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ALRUD Law Firm
6TH FLOOR, 17 SKAKOVAYA STREET
BUILDING 2
125040 MOSCOW
Russia

Commercial, corporate and M&a: Moscow Tier 1

In the three decades since its launch, ALRUD Law Firm has established stable relationships with its ‘best friends’ network of international law firms; it is a popular option for overseas clients seeking assistance with the corporate law aspects of their operations in Russia. Building on its traditional excellence in assisting Asian clients, the team is handling corporate transactions for a growing number of large Russian companies and financial institutions. It also routinely works closely with the competition team on sizeable M&A transactions. Alexander Zharskiy leads the practice, who has recently focused on gaining ground in the pharmaceuticals, life sciences and IT sectors. Anton Dzhuplin counts the Russian Direct Investment Fund and VTB Group among his clients; and senior associate Sergey Khanaev focuses on private equity and joint venture transactions.

Practice head(s):

Alexander Zharskiy

Other key lawyers:

Anton Dzhuplin; Sergey Khanaev; Andrey Zharskiy

Testimonials

‘High-quality work, an excellent choice for supporting transactions. The team has extensive experience working with various private and public clients, which gives them a good understanding of the interests and work standards of various involved parties.’

‘Anton Dzhuplin offers high quality and speedy work on projects.’

‘A wonderful, well-coordinated team from Anton Dzhuplin. The guys work very well together.’

‘Polite, competent, pleasant. Ideal lawyers.’

Key clients

VimpelCom

TJX Companies

China National Gold Corporation

Elanco Animal Health Inc.

Russian Direct Investment Fund

Mechel

Vi Holding

Gazpromneft

CFC Management

Elbrus Capital Fund

CTrip

VTB Capital

Munich Re / Ergo Group

Taisho Pharmaceuticals Co.

X5 Retail Group

Gazprombank

LSC Communications

Accel

Trafigura

Olam International

Eksmo

Nidec

Sberbank CIB

Black Dragon Capital

Aeon Corporation

Competition Tier 1

The 'talented and capable' practitioners comprising ALRUD Law Firm's competition team work on the largest merger control and cartel cases in the market, specialising particularly in complex international cases with a nexus to Russia; practice head Vassily Rudomino and ex-FAS advisor German Zakharov are both known for their proficiency in these matters, as well as their representation of clients during dawn raids. High-profile competition disputes are also a key area of strength for the firm, and litigation expert Sergey Petrachkov is the name to note for such cases. Associate Roman Vedernikov focuses on advising large international retailers on the antimonopoly aspects of Russian trade law.

Practice head(s):

Vassily Rudomino; German Zakharov; Sergey Petrachkov

Other key lawyers:

Roman Vedernikov

Testimonials

‘The partners and lawyers deeply analyse the issues they face and provide clear and well-developed answers. They always act as a team, involving specialists in the required field.’

‘The team is very flexible and customer-oriented. If there is a need to clarify a question related to a project through instant messenger, or via e-mail, or by phone, the answer will not be long in coming. You feel that you are always in touch and there is always a clear explanation.’

‘A responsive and commercially minded firm that look to find pragmatic solutions for clients. They are our preferred Russian counsel on complex global transactions involving Russian filings.’

‘Strong professional lawyers.’

‘ALRUD’s competition team offers great support across a range of competition matters. They provide clear legal advice, with deep knowledge of the law but also combining this with a practical and strategic approach to legal matters. They are also experienced in interacting with the Russian competition authority and provide a clear path to navigate through the regulatory process.’

‘The team at ALRUD has a range of talented and capable individuals, not only at partner level but with associates and senior associates also able to confidently steer matters and provide a high level of responsiveness.’

‘Vassily Rudomino and German Zakharov are leaders in their field. They combine great technical and client-handling skills.’

‘It is enjoyable to work with such an amiable and positive team.’

Key clients

Nabors Industries Ltd.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.

Gardner Denver Holdings, Inc.

Ingersoll-Rand Plc

Danaher Corporation

Booking.com B.V.

Uber Technologies Inc.

Moody’s

Honeywell

Natura & Co Holding SA

VimpelCom, PJSC

F5 Networks, Inc.

Samsung Electronics Rus Company LLC

Employment Tier 1

The team at ALRUD Law Firm handles the full gamut of labour and cross-border mobility matters for global companies running operations throughout Russia and major domestic corporate clients who are active internationally. Practice head Irina Anyukhina has particular expertise in M&A-related restructurings and complex HR compliance issues. Of counsel Olga Pimanova regularly advises on employee remuneration and incentive programmes, and senior associate Margarita Egiazarova is the key contact for every stage of the labour litigation process, from out-of-court conflict settlement to the representation of clients in the highest courts. Of counsel Anastasia Petrova leverages her cybersecurity expertise to assist with data protection issues and digital HR projects.

Practice head(s):

Irina Anyukhina

Other key lawyers:

Margarita Egiazarova; Olga Pimanova; Anastasia Petrova

Testimonials

‘Wide-ranging knowledge and expertise related to employment matters in general, and to my relevant sector (IT). Good research abilities, thorough analysis and well-based advice on all issues which arise and require local legal expertise.’

‘Anastasia Petrova is very responsive, supportive and professional. Nothing is impossible for her.’

‘Very detailed advice and responsive service.’

‘Deep knowledge, extensive experience in solving practical problems, communication skills at a high level.’

‘Margarita Egiazarova has outstanding skills in labour disputes.’

‘ALRUD were really clear, concise and consistent with their advice and always willing to help; they were efficient and responsive.’

‘Olga Pimanova was really great to work with; very commercial and pragmatic in her approach.’

‘Russia is a complicated legal environment in which to operate. The employment legal team at ALRUD have guided us through a difficult closure program involving significant headcount reductions. Their expertise extended beyond day to day HR support to include corporate filings and documents. Their advice was both practical and comprehensive.’

Key clients

Lincoln Electric Company

Tekfen Construction and Installation

Haldor Topsøe

Huawei

Energy and natural resources Tier 1

The energy and natural resources team at ALRUD Law Firm is known particularly for assisting with both domestic and global M&A and joint venture deals. Practice head Andrey Zharskiy is supported within the practice by corporate finance specialist Alexander Zharskiy and senior associate Timur Akhundov; Akhundov specialises in regulatory issues concerning the energy and mining sectors, and is also proficient in advising on investment and project development matters. The firm remains a key point of contact for Asian investors, including the China National Gold Group.

Practice head(s):

Andrey Zharskiy

Other key lawyers:

Alexander Zharskiy; Timur Akhundov

Testimonials

‘The team is good, capable and target oriented. They have a very professional attitude and fare better than some of their competitors in the market.’

‘The senior counsel and partners have always given quality time and are available on short notice. They are approachable and professional.’

 

Key clients

Mechel

China National Gold Group

Tata Power

Trafigura

Nabors Industries

Coeclerici and its Russian subsidiary KISK

Coal company “Sibirskaya

Schlumberger

Zhongman Petroleum and Natural Gas Group Corp.

Great Dyke Investments

Private client Tier 1

The 'leading team for private wealth advice' at ALRUD Law Firm receives the majority of its instruction from high-net-worth individuals and families, many of whom own international businesses, or have longstanding relationships with blue-chip multinationals, financial institutions and privately owned companies. When advising on private wealth planning, succession organisation, and banking and individual taxation issues, the firm is able to leverage its close working ties with law firms, investment advisers, banks and family offices all over the globe. The key contacts are practice head Maxim Alekseyev, of counsel Kira Egorova and senior associate Ekaterina Vasina.

Practice head(s):

Maxim Alekseyev

Other key lawyers:

Kira Egorova; Ekaterina Vasina

Testimonials

‘Deep understanding of the client’s needs and a business friendly approach.’

‘I have worked with the team on different private client matters, from succession planning to tax reporting and compliance. On every occasion, the approach was utterly professional, precise and straightforward. The team has demonstrated countless times their deep knowledge of the matter at hand, often pointing out subtleties and highlighting new important points. The expertise and the network they leverage to provide answers is second to none in the private client practice.’

‘The go-to firm for Russian cross-border work. They are knowledgeable and responsive.’

‘A leading team for private wealth advice in Russia.’

‘Maxim Alekseyev and Kira Egorova are the lead names. On client work we see more of Kira, who is thoroughly focused on resolving client issues and providing solutions that work across borders.’

‘Kira Egorova and Maxim Alekseyev are very well regarded in the market.’

‘Kira Egorova and Maxim Alekseyev are highly professional and exceptionally client-oriented advisors who are often advisors of choice for our clients.’

‘I have worked on several occasions with Kira Egorova and have found her to be very knowledgeable, very commercial and very responsive.’

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 1

Equally well-versed in assisting both creditors and debtors, ALRUD Law Firm acts across the full gamut of restructuring and insolvency work, with particular emphasis on bankruptcy-related cases. In addition, the department assists the authorities in criminal investigations relating to fraudulent bankruptcy issues; litigator Magomed Gasanov (‘resourceful, professional, eloquent and experienced in court hearings’) is a key contact in this space. The team has a strong record of work for prestigious clients in the automotive, financial services and retail sectors. Practice head Sergey Petrachkov ‘does not spare his time and energy in pursuing solutions to clients’ problems’, while senior associate Boris Ostroukhov is also singled out by clients for his debt collection work.

Practice head(s):

Sergey Petrachkov

Other key lawyers:

Magomed Gasanov; Anton Dzhuplin; Alexander Rymko; Vassily Rudomino; Boris Ostroukhov

Testimonials

‘Magomed Gasanov is resourceful, professional, eloquent and experienced in court hearings.’

We have worked with Boris Ostroukhov for a number of years on various debt collection and insolvency procedures. He is very quick to respond and able to pinpoint the main issues and a solid advisor within the field. He can also call on other associates who provide similar services.’

‘Efficiency, responsibility and not a standard approach to solving tasks.’

‘Sergey Petrachkov is an honest, purposeful and professional person who does not spare his time and energy in pursuing solutions to clients’ problems.’

Key clients

General Motors Uzbekistan JSC (Uzbekistan)

Sklostroj Turnov CZ s.r.o.

Sib Trading AG

DIRS Drilling Instruments Rental & Supply N.V.

PAO “VympelKom”

Huntsman

UnisonHKR Co.

Zoomlion Capital Rus

White-collar crime Tier 1

ALRUD Law Firm's offering brings together well-regarded practitioners with experience in regulatory enforcement, private and government investigations, fraud, anti-corruption and corporate crime defence to form a multidisciplinary practice. Major corporate clients and key individuals frequently instruct the team to handle the most complex and high-value mandates. Magomed Gasanov leads the group, which also includes Vassily Rudomino, who focuses on bribery and corruption cases, as well as assisting with preventative compliance work in these areas; employee and corporate fraud expert Irina Anyukhina; dispute resolution practice head Sergey PetrachkovGerman Zakharov, who formerly worked for the FAS; and associate Alexander Mikhailov, who acts in complex criminal cases.

Practice head(s):

Magomed Gasanov

Other key lawyers:

Vassily Rudomino; Sergey Petrachkov; German Zakharov; Irina Anyukhina; Alexander Mikhailov

Banking and finance: Borrower side Tier 2

ALRUD Law Firm assists both banks and corporate borrowers with domestic and cross-border financing and restructuring transactions. It also benefits from significant volumes of referral work from its ‘best friends’ network across Europe, Asia and the US. The group also has considerable strength in financial regulatory matters, mirrored in the expertise of Alexander Rymko. Rymko joined from Harneys at the beginning of 2020 and took over leadership of the practice from former head Anton Dzhuplin, who remains a key team member alongside Alexander Zharskiy, senior associate Ekaterina Rogacheva and associate Ekaterina Boeva.

Practice head(s):

Alexander Rymko

Other key lawyers:

Anton Dzhuplin; Alexander Zharskiy; Ekaterina Rogacheva; Ekaterina Boeva

Testimonials

‘An independent law firm providing legal services on par with the international law firms in Moscow.’

‘Alexander Rymko, having worked at international law firms and abroad, has a very hands-on approach, provides clear and well-structured communication, and is available to discuss matters at hand.’

‘What sets the team apart are its speed, quality, flexibility, clear implementation of the tasks set, and loyalty to the client.’

‘We worked with the team of Alexander Rymko and I would especially like to mention associate Ekaterina Boeva. Focus on achieving results, within very tight deadlines for preparing a deal.’

Key clients

Sib Trading AG

Coeclerici

Trafigura

Elko Grupa AS

Trade House Naberezhnye Chelny

Banking and finance: Lender or arranger side Tier 2

ALRUD Law Firm acts for a growing number of large domestic banks, but also has a strong position internationally – it maintains strong relationships with international firms across Europe, Asia and the US, which results in significant volumes of referral cross-border work. The practice is known for its strength in financial regulation, enhanced by its cooperation with the Russian regulator, the Central Bank of Russia; Anton Dzhuplin is a go-to adviser for issues in this space. Additional areas of expertise include financial restructuring, as well as real estate, mezzanine and trade finance. The team also bolstered its syndicated lending offering with the arrival of practice head Alexander Rymko from Harneys at the beginning of 2020.

Practice head(s):

Alexander Rymko

Other key lawyers:

Anton Dzhuplin; Ekaterina Rogacheva; Ekaterina Boeva

Key clients

Russian Direct Investment Fund

Sberbank of Russia

International Investment Bank

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited

J.P. Morgan

VTB

SWIFT

China International Capital Corporation Limited

Mechel

Kreditech

Mastercard Europe

Hungarian Export – Import Bank Plc. Ltd.

Bank of Baroda

Alfa-Bank Ukraine

Promsvyazbank

Capital markets Tier 2

ALRUD Law Firm routinely handles referrals from its ‘best friends’ network, acting on regulatory matters and the Russian law aspects of securitisation work. The team is adept at acting for a mix of domestic and international issuers, as well as investment banks. Senior partner Vassily Rudomino and Anton Dzhuplin jointly sit at the helm of the practice, both assisted by senior associate Ekaterina Rogacheva.

Practice head(s):

Vassily Rudomino; Anton Dzhuplin

Other key lawyers:

Ekaterina Rogacheva

Key clients

Raiffeisenbank

Monnalisa S.p.A.

South Ural Mining and Processing Company

Kreditech Holding

China International Capital Corporation Limited / China Securities Co. Limited

Dispute resolution: Litigation Tier 2

ALRUD Law Firm has carved out a strong reputation for handling a wide range of contentious work, including general commercial, corporate, competition, insolvency and property disputes. Areas of increased activity include the financial services, energy, TMT, retail and automotive sectors. Reflective of market trends, the practice is also sought after for investment-related cases and IT disputes. In addition, the team’s international client portfolio continues to grow as a result of its best friends network; it also counts multiple large state-owned companies among its clients. Insolvency litigator Sergey Petrachkov leads the department, which also include Magomed Gasanov and senior associate Dmitry Kuptsov.

Practice head(s):

Sergey Petrachkov

Other key lawyers:

Magomed Gasanov; Vassily Rudomino; Dmitry Kuptsov; Denis Bekker; Anastasia Bekker

Testimonials

‘Alrud has a top lineup of lawyers across key disciplines. The team is incredibly responsive and thorough in their approach, and bring a true, old-fashioned style of client service to every interaction. They are well-placed to work with overseas clients to develop a holistic strategy and approach.’

‘Good quality across the board. Careful, thoughtful and incisive lawyering.’

‘The dispute resolution practice is distinguished by its maximum promptness and efficiency in relation to any requests, the ability to look at the situation from an unexpected angle, and offer a non-trivial approach to resolving any unexpected situations that certainly arise in the course of work. The ability to anticipate the opponent’s steps and the quick adaptation to changing conditions put the team ahead of other competing firms.’

‘I would like to single out Sergey Petrachkov. Sergey is a professional in his field, who managed to gather a team of strong lawyers on whom you can truly rely. Sergey is a top resource in the group with a strong grasp of the law and the right manner to work with clients on their most sensitive problems.’

Key clients

Auchan LLC

SSI Schäfer

Nabors Industries Ltd.

GoDaddy

Louis Dreyfus Company Suisse S.A.

Humax Co. Ltd

Intellectual property Tier 2

Transactional support, trade mark and industrial design prosecution and enforcement, portfolio maintenance, and representation of clients in disputes all make up part of the regular practice of the intellectual property team at ALRUD Law Firm. Recently, the firm has increased its proficiency in advising on matters with a nexus to IT, as exemplified by practice head Maria Ostashenko's expertise in issues relating to software development and resale of digital products. For advertising and marketing work, Irina Anyukhina is the name to note. Senior associate Ilya Khodakov is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Maria Ostashenko

Other key lawyers:

Irina Anyukhina; Ilya Khodakov

Key clients

Olympus Corporation

Global Fashion Group S.A

International Management Group (UK) Limited

Autobahn Tank & Rast GmbH

GNFA Holding

Tax Tier 2

ALRUD Law Firm deservedly garners praise from clients for its international taxation expertise; the team advises a range of international clients, including large Asian investment companies, on the tax aspects of cross-border transactions. Another primary area of focus for the team is private wealth tax planning work for high-net-worth individuals and their families. In addition, senior partner and practice head Maxim Alekseyev has experience in taxation of e-services. Other recommended team members include of counsels Elena Novikova and Kira Egorova, as well as senior associate Sergey Artemiev.

Practice head(s):

Maxim Alekseyev

Other key lawyers:

Sergey Artemiev; Elena Novikova; Kira Egorova

Testimonials

‘A practical approach to the implementation of the task, as well as the experience and knowledge of the team in the implementation of projects related to international taxation. The advantages are also its flexibility and availability of specialists to resolve questions and provide prompt answers.’

‘The tax specialists are very competent and well versed in their subjects; they can quickly and efficiently answer questions that arise. My projects were led by partner Maxim Alekseev, among whose merits I would like to note the great experience in the field of international transactions and structuring, and the ability to comprehensively approach the client’s question, as well as the availability for communication. He also worked with Elena Novikova, who proved to be a competent specialist, who promptly responds to requests and gives clear and high-quality recommendations.’

‘Sergey Artemiev stands out for his tax expertise. He not only knows the legal theory, but also the actual practice very well.’

‘The long-standing relationship we have with ALRUD is precisely because of the practical experience they have always demonstrated when we engage with them. Exchange Controls in Russia can intimidate anyone who is not highly qualified on the matter, but above all, if there is no practical experience to deal with situations. ALRUD team has always provided with high-quality advice and practicality. We offer regulatory and tax compliance services to international clients, and having a local expert such as ALRUD give us the confidence to continue serving our clients to our best.’

‘Elena Novikova, Sergey Artemiev, Kira Egorova all provide fast and high-quality advice, providing customized solutions for specific issues.’

TMT Tier 2

A notable roster of local and global clients instructs the team of 'highly respectable professionals with unmatched expertise in the telecoms and IT sectors' at ALRUD Law Firm. Recently, the firm has been paying particular attention to work focusing on cybersecurity matters, fintech issues and data protection, and the group is singled out by one client for its 'very good understanding of technical details and background'. Maria Ostashenko's 'in-depth insight into enforcement practice' makes her a common choice for regulatory mandates, while Anton Dzhuplin and Alexander Zharskiy are noted for their transactional experience. Irina Anyukhina's broad practice encompasses advertising, outsourcing and licensing matters.

Practice head(s):

Anton Dzhuplin; Maria Ostashenko

Other key lawyers:

Alexander Zharskiy; Irina Anyukhina

Testimonials

‘The team led by Maria Ostashenko are highly respectable professionals with unmatched expertise in the telecoms and IT sectors. The telecoms practice is complemented by the hands on experience of the team in obtaining licences which gives a pragmatic edge to the advice provided. The team also has a very good understanding of technical details and background which is important for providing helpful and practical advice.’

‘Maria Ostashenko is an outstanding professional with wide expertise in the IT and telecoms sectors. Maria has an in-depth insight into enforcement practice which assists in providing practical legal advice.’

‘Strong professional lawyers – each is a unique specialist in their field. Excellent knowledge of both Russian and international law and law enforcement practice. Extensive IT experience with international customers. An individual approach to solving client problems.’

‘High speed of work and mobilisation of all necessary resources, including lawyers from other practices. An integrated approach to solving problems, using modern tools and practices. Individual approach to the client: consulting with a “human face”. Practical participation of partners in client projects. The ability to resolve any issue directly with a partner.’

Key clients

VimpelCom, PJSC

Dispute resolution: arbitration and mediation Tier 3

ALRUD Law Firm benefits from referrals from its “best friends” network and acts on the Russian law aspects of international commercial arbitral proceedings; recent notable mandates involved arbitration conducted under the LCIA Arbitration Rules. The team excels in handling disputes arising in relation to corporate, property and bankruptcy issues. It also recently provided expert advice in an investment arbitration dispute instituted under the Uncitral Rules. Sergey Petrachkov and Magomed Gasanov jointly lead the practice.

Practice head(s):

Sergey Petrachkov; Magomed Gasanov

Other key lawyers:

Dmitry Kuptsov; Denis Bekker

Testimonials

‘Alrud is probably unique among Russian law firms due to its reputation. The team is superb.’

‘Sergey Petrachkov is very knowledgeable and experienced. A safe pair of hands.’

Key clients

UnisonHKR Co.

SSI Schäfer

Auchan LLC

DIRS Drilling Instruments Rental & Supply N.V.

Louis Dreyfus Company Suisse S.A.

PPP and infrastructure projects Tier 3

Structuring and drafting documentation on joint developments and investments into infrastructure projects forms the cornerstone of the practice at ALRUD Law Firm. Corporate specialists Andrey Zharskiy and Anton Dzhuplin are the key names to note; both have extensive experience assisting with domestic and international transactions. Notable investment institutions make up a core part of the firm's client base.

Practice head(s):

Andrey Zharskiy

Other key lawyers:

Anton Dzhuplin

Key clients

China National Gold Corporation

Gazprombank

Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF)

VTB CAPITAL

Louis Dreyfus Company

Coeclerici and its Russian subsidiary KISK

Great Dyke Investments (Private) Ltd

National Logistic Technologies JSC (NLT)

Vi Holding

Olam International Limited

TATA Power

Real estate and construction Tier 3

ALRUD Law Firm handles property transactions for a mix of domestic and international clients in the retail, logistics, infrastructure and financial sectors. The team also has a strong track record advising on development projects in the residential and commercial property space. Andrey Zharskiy leads the practice, and is regularly assisted by senior associate Stanislav Veselov and associate Aleksey Kalinkin.

Practice head(s):

Andrey Zharskiy

Other key lawyers:

Stanislav Veselov; Aleksey Kalinkin

Testimonials

‘Strong professional team. Strictly defending the interests of the client, even during the most difficult negotiations and discussions.’

Key clients

National Logistic Technologies

X5 Retail Group

Vi Holding

Goldman Sachs

Auchan

VTB Capital

Louis Dreyfus Company

Lamoda

Samvardhana Motherson Reydel Companies

Hugo Boss

Avica

A3 Retail Group

Gazprombank

Coal Company “Sibirskaya”

ALRUD is one of the leading full service Russian law firms, serving domestic and international clients. We stand for 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 local and international clients in the areas of corporate/M&A, competition/antitrust, banking and finance, intellectual property, commercial law, data protection/cybersecurity, dispute resolution, inward investment, 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 Europe, Asia, North and South America.

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 and pharmaceuticals, industrials, chemicals, technology, media and telecoms, transport and logistics.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking and finance Anton Dzhuplin adzhuplin@alrud.com
Banking and finance Alexander Zharskiy azharskiy@alrud.com
Capital markets Vassily Rudomino vrudomino@alrud.com
Competition/antitrust Vassily Rudomino vrudomino@alrud.com
Competition/antitrust German Zakharov gzakharov@alrud.com
Corporate/M&A Alexander Zharskiy azharskiy@alrud.com
Corporate/M&A Anton Dzhuplin adzhuplin@alrud.com
Dispute resolution Sergey Petrachkov spetrachkov@alrud.com
Energy, natural resources and infrastructure Andrey Zharskiy andrey.zharskiy@alrud.com
Healthcare and pharmaceutical Anton Dzhuplin adzhuplin@alrud.com
Healthcare and pharmaceutical Maria Ostashenko mostashenko@alrud.com
Healthcare and pharmaceutical German Zakharov gzakharov@alrud.com
Intellectual property Maria Ostashenko mostashenko@alrud.com
Investments in Russia and the CIS Maxim Alekseyev malekseyev@alrud.com
Labour and employment Irina Anyukhina ianyukhina@alrud.com
Telecom, media and technology Anton Dzhuplin adzhuplin@alrud.com
Telecom, media and technology Maria Ostashenko mostashenko@alrud.com
Private clients Maxim Alekseyev malekseyev@alrud.com
Regulatory Maxim Alekseyev malekseyev@alrud.com
Real estate Andrey Zharskiy andrey.zharskiy@alrud.com
Restructuring and insolvency Anton Dzhuplin adzhuplin@alrud.com
Restructuring and insolvency Sergey Petrachkov spetrachkov@alrud.com
Tax Maxim Alekseyev malekseyev@alrud.com
Commercial Maria Ostashenko mostashenko@alrud.com
White-Collar Crime, Compliance and Investigations Magomed Gasanov mgasanov@alrud.com
Dispute resolution Magomed Gasanov mgasanov@alrud.com
Banking and finance Alexander Rymko arymko@alrud.com
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Maxim Alekseyev photo Mr Maxim Alekseyev Maxim Alekseyev is the co-founder and joint Senior Partner of ALRUD. Maxim…
Ms Irina Anyukhina  photo Ms Irina Anyukhina Irina Anyukhina is an ALRUD Law Firm partner heading Labour and Employment…
Mr Denis Bekker  photo Mr Denis Bekker Denis Bekker is an Associate of the Dispute Resolution, Restructuring and Insolvency,…
 Anton Dzhuplin  photo Anton Dzhuplin Anton Dzhuplin is one of the Partners at Corporate and M&A and…
Mr Magomed Gasanov photo Mr Magomed Gasanov Magomed Gasanov is a Partner of Dispute Resolution, Restructuring and Insolvency Practices,…
Mr Dmitry Kuptsov photo Mr Dmitry Kuptsov Dmitry Kuptsov is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution, Restructuring &…
Mr Daniil Lozovsky  photo Mr Daniil Lozovsky Daniil Lozovsky is an Attorney of the Competition/Antitrust and White Collar Crime,…
Ms Maria Ostashenko  photo Ms Maria Ostashenko Maria Ostashenko is a Partner at ALRUD Law Firm, heading Commercial, Intellectual…
Mr Sergey Petrachkov photo Mr Sergey Petrachkov Sergey Petrachkov is an ALRUD Partner, heading the Dispute Resolution and Restructuring/Insolvency…
Mr Vassily Rudomino  photo Mr Vassily Rudomino Vassily Rudomino, Senior Partner, is an expert with profound experience in all…
 Alexander Rymko  photo Alexander Rymko Alexander is a Partner and Head of ALRUD Banking and Finance practice.…
Mr Roman Vedernikov photo Mr Roman Vedernikov Roman Vedernikov is an Associate of the Competition/Antitrust, Foreign Direct Investment Regulation,…
Mr German Zakharov photo Mr German Zakharov German Zakharov, Partner, is a member at Competition/Antitrust and White collar crime,…
 Andrey Zharskiy  photo Andrey Zharskiy Andrey Zharskiy, Partner, Head of Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure practice, as…
Mr Alexander Zharskiy  photo Mr Alexander Zharskiy Alexander Zharskiy, Partner and Head of ALRUD Corporate/M&A practice. His practice focus…
Number of lawyers : 100
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International Reach 

ALRUD is widely recognised as the law firm of choice for international clients with interests in Russia, and for Russian clients with interests overseas. 

ALRUD’s lawyers work across Russia and the CIS and we are proud to partner with some of the world’s leading independent law firms in serving their clients’ needs across the region. We bring unrivalled expertise of Russian law as it applies to inward investment by overseas corporations and through our full-service model, we are able to advise on the full breadth of related considerations including corporate and commercial, competition/antitrust, labour and employment, data protection, dispute resolution, asset tracing and investigations. 

We also advise many leading Russian and CIS corporations on their overseas transactions and disputes. Through our close working relationships with leading independent law firms across Europe, Asia and the US, we are able to draw on the skills of the best lawyers in all the major jurisdictions, working as an integrated team to provide our Russian clients with an international service of the highest quality. This embraces international M&A, cross-border disputes, international arbitration and global investigations. 

We are not limited by the constraints of a formal network, meaning that we can introduce clients to our contacts in overseas law firms or work with their law firm of choice in relevant jurisdictions. This allows us to collaborate with our international law firm partners in creating joint teams with the specific expertise to meet clients’ individual needs, and to manage each assignment from the most relevant territory. 

 

International team 

For each client mandate, we are able to assemble a team which: 

  • joins together the highest quality lawyers with the specific skills and like-minded approach 
  • consists of leaders in business and law within relevant jurisdictions 
  • collaborates as a single team with clear lines of responsibility 
  • works efficiently and cost effectively (with a single point of billing) 

Geographical coverage 

Russia 

ALRUD offers the full range of legal services in almost every Russian region – from Kaliningrad to the Far East. Projects are conducted by our lawyers, where necessary in collaboration with local legal firms and independent experts. 

CIS Countries 

ALRUD provides legal support to clients throughout the CIS and other neighboring countries. We have established strong working relationships with the leading national law firms and individual legal practitioners in Armenia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Georgia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan and Moldova. Trusted ALRUD lawyer shave a deep understanding of the local business environment and regulatory framework in these countries. 

Around the Globe 

Seamless service and the efficient provision of advice from a single source anywhere in the world is our goal. We know our overseas partners and they know us. Our ability to work together has proven itself in numerous joint projects. We take the lead in managing international projects for our Russian clients, monitoring the activities of our chosen overseas law firm partners. This approach means that our clients have a single named contact and can be assured of consistently high-quality advice and efficient management of projects that cross national borders. 

Vassily Rudomino and Anton Dzhuplin are co-authors of an article in American Bar Association

The American Bar Association (ABA) has issued an annual international law review. Leading lawyers of the world are the authors of the publication. Experts in the Russia region were Vassily Rudomino, Alrud Senior Partner, and Anton Dzhuplin, Alrud Partner.