13 June 2018
ALRUD Specialists prepared an article for AEB Real Estate Monitor
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8 June 2018
ALRUD experts prepared an article on Russia for international legal handbook Social Media: A Global Legal Perspective.
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21 May 2018
ALRUD experts discussed the action taken in Russia to combat corruption during the FIFA World Cup 2018
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9 May 2018
ALRUD - law firm of the year 2018 in Russia
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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
  • one of the largest foreign logistics companies:
    Represented one of the largest foreign logistics companies in a dispute with construction company for unjust enrichment recovery amounting over EUR 12 million.
  • US energy corporation :
    Advised a US energy corporation on processing and cross-border transfer of personal data under the Russian laws.
  • Globally known TV series producer:
    Advised a globally known TV series producer on copyright protection issues related to altering the series. 
  • NYK Line (Japan):
    Represented NYK Line (Japan), one of the largest shipping companies in the world, regarding the case initiated by FAS Russia on violation of antimonopoly legislation on the market of international sea container shipping and advised Client on the strategy of interaction with the antimonopoly authority, as a result of which the Client was not held liable for breach of the competition law.
  • North Atlantic Drilling and Seadrill:
    Advised North Atlantic Drilling and Seadrill on a long-term investment and co-operation Agreement with Rosneft to pursue growth opportunities offshore and onshore in the Russian drilling market.
  • Russian major food commodity trader:

    Acted as Russian law counsels for the Russian major food commodity trader in the English law trade commodity London arbitration dispute at GAFTA on complex issues of Russian law.


On April 13 rating agency Legal 500 has published annual rating for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In 2016 ALRUD has improved its positions and broadened its presence in the rating.

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 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:

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

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

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