Firm Profile > Dentons > Bucharest, Romania
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Dentons > The Legal 500 Rankings
Banking and finance Tier 2Dentons' growing team enjoys a good reputation in the market, and the arrival of Simona Marin and Simon Dayes as well as Maria Tomescu from CMS is definitely a coup. Lender clients include a broad range of domestic and international banks that leverage off the firm's impressive regional network. The team is especially experienced in real estate and corporate finance, where it also acts for borrowers on major mandates. Perry Zizzi leads the team with support from Magdalena Raducanu.
‘Magdalena Raducanu is an absolutely fabulous professional with a great personality’.
‘Maria Tomescu is an excellent financing lawyer’.
Banca Comercială Română
Raiffeisen Bank SA
Erste Group AG
P3 Logistic Parks
International Investment Bank
Wanxiang America Corporation
Euro Wag Group
BRD – Groupe Société Générale S.A
Komerční Banka, a. s.
Energy and natural resources Tier 2
The highly rated Claudiu Munteanu-Jipescu leads the team at Dentons. The practice is fully integrated within the firm's market-leading global energy group, making it a popular choice for multinational oil and gas and renewables clients. The team's expertise encompasses regulatory, transactional and infrastructure matters, including negotiations with public authorities and state bodies.
‘A team of professionals that can provide practical, client tailored solutions. They are commercially oriented and are not providing only academic solutions that cannot be practically applied. The team is dedicated and is putting in a lot of work to keep the client happy, even if the allocated budget is exceeded, which not many lawyers do.’
‘They are looking for practical solutions and don’t hesitate to help even when asked to undertake work that was exceeding the original mandate. In our electricity production sector, it is really important to have the support of a flexible team, that is not refusing work because not pre-agreed.’
‘Claudiu Munteanu-Jipescu is recognized for his industry knowledge. He is proactive, always taking the time and interest to understand our business and priorities. He explains his advice well and has been always of help. He has, on numerous occasions, gone the extra mile to find the best practical solutions to all matters presented.’
ENEL Energie Muntenia
Romanian Wind Energy Association
C&R Mineral Recycling
CEE Equity Partners
Real estate and construction Tier 2
Dentons' team acts for lenders, developers and major tenants on a wide range of issues, including leases, developments and acquisitions. Practice head Bogdan Papandopol handles contentious and non-contentious matters, while managing partner Perry Zizzi is highly experienced in real estate investment, financing and cross-border transactions with a corporate structure.
‘The team is formed of young professionals, always up to date with the latest legal regulations and news, very knowledgeable, efficient and prompt in answering any request.’
‘Bogdan Papandopol has a really extensive experience in real estate legal matters, which is enhanced by his experience as a litigator. He can easily and rapidly handle complex matters, with a high volume of data and implications, having a deep understanding of the business objectives.’
Banca Comercială Română (BCR)
P3 Logistic Parks
GLL Real Estate Partners
Metro Cash & Carry
CEE Equity Partners
Althafen Real Estate GmbH
Restructuring and insolvency Tier 2
Dentons is a key name for major cross-border insolvency work, where it regularly represents both debtors and creditors. Tiberiu Csaki leads the team and has strong experience advising on directors' liabilities, while Bogdan Papandopol has over 17 years of experience in insolvency litigation. The team also works closely with colleagues in the banking, corporate and tax groups, as well as offices in the wider international network.
‘Dentons’ restructuring and insolvency practice has great and well prepared lawyers and specialists that can interact and find the most effective ways of solving the legal matters and projects in this area. The team works excellently together and all the professionals have great skills, determination and passion for the legal work.’
‘Tiberiu Csaki is an excellent and highly experienced lawyer with great knowledge and deep attachment to the client matter and extensive and remarkable skills in complementary fields.’
Unirea Shopping Center
FP Marine Limited
Kerala Expert Srl
KI Debtservice Srl
Dentons' Bucharest office forms an increasingly important cog in the firm's broader regional offering. The team, led by new practice head Cristina Daianu, works closely with other parts of the network on major international transactions. As the firm invests more heavily into Romania, the group is also becoming an increasingly popular destination for standalone domestic corporate work.
‘Dentons delivers high quality and timely legal advice. They have excellent expertise and knowledge of the market as well as of the relevant legal framework.’
CEE Equity Partners
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
Dispute resolution Tier 3
Dentons has been very active in major administrative litigation, often with a competition or tax element. The team, which is led by the experienced litigator and arbitration lawyer, Tiberiu Csaki has also handled several high-profile employment, construction, banking and real estate disputes.
Unirea Shopping Center
Shanghai Sensheng Assets Management Center
Rizhao Jinfukang International Trade CO LTD
The Nova Group B.V.
Rostok Wreck Removal Consortium – Muller Maritime
Tomis Team (part of CEZ Group)
Employment Tier 3
EU and competition Tier 3
Dentons has good experience advising on the full range of matters, including restrictive practices, merger control, investigations, audits and training. Raul Mihu's well-regarded team acts for clients from several highly regulated sectors, including healthcare, life sciences, financial services and energy.
‘They exceeded our expectations with their in-depth understanding of both the legal framework and the inner functioning of the markets (domestic, intra-EU and international), by their up-to-date knowledge of the actors involved, by the accurate, timely and judicious advice they gave us, as well as by their initiative to train our own personnel on the best practices in this sensitive area.’
‘Raul Mihu’s advice is always prompt, succinctly worded and strictly to the point, thoroughly based both in law and in practice, offering exhaustive pros and cons for every point of choice and suggesting strategies and tactics in approaching the matter at hand.’
Dentons > Firm Profile
The firm: Dentons is one of the oldest international law firms in Romania, being present on the local market for 20 years. The team in Bucharest regularly advises a wide range of clients, from emerging and mid-size companies to multinationals, across a large variety of industry sectors.
Dentons is the world’s largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognised by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons’ polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which they live and work. www.dentons.com.
Dentons’ global team builds agile, tailored solutions to meet the local, national and global needs of private and public clients of any size.
Areas of practice: Dentons’ lawyers and professionals provide services in the following practice disciplines and industry sectors:
Banking and finance: Dentons covers every aspect of banking and capital markets transactions in the world’s leading financial centres. Dentons helps clients access and invest new sources of capital, develop and use financial products, structure financing transactions, comply with regulations, respond to investigations and resolve disputes.
Competition and antitrust: Dentons provides legal advice and judicial assistance in all aspects of national and EU competition law, consumer law, state aid, tender procedures and regulatory issues. Clients receive tailored, industry-focused advice on complex litigation, investigations by competition authorities, merger control, competition compliance, or commercial arrangements.
Corporate and M&A: Dentons provides clients with comprehensive legal advice on public and private M&A, joint ventures, corporate finance, private equity, disposals, corporate restructurings, and general commercial, antitrust and corporate governance issues.
Energy: with one of the world’s leading energy practices, Dentons guides clients on strategy, market entry, transactions, political and regulatory issues and dispute resolution. Its clients include oil majors, independents, distributors, power generators and utilities, financial institutions, public entities and large customers, new energy and old.
Litigation, dispute resolution and arbitration: Dentons’ highly reputable litigation and dispute resolution lawyers are particularly well known for helping clients resolve disputes in energy, construction and engineering, banking, restructuring and insolvency, life sciences and retail. The team is also highly experienced in EU trade disputes, investigations and international arbitration.
Real estate: Dentons’ real estate practice is the largest in the world. It advises real estate owners, investors and lenders on some of the most complex development, acquisition, disposition, debt and equity transactions in today’s market.
Restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy: Dentons’ teams formulate strategies for trustees, bondholders, investors, traders, debtors, creditors and creditor committees around the world as they pursue claims for clients through negotiation and litigation.
Tax: with experience in worldwide jurisdictions, Dentons provides comprehensive tax advice to individuals, private companies, multinationals and other entities on tax planning, compliance, M&A structuring tax-advantaged investing, transfer pricing, disputes with tax authorities and more.
|Banking and finance||Perry Zizzi|
|Competition and antitrust||Raul Mihu|
|Corporate and M&A||Cristina Daianu|
|Employment and labour||Tiberiu Csaki|
|Corporate, integrity and compliance||Raul Mihu|
|Infrastructure and PPP||Claudiu Munteanu-Jipescu|
|Life sciences and healthcare||Raul Mihu|
|Litigation and dispute resolution||Tiberiu Csaki|
|Real estate||Bogdan Papandopol|
|Real estate||Perry Zizzi|
|Restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy||Tiberiu Csaki|
|Restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy||Bogdan Papandopol|
|Banking and finance||Simona Marin|
|Banking and finance||Simon Dayes|
|Capital markets||Loredana Chitu|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 10,500+ at this office : 27
Languages70+ languages including: Arabic Afrikaans Azerbaijani Bulgarian Czech Dutch English French Georgian German Hungarian Italian Japanese Kazakh Mandarin Polish Romanian Russian Slovak Spanish Turkish Ukrainian Uzbek
OtherOther offices : Dentons now has 150+ offices in over 60 countries
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