Firm Profile > Boanta, Gidei & Asociatii SCP (in association with CEE Attorneys) > Bucharest, Romania

Boanta, Gidei & Asociatii SCP (in association with CEE Attorneys)

Real estate and construction Tier 4

Boanta, Gidei & Asociatii SCP (in association with CEE Attorneys) has a broad real estate offering, which includes strong niches in areas such as agriculture and logistics parks, where it acts for some of Romania's largest players. Sergiu Gîdei leads the team, which has also acted for several high-net-worth individuals.

Practice head(s):


‘Very easy to deal with and professional. Prompt advice both verbally and in writing – always delivered in a practical and easy to understand way. User friendly.’

‘Sergiu Gidei has an excellent legal knowledgebase, and a high level ability to advise on complex aspects concerning or company. We strongly recommend Sergiu for any real estate project, as he has all the required ingredients to satisfy the client’s need at the highest professional level’.

Key clients

Olympian Park Group

Cromwell Property

Extensa Group

HL1 Group

Terra Invest Group

Romania Hypermarche – Louis Delhaize Group

OMV petrom

Keswick Enterprises Group

Benevest Agra

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 5

Boanta, Gidei & Asociatii SCP (in association with CEE Attorneys) acts for clients across a range of sectors including manufacturing, food, retail, gaming and the fintech and financial services industries. The firm is also noted for its strong niche in the transportation and logistics sectors, where it recently advised on several high-profile transactions. Nicoale Ursu, Sergiu Gîdei and Radu Boanță are all very active in this space.

Practice head(s):


‘We were really impressed both by their knowledge of the Corporate and M&A industry and how they dealt with our projects.’

‘A great team – all contacts are efficient and friendly. Give clear advice and really help sensible decision-making.’

‘I would recommend Radu Boanta and Nicolae Ursu to any business needing experienced and knowledgeable corporate attorneys. They bring a methodical analysis based on solid and up-to-date information of the legislation interpretation in this field, and a meticulous and flexible approach.’

Key clients

Olympian Park Group

Vertical Seven Group

Keswick Enterprises Group

Yusen Logistics Group

Simacek Group

Sparking Capital Venture Fund

Vertical 7 Fund

Romania Hypermarche – Louis Delhaize Group (Cora Romania)

Norauto Rom Services

EMSA Capital


Delamode Romania – Xpediator Group

Semtop Group

Semtop IFN

GoodBee IFN

CEE Attorneys / Boanță, Gîdei și Asociații is a Romanian law firm with diverse expertise and practice, providing legal assistance in all areas of business law, with a strong focus on commercial litigation, real estate, corporate/M&A, banking and finance, IT/technology. We are a perfectly integrated part of the international law firm CEE Atttorneys, with over 100 lawyers in nine jurisdictions in Central Europe and three in Asia.

Our firm stands out on the Romanian legal market as one of the experienced, „go-to” advisers in the technology field, with access to some the best international legal resources and the genuine capacity to implement international transactions due to its solid local team. The lawyers are highly appreciated by clients for the practical and highly responsive solutions and the significant practice in respected law and “Big4” firms.

Capitalizing on our broad experience and know-how, we offer top notch services in industries such as financial services, privatization, energy and natural resources, environment, public procurement & PPP, pharmaceuticals and health-care, media and telecom, intellectual property and consumer protection.

Banking, Finance and Capital Markets:

Our expertise covers financial activities such as set-up and authorisation of the banking and non-banking institutions, commercial lending, asset finance and project finance, corporate finance. We advise corporate borrowers on senior, mezzanine and second lien financings, secured and unsecured loan facilities, bilateral, club and syndicated facilities.

Corporate & Commercial:

Our experts constantly advise major corporations across multiple industries, on aspects such as: incorporation of companies, corporate governance, preparation of internal legal documents, policies, proposition of organisational structures, compliance and regulation policies.

Mergers & Acquisitions:

We have acted on behalf of numerous companies, private investors, private equity and venture capital funds in every stage of their investment cycles, from term sheet negotiations through exit. Clients rely on our expertise for the evaluation of the best possible M&A transaction structuring, including cross-border mergers, due diligence, preparation of complex transaction documentation, deal completion and post-transaction services.

Fintech, Crypto & ICO:

We are a trusted advisor for some of the most dynamic and market disrupting tech startups, advising them on: development and implementation of ICO & crypto projects, compliance and preparation of white papers, electronic money issue and redemption, regulation of electronic money institutions, blockchain and distributed ledger technology application in relation to fintech startups, P2P, crowdfunding and other alternative financing platforms, money laundering and terrorist financing prevention in relation to blockchain based business models, licensing and regulatory advice for fintech companies.

With a wide portfolio of venture capital investors and business angels as well, we have managed, over the past two years, numerous projects in the area of ​​innovative start-ups and hi-tech having global scalability, valued at tens of millions of euros.

Litigation & Arbitration:

We have successfully represented clients in complicated commercial disputes with some of the most powerful market players in CEE region. We also set precedents and this is why clients trust us for representing them before courts of all levels and in arbitral proceedings, preparing alternative dispute resolution, proposals of strategic solutions, preparing statements of claim, defense and related documentation, decision enforcement and execution proceedings, exclusion indictments, receivables collection etc.

Real Estate:

We cover every aspect of the real estate market and cooperate with well-known respected construction companies, real estate funds, management companies, architecture offices. Clients rely on us for our expertise in purchase and sale transactions, preparation of lease agreements and client representation in negotiations, legal due diligence, building permits, town and country planning, updating of development policies and other planning materials.

Labour Law & Immigration:

Our experience in numerous industries helps our clients to quickly adapt their labour policies to new different markets and changing labour laws. Our services cover: general employment advice (conclusion/termination of the employment relationship, remuneration for work, drafting internal regulations of the employer etc), communication with work councils and trade unions, international employment, visa solutions and immigration matters, labour agency matters, management incentive plans.

Tax and International Tax Planning:

Our experts provide comprehensive legal services to help companies optimize their tax policies and communicate with local tax authorities. We support clients on matters such as strategic tax planning, tax issues related to sale/purchase of the company property, tax inspections and controls, communication and representation  in tax and administrative proceeding, tax structuring related to M&A transactions, drafting the transfer pricing documentation.

Energy and Natural Resources:

We support our clients in various energy-related projects, including: setting-up power generation plants in Romania, EPC contracts for construction of power plants, supply contracts for common or specialized equipments, public procurement tendering procedures & PPP projects, contractual agreements and notary deals, shares sale-purchase agreements and escrows, joint venture agreements. We also provide ongoing assistance on drafting legal opinions pertaining to the energy sector (transfer of electricity capacity, royalties, authorization and permitting requirements on wind / solar energy fields etc.)

Intellectual Property, TMT & Data Protection:

Our team supports clients protect their intellectual property and ensure data protection in the CEE region and beyond. We successfully represent our clients operating in technology, media, retail and other sectors and our practice in this area covers: local and EU regulation on privacy and data protection, advice on EU and local laws and regulations relating to technology developments, cybersecurity, e-commerce issues and fraud prevention, rights and obligations of the employer with respect to protection of personal data of employees, regulatory support with licencing, permits, investigations, legal advice on advertising campaign in internet, including e-commerce business.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate / M&A, Banking, Finance & Capital Markets, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Radu Boanta +40 31 425 43 48
Corporate / M&A, Fintech & IT, Telecommunications Sergiu Gidei +40 31 425 43 48
Corporate / M&A, Regulatory, Public Procurement and PPP, Energy and Natural Resources Nicolae Ursu +40 31 425 43 48
Data Privacy and Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Corporate / M&A Krisztina Voicu +40 31 425 43 48
Dispute Resolution Iulia Stanciulescu-Ilie +40 31 425 43 48
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Radu Boanță  photo Mr Radu Boanță Partner.
 Sergiu Gidei photo Sergiu Gidei Partner.
 Iulia Stanciulescu-Ilie  photo Iulia Stanciulescu-Ilie Partner.
Mr Nicoale Ursu  photo Mr Nicoale Ursu Partner.
 Krisztina Voicu  photo Krisztina Voicu Partner
English (fluent)

CLIENT: Mr Gavin Withers – Director

COMPANY/FIRM: The Keswick Enterprises Group

TESTIMONIAL: “CEE Attorneys – Boanta, Gidei & Asociatii have provided all of our external legal advice in Romania since 2011. They have covered our needs from commercial contracts, through to employee issues, property matters and merger and acquisition work. The standard of service has been uniformly high whoever we have worked with from the CEE Attorneys – Boanta, Gidei & Asociatii team. Sergiu Gidei is the lead partner for our business and always makes himself available when needed. As there is such a good understanding of our business and needs within CEE Attorneys – Boanta, Gidei & Asociatii, advice and support is delivered swiftly and unambiguously”

CLIENT: Mr Richard Myson – Group CFO


TESTIMONIAL: “In 2017 Group took the decision to seek admission to the AIM stock exchange. Having worked with CEE Attorneys – Boanta, Gidei & Asociatii for over 14 years, and given their understanding of our business, we had no reservations about instructing them to carry out the legal due diligence on Group companies in Romania. It is testament to their work ethic that the reports were submitted in timely fashion which enabled the Group to satisfy fully the listing requirements. I can truly recommend CEE Attorneys to any future clients as a knowledgeable, committed and commercially minded legal firm who adds value to your business no matter the nature of the task

CLIENT: Mr Bianca Vlad – Legal Director

COMPANY/FIRM: Romania Hypermarche – Louis Delhaize Group

TESTIMONIAL: “Overall level of service is excellent. The firm has the capacity to advise on a large range of legal matters and has good industry knowledge. CEE Attorneys – Boanta, Gidei & Asociatii team has complementary skills and good in-depth experience. I particularly value commercial acumen of our contact Partner Nicolae Ursu that is applied to our issues and the law in order to give sound advice. Nicolae and his team take the time to understand our business in order to better respond to our requests. All lawyers react in a timely fashion and advice is delivered in a comprehensive but concise way”