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Former Judge Constantin Branzan Joins Popescu & Asociatii

Former Judge Constantin Branzan Joins Popescu & Asociatii

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Long-time Romanian Magistrate Constantin Branzan has joined Popescu & Asociatii's Litigation and Arbitration Department in Bucharest.

Popescu & Asociatii describes Branzan as "a renowned jurist, with a doctoral degree and a postgraduate degree in civil law," and reports that "he has solid expertise, acquired during a long judicial career, including as a judge at the High Court of Cassation and Justice, where he has been active for more than 15 years, a period within which he also held the position of Director of the National Institute of Magistracy."

According to Popescu & Asociatii, "after completing his career as a judge, he regained the status of arbitrator and supra-arbitrator at the International Commercial Arbitration Court of the Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, as well as at the Court of Commercial, Maritime and River Arbitration, at the Chamber of Commerce, Navigation and Agriculture Constanța."

"I am honored to join the extraordinary team of Popescu & Asociatii," Branzan said, "and I am sure that together we will be able to develop the practice areas for which they are recognized, as well as the client portfolio. At the same time, I believe that together we can bring even more value to the Popescu & Asociatii litigation department, recognized on the market by both clients and specialized publications."

"In this time of uncertainty, companies need stable and experienced teams of lawyers to manage files in a responsible manner," added Octavian Popescu. "Mr. Branzan comes with impressive experience in the local judicial system and shares the same principles and values with Popescu & Asociatii team members, both seniors and juniors: excellence, responsibility, rigor and ethics in the legal profession. It is a joy to have alongside a professional of this calibre and I am confident that together we will build the strongest litigation team in Romania."

Popescu & Asociatii at a Glance

Popescu & Asociatii is a top Romanian business law firm founded to provide premium integrated services to premium businesses, both in Romania and abroad, in all the relevant areas of practice, and especially in all industries of interest for active economic players.

Established as a full-service law firm, Popescu & Asociatii genuinely combines the expertise and exposure in the consultancy field with high level of strategic capabilities and experience in trials and court rooms, to provide state-of-art advice and representation both in local and cross border deals and files. The firm acts for corporation, local companies, banks and financial corporations, as well as for investment funds and entrepreneurs in all the areas of law: Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and Commercial/Mergers and Acquisitions, Competition and Antitrust, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Compensations and Benefits, Energy and Natural Resources, Environment, Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Intellectual Property and GDPR, IT, Telecom & Media, Infrastructure, PPP and Public Procurement, Prevention, Compliance and White-Collar Crime, Real Estate and Construction, Restructuring and Insolvency, Transport Law.

Our mission is to deliver strategic, excellent and innovative legal and business solutions. Excellence, collaboration, and innovation are at the core of the way we work, with each other and with our clients. We focus on building long-term relationships and we do this by staying true to our founding principles: to provide client service and the highest standards, always keeping in mind work ethics, integrity and the responsibility towards our clients businesses, deals and cases that they entrusting us.

Popescu & Asociatii is ranked and recognized among outstanding law firms in Romania by all the high-profile legal directories researching the Romanian market, Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 EMEA, IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate and Benchmark Litigation Europe edition. In addition, the firm received Best Litigation Law Firm in Romania award and has been recognized as one of the best White-Collar Crime Romanian law firms, based on our outstanding experience and market recognition in Romania, at the Legal Annual Awards Gala.

More information about Popescu & Asociatii can be found here.