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George Avram

Managing Associate


Bucharest Bar | 2013


English,  Romanian


Practice Focus

George Avram has over ten years of practice experience and joined the criminal law department of Zamfirescu Racoți Vasile & Partners in 2014.

He provides legal assistance and representation on criminal law issues to the most important banks in Romania, as well as to national and multinational companies operating in strategic areas of the economy (gas distribution, energy production and supply, railway transport, aluminium industry, wood industry). George has also assisted numerous individuals before criminal prosecution bodies and courts, including a former leader of a governing political party, a former Minister of Justice, three members of the Romanian Parliament, mayors of municipalities and businessmen.

His expertise in white collar crime covers economic-financial, banking, capital market, corruption and service offences, as well as construction and malpractice offences, successfully representing numerous medical professionals before prosecuting authorities and professional bodies.

He assists major companies and public figures both at the stage of criminal prosecution in front of prosecutors’ offices, especially PICCJ, DIICOT and DNA, as well as at the trial stage, including in cases in which prevention measures have been taken.

His expertise and professionalism are recognized nationally and internationally, George being selected, in 2018, by the Ministry of Justice and the World Bank, to participate as a specialist in criminal law in a unique European project, of unification of criminal legislation.

  • Criminal Law
  • Medical law

Recommended lawyer in White-Collar Crime
(Legal 500 EMEA | 2023)

  • Courses “The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple”, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest | 2012
  • BA in Law, Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest | 2013
  • MA in Criminal Sciences, Faculty of Law, “Nicolae Titulescu”University, Bucharest | 2016
  • National Association of Romanian Bars

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