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STOICA & Asociaţii

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded dispute resolution practice representing both domestic and international clients in criminal and civil litigation, as well as arbitration. Experienced in handling contentious cases from a variety of sectors, including construction, telecoms, pharmaceutical and financial services. Advises clients on appeals against court decisions, as well as acting on pricing disputes, contractual litigation and contentious procurement cases. Also frequently called upon to assist clients with fiscal disputes.

Strengths

Clients value the team's engagement, with one describing it as "responsive and proactive," before going on to note that the lawyers "communicate with us in order to understand the market particularities of a specific litigation and come up with solid legal solutions."

Another client underlines the practice's ingenuity, praising its "innovative approaches on cases that seem almost impossible."

Work highlights

Represented AstraZeneca in a product pricing dispute.

Notable practitioners

Cătălina Dicu is noted for her experience advising on regulatory and permitting disputes, often within the telecoms and real estate sectors. A satisfied client describes her as "responsive to requests, very involved in projects and excellent in court, as she is very ingenious and fast-thinking."

Dan Rareș Răducanu is recognised for his assistance with a variety of litigation mandates, including fiscal disputes and challenging court decisions. He has recently provided advice for clients within the manufacturing and telecoms sectors.

Valeriu Stoica is a leading figure in the market with an impressive breadth of dispute resolution expertise, spanning consumer protection litigation, pricing disputes, fraud litigation and shareholder disputes. His clients include domestic and international companies in the infrastructure, telecoms and pharmaceutical sectors. An impressed client describes him as "maybe the best litigator in Romania," adding that "he has a charismatic personality and deep understanding of the legal matters."

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Overview

STOICA & Asociaţii handles complex disputes ranging from competition law, IP, insolvency & restructuring to domestic and high-value international arbitration. 

We have an excellent team of highly skilled lawyers assisting with a wide range of disputes, in many industry sectors: Banking & Finance, Telecommunications, Energy, Pharmaceutical Industry, Food & Beverage Industry etc.:

  • Representing and assisting the Romanian regulatory authority in telecommunications (ANCOM)
  • Drafting a legal opinion as legal expert by Prof Valeriu Stoica to support the arguments of illegality invoked by one of the parliamentary political parties against the municipality of Bucharest
  • Assisting and representing one of the most important telecom operators in a litigation in connection to assessing the abusive character of several clauses from consumers contracts
  • Representing and assisting a major innovative pharmaceutical producer in maintaining and protecting its product prices
  • Representing and assisting several persons in relation to obtaining an injunction pertaining to several defamatory articles posted online
  • Representing a major Romanian bank in a litigation against a fiscal deed concerning tax adjustments performed as result of fraudulent loans


Members

Stoica, Valeriu (Head of Department)

Aragea, Daniel

Bogdan, Dragoș

Buga, Andrei

Dicu, Cătălina

Frîncu, Cristina

Micu, Andreea

Mihalache, Laura E

Popescu, Bogdan

Preda, Valentina

Răducanu, Dan Rareș

Stoica, Cristiana I

Zamă, Oana

Clients

Banking

Oil&Gas

Pharmaceuticals

Telecom

Industries

ANCOM

Astrazeneca

BRD – Societe Generale

Mol Romania Petroleum

RCS & RDS S.A.

Roche

Telekom Romania Communications SA

Dispute Resolution Department

STOICA & Asociaţii

firm
Department location

Opera Center II

Str. Dr. Staicovici

nr. 2, 2nd floor , Sector 5

Bucharest

Bucureşti

Romania

050558

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Romania

Dispute Resolution: Litigation


Cătălina Dicu
Band 5
Dan Rareș Răducanu
Band 5
Valeriu Stoica
Eminent Practitioners