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.
EducationMr. 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.
Significant AccomplishmentsAccording to Chambers Europe, 2017 "Corporate M&A practice head Alexander Zharskiy advises significant domestic clients, acting on joint ventures and transactional deals. Sources say that he provides "genuinely commercial legal advice. He is responsive and creative."
"I would single out Alexander Zharskiy for his broad knowledge, very useful sector expertise and genuinely commercial legal advice. He is responsive and creative. Alexander is a first class lawyer and a very strong negotiator", comments one of the clients to Chambers Europe, 2017
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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.
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