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WOLF THEISS ROMANIA NAMED ENERGY LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR

April 2012

Bucharest/Vienna, 11 April 2012 – WOLF THEISS has been named "Energy Law Firm of the Year” at the first annual Romanian Energy Awards. The award was presented to Bryan Jardine and Ciprian Glodeanu, Partners at Wolf Theiss, at a ceremony held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Bucharest on 4 April.

Bucharest/Vienna, 11 April 2012 – WOLF THEISS has been named "Energy Law Firm of the Year” at the first annual Romanian Energy Awards. The award was presented to Bryan Jardine and Ciprian Glodeanu, Partners at Wolf Theiss, at a ceremony held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Bucharest on 4 April.

The Awards Gala, organized by The Diplomat – Bucharest, recognizes the outstanding success of firms and individuals in special projects and areas of business as well as overall involvement in the development of the country’s business climate. Wolf Theiss achieved this recognition due to its successful track record of deals and projects in the energy sector.

Partner Ciprian Glodeanu, who was also one of the three lawyers nominated in the category “Energy Lawyer of the Year,” said: “We are delighted that our work and legal strength in the energy sector has been recognized by our peers and by an acclaimed jury board that included representatives from the Romanian Government.”

Partner Bryan Jardine added: “Romania is one of the most dynamic markets for energy and RES-electricity in the CEE region and we have seen a marked increase in investor and other stakeholder interest in a variety of groundbreaking projects. Wolf Theiss is excited to be in a strong position to offer top notch legal advice to current and prospective clients and to contribute to advancements in this important sector.”

Wolf Theiss has advised on a number of significant RES deals and is currently advising one of the world largest wind turbine suppliers during the implementation of several prominent wind projects across Romania, with an installed capacity of more than 500 MW. The firm is one of the founding members of the Romanian Photovoltaic Industry Association and is a member of the Romanian Wind Energy Association.

In March of this year, Wolf Theiss launched its authoritative guide to RES-Electricity, first published in 2010. A link to the guide is available here.

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