ALRUD in Chambers 2018 rating
International agency, Chambers and Partners, published rating results of leading law firms of the world – Chambers Global 2018. Alrud is represented in the area of Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions (Band 3), Dispute Resolution (Band 4), Intellectual Property (Band 3), Banking and Finance (Band 4), Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure (Band 4).
Senior Partner Vassily Rudomino (Eminent Practitioner) is noted in the rankings as a key contact for clients, including foreign law firms. Sources confirm that Vassily Rudomino has "strategic understanding of the domestic market, provides advice on cross-border transactions, joint ventures and corporate affairs".
Partner Alexander Zharskiy (Band 3), who heads the Corporate and M&A Practices, gives advice to major Russian and international companies within projects on joint-venture creation and transactional business. According to clients, Alexander always “defends the interests of the client and is tough during negotiations”.
Alrud Partner, Anton Dzhuplin (Band 4) rose in this year ratings in Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Practices. Sources characterize him as a “diligently- working, client-focused specialist”, who is “always ready to provide legal assistance” and “shows sincere interest in the case of each client, always works to the maximum possible extent” to find an optimal solution. Anton is in charge of Banking and Finance Practices, that is rated in Band 4.
Andrey Zharskiy, Alrud Partner in charge of Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure, also reinforced his position in Band 4, Chambers Global writes. Andrey advises Russian and foreign companies on investment in Russian energy companies. Sources emphasize this Partner's commitment to results: “He pays great attention to details,” “Andrey is meticulous and pragmatic”. Customers particularly appreciate that Andrey Zharskiy is ready to provide a detailed and objective analysis of situation, thus enabling to find the optimal solution.
This year, the rating of Partner Maria Ostashenko is ‘Up and Coming’. “She perfectly overcomes any obstacles while working on the case”,clients say about her. Maria Ostashenko, together with Irina Anyukhina, act as key contacts of the Intellectual Property practice (Band 3), marked by Chambers Global as dynamically developing.
Chambers Global believes that the Alrud team has won the confidence of both Russian and foreign companies in different areas of business.