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Andrey Zharskiy, Ph. D.

Andrey Zharskiy, Ph. D.

Partner, Advocate

Expertise

  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure
  • Mergers & Acquisitions / Joint Ventures

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure
Chair
Banking & Finance Group
Member
Energy Group
Member
Mergers & Acquisitions Group
Member
Mining Group
Member
Real Estate Group
Member
Profile
Andrey Zharskiy, is a Partner of Corporate/M&A Practice and head of Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Industry Group, he also heads Real Estate Practice.

Andrey has more than 20 years of experience in legal support of M&A/JV, commercial and infrastructure projects within energy and natural resources sectors advising leading international and Russian companies in respect to their high profile and large-scale transactions and JV in Russia and abroad. His expertise includes oil and gas downstream and upstream projects, LNG projects, mining projects in Russia and Africa, infrastructure projects and financing matters. Andrey assists Clients with all legal issues arising during project’s implementation, including on complicated regulatory issues related to subsoil use and environment.

In his real estate practice Andrey provides legal support with regard to complex infrastructure and construction projects and all types of real estate matters, including acquisition of real estate and lease matters, development projects, industrial and infrastructure projects in different sectors (including PPP matters) and all other legal matters related to real estate.

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

Andrey is an Officer of the IBA Mining law Committee, he regularly speaks at Russian and international conferences on different issues related to oil&gas and mining in Russia.

Andrey graduated with honors from Belarusian State University in 1998, he holds a J.D. degree in civil law (2002) and a LLM degree from University of Manchester (1999). Andrey is an author of numerous publications on breach of contract and legal remedies, including based on UN Convention on international sale of goods.

Education

Andrey Zharskiy graduated from Belarusian State University, Minsk, Department of Law (1993-1998); after conducting post-graduate research in 2002 he earned his candidatskaja in juridical science (equivalent of SJD). He has got LL.M. degree in 1999, validated by the University of Manchester (UK). Andrey 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.
Areas of Practice

Commercial Law | Corporate Law | Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure | Mergers & Acquisitions / Joint Ventures | Real Estate

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • International Bar Association
    the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)

Professional Activities and Experience

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.
Articles

Legal Checklist: How to Make your Business Sustainable in the Face of New Challenges
ALRUD Law Firm, July 2020

The current crisis has challenged the strength of all companies. It has forced businesses to quickly address new issues that often were outside their agenda earlier. During this period, most of businesses have managed to temporarily adapt, or radically change their processes and strategies; establish a flawless remote operation; transform the pattern of cooperation with counterparties and partners; reallocate resources and learn to communicate with their employees under crisis...

COVID-19 Impact on M&A in Russia: Trends and Transaction Specifics
ALRUD Law Firm, April 2020

Every day, the outbreak of coronavirus infection has an increasing impact on the economy, in general and various aspects of business, in particular. In this information letter, we have reflected the main trends and specifics of M&A transactions in Russia, under the conditions of restrictive measures caused by the spread of COVID-19. General trends of the M&A market in Russia under COVID-19 Transactions’ dynamic...

Additional Articles

Andrey Zharskiy is an author of multiple publications on international sale of goods and Russian contract law, devoted primary to legal remedies for breach of contracts


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