Firm Profile > Popescu & Asociatii > Bucharest, Romania

Popescu & Asociatii
Cube Victoriei Center, 13th Floor
1ST DISTRICT
BUCHAREST
Romania

Dispute resolution Tier 3

Popescu & Asociatii is a new firm with a strong pedigree in dispute resolution, thanks in part to the experience of founding partner Octavian Popescu. The team's expertise covers a range of disciplines, from civil and administrative claims to white collar crime issues. Clients include major multinationals, banks, energy companies and public bodies. Dana Bivol has good experience in administrative and financial services disputes, while Adrian Chirvase is strong on business crime matters, and Loredana Popescu is active in insolvency, real estate and infrastructure related disputes.

Practice head(s):

Octavian Popescu; Dana Bivol; Adrian Chirvase; Loredana Popescu

Key clients

Banca Transilvania

Leumi Bank Romania

Academia Romana

Electrica Furnizare

MYTILINEOS Holding

UTI Grup

ING Bank Romania

Kaufland Romania

Romanian State

B2Holding/B2KAPITAL

Teamnet International

Mega Image/Ahold Delhaize Group

Bucharest Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Debt Collection Agency

Astaldi Group

Ultimo Portfolio Investment

Sometra SA

UTI Netcity Investments

Atlantic Motors

IT Performance & Technology

PPP and procurement Tier 3

Popescu & Asociatii is a relatively new firm, formed in 2019, but the experience of its partners make it a popular choice with public and private sector clients. Loredana Popescu and Dana Bivol bring an impressive mix of contentious and non-contentious expertise to the table, with experience of major procurement processes as well as contentious work. Recently the firm was involved on several significant healthcare, IT and energy projects.

Practice head(s):

Loredana Popescu; Dana Bivol

Key clients

MYTILINEOS HOLDING

ACADEMIA ROMANA

A GROUP OF PRIVATE INVESTORS

MEGA IMAGE/AHOLD-DELHAIZE GROUP

OCTAPHARMA AG

ASTALDI GRUP

UTI GRUP

BRONTO SKYLIFT

ROMANIAN STATE

SOMETRA SA

Restructuring and insolvency Tier 3

Popescu & Asociatii is a relatively new firm, but its lawyers bring a huge amount of contentious and non-contentious insolvency expertise to the table. Clients include major international and domestic debtors and creditors, who regularly use the firm for complex restructurings, debt recovery proceedings, and court claims. Disputes partner Octavian Popescu is highly experienced representing banks, and public and private sector clients on high profile disputes. Loredana Popescu and Dana Bivol are also certified insolvency practitioners, as is highly-rated associate Iuliana Bidalache.

Practice head(s):

Octavian Popescu; Dana Bivol; Loredana Popescu

Other key lawyers:

Iuliana Bidalache

Key clients

ELECTRICA FURNIZARE

TEAMNET INTERNATIONAL

MEGA IMAGE/AHOLD-DELHAIZE GROUP

MYTILINEOS HOLDING

ATLANTIC MOTORS

GEFCO

APS ROMANIA

LEUMI BANK

IT PERFORMANCE AND TECHNOLOGY

BALKAN GEDA CEMENT

TRITICUM SEBES AGROTINERET

2NA FARM

Tax Tier 3

Popescu & Asociatii has a strong tax litigation arm, which is regularly before the courts and relevant authorities in tax and customs disputes. The team has good experience of cross-border issues, and represents multinationals in complex cases often involving inter-company agreements and restructurings. Consulting and advisory work also features prominently, especially in support of corporate and real estate transactions. Octavian Popescu and Dana Bivol are key names in the practice.

Practice head(s):

Octavian Popescu; Dana Bivol

Key clients

ELECTRICA FURNIZARE

OCTAPHARMA AG

MYTILINEOS HOLDING

MEGA IMAGE/AHOLD-DELHAIZE GROUP

TEAMNET INTERNATIONAL/WORLD PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

LEUMI BANK

HIDROCANAL

CAMERA DE COMERT SI INDUSTRIE BUCURESTI

ROMANIAN STATE

GENERALI

KAUFLAND ROMANIA

ANTIQUE WOODS

White-collar crime Tier 3

Popescu & Asociatii's strong dispute resolution practice feeds into broader strengths in white-collar crime, civil fraud and regulatory matters. The firm represents several leading companies and financial institutions, and has good expertise in anti-money laundering initiatives and cases concerning EU-related fraud. Other areas of strength include financial fraud, corruption and corporate espionage claims. Founding partner Octavian Popescu has often represented clients before the criminal courts. Adrian Chirvase is also highly experienced in this area.

Practice head(s):

Octavian Popescu; Adrian Chirvase

Key clients

BANCA TRANSILVANIA

ING BANK ROMANIA

KAUFLAND ROMANIA

TEAMNET INTERNATIONAL

BUCHAREST CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY

2NA FARM

AGEXIM SPEDITION

Popescu & Asociatii is a top Romanian business law firm founded to provide premium integrated services to premium businesses, both in Romania and abroad, in all the relevant areas of practice, and especially in all industries of interest for active economic players.

Established as a full-service law firm, Popescu & Asociatii genuinely combines the expertise and exposure in the consultancy field with high level of strategic capabilities and experience in trials and court rooms, to provide state-of-art advice and representation both in local and cross border deals and files.

The firm’s mission is to deliver strategic, excellent and innovative legal and business solutions. Excellence, collaboration, and innovation are at the core of the way the team works, with each other and with its clients.

Popescu & Asociatii is focusing on building long-term relationships by staying true to the founding principles: to provide client service and the highest standards, always keeping in mind work ethics, integrity and the responsibility towards our clients businesses, deals and cases that they entrusting us.

Popescu & Asociatii is ranked and recognized among outstanding law firms in Romania by IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate, The Legal 500 and Benchmark Litigation.

Department Name Email Telephone
Dispute Resolution, Corporate and M&A, Prevention, Compliance and White Collar Crime, Restructuring & Insolvency Octavian POPESCU Octavian.POPESCU@popescu-asociatii.ro 0040 21 589 7353
Photo Name Position Profile
Mrs Dana BIVOL photo Mrs Dana BIVOL Partner
Mr Constantin BRANZAN  photo Mr Constantin BRANZAN Senior Counsel
 Iuliana Bidalache photo Iuliana Bidalache Attorney-at-law, Head of Restructuring and Insolvency
Mr Adrian Chirvase  photo Mr Adrian Chirvase Partner
Mr Octavian Popescu  photo Mr Octavian Popescu Partner
Mrs Loredana Popescu  photo Mrs Loredana Popescu Partner
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