CMS > Bucharest, Romania > Firm Profile

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014459 Bucharest

Romania > Banking and finance Tier 1

CMS' Bucharest-based banking and finance team has considerable expertise in advising on a range of transactions, financial regulatory matters and innovative finance. The group benefits from the strength of the firm's global network when representing multinational clients in work, and practice co-heads Ana Radnev and Cristina Reichmann frequently work in co-ordination with international teams on cross-border matters. Adina Nanescu receives plaudits for her ‘discerning legal mind‘, and Alina Tihan brings more than 20 years of experience in representing lenders and borrowers. Tudor Naftica and Andreea Turcu are senior associates to note.

Practice head(s):

Ana Radnev; Cristina Reichmann


‘Working with CMS is a unique experience in terms of knowledges and high professionalism. I have always appreciated their concern for the sustainable development of our business, constantly allocating time and experienced resources to identify the right solution. Any idea, however innovative, was embraced with the utmost willingness by CMS teams and supported argumentatively with multi-disciplinary teams. Also, CMS involvement in community and environmental topics is highly appreciated.’

‘Mostly we work with the financial services CMS team and we have found a major interest in supporting innovation. Their efforts to analyse, to research and look for viable solutions to implement new business ideas with maximum compliance and low risk are highly appreciated. They are a trusted partner for continuous business improvements and development and outstanding solutions.’

‘I appreciate the professionalism, promptness and kindness.’

‘Cristina Reichmann is a go-getter partner who is ready to roll up her sleeves and tackle problems with a “can-do” and “will solve” attitude, which I appreciate especially when effective resolution of deal and strategic issues requires more of a seasoned eye and approach. Adina Nanescu is a counsel-level attorney who brings level-headed thoughtfulness and a discerning legal mind to every problem, and both understand the importance of partnering with the in-house client to understand the primary objectives and execute on those objectives.’

‘We choose CMS as our legal advisor on banking & finance practice as they have the best in class acumen and knowledge in regulatory and legal issues for companies like us. One of the things that makes CMS stand apart is their global network know-how exchange that can be accessed if needed for their local clients and also recommendation to engage with CMS teams in other jurisdictions.’

‘We work with Cristina Reichmann on banking and finance advice. Cristina knows in deep details from general regulatory trends to different edge cases and we feel very comfortable to have such advisor to our internal legal & regulatory team.’

‘We recommend Ana Radnev and Tudor Naftica.’

Key clients


European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Council of Europe Bank

ING Bank

Raiffeisen Bank

BRD – Groupe Société Générale S.A.

Garanti BBVA Romania

Erste Group Bank

Libra Internet Bank

Banca Comerciala Romana

Banca Transilvania S.A.

Alpha Bank

OTP Bank

B2 Holding

Intesa San Paolo Group

Romania > Capital markets Tier 1

CMS‘s Bucharest office combines its regional knowledge with the firm's wider international expertise in order to provide an extensive capital markets offering in Romania. Led by Cristina Reichmann, who has an excellent reputation for her established expertise in securities matters, the team is adept at handling debt and equity capital markets work, and has a strong track record in advising on IPOs, high-yield bonds, derivatives, structured finance and securities matters. Reichmann and counsel Adina Nanescu garner praise for their 'valuable expertise and commercially relevant advice'. Claudia Popescu and Mircea Ciută are names to note.

Practice head(s):

Cristina Reichmann


‘During our collaboration, CMS has proven exceptional skills in the capital markets fields. The quality of their legal services has been proven by the feedback and proposed solutions, combining both high theoretical knowledge and expertise, adding significant value to the relevant transaction.’

‘The complexity of the relevant transaction was successfully handled by the CMS team, showing extensive knowledge of both specific legal field as well as the more general banking legal framework’

‘CMS approaches every project very carefully, with deep knowledge of the market offering high quality advice in complex situations.’

‘CMS put forward an experienced team lead by highly regarded partner Cristina Reichman supported by Adina Nanescu, Claudia Popescu and Mircea Ciuta. Their diligence, experience, responsiveness and insightful analysis ensured swift and successful deal execution.’

‘The CMS team are efficient, highly responsive and provide commercially valuable advice and expertise. They are also very collaborative with all project team members. ’

‘Cristina Reichmann and Adina Nanescu provide valuable expertise and commercially relevant advice. ’

‘Very knowledgeable law firm, great international brand name and highly-specialized in providing English law advice as well.’

‘Highly knowledgeable partners in capital markets . Great reputation as professionals in this market in Romania. Always a pleasure to work with them, always smooth sailing and successfully-closed transactions.’

Key clients

International Finance Corporation


Libra Internet Bank

Advent International Corporation


Raiffeisen Bank S.A.

European Fund for Southeast Europe

Alpha Bank

BRD Groupe Societe Generale


Romania > Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 1

The Bucharest office of CMS is home to a prominent corporate practice. The department continues to handle a steady workflow of high-profile deals spanning a range of major industries in Romania; clients note the practice's 'on the ground expertise in most of the countries in the CEE region'. Practice head Horea Popescu regularly leads on multijurisdictional transactions from Bucharest and assists local clients with outbound investments. The ‘highly experienced transactional lawyerRodica Manea has a broad practice, with particular strength in financing transactions, and Mircea Moraru focuses on corporate matters in the technology and energy sectors. Claudia Nagy and Raluca Ionescu are other key contacts.

Practice head(s):

Horea Popescu


‘Having on the ground expertise in most of the countries in the CEE region, means that CMS can mobilize large international specialist teams for cross-border transactions. This integrated service over multiple legal specialties and markets, including beyond CEE, helped us reduce the related time and efforts. The fact that we benefited of experienced and high-class legal assistance on our project, was also confirmed by the legal awards that have been given for the assistance on our project. CMS is recognized for advice on high-profile deals and highly regarded specialists on corporate/M&A.

‘Rodica Manea, who coordinated the Romanian part of our large pan-European NPL financing and restructuring transaction, is a highly experienced transactional lawyer, with a sound understanding of the commercials of the deal, a calm mind, problem-solving skills and a very good power of persuasion. She has the capacity to process and analyze complex materials under time pressure, and make practical sense of the issues therein, to find a workable solution.’

‘Raluca Ionescu has the capacity to handle decision-making happening at different levels, and the ability to overcome decision-fatigue, and effectively address issues arising out of sophisticated transactions which would touch on many aspects of the law.’

‘We recommend Mircea Moraru.’

‘Their availability, experience, coherence and deep knowledge of transactions.’

‘Their ability to work under tight timelines and high pressure.’

Key clients

Ford Otomotiv Sanayi A.S.

BitDefender Holding BV

Alten Europe S.A.R.L.

Low Carbon Investment Management Limited

B2 Holding

Volkswind GmbH

NewCold Cooperatif UA

Enery Development GmbH

OCP Group


PPC Renewables

HelleniQ Energy


Work highlights

  • Advised Ford Otomotiv Sanayi on its €700m acquisition of Ford’s manufacturing plant Craiova in Romania.
  • Advised B2Holding on the Romanian aspects of a pan-European NPL financing and restructuring transaction.
  • Assisted PPC Renewables with the acquisition of two solar projects and a separate acquisition of one operational wind plant.

Romania > Dispute resolution Tier 2

CMS' Bucharest office handles a steady workflow of disputes for major global companies drawn from a number of key Romanian industries. The team is well known for representing clients before all court levels in the jurisdiction, and is equally strong in handling arbitration. Practice head Horia Draghici focuses on commercial litigation and arbitration, tax and employment disputes. Cristina Popescu is well versed in regulatory matters. Anna Morogai and Andrei Cristescu are names to note.

Practice head(s):

Horia Draghici

Other key lawyers:


‘Good team able to handle complex litigation cases.’

‘Horia Draghici is able to assist clients in complex litigation cases pending before Romanian courts.’

Timely, accurate advice.’

‘Our overall impression and experience working with CMS is that they are both highly experienced and knowledgeable on a large variety of complex matters.’

‘Horia Draghici is a result-oriented advisor.’

‘Anna Morogai has in-depth knowledge of EU and international disputes.’

‘The team is well coordinated and proactive.’

Romania > Employment Tier 2

CMS’ employment practice draws on the wider firm’s sector strengths in financial services, retail, energy and natural resources, and infrastructure, to support a range of multinational clients through both their contentious and non-contentious matters. Its capabilities include complex redundancy cases of senior management members, high-level employee disputes, and major restructurings. The team is co-headed by Horia Draghici and Cristina Popescu. Draghici, who also coordinates the commercial department, combines his commercial and employment expertise to handle commercial litigation for clients both in Romania and globally. Popescu provides ‘invaluable’ assistance to clients, across employment, data protection, anti-bribery and contract advice.

Practice head(s):

Horia Draghici; Cristina Popescu


‘Cristina Popescu is exceptionally professional, very knowledgeable and works hard with us to find solutions that will work for us and our clients. Cristina’s support is invaluable and we would not do a deal without her guidance.’

Romania > Energy and natural resources Tier 2

CMS‘ energy, projects and construction team stands out for its ‘tremendous experience coupled with a very good understanding of the legal and regulatory regime‘, with experience across the sector in power, energy transactions, nuclear, oil and gas, infrastructure and mining. It has particular strength regarding regulatory matters, a focus on infrastructure-related energy matters, and extensive experience in nuclear energy matters. Varinia Radu, noted for her ‘stellar reputation on the market’, advises on both domestic and international matters. Ramona Dulamea specialises in industry-specific contracts and transactional structuring advice.

Practice head(s):

Varinia Radu

Other key lawyers:


‘Very good theoretical and practical knowledge, experience in the industry and good skills, overall a very competent team, always available to assist and find solutions.’

‘Varinia Radu stands out with technical and social skills, being always prompt and proactive, effectively managing very performing team.’

‘The team has tremendous experience coupled with a very good understanding of the legal and regulatory regime. They also understand technical aspects and have good commercial acumen.’

‘The team is very well-trained, with lawyers trained abroad and gaining international experience, which brings a wealth of solutions and sophistication in the way CMS delivers its advice.’

‘Varinia Radu is the head of the team and she is leading the work for us. She has been personally very involved and always available to provide timely and fit-for-purpose advice. She has been instrumental in providing strategic advice for our matter as well as innovative solutions for a complicated regulatory and commercial case we are facing.’

‘Varinia Radu is a brilliant lawyer and a pleasure to work with. She also has a stellar reputation on the market with an impressive background which makes her probably the best energy lawyer in Romania right now. ’

Key clients


Enel Green Power Romania SRL

European Energy Romania Development LS.R.L.

LSG Group

Voltalia SA

WPD Offshore Solutions GmbH

Volkswind Gmbh

ECONERGY – Portland Trust Renewables 1 S.R.L.

Canadian Solar Netherlands Coöperatief U.A.

Low Carbon Investment Management Limited/ LC Danube BV


Aquila Capital Real Assets Investment Verwaltungsgesellschaft

Entek Elektrik

Candu Energy Inc

Fluor, Candu Energy Inc, and Sargent & Lundy

Shell Energy Europe Limited



Nala Renewables


Romania > Real estate and construction Tier 2

CMS fields a number of experienced real estate lawyers who cooperate with the firm’s wider M&A, finance and energy teams to support high-profile, multinational clients. It operates across the retail, logistics, office, agriculture forestry, and renewables sectors and is well placed to support clients throughout the CEE region. Roxana Fratila heads the practice group and is described as ‘an exceptional legal professional’. She is experienced in advising international and local investors, contractors and developers on their acquisitions. Alexandru Dumitrescu advises at the intersection of real estate, construction and energy.

Practice head(s):

Roxana Fratila

Other key lawyers:


‘ A proactive team that also has strengths in fields ancillary to the legal matter that are very useful for clients approaching a foreign market.’

‘Roxana Fratila is outstanding.’

‘CMS Romania stands out in the legal landscape for its unwavering dedication to client satisfaction and its exceptional team of legal professionals. What sets this practice apart is its client-centric approach, ensuring accessibility, and a keen focus on aligning legal strategies with specific business types and interests.’

‘Efficiency is a hallmark of CMS Romania’s construction department. They are known for their prompt response times, proactive problem-solving, and a commitment to delivering results in a timely manner.’

‘CMS Romania places a strong emphasis on diversity, recognizing the value of different perspectives and experiences in providing comprehensive legal counsel. This inclusive approach enriches their team’s capabilities and ensures a well-rounded approach to addressing client needs.’

‘When compared to other firms, CMS Romania’s construction department stands out for its holistic approach to legal representation.’

‘Roxana Fratila is an exceptional legal professional known for her extensive legal knowledge, strategic thinking, and exceptional negotiation skills. She is known for her ability to navigate complex negotiations with finesse, consistently achieving favorable outcomes for our company.’

Roxana Fratila is an outstanding legal professional whose unique strengths, including her exceptional negotiation skills, strategic thinking, and client-centric approach, have been instrumental in providing our company with top-notch legal representation.’

Key clients


Allianz Real Estate and VGP NV

Generali Real Estate

Element Invest Partners

Eli Dezvoltare Logistica

One United Properties

DP World

Work highlights

  • Assisted Primark with the negotiation and conclusion of their third and fourth stores, in Timisoara and Craiova, Romania.

Romania > Restructuring and insolvency Tier 2

CMS' Bucharest office houses a team with an excellent reputation in restructuring and insolvency work. The group advises on matters across the CEE region, often handling financial restructurings, corporate insolvency issues, out-of-court restructurings, and insolvency proceedings. The practice is jointly led by the quartet of Ana Radnev and Cristina Reichmann, who are well versed in advising on pre-insolvency issues and non-performing loans; Horia Draghici, who focuses on insolvency disputes; and corporate restructuring expert Rodica Manea.

Practice head(s):

Ana Radnev; Rodica Manea; Horia Draghici; Cristina Reichmann

Other key lawyers:

Alina Tihan; Andrei Cristescu


‘The multi-disciplinary approach is what sets the CMS restructuring and insolvency team apart. CMS is able to deal with restructuring holistically – advising on all legal areas that pertain to restructuring such as court restructuring, formal insolvency proceedings, corporate matters, employment, commercial contracts, real estate, etc. CMS is also capable of managing region-wide restructuring transactions from Romania (it has English law capability on the ground for both finance and corporate matters). The CMS Romanian restructuring and insolvency team is also fully integrated in the global restructuring practice of CMS and frequently works together with partners in other jurisdictions on cross-border restructurings of regional groups.’

‘Rodica Manea is highly experienced on cross-border restructurings, corporate reorganisations and post-acquisition restructuring projects. I was delighted to work with Rodica, finding her a very good business partner. I would definitely recommend her to any client, being sure that the added value brought by her is worth all the pennies spent. She is business-minded with a clear understanding of the expected commercial goals. Her experience, pro-activeness and diligence are very much valued. Rodica is always a pleasure to work with.’

‘On the financing part of our project, Alina Tihan made our life easier, coordinating the financing part of the project with a high degree of experience and in the same time in a very calm, reassuring and agreeable manner. She is very quick in response. Her opinions are very well structured. I appreciate very much our relationship.’

‘Excellent pan-European network.’

‘Great experience in dealing with the most challenging projects in the restructuring industry.’

Key clients

NewCold Coöperatief UA

B2 Holding ASA

Work highlights

  • Advised B2Holding ASA on the Romanian aspects of a pan-European NPL financing and restructuring transaction.
  • Advised NewCold Coöperatief UA on the acquisition of Qubiz Group, including a restructuring matter.

Romania > Tax Tier 2

CMS has a great tax team, consisting of experienced professionals‘, which provides tax planning and advisory services to multinational and local clients. Its expertise spans tax-related M&A matters, transfer pricing, and comprehensive VAT and transfer pricing audits. Tax director Roxana Popel heads the team. Praised for her ‘excellent knowledge of Romanian and international corporate taxation’, Popel has significant experience in the consumer products, retail, oil & gas, real estate and insurance sectors. Andrei Tercu is also recommended.

Practice head(s):

Roxana Popel

Other key lawyers:


‘Roxana Popel has excellent knowledge of Romanian and international corporate taxation, advising both foreign and domestic clients which act in Romania. She has strong analytical and problem-solving skills. She provides very valuable and trustworthy advice.’

‘CMS has a great tax team, consisting of experienced professionals who are client service oriented, and always able to find “out of the box” solutions for their problems.’

‘Roxana Popel and Andrei Tercu are my main points of contact in CMS tax. They are responsive, have excellent professional knowledge and communication skills. On top of these, they have a proactive attitude, providing clients with advice when legislation changes, or is about to change and affect their business.’

Key clients

Alten Europe

All4Labels Group

NewCold Coöperatief UA

Work highlights

Romania > TMT Tier 2

The telecoms, media and communication team at CMS particularly stands out for its M&A work in the sector. The firm’s ‘unique formula of high knowledge in M&A and also best in-class knowledge of financial & banking‘ is ‘infused with undeniable worldwide experience’, which makes it a go-to for high-profile, international technology clients. Managing partner Horea Popescu co-leads the team with Cristina Popescu. The former focuses on the intersection of corporate and technology law, while the latter is a registered trademark attorney. Senior counsel Laura Grigore is recommended for privacy and data protection matters.

Practice head(s):

Horea Popescu; Cristina Popescu

Other key lawyers:


‘CMS is a well-established and reputable law firm known for its expertise in different areas of business law. The team is committed to excellence and success, and is very experienced, dedicated to providing exceptional legal services to meet clients’ needs. CMS prioritise clients’ needs and objectives, tailoring legal strategies to achieve the best possible outcomes for them.’

‘I worked with Horea Popescu, Horia Draghici and Laura Grigore. They all have a strong reputation and a history of winning significant cases, setting legal precedents, or receiving recognition within their field. Laura prioritises client needs and builds strong client relationships. She just excels in communication, ensuring clients understand complex legal matters. I appreciate her innovative problem-solving approaches, thinking creatively to find solutions to challenging legal issues.’

‘CMS has in-depth experience in handling both the complexities of venture capital deal structures, and the financial services regulatory framework that makes our company’s compliance more sophisticated. CMS has this unique formula of high knowledge in M&A and also best in-class knowledge of financial & banking legal requirements, infused with undeniable worldwide experience. This is what we value, and makes us testify to the high quality legal services we get from them.’

Key clients


Alten Europe

NewCold Coöperatief UA

Maximum Entertainment

Work highlights

  • Assisting Bitdefender on an international pre-IPO due diligence for the group to structure the IPO. We are also assisting the issuer throughout the process of its listing on the New York Stock Exchange.
  • Assisting Alten Group on its acquisition of a global technology and innovation company in Romania, Qualitance QBS S.A.
  • Assisting NewCold Coöperatief UA on the acquisition of Qubiz, a software development company in Romania.

Romania > White-collar crime Tier 2

CMS' criminal defence practice in Bucharest is led by May 2023 partner appointment Mihai Jiganie-Serban, who has had a rapid rise to become one of the standout practitioners in the field in Romania. He leads a team whose 'inter-disciplinary cooperation with other departments enhances its capability', working closely with the CMS network in the region to support a prestigious client base of the range of cases under the white-collar crime umbrella. Coordinator of the wider dispute resolution practice, Horia Draghici is a key figure in criminal litigation too, and the practice was boosted by the return of Cosmin Cretu in June 2023, rejoining from Dentons.

Practice head(s):

Mihai Jiganie-Serban

Other key lawyers:

Cosmin Cretu; Ionut Chisar


‘it is unique by the willingness to understand the specific topic, the time and patience allocated even in multiple simultaneous cases.’

‘Communication and proactive approach.’

‘CMS has a solid white-collar crime practice. The WCC crime team at CMS works well together. The level of their commitment is extraordinary and they are capable of developing and adapting their client’s defense strategy with a strong focus on the final objective in the most efficient and cost effective way.’

‘Mihai Jiganie-Serban is one of the best white collar crime lawyers on the market. Mihai is always business-oriented, he knows how to think outside the box and choose the best strategies for his clients.’

‘Cosmin Cretu is a very committed young lawyer who is always willing to go the extra mile for his clients. Cosmin’s great results have been achieved following his extremely thorough and hands on approach.’

‘Ionut Chisar is also a very talented young lawyer with great theoretical knowledge and a lot of potential.’

‘The white-collar team is solid and agile. They have extensive experience in the most complex criminal cases in Romania amounting to millions of euro stakes. Its inter-disciplinary cooperation with other departments enhances its capability. The international network of CMS is clearly a plus.’

‘Mihai Jiganie-Serban is one of most experienced Romanian criminal defense lawyers. Not only his long lasting case file recommends him but also his capacity to react quickly and to coordinate various branch of legal departments in order to provide efficient assistance in high stakes criminal cases.’

Work highlights

  • Advising a global agribusiness company on an internal investigation into allegations of €30m fraud.
  • Defended an EU leader in construction and infrastructure projects against alleged tax fraud and money laundering in the context of the implementation of a railway rehabilitation project in Romania.
  • Representing a global IT company against alleged accessory to abuse of office in relation to the public acquisition of an IT solution.

Romania > EU and competition Tier 3

CMS is recognised for its strong regional presence, with the firm's Bucharest-based team often instructed on high-profile merger clearance work. The group also advises international clients on competition compliance matters. The practice is jointly led by managing partner Horea Popescu and regulatory law expert Cristina Popescu. Claudia Nagy and Laura Capata are other key names to note.

Practice head(s):

Horea Popescu; Cristina Popescu

Other key lawyers:

Key clients


All4Labels Group GmbH

Work highlights

  • Advised Alten Europe on the merger filling process of its acquisition of Qualitance.
  • Advised All4Labels Group on the merger clearance process for its acquisition of the entire share capital of Romprix Exim SRL from its shareholders.

Romania > PPP and procurement Tier 3

Romania > TMT: gambling law Tier 3

The gambling offering at CMS assists clients with the full range of licensing, regulatory, contractual and tax matters. It collaborates cross-departmentally with the firm’s M&A, tax, litigation, public law, IP, financial services and data protection teams to provide full-service advice. Data protection is a specialist area for team head Cristina Popescu, who focuses on highly regulated industries, including gambling.

Practice head(s):

Cristina Popescu

Other key lawyers:

Sorin Predescu

Work highlights

  • Advised a leading iGaming affiliate in obtaining its licence from the Romanian gambling regulator, as well as on its day-to-day compliance and regulatory matters, including representation in front of the Romanian regulator.
  • Advised a premium provider of official sports content services in obtaining its licence from the Romanian gambling regulator, as well as on its day-to-day compliance and regulatory matters.
  • Advised one of the world’s leading global online sports betting technology companies on its regulatory and annual payment obligations.

Montenegro > Leading firms

With in-depth expertise in business operations and compliance, CMS boasts a strong presence in M&A, corporate, and commercial law. The practice, which is lauded for its ‘great depth and breadth’ is co-headed by M&A specialist Radivoje Petrikić and Milica Popović who leads the banking and finance team. Tamara Samardžija, is skilled in regulatory matters and employment law.

Practice head(s):

Radivoje Petrikić; Milica Popović

Other key lawyers:


‘We are working with CMS on a significant dispute. Their in-depth technical knowledge of the laws and procedures in the region is what makes them unique, as well as being able to articulate their advice with the complexities of the laws of England. Their disputes team is first rate with great depth and breadth. ’

‘Radivoje Petrikić and Tamara Samardžija are excellent disputes lawyers.’

Key clients

Hystead Limited

UGT Renewables LLC


Deutsche Bank AG


EchoStar Corporation


Flutter International


MGAC UK Holdings

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL Japan)

Kansai Helios Group




D. Trading International S.A. (DTISA)


Work highlights

  • Advised Hystead Limited on the sale of Delta City Mall in Podgorica, Montenegro.
  • Advising UGT Renewables LLC on a joint development agreement with EPCG, in relation to the development of a new large-scale solar power plant in Montenegro.
  • Representing EVN/WTE Group in arbitration proceedings relation to high-value investment projects in Montenegro.

CMS is an integrated, multi-jurisdictional organisation of law firms that offers full-service legal and tax advice. With more than 70 offices in over 40 countries across the world and more than 5,000 lawyers, CMS has long-standing expertise both in advising in its local jurisdictions and across borders. From major multinationals and mid-caps to enterprising start-ups, CMS provides the technical rigour, strategic excellence and long-term partnership to keep each client ahead in its chosen markets.

The CMS member firms provide a wide range of expertise across 19 practice areas and sectors, including corporate/M&A, energy and climate change, funds, life sciences and healthcare, TMC, tax, banking and finance, commercial, competition and EU, dispute resolution, employment and pensions, intellectual property and real estate and construction.

CMS has been active in Romania for over 20 years, with an office here since 1999. The Bucharest office is the largest international law firm in Romania and offers a full range of legal and tax services. The team of on-the-ground experts includes Romanian and international lawyers who have worked on some of the most ground-breaking deals and projects in Romania to date.

CMS Romania team has broad experience across a wide variety of industry sectors, including life sciences, consumer products, technology, media and communications, energy, and financial institutions and services. CMS offers the specialist expertise, local knowledge and commercial insight the clients require to successfully navigate the legal and business landscape. CMS is able to handle local, national and multi-jurisdictional projects, no matter how complex.

Department Name Email Telephone
Corporate M&A Horea Popescu +40 21 407 3824
TMT Horea Popescu +40 21 407 3824
Competition Horea Popescu +40 21 407 3824
Corporate M&A Rodica Manea +40 21 407 3852
Dispute Resolution Horia Draghici +40 21 407 3834
Restructuring and Insolvency Rodica Manea +40 21 407 3852
Commercial and Regulatory Cristina Popescu +40 21 407 3811
PPP and Procurement Cristina Popescu +40 21 407 3811
Insurance Cristina Popescu +40 21 407 3811
Energy, Projects, Construction Varinia Radu +40 21 407 3870
White Collar Crime Mihai Jiganie-Serban +40 21 407 3821
Finance Ana Radnev +40 21 407 3862
Finance Cristina Reichmann +40 21 407 3866
Capital Markets Cristina Reichmann +40 21 407 3866
Restructuring and Insolvency Ana Radnev +40 21 407 3862
Restructuring and Insolvency Horia Draghici +40 21 407 3834
Real Estate and Construction Roxana Fratila +40 21 407 3839
Tax Roxana Popel +40 21 407 3881
Corporate M&A Mircea Moraru +40 21 407 3849
Employment Cristina Popescu +40 21 407 3811
Corporate M&A Claudia Nagy +40 21 407 3948
Banking & Finance Alina Tihan +40 21 407 3897
Photo Name Position Profile
Cosmin Cretu photo Mr Cosmin Cretu Senior Associate, Criminal Defense
Horia Draghici photo Mr Horia Draghici Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution
Roxana Fratila photo Mrs Roxana Fratila Partner, Head of Real Estate and Construction in Romania
Mihai Jiganie-Serban photo Mr Mihai Jiganie-Serban Partner, Head of Criminal Defense Practice
Rodica Manea photo Mrs Rodica Manea Partner, Corporate M&A
Mircea Moraru photo Mr Mircea Moraru Counsel, Corporate M&A
Adina Nanescu photo Ms Adina Nanescu Counsel, Finance
Roxana Popel photo Mrs Roxana Popel Tax Director, Head of Tax in Romania
Horea Popescu photo Mr Horea Popescu Managing Partner, Head of CEE Corporate M&A, Head of Corpoate M&A in…
Cristina Popescu photo Mrs Cristina Popescu Partner, Head of CEE Insurance Practice Group
Ana Radnev photo Mrs Ana Radnev Partner, Head of Finance
Varinia Radu photo Mrs Varinia Radu Partner, Head of Energy, Projects and Environment Romania, CEE Deputy Head of…
Cristina Reichmann photo Mrs Cristina Reichmann Partner, Head of FIS, Capital Markets and Structured Finance practice in Romania
Alina Tihan photo Ms Alina Tihan Senior Counsel, Finance
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