Mining and energy

About practice
Mining and energy practice occupies a special place in the firm. We work not only with the largest energy and mining companies in the region but also effectively collaborate with government organizations and educational centers. UPPERCASE LEGAL experts pay special attention to environmental law issues and projects related to the global energy transition (ESG).


  • Consulting and preparation of legal opinions on various aspects of legislation in the energy sector, including renewable energy sources.
  • Consulting on the selection of appropriate contractual forms, including EPC, EPCM, and risk assessment (consulting, support) in the construction and design of industrial energy facilities.
  • Conducting legal due diligence of companies in the energy sector in connection with merger and acquisition deals.
  • Representation of clients’ interests in courts in cases related to compensation for environmental damage.
  • Conducting negotiations with the Government of the UAE on issues related to the construction and operation of energy facilities, as well as on the settlement of disputes related to their activities in international arbitrations and state courts.


  • Provides support in the procedures for obtaining permits and regulatory documents for the largest plant involved in the repair and maintenance of turbine and electrical equipment for industrial enterprises operating in Kazakhstan, Russia, and CIS countries.
  • Offers comprehensive legal assistance to an international company holding leading positions in the mining industry, regarding business registration in the Republic of Kazakhstan and obtaining a license for the extraction of solid minerals.
  • Provides legal support for the licensing of construction and design activities of the largest energy transmission company in Kazakhstan.
  • Represented a Kazakh oil company in a London-seated UNCITRAL arbitration in the defense of a claim against a bank for breach of a corporate guarantee in relation to a construction project.
  • Legal support for a Kazakhstani trader in a deal to purchase $600 million worth of Qatari diesel fuel under FOB (Incoterms) rules. This includes preparing purchase and sale agreements and coordinating transactions with the bank.
  • Comprehensive legal assistance for a plant in corporate matters, including obtaining a license for iron ore extraction under the laws of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
+7 705 802 49 81

Astana, Kazakhstan
Mangilik El, bldg 55/17

Almaty, Kazakhstan
Inzhenernaya street, 17

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