Clifford Chance Badea has built a reputation as one of the leading law firms in Romania, providing legal assistance to international clients on complex transactions and being regularly involved in major deals shaping the business environment.
The Bucharest office is fully integrated in the Clifford Chance global network and the leading Magic Circle presence in Romania. Clifford Chance and Badea & Asociatii formed an association in 2006 and, owing to the success of that partnership, merged as of spring of 2009. The firm combines the local expertise of a top-tier Romanian practice with the in-depth regional and global focus of one of the world’s leading law firms. The Bucharest office includes three partners supported by an international team of 45 fee earners.
The office focuses on working with major international investors in Romania and South Eastern Europe and specialises in cross border banking and finance, capital markets, corporate M&A and real estate transactions, strategic litigation, white collar crime, insolvency and restructuring, working for banks, investment banks, private equity funds and major international corporates doing deals in the region. The firm regularly works and has strong relationships with law firms in Bulgaria, Croatia, Moldova and Serbia, acting as an important hub for major transactions in South East Europe.
Our significant experience and consistency of approach ensure that we can provide top legal services in a focused and efficient manner, helping our clients to achieve their goals.
Clifford Chance Badea provides commercially-focused legal expertise, particularly in:
• Banking and Finance
Syndicated finance, structured finance, restructuring, secured lending, acquisition finance and LBOs, investments in T-Bills and money markets, derivative transactions, trade finance, project finance and PPPs, asset finance and securitisations.
• Capital Markets
Domestic and international corporate and municipal bonds, domestic IPOs and GDR issues, asset backed securities and securitisation of mortgage portfolios, take-overs and de-listing of publicly traded companies, portfolio investments, collective investment schemes.
• Corporate M&A
Due diligence and transaction documentation, privatizations and green-field investments, private equity and venture capital investments, leveraged buy-outs, corporate governance, general corporate law assistance.
• Real Estate
Acquisition and development of real estate, real estate finance, construction of highways, PPPs and concession law, property finance, infrastructure projects.
Competition and antitrust law, employment, energy and natural resources, information technology and communications, media and telecoms, financial regulatory.
White collar crime, fraud investigations, regulatory compliance, regulatory investigation and regulatory challenges, counterparty risk and background check, restructuring and insolvency, court litigations and arbitrations, commercial litigation & arbitrations