16 February 2018
Alexander Zharskiy in Legal 500 Hall of Fame
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1 February 2018
Vassily Rudomino and Kira Egorova spoke at the Russian Wealth Advisors Forum
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25 January 2018
Alrud has been nominated for the Lawyer European Awards
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22 January 2018
Irina Anyukhina prepared an article for the European Employment Law Update international publication
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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

    Advised HUGO BOSS on all legal issues related to creating and expansion of retail chain in Russia, including acquisition of long-term lease rights to office and trade premises in Moscow, Moscow region and Saint Petersburg.

  • foreign bank:

    Consulted a foreign bank on the influence of the latest changes in the Russian tax legislation regarding controlled Russian companies as well as the entry-into-force new requirements of the exchange control, on the activity of the bank, connected with Russian tax and exchange residents.

  • Toy manufacturer:
    Assisted world known toy manufacturer with review and negotiating with the Russian party terms of the license agreement which included granting set of IP rights to operate client's monobrand stores across Russia.
  • leading Russian airline company:
    Provided complex legal advice on a leading Russian airline company promotional campaigns developed by a non-Russian creative agency, including review of concepts, script, initial review of the sketches, arranging risks assessment of the promotional video as well as posters and handout materials. 
  • 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.
  • American global chain of fast food :

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


The Lawyer European Awards 2015 Ceremony took place on 12th March at the Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel in London. The evening was a resounding success, with trophies awarded to firms from across the continent. According to the rating results, The Lawyer awarded ALRUD as the best law firm in Russia in 2015.

The main thing

Sergey Petrachkov - New ALRUD Partner

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Leading Russian law firm ALRUD is glad to announce the appointment of Sergey Petrachkov as an ALRUD partner. With effect from September 1, 2017 Sergey heads Dispute Resolution and Restructuring and Insolvency groups.

«We are glad to welcome Sergey as one of our firms’ Partners. Sergey has been a member of our team in Dispute Resolution and Restructuring and Insolvency groups for more than 8 years and he has passed through all main steps of the job ladder within the firm. Sergey’s colleagues as well as partner law firms point out his broad experience, and clients appreciate his ability to come up with effective and unconventional solutions for any challenges. We are sure that this promotion will lead Sergey to even greater success and will strengthen the position in these practice areas on the competitive legal market», - comments Senior Partner Vassily Rudomino.


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:

    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”
  • 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”.
  • 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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