13 February 2017
Workshop “Life after the law on localization: findings of inspections conducted by Roskomnadzor in 2016, the regulator’s position”
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9 February 2017
ALRUD Data Protection practice seminar on Localization Law
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6 February 2017
Alexander Zharskiy, ALRUD Partner heading M&A Practice, spoke at IBA M&A Conference in Paris
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3 February 2017
Expert article of ALRUD Labor Practice in “Trudovye Spory” magazine
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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
  • Russian Fund of Direct Investments:
    Advised Russian Fund of Direct Investments on antimonopoly legislation and legislation on foreign investments in strategic sectors of economy
  • Foreign client:
    Advised a foreign client on compliance with corporate Anti-Money Laundering Policy and possibility of its application in the Russian Federation.
  • Alcohol Advertising :
    Prepared Guidance on Alcohol Advertising for one of the leading spirits companies in the world with respect to advertising during sport events held in Russia.
    Supported HUGO BOSS on all legal and tax issues related to start-up and retail expansion in Russia, including acquisition of long-term lease rights over office and retail premises in Moscow, Moscow region and Saint-Petersburg, fit-out contracts with regard to the stores in compliance with the customer’s worldwide requirements.
  • Well-known foreign “smart watch” manufacturer:
    Advised a globally well-known foreign “smart watch” manufacturer on introducing new goods to the Russian market, in particular, on issues related to requirements to labelling and information to be placed on the goods and package, on compliance with technical regulations, protection of rights to the software used in the goods. Conducted analysis of license agreements with end users. 
  • Swedish bank:
    Advised a Swedish bank on banking secrecy issues.

One of the most significant law-rating agencies, the Legal 500 has published new annual guide The Legal 500 EMEA 2015. Traditionally ALRUD Law Firm is highly recognized by this ranking. By the results of the past year, ALRUD is recommended for the following seven areas of law: Competition, Employment, Corporate and M&A, Dispute resolution, Banking and finance, Intellectual property, Real estate and construction.

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:

    ALRUD is a“domestic firm that really knows the terrain”
  • 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 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”.
  • Legal 500:

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