13 October 2017
ALRUD Partners participated in IBA Annual Conference in Sydney
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12 October 2017
Andrey Zharskiy will speak at an investment workshop 2nd AccEssMeeting Investment Workshop: RUSSIA-CHINA
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21 September 2017
ALRUD sponsored MSU Law faculty membership in IBA
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20 September 2017
Sergey Petrachkov acted as a speaker at the conference “The institute of bankruptcy in Russia”
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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
  • The right for residence in different EU states:

    Consulted concerning the documents representing the right for residence in different EU states. The analysis was done with respect to the necessity for submitting notifications to the Russian migration service regarding the second citizenship or the right of permanent residence in the foreign state.

  • China Gold:

    Advised China Gold in respect to acquisition of majority stake in gold mines in Russia and JV project with existing shareholder for development of the mine

  • Gazpromneft :

    Advised Gazpromneft in a variety of local and cross-border M&A transactions.

  • Swedish financial services group:

    Advised Swedish financial services group on structuring of dismissal of the top executive of the client. The Team structured the dismissal from both the corporate (as top executive was a member of the Board in Russia and CIS entity) as well as employment perspectives. The elaborated dismissal allowed the client to significantly minimize costs associated with the dismissal as the contract of the executive provided for golden parachute estimated in millions of Rubles

  • Credit Suisse AG:

    Represented interests of Credit Suisse AG in the litigation related to the claim for payment for shares traded on Russian stock exchange and in counterclaim for damages due to late delivery.

  • international cosmetic company :

    Consulted international cosmetic company regarding the issues of the organization of repackaging of product.


On April 13 rating agency Legal 500 has published annual rating for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In 2016 ALRUD has improved its positions and broadened its presence in the rating.

The main thing

Sergey Petrachkov - New ALRUD Partner

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Leading Russian law firm ALRUD is glad to announce the appointment of Sergey Petrachkov as an ALRUD partner. With effect from September 1, 2017 Sergey heads Dispute Resolution and Restructuring and Insolvency groups.

«We are glad to welcome Sergey as one of our firms’ Partners. Sergey has been a member of our team in Dispute Resolution and Restructuring and Insolvency groups for more than 8 years and he has passed through all main steps of the job ladder within the firm. Sergey’s colleagues as well as partner law firms point out his broad experience, and clients appreciate his ability to come up with effective and unconventional solutions for any challenges. We are sure that this promotion will lead Sergey to even greater success and will strengthen the position in these practice areas on the competitive legal market», - comments Senior Partner Vassily Rudomino.


Maxim Alekseyev

Senior Partner


  • Chambers Global:

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

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

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

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