RTPR Counsels Poliana Gogu-Naum and Roxana Ionescu once again nominated Rising Stars

Rising Stars Expert Guide, a publication of Euromoney’s Legal Media Group, a legal editorial trust from the same group as the prestigious IFLR1000 guide, nominated the leaders of the new generation of lawyers, who stood out through their efforts and contribution to the most sophisticated projects in various practice areas. Once again this year RTPR Counsels Poliana Gogu-Naum and Roxana Ionescu won the Rising Star distinction for Romania – Poliana for Banking & Finance and Roxana for Competition/Antitrust.

High performance deserves to be recognised and applauded. We are proud of the results of our colleagues, who are present in international legal rankings every year. It is a reconfirmation of the appreciation they received from clients, experts and other lawyers. We would like to congratulate them and to thank them for being with us for 14 years, we are delighted of the prospects for the future together with our entire team.” – Costin Taracila, Managing Partner, RTPR.

At its 7th edition, the ranking covers various practice areas and numerous jurisdictions. Nominations are made considering recent professional activity and peers’ feedback, while rankings are based on clients’ and other experts’ recommendations.

Roxana Ionescu joined RTPR in 2007. She has impressive experience in competition law, assisting many clients in relation to the investigations undergone by the Competition Council, competition litigation, merger clearance proceedings, implementing competition compliance programs, as well as in M&A projects. Roxana’s client portfolio includes local and international companies in various industry sectors, such as insurance and private pensions, healthcare and pharma, media, consumer’s goods, energy, retail etc.

Roxana is recommended in the three important international legal directories, in Chambers Europe in the EU and Competition section, as a Next Generation Partner in Legal 500 and as a Notable Practitioner in IFLR1000. In the latest Chambers Europe 2021, a client describes her as “fully dedicated, innovative and with very good communication skills,” and appreciates that she is “always trying to find the best solutions”. This is the second time when she is nominated as a Rising Star for Romania by Euromoney Legal Media Group.

  Poliana Gogu-Naum has been part of the RTPR team since 2007 and has developed extensive experience and knowledge in various areas of law during her 14-year career. She specialises in advising domestic and international borrowers and banks on banking & finance matters such as corporate finance, leveraged finance or real estate finance.

Poliana is recommended in all major international legal guides, being ranked as Next Generation Lawyer for Banking and Finance in Legal 500, Highly Regarded Lawyer for Banking and Capital Markets in IFLR1000 and Up and Coming for Banking & Finance in Chambers. Clients appreciate her as “proactive, smart, knowledgeable, commercial and solution-finding”, for Chambers Europe 2021.

Poliana was also awarded Rising Star for Romania for 2019 and 2020 at Europe Rising Stars Awards, a competition organised by Euromoney’s Legal Media Group.

RTPR is one of the most experienced and appreciated law firms in Romania, being often awarded for its activity in various fields. Every year the law firm is included on the top tiers in the legal rankings published by Legal 500, Chambers and IFLR 1000 for various practice areas. Recently RTPR won the 2020 Deal of the Year for Romania, granted by CEE Legal Matters, for its work on Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets’ acquisition of CEZ Group in Romania.