Alrud has announced that Sergey Petrachkov has been promoted to Partner and Head of the firm's Dispute Resolution and Restructuring and Insolvency groups.
According to Alrud, "Petrachkov's core specialization is supporting on complex domestic and international disputes. He has a considerable experience in representing client interests in state courts in business and corporate disputes and in insolvency proceedings. He successfully represented client interests before the Supreme Arbitrazh Court and Supreme Court of the Russian Federation in a number of cases. Sergey also participates in matters relating to international commercial arbitration."
Petrachkov joined Alrud in 2009 as a trainee immediately after graduating from the Faculty of Law of Russia's National Research University Higher School of Economics. In 2012 he received his PhD in Law. In 2015-2016 he was seconded at Slaughter and May in London.
“We are glad to welcome Sergey as one of our firms’ partners," commented Alrud Senior Partner Vassily Rudomino. "Sergey has been a member of our team in Dispute Resolution and Restructuring and Insolvency groups for more than eight years and he has passed through all main steps of the job ladder within the firm. Sergey’s colleagues as well as partner law firms point out his broad experience, and clients appreciate his ability to come up with effective and unconventional solutions for any challenges. We are sure that this promotion will lead Sergey to even greater success and will strengthen our position in these practice areas on the competitive legal market."