10 July 2018
ALRUD experts prepared an article on social casino websites in Russia for Online Gambling Lawyer
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29 June 2018
ALRUD experts prepared an article for the Forbes magazine
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28 June 2018
Best Lawyers 2019 recognized ALRUD experts
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25 June 2018
ALRUD’s article re: estates for STEP Journal
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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
  • US based online survey services provider:
    Advised the client, a US based company providing online survey services, with regard to release of the client’s Russian web site from blacklist of Roscomnadzor.
  • Mechel:

    Advised Mechel, a leading Russian mining and metals company, in offering to Gazprombank AO the option to purchase 49% share in the Elga coking coal deposit development project for 34.3 billion rubles.

  • 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. 
  • Swedish bank:
    Advised a Swedish bank on banking secrecy issues.
  • Globally known TV series producer:
    Advised a globally known TV series producer on copyright protection issues related to altering the series. 
  • Solopharm (Russia):
    Solopharm (Russia) on different issues related to construction and putting into operation of a new pharmaceutical plant producing a wide variety of sterile solutions, including obtaining project financing over 1 bln. RUR from VTB bank.

ALRUD Competition/Antitrust practice was recognized as “Elite” in the 17th edition of the GCR 100

The main thing

ALRUD - law firm of the year 2018 in Russia

For a third consecutive year the international ranking Who’s Who Legal recognizes ALRUD Law Firm as Russian Law Firm of the Year.

Since 1996 every year the ranking identifies the leading law firms and lawyers in key areas of the law in 60 countries. Who's Who Legal awards the best lawyers and law firms on the basis of a comprehensive study of the independent activity and development of the companies.


Maxim Alekseyev

Senior Partner


  • Chambers Global:

    “This quality outfit is one of the top local firms for referral”.
  • The Legal 500:

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