Saltanat Kaidarova

Mediator, Trainer and Lawyer


Chairman of the Board of the Pavlodar Oblast Chamber of Legal Adviser and specialising in labour, consumer, corporate, medical, family, inter-ethnic, school, criminal, and civil law disputes.


  • Chairman of the Board of the Pavlodar Oblast Chamber of Legal Advisers.
  • PE “Interregional Mediation Centre MIR” Director, founder of the centre.
  • Chairman of the Pavlodar branch of the ROO “Kazakhstan Union of Lawyers”
  • A member of the Pavlodar Oblast Council for Cooperation with the Courts.
  • Lecturer at the Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan.
  • Winner of the State Award of the Ministry of Information and Public Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the category – protection of rights and freedoms of citizens and organisations.
  • Medal “Honorary Lawyer of Kazakhstan” 2019
  • Certificate of Merit from the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan 2020
  • “Master of Laws. Master’s thesis on “Mediation as an Institute of Civil Procedure Law”.
  • Participation in the Constitutional Council of the RK On the appeal of the President of the RK Tokayev K.K. to verify the compliance with the Constitution of the RK “On introduction of amendments and additions to some legislative acts of the RK on advocacy and legal aid issues”.
  • Member of working groups on amendments and additions to the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Mediation” “On Advocacy and Legal Aid”. Member of working groups on amendments to the Laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Mediation, on Advocacy and Legal Aid, and on Copyright and Related Rights.

Other Achievements

  • 2015 г. – Traineeship for professional mediators in the Czech Republic. (Transformative Mediation. Family Mediation) Certificate of the Association of Czech Mediators.
  • Institute for Family Affairs – a specialist in family issues. University of Navarra Family University (Spain)
  • European Union and Council of Europe programme on the Dutch Model of Justice and Mediation in Criminal Proceedings (Netherlands). 2015 University of Granada. “Training in the Mediator-Trainer Programme”. Spain. 2016 г.
  • “Family Emotional Conflict Mediation” by North Carolina Mediation Centre, USA. 2017 г.
  • Training for Trainers “Restorative Justice Training Course for Judges and Prosecutors of the Republic of Kazakhstan”. European Union and Council of Europe. 2017 г.
  • International Financial Court Astana, International Law Training. (England) 2019.

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