Commercial Litigation in Romania
Cube Victoriei Center, 75-77 Buzesti Street, Floor 13 1st District, Bucharest
POPESCU & ASOCIATII is an independent full-service law firm founded by a team of professionals with proven experience in legal consultancy, as well as in the litigation and criminal law fields. The firm has exceptional capabilities in all the areas of business law, with a special focus on Dispute Resolution, Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, Prevention, Compliance and White-Collar Crime, Restructuring & Insolvency, Competition & Antitrust, as well as GDPR.
The firm is focusing on the quality of legal services, oriented to efficiency and results, providing its clients with first-class advice and representation, building and strengthening the relationship with them on transparency, integrity, trust and confidentiality. The firm’s main assets are the proven experience, gained through exposure to complex mandates and sensitive files, a relevant portfolio including well-known local companies and public figures and top-notch international players, alongside with the ability to build smart strategies to protect and to develop the clients’ business.
The exceptional legal services provided by the team of lawyers have been confirmed by the international legal guides such as Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, IFLR 1000 and Benchmark Litigation.Show more +
Octavian Popescu is one of the most experienced lawyers in Romania, with a proven track record and confirmed reputation, both by partners, clients and peers. Over the last 16 years, he handled contentious matters, representing governmental and non-governmental institutions and multinational corporate clients in disputes before the Romanian courts, including the High Court of Justice, the Constitutional Court, commercial or professional arbitration courts. He specializes in commercial and corporate litigations, administrative and civil litigations and has developed particular knowledge in insolvency, foreclosure writs and procedures, as well as bankruptcy matters.
Octavian is a listed arbitrator at the Court of International Commercial Arbitration of the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Shanghai International Arbitration Center and Vice-president of the Commercial Arbitration Court of Bucharest.
Octavian is also notable for his practice in the field of white-collar crime and financial fraud, being regarded as one of the leading Romanian lawyers with extensive experience in these areas. He is reputed and acknowledged for his comprehensive approach to difficult cases, involving corruption, corporate fraud, as well as, economic espionage and provides expert assistance during prosecuting investigations, as well as, in front of the relevant Romanian criminal courts.
Octavian is highly recognized for Dispute Resolution in legal directories rankings, including Chambers & Partners, consecutively, since 2011, Legal 500 EMEA, being praised and recommended by clients in the latest editions of IFLR 1000 and Benchmark Litigation.
"Octavian is a terrific lawyer. I will definitively keep him close and recommend him to every company seeking for best legal advice in Romania and abroad." (IFLR 1000 2020)
"Octavian Popescu is the go-to lawyer in Romania. I put all my legal matters in his hands knowing that he will find the best solution or compliance program for my company. Octavian never comes with options; he comes with answers. The best legal advice I have ever seen”. (IFLR 1000 2020)
"I truly admire and recommend him for his strong sense of responsibility and work ethics. Best lawyer in Romania!” (IFLR 1000 2020)
"He has a unique charisma and his presence adds outstanding value to any case, being an extremely intelligent professional. Definitely the best litigator in Romania.” (Benchmark Litigation 2020)
“Octavian Popescu is just brilliant; I truly admire him, and I hope he will remain my adviser for a long time now.” (Benchmark Litigation 2020)
Octavian was named Lawyer of the Year in Romania by prestigious legal international director Benchmark Litigation, at Benchmark Litigation Europe Awards, 2020 edition.Show more +