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Serban & Asociatii
22 Tudor Vladimirescu Blvd.
4th floor

Romania > White-collar crime Tier 1

The firm: Initially created as a law office in 1997 by Mr George Serban, one of the pioneers and promoters of the business law craft in Romania after the post-communist era, Serban & Asociatii combined ever since its establishment the know-how and expertise of its founder with the professional dedication of an enthusiastic team of more than 23 lawyers. Mr George Serban is the founding partner of Serban & Asociatii. After completion of his studies at the Law School of Bucharest University he has worked as judge and as prosecutor within different courts in Romania (1984-1991). After this date, Mr George Serban worked in the private area in association with Romanian and foreign attorneys and consultants, providing legal consultancy, assisting and representing various foreign investors (and their representatives) mainly during criminal law affairs in Romania, projects of privatisations, acquisitions. In 1997, Mr Serban established his own law office and in 2003 he established Serban, Mares & Asociatii which later became Serban & Asociatii. His major area of expertise includes criminal law of affairs, privatisations, mergers and acquisitions, commercial law etc.

Areas of practice: Taking into consideration our expertise, Serban & Asociatii is considered a leading firm in the field of criminal law among the Romanian law firms.

Serban & Asociatii offers a comprehensive range of legal consultancy services and representation in front of all authorities in Romania, for Romanian and foreign companies and natural persons, where the emphasis is put mainly on criminal law.

Serban & Associatii is aware of the utmost importance of professional secrecy, both for the client as well as for the legal profession in general. This is the reason for which all the activities performed are undertaken, especially in the criminal law field, on the basis of the highest confidentiality and responsibility principle.

Starting the 1st of July 2004, Serban & Associatii is as a member of MSI Global Alliance (MSI), an international alliance of independent legal and accounting firms, with over 250 member firms in 100 countries (

In 2017, Serban & Asociatii was granted the award “White-collar law firm of the year” by the publication The Times/Legal Innovation.  Furthermore, the same publication granted Serban & Asociatii the same “White-collar law firm of the year” award for the second time in 2019.

Serban & Asociatii has been recommended as a TOP-TIER FIRM in “White-collar crime” practice area in The Legal 500 EMEA 2021 and 2022 editions.

Now, the law firm comprises a team of 15 attorneys that are specialised in a broad range of white-collar crimes, such as: fraud, embezzlement, copyright infringement, money laundering, forgery, tax evasion, corruption crimes, crimes against the financial interests of the EU, computer hacking, credit card frauds, smuggling as well as corporate criminal liability resulting from health and safety law violations (eg explosions, labor safety crimes, environment pollution etc), yet also traffic offences/crimes: body injury by fault, murder by fault etc.

The daily activities of the criminal law team within Serban & Asociatii are usually related, on one hand, to providing sound representation for clients before the courts and prosecutors’ offices, at all tier levels, including High Court of Cassation and Justice, National Anticorruption Directorate and Directorate for Combating Organised Criminality and Terorrism and, on the other hand, to providing top-notch consultancy services, as well as conducting compliance and prevention programs for various clients.

Criminal law/white-collar crime George Serban
Criminal law/white-collar crime Adrian Pichler
Criminal law/white-collar crime Adrian Radu Serban
Criminal law/white-collar crime Alexandru Silviu Serban
Corporate and M&A Andreea Suteu
Number of lawyers : 15
Serban & Asociatii is a member of MSI Global Alliance (MSI)

Partner Perspectives – Radu Serban