11 February 2019
ALRUD included in the World Trademark Review 1000 rating
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7 February 2019
China Business Law Journal recognized ALRUD deal as The Deal of The Year 2018
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15 January 2019
ALRUD article for Ius Laboris on how Russian courts deal with workplace sexual harassment
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11 January 2019
A study guide for “Competition Law in the Eurasian Economic Union”
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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
  • large international oil trading company:

    Supported the large international oil trading company in the area of immigration regulation. The said support implied advising on immigration related issues (such as formalization of employment of foreign employees in Russia, formalization of secondments of foreign employees to the local (Russian) entity of the client from perspective of the Russian immigration regulation, etc.) as well as support on obtaining documentation implied under Russian immigration law (e.g., obtaining invitations required for applying for work and business visas, obtaining work permits, etc.)

  • 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

  • Swedish financial services group:

    Advised Swedish financial services group on structuring of dismissal of the top executive and corporate official of the client. The elaborated plan of 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.

  • foreign bank:

    Consulted a foreign bank on the influence of the latest changes in the Russian tax legislation regarding controlled Russian companies as well as the entry-into-force new requirements of the exchange control, on the activity of the bank, connected with Russian tax and exchange residents.

  • 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.
  • 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.

ALRUD Law firm is repeatedly mentioned by the ranking among the leaders, and receives the highest recommendations on key legal areas. This year ALRUD has managed to broaden its presence in the rating.

The main thing

Magomed Gasanov – New ALRUD Partner

ALRUD, a leading Russian law firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Magomed Gasanov as a new partner of the firm with effect from September 1, 2018.

"We are pleased to welcome Magomed Gasanov among the firm’s partners. Magomed has a unique experience in representing clients in Russian courts of all instances, which is recognized by his colleagues, partners and clients of the firm. For the past 3 years, the Practice itself and the number of projects within it have increased more than two times, the number of projects in the field of criminal law has increased considerably. Therefore, we are sure that the appointment of a new partner to the Dispute Resolution Practice will strengthen the team's work, expand the specialization of our services and bring further success to us and our clients,” commented Vassily Rudomino, Senior Partner.


Maxim Alekseyev

Senior Partner


  • 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:

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

    ALRUD is a“domestic firm that really knows the terrain”
  • The Legal 500:

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

    Clients praise ALRUD as a “highly visible, solid player” for its “consistently high-quality, full-service advice and Russian-specific knowledge”.
  • Legal 500:

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