of the Journal of the National Academy of Legal Sciences of Ukraine.

Prof Karagussov has over 200 scientific publications, including monographs, textbooks and commentaries to the codes of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The publications cover various aspects of civil law, private international law, corporate law and corporate governance, comparative law and banking. His works were published in Kazakhstan and abroad in Russian, Kazakh, English, Ukrainian and German languages.

Contacts

farkhad.karagussov@katpartners.kz

🏠 Office 4a, block 8, 162a Dostyk avenue, Almaty, 050 051, Kazakhstan