About company
  • 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”

Periodic issue of annual guide Chambers Global has been published. ALRUD law firm is presented there in following fields: Corporate, M&A and Dispute Resolution.

Our history

The law firm ALRUD was founded in 1991. The name was formed by adunation of the first letters in the names of its partners Maxim Alekseyev and Vassily Rudomino. In 2007 Irina Anyukhina and Alexander Zharskiy became ALRUD partners, in early 2012 Feоdor Vyacheslavov joined them, in 2014 ALRUD strengthened its corporate and banking & finance practice by promoting Anton Dzhuplin to partner. In 2015 Andrey Zharskiy became ALRUD partner. In 2016 Maria Ostashenko joined them and a year later German Zakharov was appointed partner of firm. In September 2017 Sergey Petrachkov became ALRUD Partner. In September 2018 Magomed Gasanov was appointed partner. Currently ALRUD partnership team consists of 10 persons. In 2003 ALRUD college of advocates was established. The Chairman of the college of advocates is Vassily Rudomino. Today ALRUD is one of the leading firms in Russia, rendering consulting services in the field of law and taxation to foreign and Russian companies.

More than twenty five years of success in this market resulted in attainment of essential experience in profession, enabled to form a strong team of specialists and rewarded with the fair name of a reliable and competent partner.

The experience of work we had with a variety of clients convinced us in the fact that absolutely similar projects could hardly exist. That is why we consider each client’s project as a unique one. To implement most of them we always form multidisciplinary teams on the ad hoc principle (lat. – in this case). Our main goal is to find the most up-to-date, effective and all-inclusive solutions to the problems we are to deal with. ALRUD is looking for such solutions that in the long run would contribute to achievement of the client’s strategic goals in business with minimal charges incurred.

ALRUD maintains close contacts with the law communities worldwide and makes an extensive use of international experience in home practice. ALRUD has a stable partnership relations with the best law firms in all major jurisdictions. This experience allows ALRUD to arrange multinational teams of lawyer for specific purposes and to manage projects all over the world.

Most of ALRUD’s clients are big and mid-size Russian and foreign ventures, functioning in such fields of economy as power engineering and natural resources, finances and bank structures, wholesale and retail trade, industrial markets, pharmaceutics, building, agriculture, metallurgy, transport and tourism as well as in services.

ALRUD professionals actively participate in establishment of the civilized legal regulation system in Russia. Our lawyers are members of various nonprofit professional organizations focused on development of Russian legislation. Senior Partner Vassily Rudomino is one of the founders of the Competition Experts Association, which closely collaborates with FAS Russia on antitrust legislation and competition advocacy issues. Vassily Rudomino is also the Head of Partnership Council of the Non-commercial partnership “Competition Support in CIS countries”, joining the leading legal practitioners specializing in competition in CIS countries.