Investments in Russia and CIS

As a native Russian law firm with 20 years of experience, we have built a reputation as a reliable guide for foreign companies entering the Russian market. We provide integrated legal and tax advice on launching new businesses in Russia, supported by our special insights, as one of Russia’s leading law firms, into the national, regional and local business environments of key business sectors.

We help our clients to manage the full scope of complex financial, structural, cross-border, labour, tax and regulatory issues at all stages – from the first evaluation of business opportunities in Russia through to the daily support of our clients’ new business operations. In this way we empower our clients with the legal knowledge and practical expertise that enables them to capitalise on the most promising emerging-market opportunities.

Our services include:

  • Corporate / M&A
  • Banking and finance
  • Competition / antitrust
  • Regulatory and government affairs
  • Investments in strategic sectors
  • Real estate and construction
  • IP and technology protection
  • Tax
  • Dispute resolution

Our experience in representing companies across all the regions of the Russian Federation helps our clients to comply with municipal regulation and to benefit from special tax and economic incentives. Using a network of trusted colleagues in other firms throughout Russia, we can guarantee consistent levels of responsiveness and cost-effectiveness, even in the most remote territories of the Federation.

We work closely with law firms in the CIS countries and act as a single team to provide foreign investors with seamless integrated advice in Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Turkmenistan.


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

(Chambers Europe)