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Dragne & Asociatii SCA
6 Matei Millo Street
Millo Offices, 2nd Floor, 1st District

Romania > Dispute resolution Tier 1

Dragne & Asociatii SCA's dispute resolution practice is a strong choice for handling a broad spectrum of contentious work in the Romanian legal market. The team is regularly instructed by major foreign and domestic clients, with a solid track record in acting for banks in high-value litigation and representing companies in international arbitration, to name a couple of areas of expertise. The department houses a group of experts in alternative dispute resolution, however the practitioners are well versed in appearing in contentious cases before all court levels. Tax, IP, commercial and civil disputes are included in the team's workload. Managing partner Ion Dragne is a highly regarded practitioner, and Stelian Garofil is sought after for advising on contentious commercial matters, shareholder disputes and insolvency disputes. Andreia Oana Dumitrescu has an excellent reputation for handling commercial litigation and domestic and international arbitration. Commercial and tax litigator Ioana Oprea and Delia Boșman, who brings experience in tax and administrative disputes, are also key names.

Practice head(s):

Ion Dragne; Stelian Garofil; Delia Bosman; Andreia Oana Dumitrescu; Daniel Cirstea; Ioana Oprea; Zoe Lungu; Gabriel Paraschiv; Ana-Maria Filip; Bogdan Toma

Key clients

Amerocap LLC

Banca Transilvania SA

First Bank SA

Fundatia Caritatea

European Drinks SA

Mol Romania Petroleum Product SRL


Romania > Restructuring and insolvency Tier 1

With an excellent track record in handling debt recovery proceedings, bankruptcy procedures and liquidation matters, the restructuring and insolvency practice at Dragne & Asociatii SCA regularly acts for banks, financial institutions, public authorities, corporate debtors and creditors in a range of matters. The group is particularly strong in advising on related court proceedings, as well as complex financial reorganisations. Daniel Cirstea and Gabriel Paraschiv are highly regarded practitioners; the duo have extensive experience in advising on high-profile insolvency proceedings, restructurings, enforcement proceedings and dispute resolution. Cirstea and Paraschiv co-head the practice with Stelian Garofil, Andreia Dumitrescu and Ana-Maria Filip.

Practice head(s):

Stelian Garofil; Andreia Dumitrescu; Daniel Cirstea; Gabriel Paraschiv; Ana-Maria Filip


‘The teamwork system is efficient, with each member adding their professional contribution. Good communication with the client and adequate understanding of its needs – finding the best legal solution.’

‘Experienced and dedicated lawyers.’

‘They function as a team, which allows them to fully cover different areas of expertise in front of the courts.’

Romania > Banking and finance Tier 3

The banking and finance practice at Dragne & Asociatii SCA is well versed in handling contentious matters in the space. The team has seen an increase in advisory work, and has been kept busy advising on investments and loan restructurings. The client roster includes commercial and investment banks. The practice is jointly led by the quartet of Andreia Oana Dumitrescu, Daniel Cirstea, Delia Boșman and Stelian Garofil.

Practice head(s):

Stelian Garofil; Delia Bosman; Andreia Oana Dumitrescu; Daniel Cirstea

Other key lawyers:

Raluca Gune


‘Cleverness, hard-work, open-mindedness, easy to collaborate with.’

‘Exquisite professionals and open to alternative approaches, collaborative, always ready to answer.’

‘In collaboration, I appreciated the proactivity of the team I worked with and the fact that they perfectly framed the business aspects that would contribute to the success of the case in the legal provisions.’

‘We recommend Raluca Gune and Andreia Dumitrescu.’

Romania > Tax Tier 3

Dragne & Asociatii SCA‘s tax department is particularly experienced in tax disputes, with significant experience representing clients before national tax authorities. Stelian Garofil has particular expertise regarding commercial litigation, also an area of strength for Ioana Oprea, while Delia Boșman advises both corporate and individual clients on tax investigations and related litigation. Bogdan Toma is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Stelian Garofil; Delia Bosman; Ioana Oprea; Bogdan Toma

Work highlights

Romania > Real estate and construction Tier 4

The ‘open, proactive’ and ‘efficient’ real estate and construction team at Dragne & Asociatii SCA supports clients through the entire property chain from acquisition to completion, with experience handling financing, development, joint ventures, and due diligence. Team co-heads Ion Dragne, Delia Boșman, Andreia Oana Dumitrescu, Ioana Oprea and Bogdan Toma combine expertise to offer ‘sound legal advice‘. Dragne advises a range of financial institutions and governmental bodies; deputy managing partner Bosman focuses her practice on real estate transactions and tax issues; Dumitrescu and Oprea have notable experience in arbitration; Toma specialises in administrative litigation.

Practice head(s):

Ion Dragne; Delia Bosman; Andreia Oana Dumitrescu; Ioana Oprea; Bogdan Toma

Other key lawyers:

Gabriel Paraschiv; Alexandru Dragne


‘The Dragne & Asociatii team is very open, proactive and find efficient solutions for the array of legal issues we encountered in Real estate and Constructions field. We appreciate their dedication and availability to fully understand our issues and their sound legal advice.’

‘We collaborated with Gabriel Paraschiv and Alexandru Dragne in more matters concerning our day-to-day operations in the past period. We appreciate their support with on point advice, oriented towards finding appropriate business scenario solutions.’

Key clients

Lidl Romania SCS

Lidl Discount SRL

Impact Developer & Contractor SA

Soceko International SRL

Spectru 2001 SRL

The firm: Dragne & Asociații is one of Romania’s leading law firms, providing a broad scope of legal services across a wide range of sectors and recognized for its extensive experience in dispute resolution and arbitration. The law firm’s team of dedicated Lawyers is committed to delivering high quality technical advice on each file and understanding each client’s business.

The law firm’s clients range from multinational developers and entrepreneurs in various key industries, leading banks and other financial institutions or private individuals to state-owned companies and state authorities.

Dragne & Asociații’s core practice areas are litigation and arbitration, restructuring and insolvency, corporate and commercial, M&A and enforcement. The law firm also has excellent practitioners in the fields of tax, banking and finance, real estate and construction, employment, intellectual property, competition and antitrust.

Ion Dragne, managing partner, is widely regarded as one of the most experienced and respected litigators in Romania, his litigation practice covering a wide range of legal areas.

The partners of the law firm have a significant role in resolving the law firm’s cases: Stelian Garofil (managing partner), Delia Boșman (deputy managing partner), Andreia Oana Dumitrescu (partner), Daniel Cîrstea (partner), Ioana Oprea (partner), Zoe Lungu (partner), Gabriel Paraschiv (partner), Ana-Maria Filip (partner), Bogdan Toma (partner).

Areas of practice:  Dragne & Asociații is one of the few law firms in Romania having experience in international commercial arbitration, investment arbitration (under the ICSID, ICC, UNCITRAL, VIAC, CCIR and other sets of rules) and cross-border dispute resolution. The law firm has a unique record in successfully handling high stake disputes. Dragne & Asociații’s team has acted for Mr. Viorel Micula and Rieni Drinks SA in the ICSID arbitration that was successfully finalised at the end of 2013, with a 250 million USD ruling as well as in a second ICSID arbitration case in Romania.

The law firm advises on all sort of litigation cases including: commercial and construction disputes, administrative complaints, competition litigation, insurance related claims, enforcement procedures, tax litigation, real estate and property claims, employment disputes, criminal proceedings, consumer protection, intellectual property etc.

The team has experience in handling high-profile restructuring and insolvency projects of multimillion Euros, focusing on the real estate, telecommunication and financing sectors. The team provides advice on matters from creditor claims, reorganization of business and enforcement of security to disposal of assets of bankrupt companies.

Dragne & Asociații also advises on complex transactions and general corporate and commercial issues, in various fields of activity including joint ventures, merger and acquisitions. The team provides assistance on company creation/start-up, public takeovers and various legal issues for non-profit organizations.

Regarding the tax practice area, Dragne & Asociații covers all sorts of tax matters in transactions. The team proficiently advises its clients on tax controversies or disputes with the tax authorities.

The banking and finance department works for many of the commercial financial institutions in Romania and insurance companies. The team advises on real estate finance, project finance, debt restructuring, various regulatory matters, enforcement of securities and negotiation of major financing contracts.

Dragne & Asociații assists multinational companies and private clients investing in Romania in plots of land, energy plants, residential buildings and shopping centers. The work ranges from due diligence to sale purchase contracts, chain of titles checking, land book issues, regulatory matters, negotiation and monitoring lease agreements and FIDIC contracts, to real estate complex litigation.

The team also assists multinational companies on sensitive labour contracts negotiations, drawing up internal policies, termination of executive contracts, restructurings and collective dismissals. The expertise also includes claims for compensation and labour litigation.

Dragne & Asociații advises on the enforcement of IP rights (trademark, design, patent, and copyright), licensing, distribution agreements, franchising deals, unfair competition matters and regulatory aspects of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. The team has assisted the Romanian Competition Council in relation to investigations and compliance procedures of various companies.

Department Name Email Telephone
Litigation and arbitration Ion Dragne office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Litigation and arbitration Andreia Dumitrescu office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Litigation and arbitration Stelian Garofil office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Litigation and arbitration Zoe Lungu office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Litigation and arbitration Daniel Cirstea office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Litigation and arbitration Ioana Oprea office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Litigation and arbitration Delia Boșman office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Litigation and arbitration Gabriel Paraschiv office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Litigation and arbitration Ana-Maria Filip office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Litigation and arbitration Bogdan Toma office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Restructuring and insolvency Gabriel Paraschiv office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Corporate and commercial Stelian Garofil office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Corporate and commercial Andreia Dumitrescu office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Corporate and commercial Ioana Oprea office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Corporate and commercial Zoe Lungu office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Corporate and commercial Ana-Maria Filip office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Tax Delia Boșman office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Tax Ioana Oprea office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Banking and finance Ioana Oprea office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Banking and finance Andreia Dumitrescu office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Real estate and construction Delia Boșman office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Real estate and construction Andreia Dumitrescu office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Real estate and construction Ioana Oprea office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Real estate and construction Bogdan Toma office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Employment Daniel Cirstea office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
IP, competition and antitrust Stelian Garofil office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
IP, competition and antitrust Andreia Dumitrescu office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
IP, competition and antitrust Ioana Oprea office@dragne.ro +40 31 432 61 70/71
Photo Name Position Profile
Ioana Avram photo Ms Ioana Avram Ioana is part of the Corporate & Commercial, M&A law firm’s department.…
Delia Boșman photo Mrs Delia Boșman Delia Boșman has developed particular expertise in tax and administrative issues, assisting…
Stefan Burciu photo Mr Stefan Burciu Ștefan Burciu specializes in complex administrative litigation, tax litigation, urban planning law…
Alexandra Maria Busuioc photo Ms Alexandra Maria Busuioc Alexandra Busuioc provides legal assistance in civil and commercial disputes, also having…
Daniel Cirstea photo Mr Daniel Cirstea Daniel Cirstea specializes in employment law, in bankruptcy and in a broad…
Stefan Coman photo Mr Stefan Coman Stefan Coman is specialized in complex civil and commercial litigation, administrative litigation,…
Mihai Octavian Costea photo Mr Mihai Octavian Costea Mihai Costea practices general and commercial litigation, with a particular focus on…
Adrian  Cristea photo Mr Adrian Cristea Adrian Cristea focuses his practice on a wide range of business disputes and…
Alexandru Dragne photo Mr Alexandru Dragne Alexandru Dragne specializes in commercial and civil law. He assists clients in…
Ion Dragne photo Dr Ion Dragne Ion Dragne is widely regarded as one of most experienced and respected…
Andreia Oana Dumitrescu photo Mrs Andreia Oana Dumitrescu Andreia Oana Dumitrescu specializes in commercial litigation, domestic and international arbitration under…
Lucian Epure photo Mr Lucian Epure Lucian Epure specializes in domestic and international arbitration and commercial litigation. He…
Alexandru Erușencu photo Mr Alexandru Erușencu
Ana-Maria Filip photo Ms Ana-Maria Filip Ana-Maria Filip specializes in a broad range of commercial litigation and in…
Stelian Garofil photo Mr Stelian Garofil Stelian Garofil is co-head of the firm and he specializes in commercial…
Bogdan Giurca photo Mr Bogdan Giurca Bogdan Giurca is practicing law in the field of criminal law. Among…
Madalin Grigore photo Mr Madalin Grigore Madalin Grigore specializes in commercial and civil litigation, with a focus on…
Mihai Iorga photo Mr Mihai Iorga Mihai Iorga specializes in employment and commercial law. He also advises clients…
Eveline Joita photo Ms Eveline Joita Eveline Joita is a skilled legal professional with expertise in commercial litigation,…
Zoe Lungu photo Mrs Zoe Lungu Zoe Lungu’s practice focuses on corporate counseling and commercial litigation. She advises…
Ioan Mateescu photo Mr Ioan Mateescu
Alexandru Mitra photo Mr Alexandru Mitra Alexandru Mitra is specialized in civil litigation, commercial litigation, as well as…
Raluca Oprea photo Ms Raluca Oprea Raluca Oprea specializes in civil, commercial and criminal law. She also assists…
Ioana Oprea photo Mrs Ioana Oprea Ioana Oprea’s practice focuses on civil, corporate and commercial litigation. She has…
Gabriel Paraschiv photo Mr Gabriel Paraschiv Gabriel Paraschiv’s practice is focused on insolvency and commercial litigation. He advises…
Mihai Adrian Popa photo Mr Mihai Adrian Popa Mihai Adrian Popa is a lawyer specialized in commercial, civil, and criminal…
David Popescu photo Mr David Popescu David Popescu specializes in civil and commercial law. He advises also on…
Andreea Elena Stoian photo Mrs Andreea Elena Stoian Andreea Stoian had gained experience while being part of litigation projects, representing…
Ioana Lavinia Tentea photo Ms Ioana Lavinia Tentea Lavinia Tentea is specialized in matters involving civil and commercial law. Furthermore,…
Bogdan Toma photo Mr Bogdan Toma Bogdan Toma’s practice is focused on civil and real estate matters, including…



TESTIMONIAL: „Dragne & Asociatii is one of the most professional team lawyers who plays on the Romanian market. The special attention given to its clients is at the heart of their work.  The team understands perfectly the clients’ values and invests heavily to ensure that clients benefit from their formidable knowledge and banking market insights. Our collaboration with Dragne & Asociatii is fundamental to our success.”


TESTIMONIAL: ”We work with Dragne & Asociatii on a daily basis and we can state that they are a truly-professional partner with an incredibly business-oriented perspective. Its lawyers are truly reliable professionals who are able to  revert to us with the best solutions and answers in a fast and prompt manner.

Moreover, they are not only looking at the legal aspects of any issues, but also do their best to understand and challenge the implications of any advice that we request from them.”



TESTIMONIAL: “Being the undisputed leader of the Romanian building materials market for finishing and thermal insulation and generating annual sales of over € 92 million, AdePlast SA elected to be legally advised by an exceptional law firm. The theoretical knowledge as well as the experience of Dragne & Asociatii in applying the law have matched our requirements.

In relations with Dragne & Asociatii, the entire team of lawyers – both partners and collaborators – have demonstrated full promptitude and professional dedication in providing advice to us.”



TESTIMONIAL: “We have selected Dragne si Asociatii to provide Mol Romania with legal advise on criminal matters. Their legal advice on the criminal sensitive matters entrusted is highly appreciated both for the avail of the solutions identified and the prompt response to our company’s needs. Stelian Garofil is an excellent professional with strong knowledge in the criminal field”.



TESTIMONIAL: “Dragne & Asociatii SCA provides excellent services and is always available to offer it expert opinion from its extensive experience, in order to serve its clients interest well. For our group of companies Dragne & Asociatii SCA provides legal services in various matters, including dispute and resolution, corporate, taxation and other  domains which are interesting our day to day activity. Also we want to mention the efficient and responsive advice offered by Dragne si Asociatii in and international arbitration with a value of EUR 2 billion. We would like to emphasize Mr. Stelian Garofil’s very wise, deep and comprehensive professional advises in very sensitive matters for our group of companies.”

CLIENT: Mrs. Simona Opris


TESTIMONIAL: Dragne & Asociatii’s approach is unique, in our view, due to their capability of identifying the most advantageous legal solutions for our needs. They are fast-thinking, straightforward and they adapt very quickly to any changes of circumstances. Due to their capacity to adapt to changes, the team is very responsive to changing strategies depending on our specific needs at a moment in time.

The lawyers we have worked with were very skilled, efficiently blending the legal solutions provided with the economic and business interests of our companies. Their approach in court is particularly satisfying, since they always carefully weigh the advantages and disadvantages of each and every measure recommended to us.

CLIENT: Mrs. Raluca Visan

COMPANY/FIRM: Asirom Vienna Insurance Group

TESTIMONIAL: Our general view regarding the overall level of service is that the lawyers involved in solving our legal issues displayed a professional, advantageous and cost-effective approach. Also, they responded swiftly and promptly to our requests and addressed every issue arising out of the disputes with great care to preserving our advantages. Based on our experience, this practice is unique due to their ingenuity in court and outside of court. The lawyers we have worked with are very responsive to our requests, excellent in court, being very ingenuous and fast-thinking.

CLIENT: Mrs. Mihaela Nagoda


TESTIMONIAL: The team who handles our insolvency cases has a well-earned reputation for innovative thinking. All the lawyers that worked with us display a very professional approach and provide innovative solutions to legal issues.