14 October 2016
ALRUD in IFLR1000 rating
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6 October 2016
ALRUD Law Firm in MergerMarket rating
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3 October 2016
Conference “What is happening in pharmaceutical market?”
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30 September 2016
ALRUD Senior Attorney performed on Gleiss Lutz Seminar on transnational commercial law
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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 of foreign
and Russian companies.

history of the company

Recent projects
  • Yandex IPO:
    Advised underwriters Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Goldman, Sachs & Co. in connection with the SEC-registered initial public offering of Class A shares of Yandex N.V. for an agg
  • Russian Fashion stores:
    Advise the client - Russian Fashion stores - on the contract of a foreign design bureau for elaboration of a new design concept for the chain shops serving the casual clothes.
  • 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.
  • major gate and roller shutters manufacturer:
    Represented one of the major gate and roller shutters manufacturer in domain disputes in Russia. Assisted in the transfer of the disputed domain name in favor of the rights holder in the foreign jurisdiction on the basis of the decision of the Russian court.
  • TOUS:
    ALRUD IP team advised TOUS on several sweepstakes and promotional events in over 28 countries, including Russia. ALRUD advised on using the copyrighted work, localization of the contest/sweepstake rules for Russia, including personal data protection issues and taxation specifics.
  • Akvion:
    Advised shareholders of Akvion in the sale of the pharmaceutical products line to Recordati (Italy) for RUR 2,7 billion.

ALRUD Law Firm is presented with one of the most famous annual M&A awards – Russia M&A Awards. On the results of competition our firm is recognized as the best Russian M&A law firm of the year. November 21 the awarding ceremony took place in the frames of M&A Congress organized by PREQVECA, Mergers.ru and Cbonds Congress.

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


  • Chambers Europe:

    The firm’s key strength is its regional knowledge, which makes it a popular choice for referrals.
  • Legal 500:

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

    ALRUD is a“domestic firm that really knows the terrain”
  • Chambers Global:

    “This quality outfit is one of the top local firms for referral”.
  • 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”.
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