Mr Andrey Tarapov > Dentons > Moscow, Russia > Lawyer Profile

White Gardens
7 Lesnaya Street
125196 Moscow

Work Department

Corporate Practice, Energy Sector Group, Transportation Sector Group


Andrey is a counsel in Dentons’ Moscow office. He specializes in corporate and commercial law as well as M&A transactions in energy and natural resources, and industrial sectors.
Andrey has experience advising on energy and subsoil law, maritime and shipping law, corporate law, and licensing, as well as regulatory and commercial law.


Counsel – Dentons (formerly Salans), Moscow (2008 to date);
Associate – Salans, Moscow (2000-2007); Deputy Head – LUKOIL, Corporate Law Department (1999-2000);
Associate – Macleod Dixon LLP, Russian Office (1997-1999);
Deputy Head of Maritime Services Department – VAO Sovbunker (1995-1997);
Senior Expert – VAO Sovbunker, Maritime Service Department (1990-1995).


English, French, Russian


Moscow State University (1995);
Moscow State Institute of Foreign Languages, MA (1990).

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Transport

At DentonsAndrei Strijak, Andrey Tarapov and Alexander Skoblo jointly head the department and focus on aviation, shipping and automotive matters, respectively. The firm represents Sita International in debt recovery claims regarding the bankruptcy of Russian airline Transaero. Other highlights include assisting Alrosa Air Company with aircraft lease agreements.