Lavinia Nucu and Andrei Caloian have joined Clifford Chance Badea as Associates in the Corporate M&A and Real Estate team coordinated by Partner Nadia Badea.
An experienced business lawyer with more than seven years of practice, Lavinia Nucu has built a strong profile advising foreign investors on large Real Estate deals, especially on the niche of forestry and agricultural lands. As litigator, Lavinia has represented clients in court on civil, commercial or administrative law, as well as in fiscal litigations. She has significant experience in Land Law litigation. Separately, Lavinia has experience in renewable energy projects and has advised on photovoltaic, biomass and wind projects.
She graduated Law School in 2004 and has two Masters Degrees in Business Law and Labor Law. She has been a member of the Bucharest Bar since April 2005.
With four years of experience in business law, Andrei Caloian has advised foreign investors on several projects, mostly in Real Estate and Aviation. Andrei was also involved in Employment mandates, as well as in two privatization projects alongside the team advising the state authority.
Andrei graduated the Bucharest University Law School in 2010, and the Academy of Economic Studies – the Faculty of Accounting and Management Information Technology in 2009. He has been a member of the Bucharest Bar since May 2011.
Clifford Chance has been present in Romania since 2006 and operates now as Clifford Chance Badea. The Bucharest office 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.
In the most recent editions of Legal500, Chambers Global and IFLR1000, Clifford Chance Badea ranks first among law firms in Romania under the section of Banking & Finance and Capital Markets. It also has a strong Corporate and M&A practice, ranked Tier 2 by the international legal directories. IFLR1000 also ranks the law firm as Tier 1 for Project Finance and has twice in a row awarded Clifford Chance Badea with the National Law Firm of the Year in Romania Award at the IFLR's Europe Awards, in 2014 and 2015. ENDSNotes to Editors:
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