Mr. Nam received his first law degree in Kazakhstan and practiced there in the city of Karaganda. He argued cases in trial courts of general jurisdiction, commercial and administrative courts, and appellate courts. He successfully quashed a district attorney's subpoena and opposed the National Security Committee (former KGB) and district attorney's joint inspection that was based on a defective warrant. He successfully represented Karaganda's largest real estate developer in a lawsuit against the mayor to compel zoning approval. For several years, he was in-house counsel for the Efes Beverage Group, an international corporation and Kazakhstan's biggest brewery.Read less
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