Mr Stan Tirnoveanu > Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners > Bucharest, Romania > Lawyer Profile

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners

Work Department

Restructuring and Insolvency, Dispute Resolution, Banking Litigation, Enforcement and Debt Recovery, Fiscal Litigation


Senior Partner and Founder


Stan Tirnoveanu is Senior Partner with Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners Attorneys at Law. He leads the Restructuring & Insolvency practice as well as the Banking Litigation practice, being one of the most reputed lawyers in Romania in the area of liquidation and reorganization in the banking system.

Tirnoveanu, with over 30 years’ experience as a lawyer and over 20 years’ experience as an insolvency practitioner, has broad expertise in representing clients in insolvency and bankruptcy, debt recovery and dispute resolution, bringing clients a unique insight into these areas. He ensures legal assistance and representation for both creditors and debtors in the insolvency procedure. His professional advantage is given by his solid knowledge of the banking system and procedures, for which he is recognized by clients and peers, combined with his insolvency practitioner skills, area in which he is valued for his fine strategic vision and excellent performances.

Tirnoveanu has been involved in the legislative process of the New Insolvency Code, being one of the members of the Legal Commission of the Chamber of Deputies that has worked on the new law. He has also published a significant number of articles in legal publications on the amendments of the new law.

His outstanding reputation in insolvency and restructuring is recognized by Chambers & Partners, which ranked him first in all its editions as “one of the best with respect to insolvency procedure cases.”

His banking practice covers the wide array of financing and funding transactions, trade finance facilities, collaterals system and credit securities issues.

Stan Tirnoveanu is a member of the European Association for Banking and Finance Law, Romania Branch and deputy editor of the Banking and Finance Law Magazine.


Romanian, English


  • The National Association of Romanian Bars
  • International Bar Association
  • National Union of Romanian Insolvency Practitioners / Vice President
  • INSOL Europe
  • European Association for Banking and Finance Law (Founding Member)


  • Banking Security Interests Course, Romanian Banking Institute, Bucharest | 1996
  • Post-graduate course in civil and commercial law, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest | 1993
  • BA in Civil Law (magna cum laudae), Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest | 1992
  • BA in Law (magna cum laudae), Faculty of Law, Economic and Administrative Section, University of Bucharest | 1985 (diploma equivalent to BA in Economic Studies)

Lawyer Rankings

Romania > Restructuring and insolvency

(Leading individuals)

Stan Tirnoveanu Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners

Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners fields a team which provides ‘excellent knowledge and significant experience in insolvency matters‘. Litigation is one of the firm’s core offerings and this is reflected in the group’s ability to handle contentious insolvency proceedings for debtors and creditors. Practice head Stan Tirnoveanu is a noted figure who is praised for his ‘ability to anticipate and overcome difficulties‘ and is often instructed to consult on legislative changes. The firm also has a highly regarded bench of junior practitioners, including managing associates Andreea Macasoi and Alexandru Iorgulescu.

Romania > Dispute resolution

The disputes team at Zamfirescu Racoti Vasile & Partners is ‘simply among the best both at national and international level and both in terms of results and in terms of lawyer-client approach‘. In addition to its comprehensive civil and administrative domestic litigation work, the firm particularly highly recommended for international arbitration; exemplifying this dual approach, managing partner Cosmin Vasile is ‘the Romanian star of international arbitration, but also a very strong litigator‘. Stan Tirnoveanu provides ‘excellent knowledge and experience‘, while Cosmin Cojocaru and Alina Tugearu ‘have excellent attention to detail married with an ability to understand the bigger picture‘. Other well regarded team members include Calin-Andrei Zamfirescu, Monica Strimbei and associate Violeta Saranciuc, who is singled out for her ‘excellent case management and advocacy skills‘.