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Romania Dispute Resolution
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About

Provided by Filip & Company

Our litigation practice is built on the principle that the key to a successful strategy is in-depth awareness of the case, the client’s business and its objectives.

We believe that our impressive success rate (over 80% each year starting with 2009), combined with the importance of our clients and the sensitivity of the projects we manage, as well as the constant growth of our team are fair indicators of our abilities and expertise. This is why we have been selected by our clients to represent them in several cases standing as cornerstones on the Romanian market.

Our excellent dispute resolution practice covers all areas of civil and business law dispute resolution.

With international arbitration and commercial disputes standing at the core, the department also masters tax and administrative, energy and real estate litigation. Other areas of significant involvement include corporate litigation, fraud investigation, labour disputes, enforcement and insolvency, real estate litigation.

SELECTED CREDENTIALS:

Assisting the leading Romanian telecom operator in several high profile disputes, including (i) a ground-breaking challenge of the existing monopoly in the electricity distribution sector involving proceedings against the national energy regulator, the Romanian Government, the relevant Ministries and the incumbent distribution companies; (ii) a case against several global companies involving online piracy; 

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What the team is known for

Filip & Company fields a dispute resolution team with a notable presence in arbitration proceedings under a variety of rules, including those of ICSID, VIAC and the ICC. The law firm often acts for clients from the telecommunications and energy sectors, as well as public sector clients. The team assists with contractual disputes, construction litigation, expropriation proceedings and claims for damages and compensation.

Work Highlights

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  • Filip & Company represented Inform Lykos in a dispute against the imposition of a fine for alleged participation in cartel activities pursued by the Romanian Competition Council.

Notable Practitioners

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Cătălin Alexandru
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Cătălin Alexandru
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Cătălin Alexandru heads Filip & Company's dispute resolution practice and is noted for the breadth of his expertise in both litigation and arbitration matters. He frequently advises on arbitration proceedings under various rules, as well as representing clients in contractual and tax disputes and expropriation proceedings. A client notes: "He has a very in-depth approach."

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