Specialization: M&A, Energy, Natural resources and Infrustructure
Professional experience: Before joining ALRUD Andrey worked as a senior lawyer in one of the major Russian oil companies, subsequently was a head of international legal department of Vi Holding Group/Vimetco N.V, was responsible for the largest Russian investment project in China in the field of aluminum and energy, was on the Board of Directors of Chinese companies. In the course of professional activities Andrey acquired vast experience in supporting M&A and JV projects in Russia and in China, including exploration, development, processing and sale of subsoil resources ( oil, gas, non-ferrous metals). He has extensive competence in the energy and infrastructure projects, foreign investment and its regulation.
As a Partner of ALRUD, Andrey Zharskiy advises clients, including state and private Chinese companies, on M&A projects and investments in various assets, including transactions with venture capital and use of investment funds.
Andrey is a member of American bar association (ABA), Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), International Bar Association ( IBA)
Chambers Global ranks Andrey Zharskiy as energy specialist who advises on M&A, joint ventures and regulatory matters both in Russia and abroad. In Addition, he is the only lawyer in Russia, who was ranked in Chambers Global as an international expert on Chinese projects support, has extensive experience of supporting investment projects in China for Russian business.