17 April 2018
Irina Anyukhina has reviewed current developments in the Russian labour legislation for The Employment Law Review
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12 April 2018
Alrud strengthens its positions in the Legal 500 EMEA 2018 ratings
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3 April 2018
Andrey Zharskiy at the conference devoted to Russian office property
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8 March 2018
ALRUD ranked by Chambers Europe 2018
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Law Firm ALRUD was founded in 1991.
Today ALRUD is one of the leading Russian companies,
providing consulting services in the field of law
and taxation to foreign
and Russian companies.

history of the company

Recent projects
  • One of the major retailers:
    Represented client – one of the major retailers - in frames of the audit by Roscomnadzor. 
  • Pharmacy Chain 36,6:
    Advised Pharmacy Chain 36,6 on the sale of  Veropharm  business  (5 bln RUR).
    Advised OLYMPUS on the issues of entering the trade mark into the Customs intellectual property registry in order to prevent import of counterfeit products to the RF, rendered support in collecting and preparing the filing package.
  • Russian Fashion stores:
    Advise the client - Russian Fashion stores - on the contract of a foreign design bureau for elaboration of a new design concept for the chain shops serving the casual clothes.
  • leading Italian boiler manufacturer :

    Represented a leading Italian boiler manufacturer in five simultaneous labour disputes initiated by its employees who claimed overdue salary. The Team managed to settle the disputes amicably on conditions that significantly decreased the employees’ demands

  • the large international oil trading company:

    Provided complex immigration support to the large international oil trading company including advice on formalization of employment of foreign employees in Russia, support on obtaining work permits and work visas.


April 12 Legal 500, one of the most competent legal magazines, published the results of periodic research. The ranking is based on feedback from 250 000 in-house peers and clients and information on key deals.

The main thing

Sergey Petrachkov - New ALRUD Partner

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Leading Russian law firm ALRUD is glad to announce the appointment of Sergey Petrachkov as an ALRUD partner. With effect from September 1, 2017 Sergey heads Dispute Resolution and Restructuring and Insolvency groups.

«We are glad to welcome Sergey as one of our firms’ Partners. Sergey has been a member of our team in Dispute Resolution and Restructuring and Insolvency groups for more than 8 years and he has passed through all main steps of the job ladder within the firm. Sergey’s colleagues as well as partner law firms point out his broad experience, and clients appreciate his ability to come up with effective and unconventional solutions for any challenges. We are sure that this promotion will lead Sergey to even greater success and will strengthen the position in these practice areas on the competitive legal market», - comments Senior Partner Vassily Rudomino.


Maxim Alekseyev

Senior Partner


  • Chambers Global:

    ALRUD is appreciated for its “forward-thinking team, led by excellent senior partners, which is committed to providing an international standard work product and high level of responsiveness”.
  • Chambers Global:

    Clients praise ALRUD as a “highly visible, solid player” for its “consistently high-quality, full-service advice and Russian-specific knowledge”.
  • Chambers Europe:

    “You can expect something different here from mere generic advice - these guys really try to get to grips with the individual issues affecting a particular case.”
  • Chambers Global:

    “This quality outfit is one of the top local firms for referral”.
  • Legal 500:

    ALRUD Law Firm is ‘extremely devoted to its clients and will do its best to provide comprehensive, practical and valuable advice.’
  • The Legal 500:

    «ALRUD Law Firm is one of the very best local independent firms in Russia».
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