We provide legal consultancy, assistance and representation services for the business sector. Our specialisations are: international arbitration, public procurement, construction & FIDIC, corporate, telecom, real estate, competition, insolvency, banking, labor and administrative.
In this page you may find the esential aspects of our activity. We recommend to contact us in view of presenting us with the details of your case.
Legal consultancy constitutes a key area of our practice. As legal consultants, we integrate our activity in our clients’ organizations, the aim of this being to provide clear and legally grounded information upon which our clients can make their decisions and structure their businesses.
We are specialized in providing legal consultancy services mainly in areas of construction & FIDIC, public procurement procedures and business contracting. Our legal consultancy practice extends also to the following areas of civil law: corporate affairs, telecom, real estate, competition, insolvency, banking, labor and administrative regulations.
In order to provide competitive legal services in the global economical environment, we maintain a network of international partners in several key jurisdictions among which: Switzerland, Monaco, Belgium, Italy, Cyprus, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Panama and Hong Kong.
Construction & FIDIC
We have developed an extensive practice, and thus we possess a thorough experience in the construction field. We have provided legal consultancy services to clients acting as final beneficiaries, employers, general contractors, specialized contractors, subcontractors, engineers or consultants in the construction filed. The majority of our legal consultancy services in the construction field have been rendered under or with the taking into consideration of the FIDIC forms of contracts.In the construction field our legal consultancy services include the following: drafting of contract proposals or reviewing drafts submitted by the other parties, assisting our clients in the negotiation process until closing of contracts, provisioning of legal interpretations or opinions during the contract’s execution, assistance in drafting of claims for various requests ranging from time extensions, penalties, damages, etc., assistance in drafting of variation proposals or variation orders, etc.
We are also specialized in the post-execution phase of construction contracts, having successfully assisted our clients in guarantee and retentions claims.
In our legal consultancy practice we have assisted clients in setting up construction ventures abroad. More specifically, in addition to the legal services concerning contract negotiation and closing, we have assisted our clients in creating permanent establishments, in posting of workers abroad, obtaining of local authorizations for execution of the works, etc., all in cooperation with local legal and fiscal experts.
Public procurement procedures
Benefiting from a thorough knowledge of the Romanian primary and secondary public procurement legislation, and building on our successful contestation practice of public procurement procedures’ results, we have developed a legal consultancy practice in this area.
We provide legal consultancy services during the entire period prior to the submission of bids. Our services include legal opinions provided to our clients for interpreting the qualification requirements, drafting of requests for clarifications addressed to the authorities, etc.
We are permanently analyzing the entire bid documentation provided by the authorities in order to determine if it follows the legislation in force and we promptly advise our clients should there be needed a challenge against such documentation for breach of the legal prerequisites.
During the post submission of bids period, we mainly provide legal consultancy to our clients regarding the drafting of answers to requests for clarifications required by the authorities.
Construction & FIDIC
We are specialized in providing legal assistance and representation services mainly for business related litigations.
Our specializations are in the fields of international and internal arbitration and public procurement litigations. However, our litigations’ practice reaches all areas of civil law, including corporate affairs, telecom, construction & FIDIC, real estate, competition, insolvency, banking, labor and administrative disputes.
Irrespective of the particulars of a case, our aim is to resolve all litigations in the most efficient manner possible, ensuring both celerity and satisfaction of our clients’ interests. We consider that the best resolution of a dispute is always in the hands of the parties involved and, as such, we seek the amicable resolution of disputes even during litigation proceedings, strictly based on our clients’ instructions.
We are mainly involved in international and internal arbitration proceedings, being able to assist clients in such disputes 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.
Another key area of our litigations’ practice is connected to the Romanian public procurement sector. During the past years we have built an extensive and successful practice in contesting results of public procurement procedures considered illegal or ungrounded by our clients. We are specialized in both the preliminary contestation procedures in front of the Romanian National Council for Solving Complaints and also the subsequent complaints against the decisions of this entity in front of the Romanian courts.