General Business Law: Moldova
Market observers recommend Octavian Cazac for his responsiveness and pragmatism, with one client commenting: "I am impressed with his skills and his stature as a leader in the community." He notably assisted IFC with a PPP for the construction of two new hospitals.
Client-oriented and well-connected managing partner Alexander Turcan is one of the leading lawyers advising on investments into Moldova. Clients note he is adept at finding solutions and appreciate his updates on recent changes in the law.
Managing partner Igor Odobescu "was able to address all our needs immediately," confirmed a client. He recently advised Nielsen on the corporate restructuring of its Moldovan subsidiaries following the acquisition of MEMRB.
Roger Gladei is a leading securities expert with significant experience of loan transactions and regulatory matters. Clients say: "He is excellent at handling complex cases." Recently he advised ProCredit Bank Moldova on raising EUR20 million debt financing from the European Investment Bank.
Bucharest-based Veronica Alexeev is qualified in both Moldova and Romania, and is well versed in banking and finance and in capital markets.
Bucharest-based associate Anna Cusnir is admitted to practice in Moldova, and focuses on dispute resolution, corporate law, and banking and finance.
International clients turn to US-educated George Teodorescu for his excellent language skills and strategic thinking. He advises BAT on an ongoing basis in connection with regulatory, employment and corporate matters.
Highly reputable academic and practitioner Mihail Buruiana
of Buruiana & Partners is known for handling international arbitrations. He has been selected as a candidate to be a judge at the ECHR.
of Law Office of Victor Burac is valued for his expertise in international private law and banking, and also advises foreign clients and embassies on employment and property law. Sources say: "He is able to explain the issues clearly, in a way I can fully understand."
Although less visible than in previous years, Victor Levintsa
of Levintsa & Associates is still a recognised and well-regarded name in the market. He has experience of advising foreign investors and international finance institutions such as IFC.