Practice Expertise

  • Competition / Antitrust
  • Healthcare and Pharmaceutical
  • Foreign Direct Investment

Areas of Practice

  • Competition / Antitrust
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Healthcare and Pharmaceutical
  • Crisis Management, Economic Sanctions and ...
  • White-Collar Crime, Compliance and ...
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WSG Leadership

  • Antitrust Group - Member
  • Life Sciences Group - Member
  • White Collar Crime Group - Member


German Zakharov, Partner, is a member at Competition/Antitrust and White collar crime, Compliance and Investigations practices.

German is a recommended expert in the antitrust regulation area, and supports clients on a wide range of antitrust issues: coordination of merger control transactions with Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation (FAS Russia), cartel investigations, advising on distributorship agreements, and analyzing compliance of commercial agreements with antitrust requirements. German represents companies during dawn raids performed by FAS Russia and its territorial subdivisions, and also represents clients before the court.

As a member of the White collar crime, Compliance and Investigations practice German renders legal support to companies regarding compliance with applicable criminal and antitrust legislation, and assists in drafting and implementing internal policies and compliance procedures.

German works with international and Russian companies from different industries, including healthcare, energy and natural resources, media and communication, information technologies, FMCG and retail.

German joined ALRUD in May 2010 as an attorney. Before joining ALRUD, German worked in the Central directorate of the Federal Antimonopoly Service, participating in examining applications and notifications, drafting changes to antitrust and industry legislation, examining cases of antitrust legislation breaches, and investigating activity of business entities in various industries.

German graduated with honors from the Law faculty of M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University, and completed “Economics in Competition Law” and “EU Competition Law” programs in King’s College London.

German is a member of Competition experts association, member of FAS Russia Expert Council for supporting small and medium businesses, and the executive director and member of the Board of Eurasian Antimonopoly Association. He also is a Member of the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association.

Bar Admissions
Russian Federation

Moscow State University, Law Faculty, (2008 diploma with honours)
King's College London University (2012)

Areas of Practice

  • Competition / Antitrust
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Healthcare and Pharmaceutical
  • Crisis Management, Economic Sanctions and Compliance
  • White-Collar Crime, Compliance and Investigations

Professional Career

Professional Associations
  • American Bar Association
  • International Bar Association

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