Nurzhan Stamkulov

Nurzhan Stamkulov

Nurzhan Stamkulov is a partner in Synergy Partners Law Firm. He has an extensive ten years of legal experience. He has advised international and domestic clients on different tax and customs issues, and helped to successfully structure M&A deals with tax efficient outcomes. Nurzhan has participated in numerous tax inspections and audits, prepared pleading base arguments and recommendations to appeal against imposed taxes and fines. Nurzhan is an experienced litigator who has successfully supported many clients in litigation to protect their interests in tax cases.

 Practice Areas 

  • tax
  • customs
  • transfer pricing
  • antimonopoly
  • intellectual property
  • commerce
  • dispute resolution and litigation with state authorities


  • Partner, Synergy Partners Law Firm, 2011 to date
  • Senior Lawyer, private law firm, Almaty, 2010-2011
  • Lawyer, private law firm, Almaty, 2008-2010
  • Lawyer, JSC ISG LTD, 2004 - 2006
  • Lawyer, JSC Nurbank, 2003


  • University of Exeter, MBA with honours, 2007
  • Kazakh Humanitarian Law University, J.D., with honours, 2003


  • Russian
  • English
  • Kazakh


  • Remedy against trademark infringement
  • Recommendations for compliance with copyright and related rights
  • Taxation of transactions of individuals in the securities market
  • Aspects of appealing the results of tax audit
  • Tax recommendations when concluding transactions with non-residents
  • The presence and formation of a permanent institution in Kazakhstan
  • Factors affecting the formation of a permanent institution in Kazakhstan