ABOUT US

We are a business orientated law firm

Some words about us: we are specialized in providing legal consultancy and litigation services to the business sector, mostly in the areas of international and internal arbitration, public procurement, construction & FIDIC, corporate affairs, telecom, real estate, competition, insolvency, banking, labor and administrative regulations.

We focus our main activity on the legal consultancy services in order to be able to provide our clients with a safe and predictable environment for their businesses, being proactive and always attempting to prevent conflicts or other prejudicial situations. In this regard, we integrate our legal consultancy services in the day-to-day activity of our clients, building permanent professional relationships, all with the aim of assisting our clients in achieving a successful enterprise.

Should disputes arise, we are always prepared to protect our clients’ rights and interests in all phases, both preliminary amicable settlement procedures and court proceedings.

In all cases, we recommend and sustain our clients’ efforts to solve any dispute in an amicable manner, this being the most efficient option for our clients from all perspectives, including costs and time. In this regard, in addition to direct negotiation between the parties, we can assist our clients also during mediation or dispute board procedures under the ICC Dispute Board Rules.

We provide legal assistance and representation services in litigations resolved through arbitration or Romanian common courts. We specialize in international and internal arbitration proceedings under the following arbitration regulations: ICC Rules of Arbitration; UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules; LCIA Arbitration Rules; Swiss Rules of International Arbitration; Rules of Arbitration of the Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


Who is Ion Florin Chivu?

Ion Florin Chivu is the founder of our law offices and presently acts as our managing lawyer. Before setting up “Ion Florin Chivu” Law Offices in 2008, Mr. Chivu has been part of several other Romanian law firms acting in the business sector.

Mr. Chivu has graduated the Faculty of Law from the “Nicolae Titulescu” University in Bucharest, Romania. Subsequently, from the same venue, Mr. Chivu has also earned a Master of Business Law. He is a member of the Bucharest Bar Association, of the Romanian National Union of Bars and of the Swiss Arbitration Association. Mr. Chivu is fluent in English and Italian, being able to communicate also in Spanish and French at a medium level.