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CMS acts for creditors in novel and agenda-setting insolvency matters. Gabriel Sidere is involved in many of the key mandates in the energy, entertainment and financial services sectors, with Horea Popescu advising on NPL portfolio sales alongside Cristina Reichmann.

Dragne & Asociaţii SCAprovides excellent services with a holistic approach’. Ion Dragne is ‘always available to offer his expert opinion from his extensive experience’; he is representing Hidroelectrica in litigation against energy trading companies. Andreia Dumitrescu and Gabriel Paraschivserve their clients’ interests well’; the duo represent creditors and insolvent businesses.

Kinstellar handles big-ticket insolvency matters. Bogdan Bibicu acted for EFG Luxembourg in the Hidroelectrica insolvency. Other clients include Citibank and Société Generale; the team advised the latter on restructuring a RON135m loan to a telecoms company.

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen handles creditor-side debt recovery mandates and banking matters. Sorina Olaru is advising Keytrade on recovering over €7m from Interagro. Valentin Voinescu advised three investors on a proposed €2.7bn NPL purchase.

PeliFilip advises banks and investors on recovering significant debts. Ioan Dumitrascu and Cătălin Alexandru successfully overturned a decision to open insolvency proceedings against a logistics company for ING Bank. Alina Stancu Bîrsan and Carmen Peli also handle NPL matters.

Following his work for Fondul Proprietatea in the Hidroelectrica litigation, Popovici Niţu Stoica & Asociaţii’s Ciprian Donțu is representing the same client in an action to recover money for shares sold to Forsev. Bogdan Stoica is advising VTG on the bankruptcies of three Romanian companies.

Ţuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii advises on all facets of insolvency, with a strong track record in real estate insolvencies. Ciprian Dragomir and Dorin Petcu act as the official receiver of real estate developer Omilos Oradea, while Robert Roşu acts for K&H Bank regarding €40m owed by Bel Rom Cinci.

bpv Grigorescu Ştefănică handles high-profile insolvency matters for creditors as well as acting for debtors. Alexandru Rusu advises construction company Shapir Structures on its liquidation, and acts for KWS in recovering funds from more than 20 insolvent contractors. Anca Grigorescu handles corporate restructuring.

At Bondoc & Asociatii SCA in alliance with White & Case, Viorel Dinu represents well-known national and international corporates. Clients include Engie, which the firm is representing in several high-stakes disputes, and Darby Private Equity, which Simona Petrişor advised on a contemplated purchase of an insolvent company.

Clifford Chance Badea represents banks, investors and other creditors in high-stakes cases. Counsels Simona Neagu and Vlad Peligrad are representing a real estate fund in insolvency proceedings of a debtor against the backdrop of an alleged fraud, as well as acting for BCR in capital markets related insolvency matters.

DentonsTiberiu Csaki advises creditors and parent companies of insolvent companies. Clients include Engie subsidiary Tractebel Engineering and Sony.

Muşat & Asociaţii’s Mihai Popa and senior associate Iuliana Popa are ‘responsive, with up-to-date industry knowledge’. Creditor clients include Transas Marine International and Reblens Financial, while it also acts for Termoelectrica in liquidation.

Pavel, Margarit & Associates’ team is ‘united, smart and supportive’. It has a particular strength in industrial-related insolvency work, often advising insolvent companies. Radu-Catalin Pavel advised an iron and steel producer on its successful rehabilitation.

Schoenherr şi Asociaţii SCA advises banks on restructuring loans, and assists creditors and special administrators. Managing partner Sebastian Gutiu is a key contact, with attorney Emeric Domokos-Hancu also involved in key mandates.

Voicu & Filipescu SCA provides ‘high-level service with excellent response times and profound industry knowledge’. The firm has a track record acting as official receiver and on behalf creditors. Mariana Popa is a name of note.

Wolf Theiss’ ‘quick, professional and reliable’ team advises banks and corporates on the gamut of restructuring and insolvency matters. Ileana Glodeanu advises MFC Commodities, which is claiming €37.5m from the insolvent Oltchim.

Zamfirescu Racoţi & PartnersStan Tirnoveanu is representing Bank of Cyprus in litigation pertaining to the demise of Ireland House; the matter went to the Constitutional Court of Romania on a point regarding the official receiver selling assets in a different framework to the one agreed by the creditors’ assembly.

Bulboaca & Asociatii represents business and financial services creditors in multimillion-dollar insolvencies. Managing associate Andrada Bulgaru advised MRI Trading on the insolvency of a leading copper company. Other clients include UniCredit.

At Firon Bar-Nir & Co (Europe) Ltd, Cătălin Cotorogea advised senior living chain Bait Bakfar on purchasing land from an insolvent company. Other work relates to real estate investments.

At Mitel & Asociatii, Magda Dima represents insolvent businesses, banks and business creditors. Highlights included representing ING Real Estate regarding non-payment by tenants.

Noerr’s Alexandru Ene represents well-known German clients on recovering debts and enforcing foreign decisions, among other things.

Pop & Partners’ Cristina Vedel acts for insolvent companies and creditors. It is advising a creditor of real estate developer Platinum Towers.

Stoica & Asociaţii’s name partner Valeriu Stoica oversees a large volume of cases for BCR, with a notable case involving the insolvency of a meat producer where fraudulent actions are alleged.

Suciu Popa & Asociatti’s Iulian Iosif advises well-known companies on restructurings and extracting funds from creditors. Highlights included advising Roche regarding an insolvent distributor and two retailers.

Vilau | Associates’ Dragos Vilau advises insolvent companies, directors and creditors of high-profile insolvent companies. Turbo Tub is a client.

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