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Zamfirescu Racoți & Partners Attorneys at Law (ZRP)

Firm Profile


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  • 12 Plantelor Street
  • 2nd District
  • Bucharest
  • Bucureşti
  • Romania
  • 023974

Firm profile submitted by Zamfirescu Racoți & Partners Attorneys at Law (ZRP)

Managing Partner: Cosmin Vasile
Number of partners: 9
Number of lawyers: 53
Languages:  English, French, Romanian

One of Romania’s top law firms, Zamfirescu Racoţi & Partners Attorneys at Law (ZRP) stands as a provider of the most comprehensive portfolio of legal services on the market, with highly reputed lawyers and widely recognised expertise in business law and litigation. Founded in 2005 by merger of two law firms, both established in 1995, ZRP offers high quality and effective services in both consultancy and litigation areas, integrated through the knowledge and expertise of cross-practice industry teams.

Main Areas Of Practice:

Banking & Finance:

Legal advisor to Alro regarding the refinancing of a revolving facility (USD 167 million, replacing a facility awarded in 2017 by a syndicate of banks including Raiffeisen International AG, Banca Transilvania SA and OTP Romania S.A.)
■ Legal assistance to Alro in relation to the prolongation of two credit facilities granted by Eximbank, amounting to RON 226 million
■ Legal assistance to Day Residence in relation to credit facilities amounting to RON 21 million
■ Legal assistance granted to Piraeus Bank Greece and Piraeus Bank Romania related to the restructuring strategy for a EUR 45 million loan granted to a Romanian businessman
Contact: Ioana Racoţi
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
■ Successful representation of SAPE – the company managing the energy holdings, in two ICC cases opposing Enel Italy (we obtained the largest international arbitration award ever rendered involving a Romanian party, of EUR 401,209,541.29) and E.ON Germany, both deriving from two of the most important energy privatization contracts concluded in Romania (Electrica Muntenia Sud and Electrica Moldova)
■ Successful representation of Intralot, Intracom and Lotrom in three connected cases regarding a decision issued by the Romanian Competition Council, which imposed fines in amount exceeding EUR 3.7 million for alleged violations of the EU and national competition rules regarding vertical restraints and exclusive agreement clauses in the gambling industry
■ Ongoing representation of OMV Petrom and OMV Petrom Gas in a series of disputes arisen following the non-payment of the amounts due under a gas salepurchase agreement by companies within the Interagro group
■ ZRP has obtained a final decision in favor of our client, Saint Gobain, in a commercial dispute involving one of its main raw material suppliers which had not complied with the quality requirements agreed with the client
Contact: Cãlin-Andrei Zamfirescu
Email: [email protected]

Public Procurement:
■ Legal assistance granted to Grup Servicii Petroliere in the competitive procedure launched by OMV Petrom for ‘Integrated Services for Production Zone X’
■ Permanent legal assistance provided to Institutul Clinic Fundeni in all matters related to public procurement procedures initiated by the client as contracting authority
■ Legal assistance provided to Technocer regarding its participation in the public procurement procedures initiated by contracting authorities
■ Full legal assistance provided to Siad Romania regarding all matters of public procurement law
Contact: Elena Iacob
Email: [email protected]

Mergers & Acquisitions:
■ Legal assistance to Saint Gobain Glass Romania regarding the acquisition of the entire share capital of Pietta Glass Working
■ Legal assistance to Day Group regarding the acquisition of shares in Day Residence
■ Legal advice to MT Impex, member of Saint Gobain Group, related to structuring the company’s reorganization and overall legal counselling during the company’s dissolution process
■ Legal assistance to C- Gaz & Energy Distributie regarding the transfer by the client of a line of business towards CEZ Vanzare
Contact: Anca Danilescu
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
■ Legal assistance services provided to Day Group regarding the acquisition of an unfinished residential project located in Bucharest
■ Legal assistance granted to Kika Mobilier / Immokik – part of Leiner Group, regarding the acquisition of various plots of land located in Bucharest and other cities in Romania, within commercial platforms
■ Legal advice to Sonae Sierra with respect to the negotiation of various lease agreements concerning Park Lake Shopping Centre, located in Bucharest
■ Provision of legal assistance services to Piraeus Bank Romania related to the analysis on the ownership titles concerning several immovable properties located in Bucharest
Contact: Anca Danilescu
Email: [email protected]

■ Legal assistance to Schenker Logistics Romania, member of DB Schenker Group, for obtaining the long stay visa for the family members of one of the top management employees
■ Legal assistance to Kika Mobilier, adidas Romania, and Menzies Aviation Romania regarding labour law issues as well as representation services in labour disputes
Contact: Cătălin Micu
Email: [email protected]

White-Collar Crime:
■ Legal assistance services provided to Kronospan Sebes / Kronospan Romania at national level, at all stages of criminal proceedings involving the company and its employees.
■ Representation of Bank Leumi Romania, in its capacity as a defendant, and some of his high-ranking staff members, in an attempted- fraud related criminal trial
■ Representation of Marfin Leasing Romania in its capacity as a damaged party on the civil side of over 30 criminal procedure raised from the years 2008-2010, the total amount of the damage claimed by the client is over EUR 35 million
Contact: Antoniu Obancia
Email: [email protected]

Restructuring & Insolvency:
■ Representation of OMV Petrom SA and OMV Petrom Gas SA in the insolvency proceedings conducted against debtors Interagro SA and Interagro SRL for the recovery of receivables totally amounting to over EUR 28 million
■ Representation of a consortium of foreign and national banks in the insolvency procedure of Omilos Oradea
■ Representation of Banca Transilvania in the insolvency procedure of Mr Mihut Adrian (real estate entrepreneur), a premiere as the procedure was opened to a natural person, as the law regulating the insolvency of individuals is not yet in force
■ Legal assistance and representation of BRD Groupe Societe Generale related to the insolvency proceedings of TMUCB SA aimed to recover of a credit of over EUR 9 million
Contact: Stan Tîrnoveanu
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
■ OMV Petrom: successful final resolution of the dispute related to a damages claim deriving from alleged patent infringement filed by investors - former employees of the company
■ Successful representation of The Union of Romanian Composers and Musicologists in two copyright infringement litigation cases
■ Representation of pharmaceutical companies in disputes related to the granting, modification and duration of Supplementary Protection Certificates for medicinal products
Contact: Alina Tugearu
Email: [email protected]


  • 12 Plantelor Street,
  • 2nd District,
  • Bucharest,
  • Bucureşti
  • Romania
  • 023974
  • Tel +40 21 311 0517
  • Fax +40 21 311 0519
  • Email : [email protected]
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