6 Matei Millo +40 31 432 6170


We offer a wide array of legal services across various sectors, and we’re recognized for our extensive experience in dispute resolution: litigation and arbitration.

As lawyers based in Bucharest, our core practice areas includes: Litigation & Arbitration, Corporate & Commercial, M&A, and Restructuring & Insolvency, Enforcement. We also have highly skilled practitioners with substantial experience in Tax, Banking and Finance, Real Estate & Construction, Employment, Intellectual Property, and Competition & Antitrust.

Our clientele ranges from multinational developers and entrepreneurs across key industries, leading banks and other financial institutions, private individuals, to state-owned companies and state authorities.

Our Litigation & Arbitration team, comprised of seasoned litigation lawyers in Bucharest, has a longstanding reputation for handling commercial and civil disputes effectively and efficiently. They have regularly represented parties in major trials before all levels of court and arbitration panels, both domestically and internationally.

We are highly experienced in alternative dispute resolution methods and in arbitration cases under ICC, UNCITRAL, VIAC, ICSID, or domestic rules. The core areas where we offer clients advice and representation in arbitration include: (i) construction arbitration; (ii) general commercial arbitration; (iii) business combinations; (iv) investment arbitration; (v) interim and conservatory measures.

Our Litigation & Arbitration team handles litigation related to all sectors – construction, banking, insurance, consulting, food & beverage, media & telecoms, services, pharmaceutical, etc. The key areas in which we practice include: (i) general commercial and corporate; (ii) real estate, property, and land registry; (iii) administrative and tax; (iv) public procurement; (v) competition; (vi) intellectual property; (vii) insurance coverage; (viii) employment; (ix) family law; (x) investigations and criminal procedures; (xi) consumer protection; (xii) interim and conservatory measures.

We advise on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, assisting local and international clients through all stages of the corporate lifecycle, from setting-up and joint ventures to winding-up and restructuring.

Our corporate practice often intersects with closely related practices – particularly corporate and commercial litigation, tax, real estate transactions and securities.

The key areas in which we practice include:
• corporate establishment and related business arrangements
• corporate governance and day-to-day operations
• domestic and cross-border transactions
• joint ventures
• mergers and acquisitions
• public takeovers and public procurements
• restructurings and distressed companies

Our lawyers have experienced advising on the tax issues raised by corporate, commercial and financial transactions. We also represent clients in tax investigations and disputes before administrative authorities and the courts.

The key areas in which we advise on tax issues include:
• tax investigations and disputes
• mergers and acquisitions
• joint ventures
• public and private real estate transactions
• transfer pricing
• insolvency work-outs and restructurings
• debt restructuring

We provide a wide range of legal services to financial institutions, leasing and insurance companies, corporate lenders and other financial intermediaries both in Romania and abroad.

Our lawyers advise on general banking, finance, debt restructurings, re-financings, funds and other financial services. Such matters often involve input from our specialist teams in other areas of law, such as tax, real estate and dispute resolution.

The key areas in which we practice include:
• debt structuring
• general lending
• securities
• asset finance
• real estate finance
• project finance
• leasing
• loan recovery and optimizing securities
• takeover defense strategies
• debt restructuring

Our Restructuring & Insolvency team advises in all areas of insolvency and restructuring work, having considerable experience in assisting creditors, insolvency practitioners and other parties involved in such procedures.

When dealing with corporate recovery and insolvency work, our lawyers bring extensive experience from many of the firm’s areas of practice, particularly dispute resolution, commercial and tax.

The key areas in which we practice include:
• protecting creditors’ rights
• protecting buyers and sellers of distressed assets
• advising debtors
• litigation related to business reorganization
• insolvency procedure and court/out-of-court workouts
• advice on allegations of mismanagement and financial fraud of the decisional bodies

We provide an integrated service to clients, working in all aspects of real estate transactions. Our lawyers are experienced in handling the entire property chain from the initial acquisition, financing, development, joint venturing, leasing and through to the completion of the project.

We assist our clients during negotiations with their business partners and public authorities who are responsible for issuing relevant approvals and authorizations. Our work in this sector is closely linked to tax, finance and corporate, fields that are usually integral to the structuring of major real estate projects.

The key areas in which we practice include: (i) real estate developing and management; (ii) real estate finance; (iii) acquisition/disposal and joint ventures; (iv) due diligence on real estate acquisitions; (v) building and lease contracts; (vi) construction and engineering projects; (vii) construction authorizations and permits; (viii) infrastructure, PPP, concession, expropriation; (ix) land registry; (x) real estate litigation

Our employment team advises on all aspects of employment law from the beginning to the end of the employment relationship. We have extensive experience in both day-to-day matters and complex employment matters and disputes.

We offer clear and straightforward advice to both employers and employees, with the aim of guarding them against risks.

The key areas in which we practice include:
• employment contracts and terminations
• employee transfers
• dismissal and discrimination
• restructuring and reorganization planning
• social security law
• day-to-day employment advice
• employment litigation

Our Intellectual Property, Competition & Antitrust team advises on a wide range of matters, including trademark and patent infringement, licensing agreements, distribution contracts, unfair competition and state aid issues. We have a proven track record in advising clients operating in a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, insurance, media, food and beverages and other consumer goods, etc.

Our lawyers also handle the full range of disputes and proceedings in relation to intellectual property and competition, and they are experienced in coordinating with international teams of lawyers and advising on cross-border litigation strategies.

The key areas in which we practice include: (i) registration, exploitation and enforcement of IP rights; (ii) licensing and technology transactions, distribution agreements, research and development contracts, sponsorship agreements and franchising deals; (iii) anti-counterfeiting and misleading advertising; (iv) competition compliance and investigation; (v) antitrust compliance; (vi) state aid; (vii) IP and competition disputes.

Meet our Lawyers

Our team of lawyers in Bucharest brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and commitment to each case. We continuously refine our skills to provide high-quality and constructive legal services in Romania.