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Albota Law Firm

Romania > Real estate and construction Tier 1

Albota Law Firm is a ‘boutique law firm with a long-term track record in real estate matters‘, combining ‘reliability, proactivity and creativity‘ withan ‘unmatched depth of knowledge’ for developers and investors both within Romania and internationally. Founding partner Oana Albotă is noted by clients for her ‘outstanding experience‘ across the sector, including offices, residential projects, complex lease agreements and construction matters. Bogdan Roșcaniuc leverages his experience in asset management to advise on corporate matters relevant to real estate transactions, including corporate governance work. Andreea Ciobanu and Ana-Maria Mincu are also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Oana Albotă

Other key lawyers:

Diana Badea; Bogdan Roscaniuc; Andreea Ciobanu; Ana Maria Mincu


‘Boutique law firm with a long-term track record in real estate matters including construction agreements. ’

‘I appreciate the team’s reliability, proactivity and creativity in tackling complex projects. We are working together on a complex and technical project, and the Albota team does a great job in cooperating with our multidisciplinary team of urban planners, architects, engineers etc. ’

‘At an individual level, it is important to know that I can reach out to Oana Albota to solve together any issue that might appear in the development of our contract, or ask for advice, even beyond the contract scope.’

‘The practice is unmatched in its depth of knowledge and expertise in construction contracts. Their team exhibits a distinctive blend of technological innovation and diversity initiatives, setting them apart in the industry.’

‘Oana Albota has outstanding experience in all types of real estate projects, from office buildings and residential-related projects to handling complex lease agreements and construction agreements.

‘One of the key strengths of the team at Albota Law Firm is their extensive experience and expertise in various areas of law. The firm has a diverse team of lawyers who specialise in different practice areas, including corporate law, commercial litigation, real estate, intellectual property, and more.’

‘Ana Maria Mincu is another standout individual who brings valuable skills and qualities to the team. She is known for her meticulous attention to detail and strong analytical abilities.’

Key clients


S Group Holding/ Green Gate Development S.R.L.

White Star Real Estate/ Liberty Technology Park/ Liberty Residential

Conarg Group

London Partners/ Belvedere Residences UTR 3

CTP Romania/ CTP Invest/ H.E.E. Mercury (Proprietati) S.R.L.

NEPI/ NRE Sibiu Shopping City

Shikun Binui/ Point Development S.R.L.

SKV Properties


TIAB SA/ Vinci Energies

Optim Project Management S.R.L.

Zone Development

First Property

Strategic Ventures S.R.L.

Mentech Instal S.R.L.


Cargill Agricultura S.R.L.

Toluna Romania S.R.L.

RC Europe

The Andersons Grain Romania SRL

Design Luxury Solutions SRL

Civitta Strategy & Consulting S.A.

Hili Premier Estates Romania S.R.L.

A7 Betons

Work highlights

  • Assisting HILI PREMIER ESTATES ROMANIA S.R.L. with financing a real estate project in Bucharest leased in favor of Ponderas Academic Hospital.
  • Advised ATENOR GROUP/ NOR RESIDENTIAL SOLUTIONS S.R.L. in relation with the development, financing, and sale of the project UpSite Bucharest, the first residential project of Atenor in Bucharest.
  • Advised ATENOR GROUP/ NOR REAL ESTATE S.R.L. on the development and leasing of @Expo project, a smart business campus in Bucharest, Expozitiei area.

The firm: Albota Law Firm is a boutique law firm set up in May 2014. The firm was founded by Oana Albota. Before this, Oana co-ordinated, as a partner, the real estate practice of PeliFilip, which she joined from NNDKP.

The main area of practice of the law firm is real estate and construction. It has the capabilities to assist clients in all the areas connected to a real estate project: financing, real estate permitting and regulatory, corporate commercial, litigation and arbitration.

Clients choose the firm because they appreciate the clarity of its advice, its focus on results, and the efficiency of its service and its fast reaction time, all at a very fair price.

The small size of the firm is a huge advantage as it eliminates formalism, it ensures the thorough involvement of a specialised partner in every project at the law firm, the close co-ordination of the team of lawyers and it guarantees a proper cost control.

The quality of the legal services derives from the firm’s market knowledge and excellent legal know-how.

During the last 15 years the firm’s lawyers have been involved in transactions standing as landmarks for the real estate market in Romania and in significant international construction arbitrations.

Areas of practice: The firm specialises in construction and real estate.

It is experienced in all construction sectors and in the engineering industry. It is particularly specialised in FIDIC contracts and FIDIC adjudication.

Its expertise in the real estate area includes the structuring of transactions from acquisition of real estate properties in Romania up to the exit point, planning, development, leasing and financing of real estate projects, land use, private-public partnership in real estate projects, agricultural, forestry, energy and infrastructure projects, and regulatory matters.

It offers banking and finance services, advising borrowers, funds and investors from the point of term sheet and structuring stage, through closing, trenching and securitisation, administration and restructuring.

With a solid understanding of the Romanian law and an impressive experience in corporate and commercial, it assists clients, from the very first steps of the incorporation of a company until the exit, with the company’s day-to-day business, providing all legal advice required to help them stay in full compliance with Romanian rules and regulations.

It offers clients comprehensive advice at every stage of a conflict, in all forms of dispute resolution including: litigation, arbitration, mediation, conciliation and adjudication. It provides services covering assistance in complex commercial disputes before law courts and assistance in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.

Department Name Email Telephone
Real estate and construction Oana Albota
Real estate and construction Andreea-Stefania Ciobanu
Banking and financing Oana Albota
Banking and financing Andreea-Stefania Ciobanu
Corporate and commercial Oana Albota
Corporate and commercial Andreea-Stefania Ciobanu
Dispute resolution Oana Albota
Number of lawyers : 7