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ALRUD Law Firm
125040 MOSCOW

Work Department

Competition / Antitrust, Corporate / M&A


Vassily Rudomino, Senior Partner,

is an expert with profound experience in all aspects of the Russian competition legislation including in merger control clearance of complex transactions and cartel investigations. Vassily represents interests of clients in FAS Russia (Federal Antimonopoly Service) and its territorial divisions, during inspections as well as in antimonopoly disputes in courts. Vassily advises clients across a range of industries including healthcare, life science and chemicals, banking and finance, consumer goods and retail, technology, media and telecoms.

Vassily Rudomino has significant experience assisting clients in Russian corporate crime matters, including matters relating to bribery and corruption. He has also supported clients in preventative compliance work in these areas (often working together with U.S. and European counsel in projects involving joint consideration of Russian law, the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and relevant EU anti-corruption laws).


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 and competition matters; he is the author of the articles on acute issues in legal practice published in the leading Russian and foreign media.


English, Russian.


International Bar Association; American Bar Association; member of the IBA Legal Practice Division Council in 2014-2016, the Board Member of the Russian Arbitration Association.
The initiator of the creation, Chairman of the Board of Eurasian Antimonopoly Association. One of the founders and member of The Competition Experts Association. As part of these organizations, Vassily Rudomino takes active participation in preparation of the latest amendments to the Competition Law.


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.

Lawyer Rankings

Russia > Competition

(Leading individuals)

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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.

Russia > White-collar crime

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.

Russia > Capital markets

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.