Firm Profile > D&B David si Baias SCA > Bucharest, Romania
D&B David si Baias SCA Offices
1A Poligrafiei Blvd, 21/1 floor
RO-013704, Bucharest, 1
D&B David si Baias SCA > The Legal 500 Rankings
Tax Tier 1
D&B David si Baias SCA has an excellent reputation for tax litigation, particularly in areas such as VAT, transfer pricing, excise duty and environmental taxes. As part of the PwC network, the firm also offers strong advice to clients on the non-contentious side, and regularly supports the corporate team on M&A and restructurings. Highly rated litigator Dan Dascălu leads the team alongside corporate partner Ana-Maria Iordache and Anda Rojanschi.
‘The tax litigation team is one of the best in the field, being able to efficiently take care of the most complex matters with a high degree of technicality.’
‘Dan Dascălu is a reputable tax lawyer, a top choice when it comes to tax litigation, as he combines all the ingredients necessary for the success of the case – he is both an extremely experienced practitioner and a very knowledgeable theorist. The team he coordinates is formed of lawyers who also already leave their footprint in the the tax disputes they manage, such as Ana Maria Iordache and Mihail Boian.’
Grup Servicii Petroliere
Quadrant Amroq (part of Pepsi Group)
Prysmian Cabluri si Sisteme
EU and competition Tier 2
D&B David si Baias SCA has a strong track record in contentious and non-contentious competition and antitrust matters. As well as providing transactional and day-to-day support, the firm has assisted clients in several major Competition Council investigations into alleged cartel abuses and anti-competitive behaviour. Adrian Ster was a new arrival from Wolf Theiss.
D&B David si Baias SCA is a key name for mid-market transactional work. In recent work, it has been very active in the healthcare sector, and represented several entrepreneurs on the respective multimilllion-euro sales of their businesses. As the legal branch of PwC, clients inevitably benefit from the firm's broad range of advisory services. Managing partner Sorin David and corporate head Anda Rojanschi are the main contacts.
‘What is unique about D&B DAVID si BAIAS is that the firm and the lawyers always try to understand the needs of the clients even before the clients make a request. The services provided are always tailor made, always taking into consideration the budget of its clients.’
‘The lawyers do their best to get back to their clients in the quickest and most satisfactory way possible, allowing the clients to work on and examine various versions and drafts of documents within a limited time, before the final version is completed.’
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Dispute resolution Tier 4
D&B David si Baias SCA has an excellent reputation for tax-related litigation, where partners such as Dan Dascălu and Ana-Maria Iordache are active. The team's lawyers regularly appear before the courts challenging high-value tax liability assessments handed down by the authorities. The group is also strong in other areas of administrative litigation, such as competition and antitrust cases, where Sorin David is a key name.
‘The team is able to handle really complex tax and competition litigations, rapidly delivering the best possible strategy with maximum efficiency.’
‘Sorin David is a reputable, leading competition lawyer, with immense experience in competition matters, who promptly delivers the best possible advice. Dan Dascalu is a truly prestigious tax lawyer, with extremely extensive knowledge in this field, combined with the skills of a coherent and efficient barrister which makes him a top choice as a lawyer in any tax dispute. Ana-Maria Iordache is a fully experienced litigator in a variety of areas law, such as tax and administrative litigations, who always undertakes the most thorough approach.’
Grup Servicii Petroliere
Cofco Romania (formerly Nidera)
Centrul International CDG
Quadrant Amroq (Pepsi Group)
Prysmian Cabluri si Sisteme
D&B David si Baias SCA > Firm Profile
The firm: D&B David si Baias was founded in 2002 by two old friends and colleagues, professors Sorin David and Flavius Baias.
D&B David si Baias is rated as one of the top ten Romanian law firms. D&B lawyers work together with PwC tax and business consultants in multidisciplinary teams in order to solve complex issues for business clients.
The D&B team of lawyers provides a full package of integrated, innovative and pragmatic solutions, by providing assistance, representation and legal advice in the following key areas: companies and groups of companies; mergers, acquisitions and restructurings; real estate; employment and human resources; financial services and capital markets; competition and state aid; intellectual property; consumer and personal data protection; tax, administrative and commercial litigation. D&B David and Baias also specialises in the pharmaceutical, energy, IT and telecoms fields, providing specific solutions for companies in these industries.
The firm has grown over the years. Currently, 50 lawyers contribute to the firm’s success.
Areas of practice and leading lawyers: The firm’s partners and associates are recognised as leading lawyers in various practice areas in the 2018-2019 guides.
D&B has been a leader in the competition market in Romania for more than 10 years.
Sorin David, Managing Partner, is widely regarded as a leading competition law expert and was recently acknowledged as Eminent Practitioner in Competition/Antitrust and in Corporate/M&A in 2019.
Manuela Guia, leading lawyer in Competition/Antritrust in 2019, is “praised for her pragmatic approach”. Manuela was the only Romanian lawyer listed in the Women in Antitrust 2016 survey.
Anda Rojanschi was recently nominated as a leading lawyer in Corporate M&A, and “earned praise for her negotiation skills and her ability to establish a good relationship with the counterparty”.
Dan Dascalu is a notable litigation lawyer, “particularly well known for his expertise in fiscal litigation, with sources noting that he is a proficient lawyer, especially in aspects pertaining to tax procedures”. He is also known for his administrative litigation and employment law expertise.
Ana-Maria Iordache is the newest D&B Partner and also a recommended laywer in Tax.
Ovidiu Bold is listed as a Rising Star in Capital markets and Banking.
|Banking&Finance/Capital Markets||Sorin David|
|Banking&Finance/Capital Markets||Ovidiu Bold|
|Consumer protection||Sorin David|
|Consumer protection||Ovidiu Bold|
|Corporate services||Anda Rojanschi|
|Corporate services||Cristina Paduraru|
|Corporate services||Adina Oprea|
|Corporate services||Romana Hiritiu|
|Corporate structuring||Sorin David|
|Corporate structuring||Anda Rojanschi|
|Dispute resolution (tax)||Dan Dascalu|
|Dispute resolution (tax)||Ana-Maria Iordache|
|Dispute resolution (tax)||Mihail Boian|
|Dispute resolution (tax)||Andrei Iancu|
|Dispute resolution (commercial)||Dan Dascalu|
|Dispute resolution (commercial)||Amelia Teis|
|Dispute resolution (commercial)||Ioana Cercel|
|Employment and human resources||Dan Dascalu|
|Employment and human resources||Anda Rojanschi|
|Employment and human resources||Ioana Cercel|
|Energy and natural resources||Anda Rojanschi|
|Energy and natural resources||Sorin David|
|Intellectual property||Sorin David|
|Intellectual property||Manuela Guia|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Sorin David|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Anda Rojanschi|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Cristina Paduraru|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Romana Hiritiu|
|Mergers and acquisitions||Adina Oprea|
|Public sector||Manuela Guia|
|Public sector||Amelia Teis|
|Real estate||Sorin David|
|Real estate||Georgiana Balan|
|Real estate||Anca Alexandrescu|
|Technology, media and communications||Sorin David|
|Technology, media and communications||Manuela Guia|
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|Mr Mihail Boian||View Profile|
|Mr Ovidiu Bold||View Profile|
|Mr Lucian Bozian||View Profile|
|Ms Ioana Cercel||View Profile|
|Mr Dan Dascălu||View Profile|
|Mr Sorin David||View Profile|
|Ms Romana Hirițiu||View Profile|
|Mr Andrei Iancu||View Profile|
|Ms Ana-Maria Iordache||View Profile|
|Ms Adina Oprea||View Profile|
|Ms Cristina Păduraru||View Profile|
|Ms Anda Rojanschi||View Profile|
|Ms Amelia Teis||View Profile|