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Andrey Zharskiy

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ALRUD Law Firm

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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


Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation

Within: Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation

ALRUD Law Firm's team ‘suggests unique solutions and strategies for complex cases’and has a strong track record in representing automobile, retail and construction sector clients in commercial and insolvency-related disputes. Insolvency partner Sergey Petrachkov, who is ‘a very scrupulous lawyer who pays attention to every detail’, recently represented an automobile manufacturer before the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce. Other figures to note from the cross-departmental team are Maxim Alekseyev, Andrey Zharskiy, Vassily Rudomino and Maria Ostashenko.

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Energy and natural resources

Within: Leading individuals

Andrey Zharskiy - ALRUD Law Firm

Within: Energy and natural resources

ALRUD Law Firm’s team is lauded for its ‘knowledge and experience in the Russian and international markets’, ‘client-driven approach’ and ‘business acumen’. Highlights included Alexander Zharskiy's advice to China Energy Company on its purported approximately $9.2bn acquisition of a 14.2% stake in Rosneft Oil from Glencore and Qatar Investment Authority. ‘Energy and mining specialistAndrey Zharskiy assisted China National Gold Corporation with obtaining regulatory clearance to acquire a majority stake in a Russian gold exploration and production company. The team also advised Trafigura on the $12bn acquisition of a 49% stake in India-based Essar Oil. Oleg Ezhov and Timur Akhundov are other key names.

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PPP and infrastructure projects

Within: PPP and infrastructure projects

ALRUD Law Firm’s practice is best known for its strength in project financing and domestic and international joint developments and investments. Anton Dzhuplin, who is praised for his ability to ‘find solutions to the most difficult tasks’, is advising the Russian Direct Investment Fund on its participation and financing of $2bn Moscow Ring Road, Startup Facility No. 3. In other highlights, Andrey Zharskiy assisted Tata Power with the preparation and negotiation of framework agreements concerning the development of a coal deposit in the Far East.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

ALRUD Law Firm’s team advises on complex construction projects and consists of ‘great professionals and reliable advisers, who are always available and fast in their responses’. Head of the department Andrey Zharskiy, who is ‘extremely competent’, leads on assisting Vi Holding with the redevelopment of the territory of the former Tushino Airport. Associates Stanislav Veselov and Ksenia Bondarenko are other names to note.

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