9 May 2018
ALRUD - law firm of the year 2018 in Russia
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27 April 2018
ALRUD experts prepared an article for the Presidential committee for economic cooperation of the Republic of Korea.
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26 April 2018
ALRUD Article for International Family Offices Journal
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17 April 2018
Irina Anyukhina has reviewed current developments in the Russian labour legislation for The Employment Law Review
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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
  • European producer of automotive parts:
    Supported a European producer of automotive parts, with negotiating and entering into the automative components contract for delivery of certain products to Avtovaz.
  • 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. 
  • Russian Fund of Direct Investments:
    Advised Russian Fund of Direct Investments on antimonopoly legislation and legislation on foreign investments in strategic sectors of economy
  • 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.
  • Gazpromneft:

    Advised Gazpromneft in a variety of local and cross-border M&A transactions, including on comprehensive due diligence and purported acquisition of the operating companies holding licenses for exploration and production of oil in Khanty-Mansiyskiy region

  • US energy corporation :
    Advised a US energy corporation on processing and cross-border transfer of personal data under the Russian laws.
Alexander Zharskiy has been included in new Legal 500 rating – Hall of Fame. Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence.
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:

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

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

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