7 March 2017
ALRUD Labour Practice specialists prepared an article for “Trydovye Spory” magazine
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2 March 2017
ALRUD Real Estate practice Specialists prepared an article for IBA Newsletter
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1 March 2017
German Zakharov becomes a new ALRUD Partner
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17 February 2017
German Zakharov moderated the Eurasian Antitrust Forum
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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
  • Swedish financial services group:

    Advised Swedish financial services group on structuring of dismissal of the top executive of the client. The Team structured the dismissal from both the corporate (as top executive was a member of the Board in Russia and CIS entity) as well as employment perspectives. The elaborated dismissal allowed the client to significantly minimize costs associated with the dismissal as the contract of the executive provided for golden parachute estimated in millions of Rubles

  • Leroy Merlin:
    Advised Leroy Merlin in relation to acquisition of land plots in the city of Krasnoyarsk, the Tula and other regions for construction of DIY hypermarkets.
  • American global chain of fast food :

    Consulted an American global chain of fast food restaurants regarding product composition and related advertising claims.

  • North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. (NADL):

    Advised North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. (NADL) and Seadrill Limited on co-operation agreement with Rosneft in the Russian offshore and onshore drilling market

  • US based online survey services provider:
    Advised the client, a US based company providing online survey services, with regard to release of the client’s Russian web site from blacklist of Roscomnadzor.
  • European retailing group :

    Consulted European retailing group specialized in home improvement products regarding the distribution of liability for non-compliant product between producer, importer and retailer.


ALRUD was recognized by the world famous rating Global Competition Review 100 (GCR100) as one of the leading law firms in the sphere of competition law.

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:

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

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