20 June 2017
ALRUD experts’ review in The International Comparative Legal Guide
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15 June 2017
ALRUD in Best Lawyers rating
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1 June 2017
German Zakharov in Who`s Who Legal rating
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1 June 2017
ALRUD Specialists prepared an article for IBA newsletter
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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
  • SIBUR Group:

    Advised SIBUR Group on the issuance of the bonds for the purposes of investment in a project for the construction of a modern and high-technology integrate petrochemical complex “Western Siberian petrochemical complex”

  • the world's leading integrated oil and gas company:

    Advised the world's leading integrated oil and gas company on the legal framework of implementation of employee share plans in Russia, the strategy and balanced approach to implementation of the share-settled awards in Russia.

  • International organization granting qualification in accounting and audit:
    Advised an international organization granting qualification in accounting and audit and represented its interests in a domain dispute and a dispute with a former employee on non-use of a trade mark.
  • 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. 
  • OBI Group Russia:

    Shareholder in the sale of its shares in OBI Group Russia - one of the biggest retail deal in 2016.

  • wealthy Russian businessman:

    Consulted a wealthy Russian businessman in implementation and management of an investment project (hotel in Turkey).


April 10 the worldwide known ranking agency Chambers and Partners published the results of the Chambers Europe 2016 rating. ALRUD Law Firm has been ranked in the following fields of law: Banking & Finance (Band 4), Competition/Antitrust (Band 2), Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability (Band 2), Dispute Resolution: Domestic (Band 4), Employment (Band 2), Energy & Natural Resources (Band 4), Intellectual Property (Band 3), Real Estate (Band 4), Restructuring and Insolvency (Band 3), Tax (Band 4).

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


  • The Legal 500:

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

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