Recent projects
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
ALRUD Law firm is repeatedly mentioned, by the Best Lawyers rating, among the leaders, and received the highest recommendations on key legal areas. This year, specialists from ALRUD managed to expand their presence in the ranking. For the first time, this year, ALRUD was also named the 2020 "Law Firm of the Year" for expertise in the Labor and Employment Law.


Lawyers from Commercial Practice implement projects successfully by signing contracts and participating in negotiations, representing the interests of Russian and foreign companies operating in manufacturing, retail, e-commerce, logistics, pharmaceuticals, IT, FMCG, media and other sectors. ALRUD experts offer the most effective solution in the context of specific business using a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach in working with clients.

ALRUD offers a full range of legal services in the field of Russian commercial law. Our consulting includes advice on:

General Commercial Law Issues:

  • Review and analysis of contractual relations, drafting contracts, analysis of the options provided by Russian laws
  • Advice on the legal requirements to commercial activities in the market

Distribution and wholesale:

  • Distribution and supply agreements, structuring complex transactions involving multi-parties
  • Structuring a chain of agreements from the manufacturer to the end customer, and within a group of companies

Retail and e-commerce projects:

  • Franchising contracts, establishing, expanding and optimizing of franchise network   
  • Launching online stores and online projects, preparation of sales terms and conditions, delivery and return of goods, drafting all required documents and policies
  • Product liability issues and consumer protection 
  • Agreements with online and offline retail sellers
Procurements for ensuring the state and municipal needs, procurements by separate types of legal entities and commercial (internal) procurements:
  • Advice on issues of organization of the procurement process and on-going legal support throughout the procurement process
  • Structuring of contractual relations, drafting contract and documentation for implementation and participation in the procurement process
  • Analysis of the conducted procurement process and documentation for compliance with Russian law
  • Advice on issues of compliance with antitrust requirements during implementation of the procurement process

Risk Management and Business Protection:

  • Advice on the risks and legal remedies available in case of breach and termination of contracts
  • Securing interests of creditor
  • Legal Due Diligence of counterparties

Trade defence remedies:

  • Advice on regulations of domestic market protection, trade defence  and laws of the Eurasian Economic Union 
  • Advice on implications of subsidies and safeguards measures to import of products to the Eurasian Economic Union

Antidumping investigations:

  • Advice on applying to the EEC investigations including sampling procedures  
  • Preparing detailed responses to the antidumping and  supplement questionnaires of the EEC