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ZRVP Reaffirms Its Position As a Leading Business Law Firm In The Newly Released Chambers Europe Rankings

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Legal guide Chambers & Partners Europe has published its rankings for 2020. ZRVP continues its top ranking in Dispute Resolution and Restructuring & Insolvency and has strong teams across practice areas.

We are particularly proud that ZRVP maintains its leading position and is ranked Band 1 in Dispute Resolution and Restructuring & Insolvency. Partners Calin-Andrei Zamfirescu (Eminent Practitioner), Cosmin Vasile (Band 1) and Alina Tugearu (Band 4) are included in the elite group of European litigators, whereas Stan Tirnoveanu dominates the individual rankings in Restructuring & Insolvency, being the only Romanian lawyer ranked in Band 1.
Our teams remain strong across practice areas, with clients and peers highlighting our capabilities in Corporate / M&A, Employment and Intellectual Property & TMT.

Dispute Resolution

Clients highlight the team’s “clear thinking and ability to build a comprehensive defence plan fast, “as well as praising the “excellent team co-ordination and communication.”

Another client reports that the lawyers are “well prepared, have remarkable advocacy skills and a strategic vision that makes the difference.”

Calin-Andrei Zamfirescu is widely acknowledged for his long-standing experience in the market. He represents corporations and public bodies in international arbitration cases and handles cross-border litigation in the banking sector.

Cosmin Vasile draws on his extensive expertise in dispute resolution to advise leading insurance, telecoms and banking and finance clients on high-value litigation. He is praised for his strategic approach and commercial awareness with one client stating: “His advice is always cut-through, giving us the best available option. “Another client describes him as a “perfect orator,” whilst another adds that he is “clear-headed, determined and extremely eloquent in court.”

Alina Tugearu is described by clients as a “well-prepared lawyer” with “very good advocacy skills. “Her areas of expertise include administrative, criminal law and labour disputes. She also focuses on international arbitration.

Restructuring & Insolvency

Clients report: “The solutions provided by the team are very accurate,” adding: “The lawyers go above and beyond to do whatever is necessary.”

Other clients highlight the availability of the partners and the quality of the work, concluding: “It is one of the best local law firms.

Stan Tirnoveanu is highly regarded by interviewees for his work on insolvency matters, with commentators describing him as “a legend in the field of insolvency.” He has considerable experience acting for creditors on insolvency proceedings, including matters within the energy and construction sectors.

Corporate / M&A

Anca Danilescu is noted for her experience handling M&A transactions for leading Romanian companies, as well as corporate restructuring matters for local branches of multinationals. Clients appreciate her skills in handling corporate matters, describing her as “very prompt and able to synthesize the concepts very well.”


Interviewees report that the firm is “proactive” and “always there when you need it.”

Catalin Micu is appreciated by clients, with one remarking: “He always goes beyond with risk identification and matching solutions. “Another client says: “He is the type of person that will always look at things from every angle and is able to set our options on the table straight away.”

Intellectual Property & TMT

Clients appreciate the team’s creative approach, with one remarking: “The lawyers understand the business and it is easy to work with them.”

Chambers & Partners

The Chambers and Partners Europe Guide ranks lawyers and law firms in 53 jurisdictions across Europe. It is a leading guide to the legal profession, offering evaluation and rankings based on objective research through interviews with lawyers and their clients.

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