Mr Ciprian Donțu > Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii > Bucharest, Romania > Lawyer Profile

Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii
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Work Department

Corporate & Commercial; Litigation; Public Procurement; Restructuring & Insolvency; Telecommunications, Media & Technology




Ciprian Donțu is Head of the Litigation and Restructuring & Insolvency Practices.

Ciprian Donțu represents both in court and arbitration proceedings multinational companies, financial institutions and entrepreneurs. Ciprian has extensive expertise in corporate governance, competition and debt recovery disputes.

Ciprian is also representing international investors in relation to all aspects of restructuring and insolvency, including both transactional and litigation matters.

According to international legal directories, Ciprian Donțu “leaves an excellent impression, in terms of both professionalism and approach to client service” and has been commended for being “well organized and for preparing documentation under a tight deadline”.


Romanian, English and French


Ciprian Donțu is member of the Bucharest Bar and of the Romanian Bar Association.


Ciprian Donțu holds a Degree in Law from the University of Bucharest.

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > Restructuring and insolvency

(Leading individuals)

Ciprian DontuPopovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii

Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii is strong on both the contentious and non-contentious side of the restructuring piece. The team is led by well-regarded litigation head Ciprian Donțu, and regularly represents creditor and debtor clients in related litigation and arbitrations. The firm’s market leading corporate finance arm is well equipped to handle complex group restructurings, and managing partner Florian Niţu has good experience assisting on related issues, including advice to investors on distressed asset sales and acquisitions. Ilinca Ștefănescu-Goangă and Valentin Creața are respectively involved on the disputes and advisory sides.

Romania > Energy and natural resources

Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii offers an impressively deep and broad range of expertise in conventional and renewable energy. The firm was involved in several high-profile disputes with state and the energy regulator on behalf of clients. The team has a particularly strong practice in the nuclear space and is a fixture on such projects. Florian Niţu has a strong focus on renewable and nuclear energy, Vlad Neacșu is active on the infrastructure side, while Ciprian Donțu handles disputes with the regulators.

Romania > Dispute resolution

Popovici Nitu Stoica & Asociatii is a leading firm, both for domestic litigation and international arbitration. The team has a strong track record in complex corporate disputes, including shareholder claims and issues with the Securities Commission. Cases involving public procurement contracts and concession agreements also feature prominently. Its expertise in specialised areas such as antitrust, real estate litigation, labour, tax and IP is also strong. The team is jointly led by highly rated litigators Ciprian Donțu, Ilinca Ștefănescu-Goangă and Florian Niţu, who is especially active on the international arbitration front. Partners Raluca Petrescu and Vlad Neacșu are also recommended.