20 June 2017
ALRUD experts’ review in The International Comparative Legal Guide
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15 June 2017
ALRUD in Best Lawyers rating
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1 June 2017
German Zakharov in Who`s Who Legal rating
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1 June 2017
ALRUD Specialists prepared an article for IBA newsletter
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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
  • large international producer of electronic automation systems:

    Conducted several internal investigations for a large international producer of electronic automation systems on antitrust violations in its Russian office and conducted risk assessment of potential investigations by the law enforcement agencies. As a result, elaborated approaches on mitigation of risks.

  • Louis Dreyfus :

    Advised Louis Dreyfus on acquisition of grain terminal and negotiating of the EPC contract for its development.

  • SOFAZ:

    State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) on acquisition of Gallery Actor, mixed-use office and retail complex located in Moscow for US $ 133 million.

  • 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

  • a private client:

    Advised a private client, Russian citizen on acquisition of the villa in Greece situated in conservation area, provided full support of the deal. The advising was fulfilled jointly with Greek lawyers.

  • UK company :

    Advised a UK company on cross-border transfers of personal data in relation to the investigation conducted by a UK state authority.


The international ranking Who’s Who Legal recognized ALRUD Law Firm as the best law firm in Russia in 2016.

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


  • The Legal 500:

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

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