Clifford Chance Badea, the local office of the largest law firm in the world, added a new member to its financial team, with Cristina Fundoianu joining as Financial Controller. A graduate from the Academy of Economic Studies (2005) and ACCA (2010), Cristina has previously worked as Audit Manager with BDO Audit for eight years.
"As we witness increased workload and complexity of the deals we are involved with, it is essential that our professionals benefit from the best support team in terms of experience, as well as quality and performance standards," Dan Badea, Managing Partner, states. "Cristina has gained considerable experience in a very competitive environment, and I am certain that she will contribute significantly to the performance of our financial team.”
"Working with the local office of the largest law firm in the world is an honour. My position within Clifford Chance Badea represents a new stage in my career, providing access to a premium professional environment, with some of the most interesting opportunities and challenges," Cristina Fundoianu added.
Clifford Chance has been present in Romania since 2006 and operates now as Clifford Chance Badea, being the only fully-integrated Magic Circle firm in Romania.
The Bucharest office has 3 partners (Daniel Badea - Managing Partner, Nadia Badea and Perry Zizzi) supported by an international team of 45 fee earners. Clifford Chance Badea is frequently involved in complex transactions such as syndicated loans, project finance, restructurings, Eurobonds and shares issues on international capital markets, derivatives, companies' acquisitions by strategic investors or private equity funds, infrastructure and motorway projects, real estate investments, etc., as well as domestic and international litigation and arbitration.
Clifford Chance Badea ranks first among law firms in Romania under the section of Banking & Finance in the most recent editions of Legal500 and Chambers Global, and is a Tier 1 firm under Banking, Capital Markets and Project Finance practices according to the latest issue of IFLR1000 directory.
Notes to Editors:
1. Clifford Chance is one of the world's pre-eminent law firms with significant depth and range of resources across five continents. As a single, fully integrated, global partnership, we pride ourselves on our approachable, collegiate and team based way of working. We always strive to exceed the expectations of our clients, which include corporates from all the commercial and industrial sectors, governments, regulators, trade bodies and not for profit organisations. We provide them with the highest quality advice and legal insight, which combines the Firm's global standards with in-depth local expertise.
2. Clifford Chance was ranked 'tier one' in more cross-border tables than any other firm in the Chambers Global 2013 Directory. This independent analysis focuses on firms' legal ability, professional conduct, client service, and commercial awareness, and these rankings provide outstanding recognition for the Firm's breadth of expertise and consistency of quality across global markets.
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