Giovanni Di Folco

Giovanni Di Folco is our exclusively recommended Arbitration expert in Romania on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Giovanni directly using the contact details listed above.

Giovanni is a highly motivated expatriate Civil Engineer and Dispute Board Member with nearly 35 years of professional experience. He is a Member of the FIDIC’s President List of Approved Adjudicators, a FIDIC Accredited Dispute Adjudicator, a FIDIC Accredited Trainer and Visiting Professor at Polytechnic of Milano University.

He is experienced in Project & Contract Management and Dispute Resolution, and is a Claims’ Expert (Delay and Quantum) with extensive international experience gained in multi-disciplinary Civil Engineering Projects in Italy, Norway, Sweden, Algeria, Ethiopia, Iran, Libya, South Africa, Kingdom of Lesotho, Sultanate of Oman, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, UAE, Greece, Bulgaria, Albania, Moldova, Turkey, Panama, Canada, Chile and Romania, who attained professional recognition over the past thirty five years of experience in Civil Engineering and Disputes Resolution.

He has demonstrated acumen for construction and design engineering and management at all levels, has an acute awareness of cost control and project planning, ability to provide an immediate and calculated response to situations both in the financial and technical sectors of the profession, who possesses proven ability to sustain responsibilities from high level management through to operational level. He possess an openly communicative disposition at every level of management, with Consultants, Contractors, Owners/Employers, Government Officials, Banking and Insurance Institutions and has earned the respect and trust of many parties involved in this complex and demanding industry at every level over the years.

He has an acute awareness of specific Country and International Law, the importance of quality and safety and the moral and legal responsibilities that they impose. Although a Specialist Pavement Engineer by profession, the international experience gained has enabled the development of his wide diversity of skills in Contract, Delay and Quantum Analyses, Planning Engineering, Construction law, Claims, Adjudication and Arbitration.

Roman Bradu

Dr. Roman Bradu is our exclusively recommended Business Crime Law expert in Romania on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Roman directly using the contact details listed above.

With over 10 years of expertise in the legal business, Bradu, Neagu  & Associates have come to the strong belief that every problem has more than one solution and the secret to finding that particular solution which is best suited to our client’s specific case is the capacity of having a fresh perspective and a dedicated mindset.

Roman Bradu, member of the Bucharest Bar is a white collar litigator whose experience provides his individual and corporate clients with valuable insights into the most high-stakes criminal enforcement issues, both before and after an enforcement case begins, from compliance counseling to internal investigations to criminal defense before the courts of law.

His clients are both international and Romanian companies, acting mainly on behalf of the management of the companies and he was involved within some of the most prestigious criminal cases related to money laundering and tax evasion.

White-collar crime litigator Dr. Roman Bradu is a business crime expert with over a decade of experience in the field. Since the founding day of his firm, Roman has been leading and inspiring his team at Bradu, Neagu & Associates.

Managing partner and business crime expert Roman Bradu holds an impressive record of high-stakes and widely publicized criminal cases involving senior executives and corporate giants among which a money laundering and misuse of company credit case, with allegations of approximately €1.6 billion.

He keeps close communication with his clients, focusing on building long-term and worthwhile relations. As main partner, he is involved actively and thoroughly in the management of every case, ensuring that adversity is led to best resolve.

Andrei Rotiu

Andrei Rotiu is our exclusively recommended Company Formation Services expert in Romania on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Andrei directly using the contact details listed above.

With over 10 years of experience, OFFSHORETAX offers professional tax planning services, registration of offshore and onshore companies with a favourable tax regime in most jurisdictions, financial consulting, integrated business outsourcing solutions and opening bank accounts.

It is estimated that 65% of the world’s currency is held in offshore banks and 40% of global business is traded through offshore financial centres. Offshore companies and / or offshore trusts are not illegal hiding places, as many would assume.

In fact, they could even provide, in a legal way, major savings in terms of taxes and asset protection, sure if they are organised in the right way. (Source: Khaleej Times (Dubai) – November 2, 2009).

OFFSHORETAX is constantly adapting to changes in local and international legislation, in order to provide its customers with professional advice that requires promptness, quality and confidentiality in terms of the correct and personalised organisation of each type of business.

Octavian Popescu

Octavian Popescu is our exclusively recommended Commercial Litigation expert in Romania on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Octavian directly using the contact details listed above.

Octavian is one of the most experienced lawyers in Romania, with proven track record and confirmed reputation, both by partners, clients and peers. Over the last 15 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. He specialises in commercial and corporate litigations, administrative and civil litigations and has developed a particular knowledge in insolvency, foreclosure writs and procedures, as well as bankruptcy matters.

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 an extensive experience in this area. 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 was named Lawyer of the Year in Romania by prestigious legal international directory Benchmark Litigation at Benchmark Litigation Europe Awards, 2020 edition.

Octavian Popescu is also Vice-president of the Bucharest Commercial Arbitration Court attached to the Bucharest Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Counsellor at Bucharest Bar Association.

Firm Overview:

Established as a full-service law firm, Popescu & Asociatii genuinely combines the expertise and exposure in the consultancy field with high level of strategic capabilities and experience in trials and court rooms, to provide state-of-art advice and representation both in local and cross border deals and files.

The firm acts for large international and local companies, banks and financial corporations, as well as for investment funds and entrepreneurs in all the areas of law: Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and Commercial/Mergers and Acquisitions, Competition and Antitrust, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Compensations and Benefits, Energy and Natural Resources, Environment, GDPR, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals, Intellectual Property, IT, Telecom and Media, Infrastructure, PPP and Public Procurement, Prevention, Compliance and White-Collar Crime, Real Estate and Construction, Restructuring and Insolvency, Transport Law.

Our mission is to deliver strategic, excellent and innovative legal and business solutions. Excellence, collaboration and innovation are at the core of the way we work, with each other and with our clients. We focus on building long-term relationships and we do this by staying true to our founding principles: to provide client service and the highest standards, always keeping in mind work ethics, integrity and the responsibility towards our clients businesses, deals and cases that they entrusting us.

We don’t believe in following our competitors; we want to be the ones setting the path and leading the way, by seeking opportunities to foster and support innovation, new solutions, and to seeing things differently, working together with our clients to bring ideas to life, ideas that address the challenges and opportunities they face.

Nicholas S. Hammond

Nicholas S. Hammond is our exclusively recommended Commercial Law expert in Romania on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Nicholas directly using the contact details listed above.

Nicholas S. Hammond is a highly experienced English speaking commercial lawyer based in Romania having practised both in the City of London and Romania. He was the first English solicitor to come to Romania in 1990. His practise covers all aspects of corporate and commercial law including company formations and corporate restructuring, joint ventures and inward investment. He has advised clients in such varied fields as aviation, insurance, banking, retail, agriculture, project finance as well as venture capital investments. He advises on real estate matters as well as leasing and Romanian intellectual property matters.

He has experience in many areas of law including aviation, natural resources, finance and insurance, intellectual property and employment as well as counselling companies entering the Romanian market.

He has spoken on a number of webinars. Currently he writes a blog on Romanian law as well as doing business in Romania.

Due to his large experience, Nicholas S. Hammond decided to start an International lawyers firm in Romania with Romanian lawyers that can cover all legislation and problems that can appear with it. Hammond Partnership team ensures you with quality gained through a long time experience.

Firm Overview:

Our story begins in 1990 when English lawyer Nicholas S. Hammond set up one of the most successful Romanian law firm to meet the needs of its clients, offering innovative solutions for both the Romanian market and the Central and Eastern European countries. Currently, the company is known as Hammond Partnership.

Andreea Suciu

Andreea Suciu is our exclusively recommended Labour & Employment Law expert in Romania on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Andreea directly using the contact details above.

Andreea is the Founder and Managing Partner of Suciu | The Employment Law Firm. Before setting up the Law Firm, Andreea worked for one of Germany’s leading independent law firms managing its Bucharest Employment, Pensions and Data Protection team and its CEE Employment Law Practice, where ‘The Legal 500’ recommended her for her work advising on sensitive litigation and senior level departures.

Andreea, recently featured in Romania’s leading legal guide ‘Who’s Who – Expert Lawyers’, is valued for the passion she puts into her work and especially for her capability of bringing innovative solutions.

Andreea is a member of the editorial board of the European Employment Law Cases (EELC) and of the European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA). She is a native German speaker and has full professional proficiency in English.

Eager to support and empower young Romanian entrepreneurs, Andreea also acts as Mentor for the Founder Institute and for #WER19 – Women In Entrepreneurship.