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Zamfirescu Racoți Vasile & Partners Attorneys At Law

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A strong local firm with an international reputation. The firm boasts 25 years of experience in the legal sector, with a complete service and expertise across all industries and practice areas.
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Managing Partner: Cosmin Vasile
Number of partners: 14
Number of lawyers: 66
Languages: English, French, Romanian

Firm Overview:
One of Romania’s top law firms, Zamfirescu Racoţi Vasile & Partners Attorneys at Law (ZRVP) stands as a provider of the most comprehensive portfolio of legal services on the market, with highly reputed lawyers and widely recognised expertise in business law and litigation. Founded in 2005 by merger of two law firms, both established in 1995, ZRVP offers high quality and effective services in both consultancy and litigation areas, integrated through the knowledge and expertise of cross-practice industry teams.

Main Areas of Practice:  

Banking & Finance:
■ Legal assistance to Alro S.A. on a seven-year USD 40 million corporate loan from the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank for its capital investment program.
■ Legal assistance to Alro S.A. on the extension of a revolving syndicated credit facility in total amount of USD 150 million, coordinated by EximBank.
■ Legal assistance to a leading Fintech company in relation to the set-up and authorization of a Fintech in Romania as an issuer of electronic money and a non-banking financial institution.
Contact: Ioana Racoţi
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
■ Representation of OMV Petrom in recovering its investments of approx. EUR 100 million made in upgrading the energy infrastructure and clean technologies, following construction of a Combined Cycle Power Plant, the first greenfield, privately owned power project ever constructed in Romania.
■ Legal assistance and representation of Romgaz S.A. in relation with the development of the Iernut Thermal Power Plant and related disputes.
■ Legal assistance and representation of insurance companies in high-profile insurance disputes and hundreds of administrative-contentious litigation cases.
■ Legal assistance and representation of the Romanian State against Alpiq Switzerland in an investment arbitration regarding the dispute derived from the effects of the most controversial insolvency procedures in Europe, the insolvency of Hidroelectrica, project value of over EUR 400 million.
■ Legal assistance and representation to BRD Groupe Societe Generale in the insolvency proceedings conducted against 6 companies part of Murfatlar Group, the total amount of receivables amounting to over EUR 1 billion.
Contact: Cosmin Vasile
Email: [email protected]

Mergers & Acquisitions:
■ Legal assistance to Luxoft Professional Romania in connection with the selling of the majority stake in Software ITC to Trans Expedition Feroviar.
■ Legal assistance to the shareholders of a Romanian distributor of IT products and software solutions in relation to the sale of their entire participation in the company to one of the largest distributors of IT & electronic products and solutions in Europe and Central Asia.
■ Assisting the shareholders in exiting a major Romanian manufacturer of shutters and faux wood venetian blinds via a buyout by an international group.
Contact: Anca Danilescu
Email: [email protected]

Public Procurement:
■ Advised the contracting authority (local city district authority) in relation to potential termination and public procurement rules related to a contract having as object execution of construction works to public schools.
■ Advised an important international constructions group, part of an association, in relation to a railway rehabilitation project with a value of approximately RON 3 billion.
■ Successfully represented a significant local producer of medical devices in relation to procurement tenders launched by contracting authorities (hospitals).
Contact: Elena Iacob
Email: [email protected]

Employment:
■ Full legal assistance to Philip Morris Romania regarding labour related matters in connection with the implementation of the collective bargaining agreement.
■ Legal assistance to companies from different industry sectors - Capgemini Services Romania, Pirelli Tyres Romania, Menzies Aviation, WNS Global Services, Aurachain Solutions, AWP P&C Saint-Quen, Bucharest Branch, etc, in various employment matters, including disputes.
Contact: Cătălin Micu
Email: [email protected]

Competition:
■ Legal assistance to Kronospan Group in an investigation opened by the Competition Council on a possible breach of the national and EU competition law on the market of wood processing.
■ Legal assistance to Immobiliare Italo Romena in an investigation opened by the Competition Council on a possible breach of the national and EU competition rules.
■ Legal assistance to the Romanian Association of Banks in the revision of the competition compliance programme.
Contact: Elena Iacob
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
■ Legal assistance and representation of OMV Petrom in a controversial litigation case having as object a claim for damages for the alleged abusive exploitation, during the communist regime, of two patents related to the oil drilling industry.
■ ZRVP is currently representing Atelierele Pegas in a claim filed by ZEG Zweirad-Einkaufs-Genossenschaft for the annulment of what is known to be one of the oldest and most notorious brands in Romania, i.e. Pegas, a brand of bicycles created in the communist regime in the 1970s and reinvented by its current holder in 2012.
Contact: Alina Tugearu
Email: [email protected]

PRACTICE AREAS: 

Banking & Finance
Competition
Dispute Resolution
Employment
Energy & Natural Resources
Family Law
General Corporate
Intellectual Property
Mergers & Acquisitions
Projects
Public Procurement/PPP
Real Estate
Regulatory Legal Services
Restructuring & Insolvency
Securities & Capital Markets
Tax
White-Collar Crime

OFFICES 

ROMANIA
BUCHAREST: 12 Plantelor Street, 023974, District 2
Tel: +40 21 311 0517
Fax: +40 21 311 0519
Email: [email protected]

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Contributions

Total 6 contributions

Trends and Developments

Insolvency 2021 in Romania

Authors: Stan Tîrnoveanu , Alexandru Iorgulescu

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 32 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

ZRVP Advises Ana Hotels in the transaction with IHG® Hotels & Resorts

Authors: Marina-Crenguta Florea, Mihai Bajenaru

Press Release

Final Judgment in Colectiv Case Closes Major Chapter on Romanian Justice

Authors: Calin Andrei Zamfirescu, Doru Cosmin Ursu, Ionut Chisar, George Avram

Press Release

ZRVP Obtains Favorable Decision for Video-chat Firm in Tax Evasion Case File

Authors: Doru Cosmin Ursu, George Avram, Ionut Chisar

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Romania

Dispute Resolution
Band 1
Employment
Band 4
Intellectual Property & TMT
Band 3

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Romania

Corporate/M&A


Anca Danilescu
Band 4

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration


Cosmin Vasile
Spotlight Table

Dispute Resolution: Litigation


Adina Jivan
Band 5
Alina Tugearu
Band 4
Calin Andrei Zamfirescu
Eminent Practitioners
Cosmin Vasile
Band 1

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Eminent Practitioners
Calin Andrei ZamfirescuDispute Resolution: Litigation
Band 1
Cosmin VasileDispute Resolution: Litigation
Band 3
Stan TirnoveanuDispute Resolution: Litigation
Catalin MicuEmployment
Band 4
Anca DanilescuCorporate/M&A
Alina TugearuDispute Resolution: Litigation
Band 5
Adina JivanDispute Resolution: Litigation
Spotlight Table
Cosmin VasileDispute Resolution: Arbitration

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12 Plantelor Street

2nd District

Bucharest

Bucureşti

Romania

023974

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