18 September 2016
ALRUD Partners participated in IBA Annual Conference in Washington
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9 September 2016
ALRUD Specialists prepared a chapter for “The Art Collecting Legal Handbook” published by Thomson Reuters
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3 September 2016
Senior Partner of ALRUD Law Firm participated in the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok
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30 August 2016
Antitrust practice specialists prepared 2015 year review for ABA
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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
  • Mechel:
    Advising 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.
  • Manufacturer of complex self-service and security systems for banks and financial institutions:
    Consulted a manufacturer of complex self-service and security systems for banks and financial institutions on issues of terminating employment relations with the top management of the Russian company in connection with the FCPA violations.
  • Global body for professional accountants:
    Developed and successfully implemented the defense strategy in the court for the client - global body for professional accountants - in litigation with a former employee in labour issues. Defended the client’s interests on each claim raised by the employee including the claim on unused vacation that required reaching out not only to the norms of the Russian legislation but also to the norms of international conventions ratified by Russia. 
  • biopharmaceuticals manufacturer:
    Advised an innovative biopharmaceuticals manufacturer, global manufacturing leader in orphan disease treatment, on relations with distributors in Russia and CIS countries, marketing strategy and activities
  • Valenta Pharm:
    Advised Valenta Pharm (one of the leading pharmaceutical products manufacturer) on establishing of a Joint Venture together with German venture capital funds for pharmaceuticals research and development.
  • Maximuscle:
    Maximuscle on distribution issues and regulatory/registration issues.

The international ranking Who’s Who Legal recognized ALRUD Law Firm as the best law firm in Russia in 2016.

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 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”.
  • 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.”
  • Legal 500:

    ALRUD Law Firm is ‘extremely devoted to its clients and will do its best to provide comprehensive, practical and valuable advice.’
  • The Legal 500:

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