Andrey Zharskiy has definitely impressed us, he is very results-driven, extremely professional with a great attention to details
Andrey Zharskiy, is the ALRUD Law Firm partner, practicing advocate in Russia and solicitor in England and Wales, heading Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Industry Group, and Real Estate Practice.
Andrey has over 20 years of experience in providing legal support for complex and international corporate and commercial projects in energy and natural resources (including projects involving the extraction and processing of oil, gas, LNG, mining projects in Russia and Africa, infrastructure projects, off-take contracts and oil service contracts); real estate and construction projects (including EPC contracts on various international forms); industrial investment projects in Russia (including joint projects with the government); consultations on the use of subsoil resources and state regulation; as well as the resolution of commercial disputes.
Andrey joined the ALRUD team in 2013 and became a Partner in 2015. Prior to joining ALRUD, Andrey worked at one of Russia’s largest oil companies, and then as the head of the international legal department of a major international group, where he gained unique experience in handling transactions in the energy, metallurgy, and real estate sectors in Russia as well as China and Africa.
We wanted a lawyer whom we can completely rely on and who understands our business and it's Andrey Zharskiy. He is a highly intelligent and experienced lawyer, responsive and reliable. He understands our business and our true needs, so that our interests and risks are always properly protected. Chambers Europe
on the acquisition of a 10% stake in Vostok Oil LLC, a subsidiary of a Russian oil company, including advising on financing and application of legislation on strategic investments.
on the establishment of a joint venture with a Russian gas company to develop a license area on the Russian continental shelf.
on the sale of 50% equity share in Meretoyakhaneftegaz to Lukoil and establishing a JV for the development of an oil & gas cluster.
on the acquisition of a majority stake and the establishment of a joint venture to develop the Klyuchevskoye gold deposit in Russia.
on the acquisition of Vorkutaugol, a coal assets company, from Severstal with the transaction value being RUB 15bn.
on the RUB 89bn sale of its 51% participatory interest in the companies which operate the Elga coalfield project, estimated reserves are approx. 2,2bn tons: Elgaugol, Elga Doroga and Mechel Trans Vostok.
on a long-term investment and co-operation Agreement with a Russian oil company and long-term drilling agreements.
(international investment and industrial group) in respect of implementation of a JV green field platinum mining project in Zimbabwe (Africa) for US$3bn.
on the development of a coal deposit in Russia’s Kamchatka Territory as well as related corporate, commercial, and regulatory issues.
on a potential transaction to acquire a stake in an Arctic LNG 2 project.
in respect to development of the Tushino project in Moscow, including the recruitment of investors, concluded investment contract, and land relations.
in respect to different matters related to performance of the general construction contract in the implementation of the Yamal LNG 2 project.
on the acquisition of a building in the centre of Moscow to house the Embassy.
in respect to potential claims with regard to performance of the construction subcontracts in relation to Amur Gas Processing Plant.
acting as general contractor for the construction of the mining and processing complex based on the Chernogorsky deposit of platinum-copper-nickel ores developed by LLC 'Chernogorskaya GRK'.
on the drafting of a contract to build a multifunctional centre in Minsk as well as the approval of FIDIC tender documents.
|Best Lawyers, 2022 recommends Andrey Zharskiy in Corporate / M&A, Corporate Law and Real Estate Law.|
|Who’s Who Legal,Global Leaders Mining - 2021 recommends Andrey Zharskiy as a leading practitioner.|
|The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2021 recommends Andrey Zharskiy as a leading individual in Energy and natural resources, PPP and infrastructure projects, Real estate and construction.|
|Best Lawyers, 2021 recommends Andrey Zharskiy in Corporate / M&A.|
|The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2020 recommends Andrey Zharskiy as a leading individual in Energy and natural resources, PPP and infrastructure projects, Real estate and construction.|