Mr Andrey Zelenin > Lidings > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

MOSCOW, 123100

Work Department

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

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Dispute resolution: Litigation

The dispute resolution team at Lidings focuses on commercial disputes, debt recovery and bankruptcy-related proceedings and tax litigation; the department is also attracting a growing number of contentious corporate mandates. Key areas of sector expertise for team members include the fast-moving consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, financial services, manufacturing and construction industries. Clients single out department head Alexander Popelyuk alongside managing partner and corporate law specialist Andrey Zelenin.