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The firm

Voicu & Filipescu was established in 2001 by Romanian lawyers Daniel Voicu and Mugur Filipescu who at that moment took over the Romanian office of the international law firm Arent Fox Kitner Plotkin & Kahn LLP.

Ever since its establishment, Voicu & Filipescu has been one of the top ten Romanian law firms in terms of turnover, market position and reputation. Today the group includes the law firm, a dedicated tax and accounting company and a specialised insolvency practice.

Areas of practice

Mergers and acquisitions: Voicu & Filipescu advises companies on making acquisitions, merging, being acquired, or fending off hostile takeovers, using a variety of transaction formats – leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, recapitalisations, minority investments, spin-offs and covering issues related to bid and tender preparation and mergers and acquisition finance.

Banking and finance: Voicu & Filipescu provides expert advice to prominent international and local financial groups in M&A implementation or their day-to-day corporate, regulatory and commercial matters, restructuring lending activities, and acquisitions or launching new business lines, either by applying for the specific licences or passporting such licences from other EU countries.

Dispute resolution: the firm’s specialised lawyers have assisted clients in thousands of litigation and international arbitration cases, with a focus on commercial, employment, public procurement, insolvency and tax. Voicu & Filipescu represents large and small companies and partnerships, their officers, directors and management, as well as private individuals, in a diversity of litigation and/or arbitration matters. Its latest projects include public procurement cases, labour litigation, insurance cases as well as commercial, including debt recovery, and civil litigation.

Employment: Voicu & Filipescu’s specialised practice covers day-to-day employment advice, conducting compliance audits and defining compliant employment documentation, assistance in complex termination cases, collective dismissals, complex outsourcing projects, immigration formalities, employees data privacy, employment litigation and liaising with union/employee representatives.

Real estate and construction: Voicu & Filipescu provides advice to real estate developers in all phases of their investments, including real estate acquisition, permitting, project finance, property development, agreements, lease, exit strategies, dispute resolution and environmental aspects. The firm also assists retailers in their network expansion projects, as well as corporate clients on negotiating, entering/extending and exiting from lease agreements.

PPP and public procurement: the team has assisted on procurement procedures the cumulated value of which exceeds € 750m over recent years. It assists bidders as well as contracting authorities and financing institutions on all phases of procurement procedures and has a high success rate in procurement litigation cases in front of the administrative complaints body as well as in court.

Energy: mergers and acquisitions on the energy market, development of greenfield projects, construction and construction-related permits, engineering, procurement and construction agreements, operation and maintenance agreements, grid connection power agreements, power purchase agreements, including EFET, supply agreements, grant of subsidies process, project finance and regulatory.

Tax: general advice to local and multinational companies on a wide variety of tax and accountancy matters including: financial due diligence investigations, feasibility studies and business valuation, tax assistance involving tax compliance as well as optimisation/restructuring advice, payroll services etc.

Insolvency and restructuring: the practice includes services provided as liquidator in bankruptcy files, efficient capitalisation of insolvent companies’ assets in a record timeframe as well as official receiver in insolvency files of various companies, with an aim to reinsert their debtors into the business circuit

  • Contacts
  • Daniel Voicu
  • Mugur Filipescu
  • Number of lawyers: 25
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Romanian

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