13 February 2017
Workshop “Life after the law on localization: findings of inspections conducted by Roskomnadzor in 2016, the regulator’s position”
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9 February 2017
ALRUD Data Protection practice seminar on Localization Law
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6 February 2017
Alexander Zharskiy, ALRUD Partner heading M&A Practice, spoke at IBA M&A Conference in Paris
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3 February 2017
Expert article of ALRUD Labor Practice in “Trudovye Spory” magazine
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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
  • Food:
    Advised a client on legal requirements applicable in Russia to manufacturing, marketing, labeling of calcium carbonate as a food additive as well as on technical and safety requirements.
  • world's leading integrated oil and gas companies:

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

  • Pacific Andes International Holdings Limited:
    Represented Pacific Andes International Holdings Limited in a case on cartel investigation in the fish industry, developed a successful defense strategy as a result of which the Client was not held liable for breach of the competition law.
  • Automobile manufacturer :
    Advised the client – world known automobile manufacturer on the issues relating to restructuring the debt of one of the dealers and securing business reputation of the client
  • Mechel:

    Advising Mechel, a leading Russian mining and metals company, in offering to Gazprombank AO the option to purchase 49% share in the Elga coking coal deposit development project for 34.3 billion rubles.

  • Major gate and roller shutters manufacturer:
    Represented one of the major gate and roller shutters manufacturer in domain disputes in Russia. Assisted in the transfer of the disputed domain name in favor of the rights holder in the foreign jurisdiction on the basis of the decision of the Russian court.

Periodic issue of annual guide Chambers Global has been published. ALRUD law firm is presented there in following fields: Corporate, M&A and Dispute Resolution.

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 Global:

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

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

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