13 November 2017
9th Annual IBA "Mergers and Acquisitions in Russia and CIS" Conference
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30 October 2017
ALRUD experts are authors of the chapter in the book related to regulation of foreign investments in Russia for The Foreign Investment Regulation Review
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26 October 2017
ALRUD organised a joint seminar with Bird&Bird
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25 October 2017
ALRUD in IFLR1000 rating
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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
  • North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. (NADL):

    Advised North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. (NADL) and Seadrill Limited on co-operation agreement with Rosneft in the Russian offshore and onshore drilling market

  • Game controllers:
    Advised the client on labelling requirements applicable to game controllers
  • Well-known electronic payment system:
    Legal DD on compliance with data privacy and information security laws of Russian well-known electronic payment system.
  • large international producer of electronic automation systems:

    Conducted several internal investigations for a large international producer of electronic automation systems on antitrust violations in its Russian office and conducted risk assessment of potential investigations by the law enforcement agencies. As a result, elaborated approaches on mitigation of risks.

  • 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.

  • Russian businessman:

    Consulted Russian businessman on establishing a permanent source of income subject to the applicable requirements of the currency control legislation of the Russian Federation, provide legal support to the client’s investment projects on an ongoing basis.


The Lawyer European Awards 2015 Ceremony took place on 12th March at the Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel in London. The evening was a resounding success, with trophies awarded to firms from across the continent. According to the rating results, The Lawyer awarded ALRUD as the best law firm in Russia in 2015.

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


  • The Legal 500:

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

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

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