Title: Distributorship


Alexander Zharskiy



Alexander Zharskiy

Firm: ALRUD Law Firm
Address:2nd Floor, 17 Skakovaya Str.
Moscow 125040
Phone:7 (495) 234 9692
Fax:7 (495) 956 3718
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Local Time:Thu. 10:33
Web site: Direct Page


Alexander has profound expertise in all kinds of financial and capital markets transactions both domestic and cross-border. Alexander advises on all aspects of buying and selling companies involving a cross-border element, also on joint venture projects and financing matters under the Russian law. The depth of his expertise enables to advise on highly complex domestic and international transactions working closely with a leading local counsel.


Languages: He is fluent in Russian, Belarusian and English.


Areas of Practice


  • Banking and Finance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Real Estate


Professional Career


Significant Accomplishments

According to Chambers Europe 2014 “The ALRUD team, and in particular the head of the Corporate practice, Alexander Zharskiy, managed the deal excellently, in record-breaking time, and in the most efficient and client-friendly way.”
"Alexander Zharskiy has both a legal and business understanding which is a combination which is important for lawyers. He gives practical advice which is not by the book.”

According to Chambers Global, 2013, Alexander Zharskiy “points out the really vital issues and then fights for what is important”.
According to Legal 500 “fiercely bright” Alexander Zharskiy is “an eminent expert whose strong experience in the area is combined with innovativeness and approachability”.

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association


His speaking and publication activities include major Russian and foreign conferences and seminars and contributions to legal periodicals in various areas of corporate law, and other spheres of his interest.

Professional Activities and Experience

Prior to joining ALRUD he worked as a senior associate in other law firms in Moscow.



Mr. Zharskiy graduated from Belarusian State University, Minsk, Department of Law (1993-1998); after conducting post-graduate research in 2001 he earned his candidatskaja in juridical science (equivalent of SJD). He has got LL.M. degree with Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences in 1999, validated by the University of Manchester (UK). Alexander Zharskiy participated in a post-graduate course in International Trade and Business Law at T.M.C. Asser Institute, Asser College Europe, the Netherlands, in 2000. In 2007 he has been on a six months secondment in one of the magic circle law firms in London.