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Vassily Rudomino

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ALRUD Law Firm

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Arbitration and Litigation, Competition / Antitrust, Corporate / M&A, Restructuring and Insolvency.


Vassily Rudomino, Senior Partner, specializes in large cross-border and home mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and insolvency, competition and antitrust regulation (including Strategic Investments Law), arbitration and litigation (including international arbitration and enforcement), investment projects. He deals with both Russian and international clients, majorly from pharmaceutical, manufacturing, banking and oil & gas sectors.


1991 to date – co-founder and Senior Partner, ALRUD Law Firm Mr. Rudomino participates in international professional conferences and workshops for business community on corporate / M&A, competition and dispute resolution matters; he is the author of the articles on acute issues in legal practice published in the leading Russian and foreign media. Vassily Rudomino is an editorial board member of “Advocate” magazine.


English, Russian.


International Bar Association; American Bar Association; Moscow Advocates Chamber; Federal Chamber of Lawyers of the Russian Federation, member of the Council; Non-commercial partnership “Competition Support Association” (Russia); Non-commercial partnership “Competition Support in CIS countries”; FAS Russia Expert Council on competition development in retail business; FAS Russia Expert Council on oil and oil products market.


International Commercial Law Department of the International Law Faculty, Moscow State Institute of International Relations under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, 1993.



Within: Leading individuals

Vassily Rudomino - ALRUD Law Firm

Within: Competition

ALRUD Law Firm is ‘the go-to Russian firm for competition law’. The ‘exceptionally strong’ team adopts ‘a pragmatic approach in supporting clients’ and ‘responds extremely quickly, after having performed its own in-depth research’. Practice co-heads Vassily Rudomino, ‘a very capable and serious professional’, and German Zakharov, ‘highly skilled and great at bringing results’, jointly led the team in representing multinational company Bayer in precedent-setting proceedings against the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS). The case concerned the highly publicised $66bn acquisition of Monsanto, which closed in June 2018. Senior associates Ksenia Tarkhova and Ruslana Karimova are also noted.

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Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation

Within: Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation

ALRUD Law Firm's team ‘suggests unique solutions and strategies for complex cases’ and has a strong track record in representing automobile, retail and construction sector clients in commercial and insolvency-related disputes. Insolvency partner Sergey Petrachkov, who is ‘a very scrupulous lawyer who pays attention to every detail’, recently represented an automobile manufacturer before the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce. Other figures to note from the cross-departmental team are Maxim Alekseyev, Andrey Zharskiy, Vassily Rudomino and Maria Ostashenko.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

ALRUD Law Firm’s 'result-oriented team' is sought after by international and Russian corporations due to its 'good understanding of business and recent developments' in the space and strong track record in restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings. Practice head Sergey Petrachkov represents creditors and debtors in corporate restructuring and bankruptcy–related litigation, as well as coordinating and supporting criminal investigations. His recent highlights include advising Otkritie Capital International on bankruptcy-related matters relating to its acquisition by a third-party Russian investor. Anton Dzhuplin, Alexander Zharskiy, Vassily Rudomino and Magomed Gasanov are 'very knowledgeable with a proactive and solution-oriented approach'.

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White-collar crime

Within: White-collar crime

ALRUD Law Firm's corporate crime practice spans regulatory enforcement, investigations, fraud and anti-corruption and the group regularly acts on the most complex cross-border investigations and criminal cases. Newly appointed practice head and disputes specialist Magomed Gasanov assists clients with criminal proceedings, civil and commercial matters. Vassily Rudomino regularly cooperates with US and European counsel in advising clients on anti-corruption and anti-bribery matters and preventative compliance measures. Other key figures include German Zakharov, who is experienced in major cartel investigations, Sergey Petrachkov, who handles regulatory investigations and cross-border disputes, and Irina Anyukhina, who is recommended for internal investigations.

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