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ALRUD Law Firm

Private Wealth Law

3 ranked individualsBand 1RussiaHigh Net Worth 2020 View ranking table
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ALRUD Law Firm offers advice to wealthy individuals and families, including international business owners. The team draws on its wealth planning expertise to handle tax planning, inheritance issues and asset protection matters for its clients.

A source praises the firm's "truly international private clients practice," while another adds that the lawyers have a "clear understanding of the international aspects of the matter, as well as the ability to clearly explain the Russian legal aspects."

Notable practitioners

Ekaterina Vasina is a senior associate at ALRUD who frequently deals with estate planning and the establishment of trusts for the firm's high net worth clients. A source says: "Besides having strong knowledge and experience in Russian domestic law, she looks at a case from a cross-border perspective, and does not provide the client with standardised advice. All her consultations are very personal and practical."

Kira Egorova advises on tax structuring through offshore and onshore companies and is a specialist on inheritance matters. A source enthuses that "she is a strategic thinker, which allows her to be two steps ahead of the clients’ needs. She always shows the long-term impact of any decision taken, or to be taken, by a client."

Maxim Alekseyev is renowned for his work in wealth management. He is a "specialist in taxation and inheritance," says a source. A market commentator says Alekseyev has a "strong strategic sense of the needs of the top-end clients." Another source comments that "Maxim is well connected with financial institutions," adding that "he is a leader in this field."

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Overview

ALRUD’s private client practice has wide experience in advising high net worth clients on various asset management issues and corporate and family relations. In solving these problems ALRUD uses integrated approach and international experience, while playing utmost attention to Russian legislation issues.

In order to provide comprehensive services to the clients, ALRUD maintains close working relations with law firms, investment advisors, banks and family offices all over the world.

ALRUD also has one of the leading practices in Russia for tax advice for high net worth Russian clients, many of whom are owners of international businesses.

ALRUD’s Private Clients services include:

  • Structuring of ownership and management of personal wealth, including across different jurisdictions​Family and inheritance law, including inheriting business, transferring assets across generations, asset management after retirement of the owner, joint property of spouses, etc.
  • Wealth planning and administration (residential and commercial real estate, objects of art, other real and personal property)
  • Taxation, including settlement of tax disputes, currency control legislation
  • Risk management related to family and business assets
  • Advising international administrators, banks, trustees, family offices and their clients on the issues of Russian legislation, and modernization of existing structures
  • Legal support of fine art and antiques management and collecting
  • Relocation

Private Wealth Law Department

ALRUD Law Firm

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6th floor

17 Skakovaya str

Moscow

Moscow

Russia

125040

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Private Wealth Law


Ekaterina Vasina
Associates to watch
Kira Egorova
Band 2
Maxim Alekseyev
Band 1