11 February 2019
ALRUD included in the World Trademark Review 1000 rating
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7 February 2019
China Business Law Journal recognized ALRUD deal as The Deal of The Year 2018
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30 January 2019
ALRUD announced to be the prize winner in the Russian Global Citizen Award
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23 January 2019
Leading experts from ALRUD took part in the Russian Wealth Advisors 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
  • wealthy Russian businessman:

    Consulted a wealthy Russian businessman in implementation and management of an investment project (hotel in Turkey).

  • major real estate development holding:

    Advised a major real estate development holding company during the restructuring connected with the adoption of the law on "deoffshorization". Prepared a comprehensive conclusion, assessed possible tax risks, implications and additional obligations of shareholders. In addition to this, the conclusion included the analysis of the activity of the holding as well as recommendations on restructuring and reduction of tax risks.

  • the large international oil trading company:

    Provided complex immigration support to the large international oil trading company including advice on formalization of employment of foreign employees in Russia, support on obtaining work permits and work visas.

  • Russian major food commodity trader:

    Acted as Russian law counsels for the Russian major food commodity trader in the English law trade commodity London arbitration dispute at GAFTA on complex issues of Russian law.

  • Game controllers:
    Advised the client on labelling requirements applicable to game controllers
  • American fashion retailor:
    Assisted the client (the famous American fashion retailor, with core-brand of underwear) with complex advice on entering into the franchise arrangements with the Russian retail group. Our advice included structuring the transaction, negotiating terms with the Russian partner, adapting the agreement to the Russian law requirements, advice on e-commerce activities of the franchisee and applicable rules relating to marketing and data collection, elaborating recommendations on royalty payments as well as proper registration procedure with the Russian authorities.

May 31st international rating agency Media Law International published the results of the research conducted in 2017. ALRUD Law Firm has been ranked in Tier 2.

The main thing

Magomed Gasanov – New ALRUD Partner

ALRUD, a leading Russian law firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Magomed Gasanov as a new partner of the firm with effect from September 1, 2018.

"We are pleased to welcome Magomed Gasanov among the firm’s partners. Magomed has a unique experience in representing clients in Russian courts of all instances, which is recognized by his colleagues, partners and clients of the firm. For the past 3 years, the Practice itself and the number of projects within it have increased more than two times, the number of projects in the field of criminal law has increased considerably. Therefore, we are sure that the appointment of a new partner to the Dispute Resolution Practice will strengthen the team's work, expand the specialization of our services and bring further success to us and our clients,” commented Vassily Rudomino, Senior Partner.


Maxim Alekseyev

Senior Partner


  • 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 Europe:

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

    Clients praise ALRUD as a “highly visible, solid player” for its “consistently high-quality, full-service advice and Russian-specific knowledge”.
  • Legal 500:

    ALRUD Law Firm is ‘extremely devoted to its clients and will do its best to provide comprehensive, practical and valuable advice.’
  • The Legal 500:

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