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Albota Law Firm
12-14 TEODOSIE RUDEANU, ENTRANCE A
GROUND FLOOR , AP. D01 - D02, DISTRICT 1
011258 BUCHAREST
Romania

Romania > Real estate and construction Tier 1

Albota Law Firm is a top-notch commercial real estate boutique that provides ‘high-quality legal services‘ in a ‘prompt and clear fashion‘. The firm covers all corners of the market, from office, residential and retail developments and transactions, through to related contentious proceedings. Clients rate the ‘very experienced and competent’ lawyers who ‘are very pro-business and always accommodate our requests‘. First among these is the ‘very dedicated and experienced‘ founding partner Oana Albota, who is praised for being ‘very knowledgeable, efficient, very involved and supportive‘. Her team of senior lawyers includes the ‘very responsive and responsibleRadu Simion, the ‘competent, organized and promptDiana Badea, and Bogdan Roșcaniuc (‘a great professional with wide view over the legal issues‘). Ana-Maria Mincu is also singled out for being ‘very good on corporate matters‘.

Practice head(s):

Oana Albotă

Testimonials

‘The team is very experienced and competent. They are very pro-business and always accommodate our requests in a prompt and clear fashion. They know the real estate market as they have tens of years of experience in the field. The team is very senior and strong.’

‘Oana Albotă coordinates the team. She is very dedicated and experienced. I appreciate that she is a strong and respected voice on our side while we negotiate contracts. She identifies and focuses on key matters and finds appropriate ways to solve them, making transactions more simple and rapid. Diana Badea advised us, also. She is also efficient and prompt. Ana Maria Mincu is very good on corporate matters.’

‘This is a practice that has the right team of people, knowledge and skill sets for all aspects of Real Estate Development from Land acquisition, title insurance, construction contract clauses advice and document compilation to Legal Due Diligence reports and construction contracts dispute resolution. The legal opinions offered are always properly researched and sufficiently detailed to allow the client to make fully informed decisions and the services delivered are very professional and totally reliable. The practice is flexible on billing terms and strive the deliver the best value for money for the client.’

‘I worked together with Oana Albota on an Arbitration case in Bucharest some years ago and the ability to fully understand construction engineering and technology and how this dovetails with all other aspects of the arbitration case was truly impressive which gave the client a really confident feeling that we were in a good strong position. Albota Law Firm is always our first point of call when we need legal advice on any matter concerning Real Estate development and their response times are extremely good (a subject not always marked as important to other lawyers).’

‘I totally recommend Albota Law Firm for the fast, professional and precise response to all the issues that appeared during contracts negotiation, contract analysis and other related to our real-estate development process. The personnel are very well trained, they use the last technologies in the area . We have a great collaboration with them. We are having good professional relationships with Oana Albota and Bogdan Roscaniuc because the professional and fast response manner to treat issues.’

‘We have solved our contractual dispute with one of our clients by taking legal assistance of Albota Firm Law. Outstanding professionalism and juridical knowledge of Albota Law Firm was the key point in our case. Case analysis competence and determining the legal routes with all possible scenarios makes Albota Law Firm unique and different from its competitors.’

‘Pro business team and client oriented. The team is available for working around the clock with devotion and professionalism. Another strength is that they really understand the commercial matters due to a high level of expertise in the real estate and not only the law. Real support at any type of transaction and accuracy in their due diligence reports. Very responsive to our requests at any time given.’

‘The individuals are concentrating to every detail so to give the entire picture in due time. Oana Albota is managing the company in a “hands-on” manner. She makes herself available not only at the key moments of transactions. Bogdan Roscaniuc is a great professional with wide view over the legal issues and really well prepared in terms of negotiations and drafting of contracts.’

Key clients

ATENOR S.A.

NOR RESIDENTIAL SOLUTIONS S.R.L.

VICTORIEI 174 BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT S.R.L.

ATENOR ROMANIA S.R.L.

NGY PROPERTIERS INVESTMENT S.R.L.

NOR REAL ESTATE S.R.L.

S GROUP HOLDING/ GREEN GATE DEVELOPMENT S.R.L.

HEITMAN/ KIZ INVEST S.R.L./ KIZ GMBH

WHITE STAR REAL ESTATE S.R.L.

LIBERTY TECHNOLOGY PARK S.R.L.

LIBERTY RESIDENTIAL S.R.L.

CONARG GROUP/ CONARG OFFICE DEVELOPMENT S.R.L.

LONDON PARTNERS/ VIEW FROM ABOVE S.R.L.

BELVEDERE RESIDENCES UTR3 S.R.L.

CTP ROMANIA/ CTP INVEST/ H.E.E. Mercury (Proprietati) S.R.L.

RC EUROPE PROPERTY AS/ REINVEST

NEPI/NRE SIBIU SHOPPING CITY

SHIKUN BINUI/ POINT DEVELOPMENT S.R.L.

SKV PROPERTIES S.R.L.

SKE S.R.L.

IMSAT S.A.

TIAB SA/ VINCI ENERGIES

OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING

OPTIM PROJECT MANAGEMENT S.R.L.

GD TOTAL SERVICE S.R.L./ ZONE DEVELOPMENT S.R.L.

VELROM S.R.L.

VEL PITAR S.A.

STRATEGIC VENTURES S.R.L.

Swisspath Consulting AG

MENTECH INSTAL S.R.L.

TEHNOCLIMA GENERAL CONTRACTOR S.R.L.

ANKITECH TEKNOLOJI MÜH. İNŞ. VE ELEK. LOJ. TURZ. PAZ. SAN. TIC. LTD. ŞTI.

Work highlights

  • Assisting Atenor Group on the sale of Hermes Business Campus by means of a share transfer within NGY Properties Investment, the SPV which developed the project.
  • Advised Atenor Group/Nor Residential Solutions on the development and sale of the UP-site Bucharest, Atenor’s first residential project in Bucharest.
  • Assisting Shikun & Binui in relation with the development and sale of the apartments and villas in the residential projects New Point 1, New Point 2 and New Point Villas.

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.

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
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
English
French
Romanian

ALBOTA LAW FIRM ASSISTED ATENOR WITH THE SALE OF DACIA ONE PROJECT

Albotă Law Firm assisted Atenor, a Belgian-based urban real estate developer company listed on the Euronext Brussels market, with respect to the sale of Dacia One Project to Paval Holding, the owner of the Romanian DIY retail business “Dedeman”.