Title: Distributorship

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Alexander Zharskiy, Ph. D.

Partner

 

Alexander Zharskiy

Firm: ALRUD Law Firm
Address:6nd Floor, 17 Skakovaya Str.
Moscow 125040
Russia
Phone:7 (495) 234 9692
Fax:7 (495) 956 3718
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Local Time:Sun. 21:56
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Profile

Alexander Zharskiy is a partner at ALRUD law firm, leading the firm's corporate, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and private equity work. He has extensive experience in in-bound and cross-border transaction in a variety of sectors: energy and power, metals and mining, real estate, consumer markets, pharmaceuticals and general industry.

Alexander's recent projects in Oil and Gas sector include advising Gazpromneft on various transactions. Jointly with Slaughter and May he represented interests of North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. and Seadrill Limited in the long term investment agreement with Rosneft in onshore and offshore drilling opportunities.

Alexander Zharskiy joined ALRUD in 2004 and has been a partner since 2007. He is constantly recommended as a leading legal advisor on corporate and M&A matters by Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, PLC Which Lawyer? and other local and international rankings. Clients praise Alexander for his professionalism, business focus and the ability to defend clients' best interests in complex matters.

Alexander regularly speaks on corporate and M&A topics at Russian and international conferences. He holds a Doctor degree and an LLM degree from University of Manchester.

 

Languages: Russian, Belarusian, 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".

Chambers Global, 2013 recommends Alexander Zharskiy for Corporate / M&A
According to Chambers Global, 2013, Alexander Zharskiy “points out the really vital issues and then fights for what is important".

The Legal 500, 2013 includes Alexander Zharskiy in the list of the leading lawyers recommended for Banking and Finance.
According to Legal 500 “fiercely bright" Alexander Zharskiy is “an eminent expert whose strong experience in the area is combined with innovativeness and approachability".

Best Lawyers, 2013 recognizes as an expert in Corporate law

Who’s Who Legal, 2013 identifies Alexander Zharskiy as an expert in Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Corporate Governance

The European Legal Experts, 2013 recommends Alexander Zharskiy for Banking and finance, Corporate and M&A and Dispute resolution



Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association

Publications

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.


 

Education


Mr. Zharskiy graduated from Belarusian State University, Minsk, Department of Law (1993-1998); after conducting post-graduate research in 2001 he earned his doctoral dissertation 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.