Andrey Vorobyev specialises in dispute resolution, energy law, white collar crime, and real estate & construction. In addition to his legal practice, he has more than fifteen years of experience managing in-house legal departments of the largest Russian companies working in real estate, machinery manufacturing and energy sectors.
Prior to joining the firm in 2012, Mr. Vorobyev was a Director at Inteco, one of the leading Russian real estate companies, overseeing the areas of asset management, legal support and human resources. He was in charge of corporate governance, government relations, management of subsidiaries, implementation of domestic and overseas projects, investment control, budgeting, tax planning and subsidiaries financing.
During 1996-2007, Andrey worked at Russia’s largest power engineering holding Energomash Corporation as Head of Legal, an Administrative Board member, member of the Board of Directors and Chief Legal Officer. During 2007-2009, Mr. Vorobyev was Deputy General Director for Corporate Governance and Legal Services, Corporate Director and Member of the Board of OGK-3, an Inter RAO UES company.
He is experienced in the incorporation and reorganisation of companies in Russia and abroad, supporting large-scale M&A transactions and the work of companies’ managerial bodies, handling contract law and property management matters, dispute resolution, and drafting of laws. He has experience in launching project offices in the UK, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg and Cyprus. While supporting an investment program of the energy company, Andrey gained extensive experience in EPC contracts, power supply agreements, legal support to construction projects, as well as corporate representation in the Market Council and Council of Power Producers.
Mr. Vorobyev graduated from Gubkin State Academy of Oil and Gas and continued post-graduate studies at Lomonosov Moscow State University.
During 2001-2009, Andrey was a commercial court assessor at the Arbitrazh Court of Moscow and had taken part in complex disputes resolution.
Andrey is a member of the Anglo-Russian Law Association. He was a member of the Committee on Security of Business Activities of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.
He is fluent in English.
He is a member of the Moscow Bar Association.