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ALRUD Law Firm

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Senior Partners: Vassily Rudomino, Maxim Alekseyev
Partners: Alexander Zharskiy, Irina Anyukhina, Anton Dzhuplin, Andrey Zharskiy, Maria Ostashenko, German Zakharov, Sergey Petrachkov, Magomed Gasanov
Number of partners: 10
Number of lawyers: 100
Languages:   English, Russian

Firm Overview:
Established in 1991, ALRUD is one of the first independent law firms in Russia, providing services to Russian and international clients. Being one of the few Russian law firms integrated in the global legal community, ALRUD brings international experience to domestic practice.

Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Commercial
Competition/Antitrust
Corporate/M&A
Data Protection & Cybersecurity
Dispute Resolution
Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure
Healthcare & Pharmaceutical
Intellectual Property
Investments in Russia & CIS
Labour & Employment
Private Clients
Real Estate
Regulatory
Restructuring & Insolvency
Tax
Telecom, Media & Technology
White Collar Crime, Compliance & Internal Investigations

Banking & Finance:
ALRUD has solid experience in advising banks, financial institutions and corporate borrowers in all aspects of domestic and cross-border financial transactions. It represents clients in project, acquisition and trade financing, including the full range of financing, corporate, commercial, tax and other matters. The firm’s financial expertise is enhanced by its insolvency and restructuring team, making ALRUD the first choice for financial restructuring projects implemented in Russia and international jurisdictions.
Contact: Anton Dzhuplin
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Alexander Zharskiy
Email: [email protected]

Competition/Antitrust:
ALRUD’s antitrust/competition team is widely recognised as one of the most reputable practices with market-leading expertise in all aspects of Russian competition law. The team supports clients in a wide range of antitrust and strategic investments issues: notification to the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service and the Governmental Commission on foreign investment, cartel investigations, antitrust disputes, commercial agreements and antitrust compliance.
Contact: Vassily Rudomino
Email: [email protected]
Contact: German Zakharov Email: [email protected]

Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions:
ALRUD helps its clients to achieve their strategic and commercial objectives by supporting the full range of corporate activity: M&A, public takeovers, private equity-backed deals, onshore and offshore joint ventures, direct foreign investment, business incorporation and corporate restructuring. ALRUD is especially recognised for its ability to represent the complex requirements of overseas clients investing in Russia, and for our track record in advising Russian clients on international strategic partnerships.
Contact: Alexander Zharskiy
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Anton Dzhuplin Email: [email protected]

Data Protection & Cybersecurity:
ALRUD ensures legal compliance and renders marketreadiness assistance in terms of privacy, data protection and cybersecurity, focusing on the clients’ business needs. ALRUD specialists provide commercially pragmatic advice on every stage of the data lifecycle from collection to disclosure, across such industries as banking, finance, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, social media, e-commerce etc. The team, in collaboration with IT experts and leading law firms worldwide, represents the clients’ interests in cross-border data management and security projects.

Dispute Resolution:
High profile and complex litigation and international arbitration matters are a primary focus of dispute resolution team. ALRUD acts on a broad range of disputes including corporate, competition, financial, insolvency-related, real estate and general commercial litigation and arbitration. Members have a unique experience in multijurisdictional disputes.
Contact: Sergey Petrachkov
Email: [email protected]

Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure:
ALRUD corporate, regulatory and litigation lawyers have substantial experience and a deep knowledge of energy and natural resources industries. The firm provides a full range of services to these sectors with special focus on M&A and JV projects (with acknowledged expertise in due diligence of energy and mining companies) as well as regulatory advice, including various issues related to subsoil legislation.
Contact:
Andrey Zharskiy
Email: an[email protected]

Intellectual Property:
ALRUD has strong expertise in all areas of IPR protection, including trademarks, patents, copyrights. The firm advises clients on the most efficient strategies for identification, use, management and protection of IP assets, including commercialisation aspects, transfers and licenses. Global providers of IT solutions, pharmaceutical, telecoms, entertainment and creative industries are among the clientele of the ALRUD IP team, which has unique expertise in IP protection issues in a digital environment. The IP team has remarkable success in IPR protection, both during the pre-trial stage and in the course of court proceedings.
Contact: Maria Ostashenko
Email: [email protected]

Labour & Employment:
The firm provides legal expertise on domestic and cross-border matters to global and local clients: financial and banking institutions, producers and traders in diverse industries, the oil and gas sector, investment companies, entertainment and mass media, leading developers. The success of the labour and employment team stems from its accurate, practical and cost-effective advice, inclusive of complex solutions on employment-related issues combined with international expertise worldwide.
Contact: Irina Anyukhina
Email: [email protected]

Private Clients:
ALRUD is experienced in advising high-wealth individuals on various types of issues to help them to manage their assets, business and family relations. Expertise comprises all aspects of family and inheritance law, including business succession, generation skipping, post-mortem administration, community and marital property; estate planning and administration; personal wealth management using various structures and models; risk management in respect of foreign assets; private taxation issues, including resolution of tax disputes.
Contact: Maxim Alekseyev
Email: [email protected]

Restructuring & Insolvency:
ALRUD has a unique experience in all types of distressed situations. High-profile and complex restructuring and insolvency matters are the primary focuses of the firm, with a team of attorneys which has wide experience both in restructuring and insolvency matters. ALRUD represents creditors and debtors in corporate restructuring and complex bankruptcy cases administered by courts, as well as creditors and receivers in bankruptcy-related disputes, such as claw back actions and recovery of damages from management and shareholders.
Contact: Sergey Petrachkov
Email: [email protected]

Tax:
ALRUD provides sophisticated tax advice and has an excellent track record of representing clients’ tax interests both in court and during pre-trial procedures. The firm’s tax lawyers have significant experience in tax due diligence, tax expertise of complex business projects, in provision of legal opinions on various tax issues. The practice is based on a thorough understanding of Russia’s tax system, international taxation principles, principles of taxation under the most commonly-used investment regimes. A team of economists and lawyers produces the most favourable options for structuring clients’ projects.
Contact: Maxim Alekseyev
Email: [email protected]

White Collar Crime, Compliance & Investigations:
ALRUD is one of the leading Russian advisors in criminal law matters and investigations. Practice members specialise in supporting complex criminal law projects and representing clients at all stages of criminal proceedings, including pre-investigation stage. ALRUD specialists have extensive experience in supporting clients with administrative inspections and corporate investigations, and advising on anti-money laundering and anti-bribery compliance.