14 October 2016
ALRUD in IFLR1000 rating
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6 October 2016
ALRUD Law Firm in MergerMarket rating
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3 October 2016
Conference “What is happening in pharmaceutical market?”
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30 September 2016
ALRUD Senior Attorney performed on Gleiss Lutz Seminar on transnational commercial law
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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 of foreign
and Russian companies.

history of the company

Recent projects
  • leading Russian energy producer:

    Advised a subsidiary company of the leading Russian energy producer on drafting a construction contract based on FIDIC (Yellow Book) standard form and tender documentation for construction of multi-purpose complex in the City of Minsk with a total area more than 260 thous. sq.m. comprising several buildings, including turnkey high-rise administrative building, hotel, sports center, medical center. When implementing the project our team also analyzed application of mandatory legal provisions of the Republic of Belarus relating to holding of tenders and negotiations for implementation of the project; possibility of application to the customer of any exemptions or allowances (given its particular status); assisted the negotiations on approval of the agreement and tender documentation.

  • OBI Group Russia:
    Advised shareholder in the sale of its shares in OBI Group Russia - one of the biggest retail deal in 2016
  • well-known foreign “smart watch” manufacturer:
    Advised a globally well-known foreign “smart watch” manufacturer on introducing new goods to the Russian market, in particular, on issues related to requirements to labelling and information to be placed on the goods and package, on compliance with technical regulations, protection of rights to the software used in the goods. Conducted analysis of license agreements with end users. 
  • 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.
  • Fashion brand (UK):
    Advised a fashion brand (UK) on opening new stores in Russia, including obtaining a lease rights, advising on terms and conditions of sales for e-commerce retail sales, as well as on the terms and conditions of purchase concluded with vendors.
  • Global animal health company :
    Advised global animal health company on requirements to the instruction for medicine and veterinary medicine, provided support in interaction with RSN Service.

ALRUD law firm won 1st place in the nomination “Best Russian law firm on the market PE”.

The main thing

ALRUD in a new ranking of Chambers


June 24 the rating agency Chambers and Partners has published the results of the first study of law firms in the field of private law - Chambers High Net Worth Guide. The guide includes the leading law firms from 31 countries. ALRUD - the only Russian company, marked rating.
This year Russia is represented in the ranking in the category "Legal regulation of private capital." Practice Private customers ALRUD entered the first and only band (Band 1). Director Maxim Alekseyev practices, Senior Partner, is also highly recommended and marked by the publication in Band 1 in this area.  


Maxim Alekseyev

Senior Partner


  • Chambers Europe:

    ALRUD is a“domestic firm that really knows the terrain”
  • The Legal 500:

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

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

    Clients praise ALRUD as a “highly visible, solid player” for its “consistently high-quality, full-service advice and Russian-specific knowledge”.
  • Legal 500:

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