13 June 2018
ALRUD Specialists prepared an article for AEB Real Estate Monitor
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8 June 2018
ALRUD experts prepared an article on Russia for international legal handbook Social Media: A Global Legal Perspective.
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21 May 2018
ALRUD experts discussed the action taken in Russia to combat corruption during the FIFA World Cup 2018
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9 May 2018
ALRUD - law firm of the year 2018 in Russia
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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
  • China Gold:

    Advised China Gold in respect to acquisition of majority stake in gold mines in Russia and JV project with existing shareholder for development of the mine

  • Bayer AG:
    Advised Bayer AG with regard to acquisition of Monsanto Company.
  • Solopharm (Russia):
    Solopharm (Russia) on different issues related to construction and putting into operation of a new pharmaceutical plant producing a wide variety of sterile solutions, including obtaining project financing over 1 bln. RUR from VTB bank.
  • terms and conditions of divorce:

    Consulted on the terms and conditions of divorce between Russian citizen and his wife without Russian citizenship, distribution of the common estate, inheritance issues. In particular the consultation included the following issues: applicable legislation, determination of the state, which agencies has the rights to examine the case, the terms of divorse/distribution of the common estate/inheritance issues in accordance with the Russian legislation, marriage contract validity issues, marriage contract impact on inter parties property relations.

  • the group of foreign investors:

    Advised and represented the group of foreign investors in a dispute against one of the largest Russian gas companies on review of the judicial acts precluding enforcement in Russia of the LCIA USD 100 million losses recovery award.

  • Well-known developer of a platform:
    Prepared a step-by-step action plan for introducing software of a well-known developer of a platform aimed at distributing streamed media (music, video) to the Russian market, including analysis of agreements to be entered into with collective management organizations, music publishing houses and other right holders.
International agency, Chambers and Partners, published rating results of leading law firms of the world – Chambers Global 2018. Alrud is represented in the area of Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions (Band 3), Dispute Resolution (Band 4), Intellectual Property (Band 3), Banking and Finance (Band 4), Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure (Band 4).
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:

    “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.’
  • Chambers Europe:

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

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

    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”.
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