Firm Profile > Leroy si Asociatii > Bucharest, Romania

Leroy si Asociatii
10-12 MAIOR GHEORGHE SONTU STREET
011448 BUCHAREST
Romania

PPP and procurement Tier 2

Leroy si Asociatii has a key track record in advising on public procurement tenders, as well as handling the related litigation. The firm is notable for advising on complex projects in highly sensitive sectors including the defence and nuclear energy industries. Bruno Leroy and Andreea Toma are highly experienced in this area and jointly lead the practice.

Practice head(s):

Bruno Leroy; Andreea Toma

Key clients

Expert Petroleum

Eurogammas Consortium

Vitalia Group

Airbus Helicopters

Naval

Banking and finance Tier 3

Leroy si Asociatii is a solid choice for real estate and acquisition finance and project finance deals where it regularly acts for borrowers and lenders, and is highly experienced in derivatives matters. The firm also advises several major banks on all of their regulatory and compliance issues. Andreea Toma leads the well-regarded team, and of counsel Cristina Togan is also experienced in this area having spent six years as in-house counsel at a major Romanian bank.

Practice head(s):

Andreea Toma

Testimonials

‘A partner in understanding  our business strategies. They manage to reduce the risks for our company without blocking or slowing down the business processes/transactions. Top professional skills combined with a partnership approach.’

Key clients

ASSYSTEM 

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

TCH Group

Expert Petroleum

BNPP

UPET

IMI S.p.A, Credit Agricole S.p.A, Friuladria S.p.A, BPER Banca S.p.A

CEETRUS Group

Capital markets Tier 3

The team at Leroy si Asociatii is led by Andreea Toma who has considerable experience advising on equity and debt capital markets issues, derivatives, as well as broader regulatory matters and industry opinions. The firm represents a mix of major industry groups, multilateral lenders, banks, financial institutions and corporates.

Practice head(s):

Andreea Toma

Key clients

The International Capital Market Association (ICMA)

The International Securities Lending Association

Raiffeisen Bank

UniCredit Bank

ING Bank

BNP Paribas

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Dispute resolution Tier 3

Leroy si Asociatii handles civil and administrative disputes for clients from across a broad range of business sectors. Recently, the group has handled significant claims in heavily regulated industries such as energy, waste management and defence, as well as broader commercial contract litigation. Bruno Leroy is an experienced litigator with over 20 years of experience.

Practice head(s):

Bruno Leroy

Key clients

VITALIA GROUP (ROMANIA)

Albalact SA (Lactalis Group) / IBT

ENGIE Romania SA (member of ENGIE GROUP)

Employment Tier 3

Leroy si Asociatii has good experience handling individual and collective labour issues, employee benefits and social security schemes, dismissal proceedings, and related advice on major restructurings and acquisitions. Led by Bruno Leroy, the team acts for a mix of multinational clients, including a number with strong links to France.

Practice head(s):

Bruno Leroy

Key clients

Expert Petroleum

ETI European Foods

BRD Societe Generale

Signature

Croma Pharma

Tereos Romania

LVMH

Crescendo International

Energy and natural resources Tier 3

Leroy si Asociatii has a good track record advising clients active in the natural gas market. The firm has been involved in several significant claims against the regulators regarding the system of gas pricing and tariffs. Bruno Leroy has a strong following among international energy companies.

Practice head(s):

Bruno Leroy

Key clients

CIGA Energy SA

ENGIE Romania S.A. (member of Engie Group)

WIROM Gas S.A.

Distrigaz Sud Retele SRL (member of ENGIE Group)

Expert Petroleum

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Leroy si Asociatii has strong connections to the French market and acts for some of the largest French companies operating within Romania. The firm has good experience advising corporate clients from across a range of industries, including manufacturing, retail, energy and automotive. Bruno Leroy and Andreea Toma are highly regarded.

Practice head(s):

Bruno Leroy; Andreea Toma

Testimonials

‘Leroy si Asociatii is a practice which can cover most external advice needs with great skill and a very personable approach. The team has extensive knowledge of the areas and can be relied upon to address even the most intricate issues in a creative and diligent way which results in excellent service delivery.’

‘Andreea Toma is a partner with remarkable mastery of the field and who makes you feel that no stone was left unturned when giving advice on the matters entrusted to her.’

Key clients

Groupe Guillin

Lacoste

Visualis / Store Building Partners S.R.L.

Suhali / Store Building Partners S.R.L.

Vinci Energies

Vodafone

Louis Vuitton

Servier Pharma

Sermedic SRL

The firm: Leroy si Asociatii is one of Romania’s leading independent law firms. With over  20 years of experience in the Romanian market, the firm has gained national and international recognition for its contribution on some of the most significant investments and transactions in Romania.

From the very beginning, Leroy si Asociatii has had an important impact on the Romanian legal advisory market. The firm’s teams have worked efficiently on ground-breaking transactions across multiple practice areas, notably in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, banking and finance, real estate and projects and infrastructure. Having advised on several major privatisations, the firm subsequently successfully structured high-profile acquisitions, and were instructed to act on the first Romanian law governed syndicated credit facility, the largest real estate financing in Romania, as well as the first motorway concession project in the country at that time.

Leroy si Asociatii has extensive expertise advising on high-profile transactions. The firm has established practices in all areas of business law (competition, regulatory, employment, dispute resolution, intellectual property), and assists clients on day-to-day business by taking a cross-disciplinary approach, along with a thorough understanding of the clients legal and commercial needs.

The firm’s diversified portfolio of international and national clients includes leading corporations, credit institutions, international financial institutions, investment funds, small and medium-sized enterprises and state-owned companies. In addition, the firm’s legal capabilities enable it to advise international associations on various legal matters, and the Romanian government on legislative projects in highly regulated sectors.

Areas of practice: The firm’s team of 20 lawyers has first-rate legal skills, in-depth market knowledge, and the experience of providing innovative legal solutions to business ambitions.

With comprehensive legal knowledge and excellent practical skills, its lawyers deliver high-standard, business-oriented advice across a wide range of disciplines. Furthermore, the firm’s lawyers’ multiple specialisations enhance the quality of its services in several industries, enabling the delivery of a customised response to each of its clients’ particular needs and objectives.

Additionally, Leroy si Asociatii works closely with reputable international law firms on cross-border transactions and is able to deliver integrated legal advice at all times on any transaction.

The firm provides multinational, international institutions, SME, and local company clients with the full range of services to meet their specific legal and business needs, so as to facilitate smooth interaction with the Romanian authorities and other essential stakeholders.

The firm assists investors wishing to settle in Romania, as well as companies already established, in relation to their day-to-day business activity.

Leroy si Asociatii has a departmental structure covering all the main branches of business law:

Corporate and M&A; banking and finance; capital markets; competition, distribution and consumer law; real estate; energy and natural resources; projects and infrastructure; intellectual property and data protection; employment; dispute resolution; insurance and aviation.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate M&A Bruno Leroy leroy@leroylaw.ro +40212330310
Banking and finance Andreea Toma toma@leroylaw.ro +40212330310
Real estate Bruno Leroy leroy@leroylaw.ro +40212330310
Energy and natural resources Andreea Toma toma@leroylaw.ro +40212330310
Projects and infrastructure Andreea Toma toma@leroylaw.ro +40212330310
Employment Bruno Leroy leroy@leroylaw.ro +40212330310
Capital markets Andreea Toma toma@leroylaw.ro +40212330310
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Bruno Leroy  photo Mr Bruno Leroy
Mrs Andreea Toma  photo Mrs Andreea Toma
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German
Romanian
Spanish
Foreign Investors Council
Petroleum Club of Romania
Romanian Business Leaders
French Romanian Chamber of Commerce
AmCham American Chamber of Commerce
IBA (International Bar Association)
Contacts : Bruno Leroy Partner; (bruno.leroy@leroylaw.ro)
Contacts : Andreea Toma Partner; (andreea.toma@leroylaw.ro)