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

The IFLR1000 ranking has published the list of the best law firms in the financial and corporate field of law. Every year ALRUD Law Firm is ranked very high by this publication.


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 partners and now the firm is managed by four partners. 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 Non-commercial partnership 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 Experts Association, joining the leading legal practitioners specializing in competition in CIS countries.

ALRUD lawyers provide pro bono legal support to Russian cultural and educational institutions. For many years ALRUD has been supporting development of the Legal Information Centre of All-Russia State Library of Foreign Literature. This unique legal library provides open access to foreign and Russian legal knowledge sources for students, scientists and legal practitioners. Among our other pro bono projects is advising founders of “Nashe Nasledie” magazine (historical and cultural magazine established on the initiative of Russian academician Dmitry Likhachov in 1988 and recognized by UNESCO as the best cultural and arts edition): during corporate restructuring in connection with funds raising from a Russian private investor.