Remus Codreanu > Kinstellar > Bucharest, Romania > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Compliance, Risk & Sensitive Investigations, Intellectual Property, Employment & Labour Law, White Collar Crime, Public Procurement, Restructuring & Insolvency


Remus Codreanu is a Partner with a broad experience in advising and representing Romanian and international companies on various types of areas such as: litigation & arbitration (he advised and represented Romanian and international companies in more than 900 litigation and arbitration cases), employment, public and administrative law, including public procurement, intellectual property law (especially, trademark and copyright’s law), insolvencies, media law and CRSI contentious matters. Remus also has extensive experience on PPP and procurement related matters, advising clients in all stages of processes – from pre-qualification and tender related preparation, selection and negotiation through to award or related disputes arising therefrom. He is nevertheless expert in employment-related matters since he has been actively involved in negotiations of collective labour contracts between employers and labour associations and represented numerous local companies before Romanian employment courts on a range of employment issues such as: labour agreements, dismissals of top and middle management employees.


Remus joined our team in 2010 as an Associate and further advanced to senior levels. He has been appointed Partner in our Bucharest office in 2017 and since then has managed numerous complex, cross-border or innovative mandates.


Remus speaks Romanian and English.


Remus is a member of the Romanian UNion of Lawyers and the BUcharest Bar Association. 


Remus has graduated from the Faculty of Law, the University of Bucharest and holds a Masters degree in Postgraduate civil law studies. He also has a PhD on IP infringements.

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > Dispute resolution

Kinstellar is well regarded for cross-border and domestic disputes, and clients benefit from the firm’s strong regional presence. The Bucharest team will miss former co-head Bogdan Bibicu who retired in 2020, but Remus Codreanu remains a well respected figure in the market with good expertise across a range of industries and disciplines. The team regularly appears in high-profile civil and administrative litigation claims. Senior associate Vlad Simion is also experienced.

Romania > Employment

Kinstellar is a strong choice for day-to-day and more complex employment law issues. Contentious support features high on the agenda, and the firm has been involved in several significant collective dismissals, disciplinary investigations, and related litigation. The team also has good expertise in transactional related employment support, employee benefits and pension plans. Versatile disputes partner Remus Codreanu leads the practice, which has a deep bench of specialised associates, including Mădălina Anghenie.

Romania > PPP and procurement

Kinstellar has good experience of advising international investors and sponsors on their Romanian projects. The team has a noteworthy track record in conventional and renewable power projects and transport infrastructure concessions and developments. Other areas of experience include technology and healthcare. Clients receive support from start to finish, including contentious assistance in challenges and disputes. Iustinian Captariu and Remus Codreanu are the primary contacts.

Romania > Restructuring and insolvency

Kinstellar has a broad-based insolvency and restructuring practice built around its corporate finance and disputes practices. The size and depth of the firm ensures a strong service, with highly-rated litigator Remus Codreanu managing the contentious side, and Razvan Popa handling the advisory and corporate restructuring seam of work. The firm’s strong regional offering makes it a sound choice for cross-border mandates. The firm also has several up-and-coming lawyers, notably senior associate Smaranda Văcaru. Former practice head Bogdan Bibicu has retired from private practice.

Romania > White-collar crime

Kinstellar has a broad stable of domestic and international clients who regularly use the firm’s compliance, risk and sensitive investigations team. Contentious and non-contentious white collar crime forms a core function of the practice, including advice on internal investigations, cybercrimes, corruption allegations, money laundering, tax evasion and organised crime. The highly experienced Remus Codreanu leads the team. Bogdan Bibicu has recently retired from the law.