is a Bucharest-based law firm providing legal advice to
business as per international standards.
Our legal team brings together seasoned Romanian and
international professionals who have advised on signature
transactions in Romania and the Balkan region over the last
We do not match the typical profile of either a local Romanian
law firm or a branch office of an international.
We do not choose between local and international culture. We are
just professionals. Our lawyers blend local expertise and Western
know-how to shape an optimized legal product. Professionalism is our
Equally, we do not choose between accommodating the client’s
exceptional legal needs and conveying an unadventurous advice. We
just represent your best interests as a client. Our lawyers will follow
your path always keeping you on the safe side. On the right side.
We act for both buy and sell side, advising on share and asset deals,
tender offers, spinoffs as well as restructurings and acquisitions out
of bankruptcy. When planning corporate transactions, we provide
an integrated service, from due diligence review to transaction structuring,
from analysis of tax and regulatory implications to post-closing follow
through. We advise on corporate governance, commercial contracts
and general corporate needs.
We assist private and institutional investors seeking to place and
protect their capital. We advise on leveraged and management
buy-outs, fund structuring and organization, portfolio company
management as well as exit transactions providing liquidity.
We represent real estate players in the purchase or sale from raw
land to real estate portfolios. We act for both landlord and tenant
in residential, office, commercial and industrial park development
projects. We have experience in construction, infrastructure
development and municipal; all in the context of current real estate
structures, including sale and leaseback transactions and public-
Banking & Finance
We advise arranging banks and lenders as well as borrowers.
We provide services in acquisition finance, asset finance,
project finance, leasing, real estate finance, restructuring and
insolvency as well as commercial lending.
Litigation & ADR
We represent disputing parties on the likely consequences of any
commercial dispute, test alternatives and consult the best experts to
support the case. We encourage out-of-court settlement as well as
mediation and other alternative dispute resolution strategies. When
necessary, we go to trial and litigate as well as engage in enforcement
Our lawyers have represented:
A&D Pharma | ABN AMRO Capital | Canada Life | CIBC World Capital Markets | Coca Cola | Crown European Holdings |
CSFB | CTP Invest | DEGI | Europolis | GE Medical Systems | Global Finance | Immoeast | ING REIM | Kazakhtelecom |
We provide assistance with respect to merger control, cartel
investigations, pricing practices, licensing, distribution and
restrictive trade practices as well as state aid.
Bankruptcy & Insolvency
We represent debtors, creditors and investors in distressed
business situations. We advise on fiduciary duties, creditor
rights, debtor arrangements or restructuring, priority disputes,
fraudulent conveyance and other reviewable transactions as well
as realization on secured assets.
On energy, we assist on development, finance, restructuring,
privatization and trading contracts.
In the mining industry, we advise on concessions, permitting,
environmental and licensing issues.
On telecom, we work for operators, new entrants and industry
players on legal, policy and regulatory issues.
Our medical and pharma practice is geared towards government
policy and regulatory advice.
KazMunaiGaz | Major Drilling | Merrill Lynch | Noranda | Ontario Power Generation | Serbian Privitisation Agency | Raiffeisen
Evolution | RWE Gas Midstream | Stelco | Tarmac International | TD Bank | UBM | UPC | Washington Group | World Bank
Claudiu A. Pop
Trained in Bucharest and studied EU Law with Paris I Pantheon
Sorbonne. Practiced according to Anglo-American standards
with first-tier law firms in Bucharest. As management, founded
and led the real estate practice in Bucharest of a regional Austrian
law firm (2005-2008) and subsequently joined the Bucharest
office of a top 10 US-based law firm to co-chair its M&A department
(2008). Qualified in alternative dispute resolution.
Steven M. Pepa
Trained in the United States and Canada. After Harvard Law School,
practiced with top law firms in California and Toronto. In 2004,
came to Romania to join the Bucharest office of a magic circle law
firm. As management, headed the private equity department in
Bucharest of a regional Austrian law firm (2006-2008) and
subsequently joined the Bucharest office of a top 10 US-based
law firm to co-chair its M&A department (2008). President of
the Canadian Business Association in Romania.
For further information, please contact:
Claudiu A. Pop Steven M. Pepa
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12A Docentilor Street, Unit 4, District 1, Bucharest, Romania 011403
Telephone: 004|021 222 3091
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