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Zelenin Andrey

Zelenin Andrey

Tel: +74959894410
Address: Moscow, Imperia Tower, 6 Presnenskaya Emb., Block 2 Moscow, 123112, Russia

General information

Russian Federation
Russian - fluent
English - fluent


Lidings , Moscow
Partner, Managing Partner
Legas - Magisters , Moscow
Associate, Senior Associate

Experience as arbitrator

Served as arbitrator in 8-10 cases in domestic arbitrations
RAC Rules
Rules of the Arbitration Center at RSPP

Examples of cases

Due to confidentiality restrictions examples can be provided upon request

Experience as counsel

Acted as counsel for 11-15 years in domestic and international arbitrations
ICAC Rules
LCIA Rules
ICC Rules

Examples of cases

US oil and gas company Exxon Mobil in the ICAC at the CCI of the Russian Federation in a debt recovery proceedings. Large Russian mechanical plant in a debt recovery dispute with Chinese counteragent. Finnish company Oiltanking Sonmarin Oy during the procedure of recognition and enforcement of the foreign arbitral award issued by the ICC International Court of Arbitration. DuPont Corporation in the ICAC in a debt collection dispute with a major Russian chemical producer. Global packaging solutions provider Tetra Pak in international arbitration proceedings (ICAC at the CCI, ICC, LCIA), in a series of disputes related to debt collection, foreclosure of the mortgaged property and in bankruptcy proceedings. Numpho Fuel Terminal in the process of recognition and enforcement of a North Korean judgment in Russia.

General arbitration experience

Russian law
US law (Delaware)
commercial arbitration
сonstruction arbitrations
commercial arbitration

Education, qualifications, awards

Department of International Private Law, Kutafin Moscow State Law University, Specialist, 2004
• Pravo-300 – 2018- 2023 – Intellectual Property, Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare, TMT • Kommersant - 20219 - 2023 - Corporate and M&A, Antitrust, Pharmaceuticals, Intellectual Property, Retail, FMCG • Chambers and Partners Europe – 2009-2021 – Corporate and M&A, Life Sciences; • Best Lawyers – 2022 – Lawyer of the Year - Health Care • Best Lawyers – 2017-2021 – Corporate, Arbitration and mediation, Litigation; • WTR 1000 – 2018-2021 – Enforcement and litigation; • Who is Who Legal – 2012-2022 – recognized as the best lawyer in Russia in fields of patent disputes and disputes over quality of produced goods; • The Legal 500 – 2013-2021 – Dispute resolution; • Expert Guides – 2021 – Life Sciences; • LMG Life Sciences – 2021 – Recommended in the field of Life Sciences
Lecturer in Department of Practical Law, Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL)

Preferences as an arbitrator

IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest in International Arbitration
Prague Rules
fully electronic
no general preference
no general preference
Maximum deference to the right to present the party’s case
Rigorous control of the process by the tribunal
If it is a legal issue or an important factual issue
Arbitrators should encourage parties to settle the dispute including by making inquiries and/or steps such as encouraging participation of in-house counsel or management in hearings

Other information

1) Practical directory focused on the key aspects of legislative regulation of pharmaceutical industry in Russia - The Pharma Legal Handbook (2021) 2) Took part in putting together a commentary dedicated to the 60th anniversary of New York Convention “Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgements in Russia and CIS” (Moscow, RAA, 2019) 3) Collection of articles in English written by leading Russian experts - Dispute Resolution in Russia: The Essentials (Moscow, Statut, 2019) 4) International Commercial Arbitration Textbook (Saint-Petersburg, Moscow, Statut, 2018)