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ALRUD Law Firm

Sergey Petrachkov, Ph. D.

Sergey Petrachkov, Ph. D.

Partner, Advocate


  • Dispute Resolution
  • Restructuring and Insolvency

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Restructuring & Insolvency Group
Sergey Petrachkov is ALRUD Partner, heading Dispute Resolution and Restructuring/Insolvency Practices in ALRUD Law Firm.

Sergey has a considerable experience in representing clients' interests in business and corporate disputes in state courts. He also advises on issues relating to international commercial arbitration and represents clients' interests in the course of arbitration proceedings.

Sergey takes part in restructuring matters and insolvency proceedings, including complete legal support and participation in separate projects relating to protection against dissipation of assets, challenging debtor's transactions and collecting damages from management and shareholders/beneficiaries of the debtor.

Sergey represented clients' interests before the Supreme Arbitrazh Court and Supreme Court of the Russian Federation in a number of cases. Throughout his entire carrier, he has been supporting major companies in various areas including automobile sector, banking and finance, IT and retail trade.

Sergey joined ALRUD in 2009 as a trainee immediately after graduation from the Faculty of Law of the National Research University Higher School of Economics. In 2012, he got a degree of PhD in Law. In 2015-2016 Sergey was on secondment in London at law firm Slaughter and May, member of The Magic Circle.

Sergey is an advocate, member of the Moscow City Advocates' Chamber and IBA.


State University – Higher School of Economics, Law Department
Areas of Practice

Dispute Resolution | Restructuring and Insolvency

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association

Legal Checklist: How to Make your Business Sustainable in the Face of New Challenges
ALRUD Law Firm, July 2020

The current crisis has challenged the strength of all companies. It has forced businesses to quickly address new issues that often were outside their agenda earlier. During this period, most of businesses have managed to temporarily adapt, or radically change their processes and strategies; establish a flawless remote operation; transform the pattern of cooperation with counterparties and partners; reallocate resources and learn to communicate with their employees under crisis...

A Guide to Contract Work During the Crisis
ALRUD Law Firm, May 2020

In times of the ongoing crisis, associated with the spread of the novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19), and the introduction of epidemiological requirements and restrictions, many businesses have faced difficulties with contractual performance, including the failure in supply, cancellation of scheduled events and often cutbacks in profits and the impossibility to perform monetary obligations...

Increased Liability for Breach of Measures to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
ALRUD Law Firm, April 2020

Due to the active spread of coronavirus infection COVID-2019, the Russian authorities, at both the federal and regional levels, are taking significant measures to ensure the self-isolation of citizens. These measures include increasing the liability for violation of measures for preventing the spread of coronavirus infection, which caused adoption of a number of legislative acts. 1...

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