18 September 2017
Irina Anyukhina prepared an article for IBA newsletter
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15 September 2017
ALRUD retained its leading position in Chambers HNW rating
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14 September 2017
International Women Leadership Programme 2017 in ALRUD office
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8 September 2017
Maria Ostashenko participated in IBA Europe-Caucasus-Asia Forum 2017
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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
  • American fashion retailor:
    Assisted the client (the famous American fashion retailor, with core-brand of underwear) with complex advice on entering into the franchise arrangements with the Russian retail group. Our advice included structuring the transaction, negotiating terms with the Russian partner, adapting the agreement to the Russian law requirements, advice on e-commerce activities of the franchisee and applicable rules relating to marketing and data collection, elaborating recommendations on royalty payments as well as proper registration procedure with the Russian authorities.
  • Gazpromneft :

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

  • major company dealing with compressed air systems for pumps and tools:

    Advised a major company dealing with compressed air systems for pumps and tools on a range of employment matters, including advice on complex audit conducted by the State Labor Authority based on an employee’s complaint. The Team fully coordinated the audit and managed to mitigate major risks of employees’ suspensions and minimize fines for revealed incompliances

  • Russian citizen on a wil:

    Consulted a Russian citizen on a will. Prepared comments to the will executed by Swiss law regarding the law applicable to the succession, the formal requirements of making a will, and the contents of the will.

  • international cosmetic company :

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

  • TOUS:
    ALRUD IP team advised TOUS on several sweepstakes and promotional events in over 28 countries, including Russia. ALRUD advised on using the copyrighted work, localization of the contest/sweepstake rules for Russia, including personal data protection issues and taxation specifics.

April 12 Legal 500, one of the most competent legal magazines, published the results of periodic research. The ranking is based on feedback from 250 000 in-house peers and clients and information on key deals.

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 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:

    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”.
  • 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:

    “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.”
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