25 July 2018
ALRUD remains being the leading Russian law firm in Chambers HNW 2018 rating
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18 July 2018
ALRUD Senior Partner in The Private Client Global Elite 2018 rating
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12 July 2018
ALRUD Specialists prepared an article for professional association: The Society For Human Resource Management
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10 July 2018
ALRUD experts prepared an article on social casino websites in Russia for Online Gambling Lawyer
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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
  • the world's leading integrated oil and gas company:

    Advised the world's leading integrated oil and gas company on the legal framework of implementation of employee share plans in Russia, the strategy and balanced approach to implementation of the share-settled awards in Russia.

  • Gazpromtransgaz Belarus:

    Advised «Gazpromtransgaz Belarus» on drafting an EPC contract for constructing a multiuse building in Minsk and on approval of tender documentation based on FIDIC forms.

  • Kansai Paint:
    Advised Kansai Paint in the bidding process in potential acquisition of global paint production group
  • drafting a Memorandum:

    Advised on drafting a Memorandum on the restructuring of assets ownership (investment portfolio), dissolution of the Trust and transfer of assets from the nominee to the ultimate beneficial owner considering the provisions of the Law on voluntary declaration of assets and bank accounts, as well as recent changes in Russian Tax Code.

  • Trafigura:
    Advised Trafigura as a part of consortium with UCP in acquisition of 49% in Essar Oil Ltd.
  • Credit Suisse AG:

    Represented interests of Credit Suisse AG in the litigation related to the claim for payment for shares traded on Russian stock exchange and in counterclaim for damages due to late delivery.

October 14, 2016 the IFLR1000 ranking agency published the annual rating for law firms consulting for financial and corporate law.
The main thing

ALRUD - law firm of the year 2018 in Russia

For a third consecutive year the international ranking Who’s Who Legal recognizes ALRUD Law Firm as Russian Law Firm of the Year.

Since 1996 every year the ranking identifies the leading law firms and lawyers in key areas of the law in 60 countries. Who's Who Legal awards the best lawyers and law firms on the basis of a comprehensive study of the independent activity and development of the companies.


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 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”.
  • 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:

    The firm’s key strength is its regional knowledge, which makes it a popular choice for referrals.
  • The Legal 500:

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