The Law Society is hosting a roundtable discussion on the business opportunities and challenges of doing business in Central Asia on Wednesday 5 October, 09:30 to 11:30. 

Our panel of experts will share their experience of working in the region and the rational for a presence within the Central Asian legal market. They will discuss the following topics:

  • Overview of the economy, political and legal system;
  • Legal and regulatory framework: recent trends and practical aspects;
  • Current business opportunities - what are the growing business areas?
  • The new Astana international Financial Centre
  • Impact of Brexit
  • Is London still an attractive disputes resolution venue?

Panel members:

  •  Ainur Karbozova, Counsellor of Investments Technologies and Trade, the Embassy of Kazakhstan to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland
  • Eugenia Rebotunova, Senior Counsel, Sayenko Kharenko, London
  • Liza Zhumakhmetova, Partner, Signum Law Firm, Kazakhstan
  • Lydia Ivanova, Prime Advice, Russia
  • Otabek Suleimanov, Partner, Centil Law Firm, Kazakhstan, Iran, and Uzbekistan 
  • Segei Grachev, Managing Partner, MGAP Attorney at Law, Russia

Chair: Sergey Ostrovsky, Partner, Ashurst LLP, London

Registration is now open!

Please register by sending your name, job title, organisation and dietary/access requirements to .