Firm Profile

ALRUD Law Firm

Firm Details

ALRUD is one of the leading full service Russian law firms, serving domestic and international clients. Our distinctive features are high quality advice, excellent service and rigorous ethical standards.

Established in 1991 by Senior Partners Maxim Alekseyev and Vassily Rudomino, ALRUD is widely recognized as one of the leading and most reputable Russian law firms. We provide the full scope of legal services to domestic and international clients in the areas of corporate/M&A, competition/antitrust, banking & finance, intellectual property, commercial law, data protection, dispute resolution, investments in Russia and CIS, labour & employment, restructuring/insolvency, real estate and tax. Our clients include blue-chip multinationals, privately owned companies and Russian state-owned enterprises. Outside of our domestic market, our clients are spread across the UK, Europe, the US and Asia.

ALRUD serves clients across a range of industries including energy and natural resources, mining, banking and finance, consumer goods and retail, investment management, government and public services, healthcare, life sciences and chemicals, industrials, technology, media and telecoms, transport and logistics.

Our strengths

  • Independence and global reach. We are one of the Russia’s leading independent law firms, highly regarded in our domestic market and widely recognized for our expertise in complex cross-border transactions and international disputes.
  • Big professional team.  Our team extends to some 100 professionals, led by our seven partners, who bring expertise and experience across the full range of legal services. 
  • Teamwork and trust. We enjoy a collegiate culture that inspires us to provide innovative, practical and cost-effective advice. This has earned us our status as trusted advisers to our clients.
  • International dimension. Through our established relationships with leading international law firms across the UK, Europe, the US and Asia, we are able to draw on the skills of the best lawyers in all major jurisdictions around the world, working as an integrated team to provide our clients with an international service of the highest quality.
  • Multi-lingual approach.  ALRUD provides legal services in English and Russian. If necessary, we are also able to provide advice in multiple other languages including German, French, Japanese and Chinese.

Law Firm of the Year Awards

  • Labor and Employment Law in Russia (2021)
  • Labor and Employment Law in Russia (2020)

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Moscow in Labor and Employment Law with 6 lawyers


  • Leading domestic firm for Private Wealth Law by Chambers HNW, 2016
  • Recommended for Mergers and Acquisitions, Restructuring and Insolvency, Banking, Capital Markets by IFLR 1000, 2017
  • Recognized for Energy and Infrastructure area by IFLR 1000, 2015
  • For 9 consequent years ALRUD is named one of the top Russian law firms with Elite Competition Practice by Global Competition Review, 2008-2017
  • Top Listed in Best Lawyers, 2017
  • Leader in the 2014 annual Russian M&A market survey in the category of the number of transactions by Russian M&A Agency
  • The Best Russian Law Firm in the Mergers and Acquisitions. Preqveca Awards 2014
  • The Best Russian Law Firm in the Private Equity Market. Preqveca Awards 2013
  • Leader in the amount of the transactions completed in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 in the rating of legal advisers on M&A transactions by M&A Magazine 2009-2013
  • The Best Law Firm. RUSSIA IPO AWARDS 2013
  • Recommended for Tax practice area by International Tax Review: World Tax, 2013
  • Recommended for Corporate/M&A, Competition/Antitrust, Dispute Resolution, Labour and Employee benefits, Restructuring and Insolvency, Banking and Finance, Tax by PLC Which Lawyer? 2012
  • The best law firm in Russia in 2015. The Lawyer European Awards 2015
  • Best National Law Firm of the Year in Russia by Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence: 2013, 2011, 2010
  • Leading firm for Competition/Antitrust, Labour and Employment, Restructuring and Insolvency, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Banking and Finance, IP, Real Estate, Tax, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure by Chambers Europe, 2016
  • Leading law firm in Russia in the area of Merger & Acquisition by MergerMarket
  • The best law firm in Russia in 2016. Who is Who Legal Awards 2016
  • Leading domestic firm for Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property by Chambers Global, 2017
  • Leading firm for Competition, Corporate/M&A, Banking and Finance, Dispute Resolution, Labour and Employment, IP, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure, TMT, Restructuring and Insolvency, Private Equity, and Real Estate by The Legal 500

About Our Clients

ALRUD serves clients from diverse industries: energy and infrastructure, mining, banks, consumer goods and retail, investment management, government and public, healthcare, life sciences and chemicals, industrials, insurance, technology, media and telecoms, transport and logistics. 

"Law Firm of the Year"

Law Firm of the Year Badge for 2021 Russia
Law Firm of the Year Badge for 2020 Russia
ALRUD Law Firm has received the following "Law Firm of the Year" accolades. Only one firm in a practice area is awarded this top honor each year:
  • Russia's "Law Firm of the Year" awards:
    • Labor and Employment Law - 2021
    • Labor and Employment Law - 2020

Firm Practice Areas

  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Aviation Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Capital Markets Law
  • Competition / Antitrust Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Energy and Natural Resources Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Investment
  • Investment Funds
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Media Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Mining Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Regulatory Practice
  • Sports Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Telecommunications Law

Office Locations



Moscow, Russia

Skakovaya str., 17, bld. 2, 6th fl.

Moscow 125040


7 495 234 9692

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