Recent projects
Advised the Client and State Corporation «Bank for Development and Foreign Economic Affairs (Vnesheconombank)» on financing of an investment project connected with construction of a cement plant in the Russian region (over 200 mln USD)

ALRUD Law firm is repeatedly mentioned by the ranking among the leaders, and receives the highest recommendations on key legal areas. This year ALRUD has managed to broaden its presence in the rating.

Banking and Finance

The past years have seen an increase and diversification in the financing expertise of ALRUD. We act for many Russian corporates and support them in all their financing transactions. We extended our practice working on the bank side in bank lending.

Separately, our track records in property finance make us pre-eminent advisers to corporate borrowers and lenders.

We represent our clients in acquisition financing which involves full range of financing, corporate, commercial, tax and other matters. Our corporate recovery and insolvency practice is developing rapidly.

Many of our financing projects have international element; so we work in integrated teams with leading counsels in UK, Europe and US to provide precisely the right world-class expertise that each transaction needs.

Our financing practice includes:

  • loan finance of all kinds:
    • drafting and negotiation of finance documents, including all types of collaterals
    • conducting legal due diligence
    • assistance in fulfillment of conditions precedents
  • acquisition finance
  • project finance
  • securitisations
  • corporate recovery and insolvency
  • developing possible procedures of restructuring obligations and existing measures for securing performance of obligations in compliance with bankruptcy laws
  • issuing legal opinions
  • advising on different regulatory requirements of Russian banking and finance law

Alexander Zharskiy, Partner, participates in the work of Expert Counsel on competition protection in financial services market under the Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation, allowing our Banking and Finance team keep the ear on the ground and create for our clients comprehensive and innovative solutions.

Rankings and Awards

  • Chambers Europe, 2015 recommends ALRUD for Banking & Finance. "Effective team with an in-depth knowledge of international standards and an understanding of Russian specifics. The lawyers are bright, pragmatic and deliver high quality advice on time", state sources
  • ALRUD is recommended for Banking and Finance by Legal 500, 2015. According to the issue, Alexander Zharskiy and Anton Dzhuplin are "very good at combining commercial and legal intelligence when handling banking and finance transactions"
  • IFLR1000, 2015 recommends ALRUD team for Banking and Project finance