Anatoly Andriash

Joint Head of Moscow
Norton Rose Fulbright (Central Europe) LLP

Moscow
Russian Federation
T:+7 499 924 51 08
Moscow
Russian Federation
T:+7 499 924 51 08
Anatoly Andriash

Anatoly Andriash

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Biography

Anatoly Andriash is a corporate lawyer based in Moscow. He has substantial experience of corporate transactions and works across the energy and natural resources, M&A, corporate/commercial and project development/finance sectors. Anatoly advises on Russian inward and outward investments, joint ventures, private equity, cross-border acquisitions and disposals. He became a partner in 2002.

Anatoly graduated from Moscow State Institute of International Relations, International Law Department in 1994. He gained an MBA from the OU Business School in London in 2005, and an MSc in International Finance and Management from the OU Business School in London in 2010. Anatoly also graduated from the Russian State University for the Humanities, History of Arts Department in 2020.


Professional experience

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  • International Law, Moscow State Institute of International Relations, 1994
  • MBA, OU Business School in London, 2005
  • MSc in International Finance and Management from, OU Business School in London, 2010
  • History of Arts, Russian State University for the Humanities, 2020
  • Lawyer, qualified in Russia
  • Acritas Stars™, Stand-out Lawyer, 2021
  • Chambers & Partners, Energy and natural resources, 2008-2021
  • Chambers & Partners, Energy and natural resources: mining, 2008-2019
  • The Legal 500, Leading individual in Energy and natural resources, 2019-2021
  • Best Lawyers, Energy and natural resources, Investments, M&A, Oil and gas, Project finance, Telecommunications, 2011-2020
  • Best Lawyers, Mining 'Lawyer of the Year', 2017
  • Who's Who Legal International, Energy, 2013-2020
  • Who's Who Legal International, Mining, 2013-2021
  • IFLR1000, Leading Lawyer- Highly Regarded for Russia in Energy and natural resources, M&A, Project development, Project finance, 2019-2020
  • Co-author, "The latest changes to the Russian mining legislation", Gold and Technologies magazine, September 2020
  • Co-author of the Law and Practice section of the Russia chapter of Chambers & Partners' Energy: Oil and Gas Guide 2020 and 2019
  • Co-author of the Law and Practice section of the Russia chapter of Chambers & Partners' Mining Guide 2019
  • Co-author, "New Civil Code of the Russian Federation: the future of civil and contractual law", published in Economics and Life magazine, No. 10, 2013
  • Interview, "Russia's Oil Industry Threatened by High Taxes, Maturing Fields", Oil and Gas Journal, February 2008
  • Co-author, "Some Practical Recommendations with respect to Implementation of New Subsoil Legislation" published in Oil & Gas Vertical magazine, March 2000

Anatoly is a regular speaker at high-profile conferences both in Moscow and internationally, including, most recently, on the legal aspects of foreign direct investments in Russia's oil and gas sector at the St Petersburg Legal Forum and at the IBA Conference 'Russian and CIS Mergers and Acquisitions', in Moscow.

  • Speaker, "Risk Service Agreements in the Oil Industry: International Experience and Practice of Use in Russia", Sakhalin Oil and Gas Conference, Adam Smith Conferences, September 25, 2019
  • Speaker, "Good Faith of Natural Resources Management in Russian and Foreign Law: the Concept and Criteria", St Petersburg Legal Forum, May 17, 2018
  • Speaker, "Contractual Instruments in Sphere of Subsoil Use: International and Russian Experience", St Petersburg Legal Forum, May 19, 2017
  • Speaker, "Global Trends and New Instruments in Private M&A", St Petersburg Legal Forum, May 19, 2016
  • Speaker, "Corporate law development: lessons learned and what are the next steps?", IBA "Mergers and Acquisitions in Russia and CIS" Conference, October 18, 2016
  • Speaker, " JVs in Russia's Oil & Gas Sector: Current Challenges", IBA "Mergers and Acquisitions in Russia and CIS" Conference, December 4, 2014
  • Speaker, "Specifics of M&A deals in Russia: current challenges", New Economic School Public Seminar, April 17, 2013
  • Speaker, "Legal Aspects of Business and Investment in Russia – New Challenges and Opportunities", CERBA, Vancouver, November 8, 2012
  • Speaker, "Legal Aspects of Foreign Direct Investments in Russia's Oil & Gas Sector: New Challenges", IBA Conference "Russian and CIS Mergers and Acquisitions", Moscow, Russia, October 6, 2011
  • Speaker, "Specifics of Russian M&A Market: New Challenges", CERBA, Vancouver, Canada, September 19, 2011
  • Speaker, "The Art of Negotiation & Putting it into Practice", Skolkovo, Executive Education Programmes, April 15, 2011
  • Speaker, "Legal Aspects of Foreign Direct Investments in Russia's Mining Sector: New Challenges", PDAC, Toronto, March 9, 2011
  • Speaker, "Specifics of Russian M&A Market: New Challenges", Lecture at the University – Higher School of Economics, Russia, Moscow, November 26, 2010.
  • Speaker, "Legal Aspects of Foreign Direct Investments in Russia's Oil & Gas Sector: New Challenges", CIS Oil & Gas Summit, Paris, France, May 2010
  • Speaker, "Understanding Upstream Petroleum Legal Regimes and Contracts", Legal Training Course at RWE AG, Germany, Hamburg, February 4-5, 2010
  • Speaker, "Legal Aspects of Foreign Direct Investment in Russia: Joint Ventures, Wholly Owned Subsidiaries and Contractual Alliances", China Investment to Russia Conference, Bejing, China, November 2009
  • Speaker, "Legal Perspectives on Doing Business Today in Russia", CERBA, Calgary, Canada, October 2009
  • Speaker, "Challenges Facing Foreign Investors in Russia", International Petroleum Week, London UK, February 2008
  • Speaker, "Legal Aspects of Investment Risks in the Russian Mining Sector", PDAC Conference, Toronto, 2006
  • Speaker, "Legal Aspects and Perspectives of Application of PSAs in the Russian Mining Sector", "Gold 2002" Conference, Moscow, 2002
  • Speaker, "New Draft of Subsoil Code in Russia", Conference, Moscow, 2002
  • Speaker, "Legal Aspects of Investment Risks in the Russian Mining Sector", "Gold 2001" Conference, Moscow, 2001
  • Speaker, "Investment in the Russian Mining Sector", PDAC Conference, Toronto, 2000
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