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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.


Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

ALRUD Law Firm’s Vassily Rudomino has notable expertise in domestic and cross-border capital markets transactions, and corporate partner Alexander Zharskiy is a key name for public offerings and private placement matters. Anton Dzhuplin advised Russian Direct Investment Fund on its co-investment into the ‘Smart Grids’ infrastructure project. Other clients include Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank.

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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 ‘efficient and capable’ team assisted Mechel with a $500m restructuring of its debts to various creditors and advised Kopeisky Mashinostroitelny Zavod on a project financing arranged by Eurochem Usolsky Potash. Anton Dzhuplin heads the team, which includes Alexander Zharskiy.

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Lender or arranger side

Within: Leading individuals

Alexander Zharskiy - ALRUD Law Firm

Within: Lender or arranger side

ALRUD Law Firm’s Maxim Alekseyev recently advised Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) on the $390m financing of a combined-cycle cogeneration plant. Alexander Zharskiy is the practice head. Sberbank is also a client.

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Russia: Commercial, corporate and M&A


Within: Leading individuals

Alexander Zharskiy - ALRUD Law Firm

Within: Moscow

ALRUD Law Firm’s team has ‘a great understanding of the practical issues concerning business in Russia’, and provides ‘comprehensive and easy-to-read advice’. Clients include Technodinamika, Gazprom Neft and New Idea Investment Company; the group advised the latter on the sale of participatory shares in OBI. Alexander Zharskiy heads the practice and Anton Dzhuplin is also noted.

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