Managing partner Alexander Turcan founded the firm in 1999. Alexander’s practice focuses primarily on the areas of corporate and commercial, banking and finance, telecommunications, energy, real estate, tax and non-profit law, as well as dispute management. He is recognized as the leading lawyer for business and investment in Moldova by clients, peers and international market researchers (Chambers Global/Europe, Legal 500, IFLR1000, PLC Which Lawyer?, Who’s Who Legal in M&A, etc.). The legal team managed by Alexander is described by researchers as “clearly the best” firm in Moldova, “a clear leader in the Moldovan market”, and “leading law practice in the country”. Alexander has been involved in some of the most complex projects in Moldova, acting as legal advisor for international finance organizations, foreign governmental agencies, transnational corporations, regional investors in such sectors as energy, telecommunication, banking and finance, food processing, retail and distribution, as well as the traditional Moldovan wine and brandy industry. Alexander Turcan is also involved in the development of Moldovan legislation and is an active member of the country’s business community.
Since 2011 Alexander is co-founder and Member of the Board of Directors of the European Business Association in Moldova (www.eba.md). Since 2015 Alexander is Member of the Board of Directors of the East Europe Foundation (www.eef.md). Alexander’s past community leadership positions include: member of the Board of Directors (2006-2012) of the American Chamber of Commerce in Moldova (www.amcham.md); member of the Board (2010-2015) of the non-profit CIS Competition Support Association; member of the Advisory Council under the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Moldova (2010-2014); member of the Board of the Moldovan Bar (2011-2015); representative of the Moldovan Bar (2013-2015; 2016-present) at the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (www.ccbe.eu).
Trained in PMI Project Management. Fluent in English, Russian and Romanian.
Turcan Cazac is the leading business law firm in the Republic of Moldova. The firm’s client portfolio includes over 400 foreign companies operating in Moldova.
Since 2001 Turcan Cazac has been recognized as the leading commercial/corporate law firm in Moldova by reputable market research publications (Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, Legal 500, IFLR1000, PLC Which Lawyer?, Who’s Who Legal in M&A, Who’s Who Legal in CIS and Best Lawyers). Researchers describe the team as “clearly the best” in Moldova, “a clear leader in the Moldovan market” and the “leading law practice in the country”, while both clients and researchers refer to the level of service as superb.
The firm is a member of the CIS Leading Counsel Network (CIS LCN) along with the top national law firms from Almaty, Ashgabat, Baku, Bishkek, Kyiv, Moscow, Minsk, St. Petersburg and Yerevan. Turcan Cazac has also developed a bilateral “best friends” relationship with the leading Bucharest-based law firm Tuca Zbarcea & Associates.
Turcan Cazac is an advocate of reform and improvement of the legal environment for doing business and an active member of the Moldovan business community.