Former Kinstellar Counsel Alexandru Mocanescu has joined KPMG Legal Toncescu si Asociatii as a Partner and Head of the firm's Real Estate and ESG practices in Romania.
According to KPMG Legal, “Mocanescu has worked for more than 12 years in prestigious law firms, coordinating work in numerous practice areas, such as competition law, litigation, energy, and real estate – which became his true calling. He is a lawyer with dual competencies: he graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Bucharest, and he also followed a full-time MBA program at HEC Paris, specializing in strategy and finance.”
Before joining KPMG Legal, Mocanescu has spent over five years with Bulboaca & Asociatii, seven months with Allen & Overy, and over six and a half years with Kinstellar.
“I am honored to accept this Partner position at KPMG Legal Toncescu si Asociatii,” Mocanescu said. “KPMG Legal is a highly dynamic law firm, enjoying access to the extensive global resources of KPMG, including a digital hub that develops digital solutions which are 'tailor-made' for clients … Joining KPMG Legal will give me the opportunity to provide clients, in addition to my experience and dedication, with a series of innovative ways to optimize and digitalize legal solutions. Thus, we will be able to cut or even eliminate costs associated with repetitive legal labor and we will focus together on the legal services that truly deliver value to clients.”
“With Alexandru we have gained an extremely competent colleague who is highly regarded by clients,” adds KPMG Legal Managing Partner Laura Toncescu. “Alex brings significant skills and experience to our practice group, especially in the areas of Real Estate and Construction & Planning, as well as in ESG projects. His appointment reflects the continuously growing demand for consultancy in these areas and, at the same time, demonstrates our strategic approach in developing our skills and our resolve to provide clients with innovative, complete, and efficient solutions.”