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ALRUD Law Firm
125040 MOSCOW
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Work Department

Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure, Real Estate, Corporate/M&A


Andrey Zharskiy, Partner, Head of Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure practice, as well as Real Estate practice, has an extensive experience in legal support of corporate and commercial projects within these sectors (including oil and gas downstream and upstream projects, LNG projects, mining projects in Russia and Africa, infrastructure projects); real estate and construction projects (including construction agreements based on FIDIC forms); industrial and investment projects in Russia (including PPP projects); advising on issues related to subsoil use and other regulatory matters, as well as on corporate disputes.


Andrey Zharskiy joined ALRUD in 2013 and has been a partner since 2015. Before joining ALRUD Andrey worked in one of the major Russian oil companies, subsequently was a head of international legal department of a large international group, where he acquired vast experience in supporting energy, metallurgy and real estate transaction not only in Russia, but in China and Africa as well.

Andrey Zharskiy is the author of numerous publications on contract law and international sale of goods.

Clients appreciate his ability to “ask clarifying and specifying questions, ability to manage the process, to help forward the project to intended targets and balanced approach for decision making”.


Andrey is fluent in both Russian and English.


Andrey is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), a member of the American Bar Association (ABA), a member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA).


Andrey Zharskiy is an advocate, has a PhD degree in Law, has got LL.M. from the University of Manchester

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Energy and natural resources

(Leading individuals)

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The energy and natural resources team at ALRUD Law Firm is known particularly for assisting with both domestic and global M&A and joint venture deals. Practice head Andrey Zharskiy is supported within the practice by corporate finance specialist Alexander Zharskiy and senior associate Timur Akhundov; Akhundov specialises in regulatory issues concerning the energy and mining sectors, and is also proficient in advising on investment and project development matters. The firm remains a key point of contact for Asian investors, including the China National Gold Group.

Russia > Real estate and construction

ALRUD Law Firm handles property transactions for a mix of domestic and international clients in the retail, logistics, infrastructure and financial sectors. The team also has a strong track record advising on development projects in the residential and commercial property space. Andrey Zharskiy leads the practice, and is regularly assisted by senior associate Stanislav Veselov and associate Aleksey Kalinkin.

Russia > PPP and infrastructure projects

Structuring and drafting documentation on joint developments and investments into infrastructure projects forms the cornerstone of the practice at ALRUD Law Firm. Corporate specialists Andrey Zharskiy and Anton Dzhuplin are the key names to note; both have extensive experience assisting with domestic and international transactions. Notable investment institutions make up a core part of the firm’s client base.