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Global Guide

Dispute Resolution — Romania

Band 1

第一等

From the Chambers Global guide

Cornel Popa is well known for his arbitration experience. His recent highlights include assisting Siemens with the EUR8 million settlement of a dispute in the transport sector. He also has notable experience of arbitration in the energy and construction sectors. Popa has been described by clients as "efficient, very experienced and committed."

Robert Roşu is recognised as an experienced litigator, with sources appreciating his "intuitive grasp" of the law and his "understanding of clients' business needs." He possesses notable expertise in litigation concerning administrative, competition, IP and employment matters. He has advised FCC on a EUR23 million public procurement dispute.

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Band 2

第二等

From the Chambers Global guide

Simona Neagu is described by one client as "excellent, concise and knowledgeable." She has expertise in white-collar crime matters, as well as insolvency disputes. She recently advised PORR Construct on two arbitrations related to a water treatment plant.

Vlad Peligrad has been active in advising banks on cross-border debt recovery processes. He is also an arbitrator at the Court of International Commercial Arbitration.

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Band 2

第二等

From the Chambers Global guide

Managing partner Gabriel Sidere is recognised by peers for his standing in the field. He is especially active in litigation regarding white-collar crime matters. Interviewees regard him as "a good arbitrator."

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Band 2

第二等

From the Chambers Global guide

Ion Dragne is a well-known presence in the market and has extensive experience of litigation and arbitration. He has recently represented Eureko Consultanta Si Servicii in litigation regarding a EUR7 million insurance agreement.

Delia Bosman has experience in commercial litigation and tax disputes. She is active in both domestic and international cases. Interviewees regard her as "a good up-and-comer."

Andreia Dumitrescu has a growing reputation in the dispute resolution market. She has experience in disputes regarding construction, insurance and insolvency. She recently assisted K&S Electric Power with complex disputes worth EUR80 million, including insolvency and damages claims.

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Band 2

第二等

From the Chambers Global guide

Co-managing partner and dispute resolution practice head Gheorghe Buta is a highly respected figure in the Romanian dispute resolution sector. He has recently assisted Societatea Romana de Televiziune (SRTv) with a EUR5 million international arbitration seated in the state of California, regarding the conclusion of a film licensing contract.

Octavian Popescu is praised by one client for his "excellent technical knowledge and very good commercial awareness." He is well known for his work in both corporate and commercial litigation, in addition to sensitive white-collar crime cases. Recent work includes assisting Teamnet International with a EUR3.8 million dispute arising from debt recovery enforcement proceedings.

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Band 2

第二等

From the Chambers Global guide

Peers regard senior partner Ana Diculescu-Şova as a long-standing and prominent dispute resolution lawyer. She possesses extensive litigation experience before both domestic and international courts. Her recent work includes assisting GTH Gaze Industriale with a EUR10 million dispute regarding the construction and operation of a gas supply facility.

Sorina Olaru is well regarded for her broad dispute resolution experience, which spans a wide range of areas including insurance, infrastructure and competition. Clients state that she is "an experienced and reliable lawyer" who "definitely inspires confidence."

Emil Bivolaru is recommended by clients for his particular expertise in financial and real estate-related litigation for high-profile clients. His practice includes assisting with property restitution procedures.

Peggy Şuică-Neagu is praised by one client for her "vast technical knowledge and real commitment to understanding issues." She offers dispute resolution experience in issues such as contractual liability, real estate and bankruptcy.

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Band 2

第二等

From the Chambers Global guide

Department head Valeriu Stoica is lauded as a "law firm in himself" and "an expert" by market commentators. He has significant experience of handling disputes regarding investment, construction and environmental issues.

Cristiana Stoica has experience of real estate, commercial and employment litigation. She also assists with arbitration. Clients praise her "technical knowledge, commercial awareness and availability."

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Band 2

第二等

From the Chambers Global guide

Calin Andrei Zamfirescu is recognised as "a litigation giant" by one impressed interviewee. His wide-ranging expertise includes both debt recovery and commercial litigation. In recent times, he has represented Glencore in two fiscal disputes regarding income tax and VAT.

Cosmin Vasile is respected for his expertise in contentious matters, including fiscal, energy and patent infringement issues. His recent work includes representing both Romanian public authorities and private companies in ICC and national arbitration concerning complex infrastructure and construction disputes. Clients appreciate his "no-nonsense approach and his direct communication style."

Alina Tugearu is experienced in commercial, IP and administrative disputes. One client states that she is "an excellent litigator and a hard-working individual."

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Band 3

第三等

From the Chambers Global guide

Radu Bălaş is noted for his expertise in employment and administrative litigation, as well as for his recent criminal litigation experience regarding data protection issues. He successfully represented GRAWE România Asigurare in a EUR2.5 million tax dispute regarding VAT reimbursement.

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Band 3

第三等

From the Chambers Global guide

Particularly active in highly regulated sectors such as energy, agriculture and telecoms. Significant activity in administrative and financial litigation, as well as international arbitration and white-collar crime disputes. Bogdan Bibicu is a key contact for any queries.

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Band 3

第三等

From the Chambers Global guide

Cătălin Alexandru has a growing reputation in commercial, tax and administrative cases. One impressed interviewee describes him as "extremely knowledgeable and tenacious in defending his client's interest." He recently assisted GarantiBank with the recovery of EUR3.4 million from a debtor.

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Band 3

第三等

From the Chambers Global guide

Ciprian Dontu is head of department and has experience advising on high-profile insolvency disputes. He recently represented P7S1 Broadcasting Europe in the recovery from Prima Broadcasting Group of unpaid licences for television programmes. He also acts on energy, commercial and competition cases.

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Eminent Practitioner

Muşat & Asociaţii

From the Chambers Global guide

Co-managing partner and dispute resolution practice head Gheorghe Buta is a highly respected figure in the Romanian dispute resolution sector. He has recently assisted Societatea Romana de Televiziune (SRTv) with a EUR5 million international arbitration seated in the state of California, regarding the conclusion of a film licensing contract.

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Eminent Practitioner

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

From the Chambers Global guide

Peers regard senior partner Ana Diculescu-Şova as a long-standing and prominent dispute resolution lawyer. She possesses extensive litigation experience before both domestic and international courts. Her recent work includes assisting GTH Gaze Industriale with a EUR10 million dispute regarding the construction and operation of a gas supply facility.

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Eminent Practitioner

STOICA & Asociaţii

From the Chambers Global guide

Department head Valeriu Stoica is lauded as a "law firm in himself" and "an expert" by market commentators. He has significant experience of handling disputes regarding investment, construction and environmental issues.

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Band 1

Dragne & Asociatii

From the Chambers Global guide

Ion Dragne is a well-known presence in the market and has extensive experience of litigation and arbitration. He has recently represented Eureko Consultanta Si Servicii in litigation regarding a EUR7 million insurance agreement.

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Band 1

Clifford Chance Badea

From the Chambers Global guide

Simona Neagu is described by one client as "excellent, concise and knowledgeable." She has expertise in white-collar crime matters, as well as insolvency disputes. She recently advised PORR Construct on two arbitrations related to a water treatment plant.

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Zamfirescu Racoți & Partners Attorneys at Law (ZRP)

From the Chambers Global guide

Calin Andrei Zamfirescu is recognised as "a litigation giant" by one impressed interviewee. His wide-ranging expertise includes both debt recovery and commercial litigation. In recent times, he has represented Glencore in two fiscal disputes regarding income tax and VAT.

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Band 2

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

From the Chambers Global guide

Sorina Olaru is well regarded for her broad dispute resolution experience, which spans a wide range of areas including insurance, infrastructure and competition. Clients state that she is "an experienced and reliable lawyer" who "definitely inspires confidence."

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Band 2

Ţuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii

From the Chambers Global guide

Cornel Popa is well known for his arbitration experience. His recent highlights include assisting Siemens with the EUR8 million settlement of a dispute in the transport sector. He also has notable experience of arbitration in the energy and construction sectors. Popa has been described by clients as "efficient, very experienced and committed."

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Band 2

Muşat & Asociaţii

From the Chambers Global guide

Octavian Popescu is praised by one client for his "excellent technical knowledge and very good commercial awareness." He is well known for his work in both corporate and commercial litigation, in addition to sensitive white-collar crime cases. Recent work includes assisting Teamnet International with a EUR3.8 million dispute arising from debt recovery enforcement proceedings.

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Band 2

Ţuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii

From the Chambers Global guide

Robert Roşu is recognised as an experienced litigator, with sources appreciating his "intuitive grasp" of the law and his "understanding of clients' business needs." He possesses notable expertise in litigation concerning administrative, competition, IP and employment matters. He has advised FCC on a EUR23 million public procurement dispute.

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Band 2

Zamfirescu Racoți & Partners Attorneys at Law (ZRP)

From the Chambers Global guide

Cosmin Vasile is respected for his expertise in contentious matters, including fiscal, energy and patent infringement issues. His recent work includes representing both Romanian public authorities and private companies in ICC and national arbitration concerning complex infrastructure and construction disputes. Clients appreciate his "no-nonsense approach and his direct communication style."

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Band 3

Dentons

From the Chambers Global guide

Tiberiu Csaki of Dentons is praised by a client for his "outstanding knowledge and experience." He acts for key domestic clients and has notable experience in employment disputes. He also assists with arbitration.

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Band 3

Popovici Nițu Stoica & Asociații

From the Chambers Global guide

Ciprian Dontu is head of department and has experience advising on high-profile insolvency disputes. He recently represented P7S1 Broadcasting Europe in the recovery from Prima Broadcasting Group of unpaid licences for television programmes. He also acts on energy, commercial and competition cases.

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Band 3

NICULEASA Law Firm

From the Chambers Global guide

Madalin-Irinel Niculeasa of NICULEASA Law Firm is a recognised figure in the Romanian litigation market. He is experienced in taxation and employment matters. In recent times, he has advised Dexion Storage Solutions on a dispute with the tax authorities.

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Band 3

CMS

From the Chambers Global guide

Managing partner Gabriel Sidere is recognised by peers for his standing in the field. He is especially active in litigation regarding white-collar crime matters. Interviewees regard him as "a good arbitrator."

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Band 4

DLA Piper Dinu SCA

From the Chambers Global guide

Radu Bălaş is noted for his expertise in employment and administrative litigation, as well as for his recent criminal litigation experience regarding data protection issues. He successfully represented GRAWE România Asigurare in a EUR2.5 million tax dispute regarding VAT reimbursement.

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Band 4

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

From the Chambers Global guide

Emil Bivolaru is recommended by clients for his particular expertise in financial and real estate-related litigation for high-profile clients. His practice includes assisting with property restitution procedures.

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Band 4

Răzvan Dincă & Asociaţii

From the Chambers Global guide

Răzvan Dincă of Răzvan Dincă & Asociaţii is described by one client as "a visionary lawyer who understands instantly the core of the case." Of late, he has assisted a Swiss multinational pharmaceutical company with a series of patent enforcement litigations. His broad disputes practice covers IP, contract law and competition matters.

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Band 4

Stratula Mocanu & Asociatii

From the Chambers Global guide

Cosmin Mocanu of Stratula Mocanu & Asociatii is valued by clients for being "very good, proactive and very efficient." His practice largely concerns commercial, administrative and employment litigation. He recently assisted Pfizer with a EUR1 million debt recovery procedure.

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Band 4

bpv GRIGORESCU ŞTEFĂNICĂ

From the Chambers Global guide

Daniel Ştefănică of bpv GRIGORESCU ŞTEFĂNICĂ is active in both domestic and international cases and has notable expertise in investment and public sector litigation. One client praises his "flexibility and business understanding," while others mention his "depth of knowledge and experience in dispute resolution."

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Band 4

STOICA & Asociaţii

From the Chambers Global guide

Cristiana Stoica has experience of real estate, commercial and employment litigation. She also assists with arbitration. Clients praise her "technical knowledge, commercial awareness and availability."

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Band 5

PeliFilip

From the Chambers Global guide

Cătălin Alexandru has a growing reputation in commercial, tax and administrative cases. One impressed interviewee describes him as "extremely knowledgeable and tenacious in defending his client's interest." He recently assisted GarantiBank with the recovery of EUR3.4 million from a debtor.

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Band 5

D&B David si Baias

From the Chambers Global guide

Dan Dascălu of D&B David si Baias is valued by one client for his "technical knowledge, commercial awareness, effectiveness and client service." He is well known for his expertise in tax and administrative litigation, and recently advised Cargill Agricultura on obtaining a EUR10 million VAT reimbursement.

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Band 5

Vernon | David

From the Chambers Global guide

Dana David of Vernon | David has notable experience in labour, real estate, environment and insolvency litigation. Recent highlights include representing Freyrom in both labour litigation and debt recovery. Clients laud her "very good technical knowledge."

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Band 5

Clifford Chance Badea

From the Chambers Global guide

Vlad Peligrad has been active in advising banks on cross-border debt recovery processes. He is also an arbitrator at the Court of International Commercial Arbitration.

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Band 5

Suciu Popa

From the Chambers Global guide

Commercial arbitration expert Luminiţa Popa of Suciu Popa Attorneys at Law is an experienced practitioner and has recently represented Enel Investment Holding in an ICC arbitration case related to claims amounting to USD1.2 billion. One client states that she "proved an extraordinary combination of talent and dedication."

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Band 5

Stratula Mocanu & Asociatii

From the Chambers Global guide

Sorin Stratula is the managing partner and head of the litigation department of Stratula Mocanu & Asociatii. He focuses on the media and energy sectors. He has recently advised E.ON on a case regarding the infringement of design rights.

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Band 5

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

From the Chambers Global guide

Peggy Şuică-Neagu is praised by one client for her "vast technical knowledge and real commitment to understanding issues." She offers dispute resolution experience in issues such as contractual liability, real estate and bankruptcy.

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Band 5

NICULEASA Law Firm

From the Chambers Global guide

George Trantea of NICULEASA Law Firm has a broad disputes practice that covers commercial, construction and real estate matters. He recently assisted Microsoft Mobile with a copyright issue, reaching an out-of-court settlement.

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Up and Coming

Dragne & Asociatii

From the Chambers Global guide

Delia Bosman has experience in commercial litigation and tax disputes. She is active in both domestic and international cases. Interviewees regard her as "a good up-and-comer."

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Up and Coming

Dragne & Asociatii

From the Chambers Global guide

Andreia Dumitrescu has a growing reputation in the dispute resolution market. She has experience in disputes regarding construction, insurance and insolvency. She recently assisted K&S Electric Power with complex disputes worth EUR80 million, including insolvency and damages claims.

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Up and Coming

Zamfirescu Racoți & Partners Attorneys at Law (ZRP)

From the Chambers Global guide

Alina Tugearu is experienced in commercial, IP and administrative disputes. One client states that she is "an excellent litigator and a hard-working individual."

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