Constantin BRÂNZAN

PhD. Constantin BRÂNZAN is one of the most reputed Romanian legal profesionals, with over 40 years’ of experience in the magistracy field. He has a doctoral degree (2001), a postgraduate degree in civil law (1987), and a solid expertise acquired during a long judicial career, including as a judge at the High Court of Cassation and Justice, where he served for more than 15 years, a period within which he also held the position of Director of the National Institute of Magistracy.

After completing his career as a judge, including with the Romanian High Court of Cassation and Justice, PhD. Constantin BRÂNZAN regained the status of arbitrator and super-arbitrator at the International Commercial Arbitration Court of the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, as well as at the Court of Commercial, Maritime and River Arbitration, at the Chamber of Commerce, Navigation and Agriculture Constanta.

As a result of practicing as a judge, PhD. Constantin BRÂNZAN has acquired a thorough knowledge of the judicial system in Romania and the European Union, having an exhaustive understanding of the case-law aspects in the field of civil, commercial, banking and finance, insurance and human rights law.

Aurelia Loredana POPESCU

Loredana focuses on commercial, civil and administrative matters, including capital markets and share capital issues, shareholder disputes, but also real estate litigation including claims on restitution of nationalized properties and expropriation, incidents related to enforcement procedures.

Having a thorough and solid knowledge of the Romanian civil and commercial law, Loredana regularly advises European companies in agreements negotiation and important business transfers, regularly representing a substantial number of domestic or international corporations and individuals in negotiations related to the prevention or to the termination of disputes. She is also involved in civil lawsuits, advising major domestic and international corporations on various legal issues.

Adrian CHIRVASE

Adrian is focusing his activity on corporate compliance, regulatory, surveillance and corporate investigation, by meanings of establishing a preventive approach aiming the earliest identification of the legal risks with criminal relevance in the companies economic and commercial activity. He has significant experience in criminal business law and tax fraud, representing numerous companies in various criminal proceedings or businessmen in various fields such as IT and telecommunications, banking, pharmaceutical, real estate, construction, energy and public utilities.

Adrian provides specialized assistance both in front of the prosecution bodies and of the relevant courts in Romania, achieving remarkable results in high importance projects that include economic crimes, tax evasion and money laundering, cybercrime and corruption cases, as well as legal assistance to companies who are subject to criminal or administrative investigations.

Dana BIVOL

Dana is a well regarded lawyer with over 10 years of experience, focusing on commercial and administrative litigation. Her practice covers a broad range of commercial litigation, usually involving corporate and commercial law and shareholder disputes, administrative, employment, taxation, financial/banking, pharma, as well as enforcement procedures.

As part of her experience as a pleading lawyer, Dana has successfully represented clients in complex cases, involving contractual or tort liabilities, corporate law, or in cases on the annulment of certain documents issued by administrative authorities, fiscal or custom authorities. Furthermore, she provides legal assistance in insolvency and forced execution procedures, being unanimously praised by the clients for her proven promptitude and efficiency in handling sensitive files.

Dana is member of the National Union of Insolvency Practitioners of Romania.

Octavian POPESCU

Octavian is one of the most experienced law yers in Romania, with proven track record and confirmed reputation, both by partners, clients and peers. Over the last 15 years, he handled conten tious matters, representing governmental and non-governmental institutions and multinational corporate clients in disputes before the Romanian courts, including the High Court of Justice. He specializes in commercial and corporate litigations, administrative and civil litigations and has developed a particular knowledge in insolvency, foreclosure writs and procedures, as well as bankruptcy matters.

Octavian is also notable for his practice in the field of white-collar crime and financial fraud, being regarded as one of the leading Romanian lawyers with an extensive experience in this area. He is reputed and acknowledged for his comprehensive approach to difficult cases, involving corruption, corporate fraud, as well as economic espionage and provides expert assistance during prosecuting investigations, as well as, in front of the relevant Romanian criminal courts.

Octavian is also Vice-president of the Bucharest Commercial Arbitration Court attached to the Bucharest Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Counsellor at Bucharest Bar Association.