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Alexander Zharskiy

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ALRUD Law Firm

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Corporate / M&A, Banking and Finance, Restructuring and Insolvency.


Alexander Zharskiy, Partner and the head of ALRUD Corporate/M&A practice. His practice focus on in-bound and cross-border M&A transaction in a variety of sectors: energy and power, real estate, consumer markets, TMT, pharmaceuticals and general industry. The depth of his expertise enables Alexander to advise on highly complex domestic and international transactions working closely with a leading local counsel. He has extensive experience in restructuring and corporate governance matters.


Alexander Zharskiy joined ALRUD in 2004 and has been a partner since 2007. He is often invited to be a speaker at different M&A and corporate governance conference all over the world. Alexander is constantly recommended as a leading legal advisor on corporate and M&A matters. Clients praise his depth of experience, business focus and the ability to defend clients' best interests in complex matters.


English, Russian.


International Bar Association, member of the Corporate and M&A Law Committee, the Law Firm Management Committee, the Closely Held and Growing Business Enterprises Committee.


Alexander Zharskiy holds a J.D. degree as well as an LLM degree from University of Manchester. In 2007 he went on a six months secondment in one of the “magic circle” law firms in London.


Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

ALRUD Law Firm is ‘a reliable partner in large-scale due diligence and M&A in the real estate space’. The ‘proactive, client-oriented and efficientAlexander Zharskiy is recommended along with Andrey Zharskiy, who has notable expertise in acquisitions and disposals of commercial and residential property.

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Russia: Banking and finance

Borrower side

Within: Leading individuals

Alexander Zharskiy - ALRUD Law Firm

Within: Borrower side

ALRUD Law Firm’s ‘dedicated and responsive’ team provides ‘a very high level of service’, utilising ‘the full expertise of a Russian law firm while also being able to handle a range of international matters’. The firm has increasingly advised on a range of transactions governed by Russian law with foreign law instruments, and has recently handled a number of financing projects for Chinese investors. ‘Proactive partnerAnton Dzhuplindirectly participates in each project, providing professional and client-oriented advice’, and recently assisted Coeclerici Commodities with a loan provided by Unicredit Bank. Alexander Zharskiy and senior associate Ekaterina Mayorova, who ‘quickly focuses on the main legal arguments in banking negotiations’, are the other names to note.

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Lender or arranger side

Within: Leading individuals

Alexander Zharskiy - ALRUD Law Firm

Within: Lender or arranger side

ALRUD Law Firm has ‘a proactive approach, answering all queries in the shortest possible time and fully meeting all requirements’. Key partner Anton Dzhuplintakes a strategic approach to each issue’, and Alexander Zharskiy is noted for his mining, energy and real estate expertise.

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Russia: Commercial, corporate and M&A


Within: Leading individuals

Alexander Zharskiy - ALRUD Law Firm

Within: Moscow

ALRUD Law Firm is ‘a reliable partner when dealing with large-scale due diligence projects and M&A’, and ‘provides a multilateral analysis of emerging issues, adopting a constructive perception of the counterparty’s position and focusing on finding a solution’. Practice head Alexander Zharskiy has ‘robust sector expertise’, and recently advised Kansai Paint on its $572m acquisition of Helios Group. Maria Ostashenko heads the commercial practice, and Anton Dzhuplin has ‘good negotiation skills and a strong business understanding’.

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