• 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”

May 31st international rating agency Media Law International published the results of the research conducted in 2017. ALRUD Law Firm has been ranked in Tier 2.

Maxim Alekseyev

Maxim Alekseyev, Senior Partner

Specialization: TaxCorporate / M&A, InvestmentsCommercial

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Telephone: +7 495 234 96 92

Fax: +7 495 956 37 18 

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Maxim Alekseyev is a co-founder and Senior Partner of ALRUD, head of ALRUD Private client and Tax practices. He graduated from the Moscow State University of International Relations.
Maxim is an expert in foreign economic and business activity, investments, corporate and commercial issues. Maxim Alekseyev leads projects dealing both with Russian and foreign partners within the territory of Russia and abroad. In his private client practice, Maxim Alekseyev has extensive experience in advising high wealth individuals on various types of issues to help them manage and secure their assets, business and family relations. He advises clients on different aspects of estate planning and administration, personal wealth management, as well as family business governance, risk management in respect of assets protection. Maxim is also highly recognized in domestic and international taxation projects, including resolution of tax disputes. Maxim Alekseyev is acknowledged as a leading Russian expert focusing on private wealth planning, succession, on-shore and off-shore structures, private banking and individual taxation.

Maxim is an author of numerous publications, including Russian chapters for Thomson Reuters' Private Client Tax and Art Collecting Legal Handbook editions, STEP - Family Office and Getting the Deal Through - Private Client.

Maxim Alekseyev is a member of the International Bar Association (IBA), the American Bar Association (ABA), the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). He is also a frequent speaker at foreign and domestic conferences and seminars.

Maxim Alekseyev is fluent in Russian and English.

Rankings and Awards

  • Best Lawyers, 2018 recommends Maxim Alekseyev for Corporate law and M&A
  • Recommended in Band 1 by Chambers High Net Worth Guide, 2017
  • Russia’s Best Lawyers 2013 edition recommends Maxim Alekseyev as one of the best lawyers in the field of Mergers and Acquisitions 
  • Maxim Alekseyev is recommended by The European Legal Experts 2013 for Corporate and M&A law and Tax
  • Who’s Who Legal, 2013 recommends Maxim Alekseyev for Corporate Tax
  • PLC Which Lawyer 2012 recommends Maxim Alekseyev as an expert in tax practice in Russia 
  • Tax Directors Handbook appreciates Maxim Alekseyev as “highly regarded senior partner”
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