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Andrey Zelenin

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Dispute Resolutuion, Intellectual Property


Managing Partner


Andrey Zelenin is the Lidings' Managing Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property practices of the firm.

Andrey has great experience in litigation in the Russian courts and international arbitration, particularly in disputes involving financial institutions, companies from FMCG, energy and pharmaceutical sectors and cases engaging foreign element. He is a prominent Russian expert in the field of international dispute resolution with a wide experience in conducting trials in accordance with the rules of ICC, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, and ICAC with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, as well as other Russian and international arbitration institutions.

Under his supervision the firm has represented clients in a number of precedent-setting cases in Russia. He's experience includes: representing Exxon Mobil in the ICAC with the CCI of RF; representing DuPont Corporation in the ICAC in a debt collection dispute with a major Russian chemical producer; representing Tetra Pak in the Russian arbitration courts; advising ASUSTeK Computer in the course of investigation on violation of antitrust laws; representing Hamé  in a trademark infringement dispute, and other landmark projects.

Andrey is the author of multiple articles and legal reviews published in Russia and abroad. He is ranked by major international legal ratings as a great arbitration specialist. He also a member of the Global Advisory Board of ICDR Young and International,  member of the organization committees of the Moscow Dispute Resolution Conference, Arbitration Debates project of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE) and Russia-China Law Society.

In his role as the Managing Partner at Lidings Andrey Zelenin oversees activities of all departments and practice groups and is responsible for Lidings’ tactical development.


English, French, Russian (native)


• Arbitrator of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE) Court
• Arbitrator of the Arbitration Court before Independent Arbitration Chamber
• Member of the Russia-China Law Society
• Co-Chair of the Annual ABA’s Dispute Resolution Conference
• Member of the British Russian Law Association Committee
• Member of the organization committee of the Arbitration Debates project of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RUIE)
• Member of the Expanded Social Council at the Ministry for Development of the Far East of Russia


Department of International Private Law, Moscow State Law Academy


Dispute resolution: Litigation

Within: Dispute resolution: Litigation

The team at Lidings provides ‘practical, commercial and straightforward advice’, ‘always identifying several ways to solve the problem’. The practice is active in contractual, tax, debt recovery and enforcement proceedings; in one example, managing partner Andrey Zelenin acted for Numpho Fuel Terminal in the recognition and enforcement of a North Korean judgment in a marine insurance case. Stepan Guzey ‘has good knowledge of the law and is a very skilled court speaker’ and is currently is representing a manufacturing company in a tax dispute.

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