In the 2020 edition of Chambers Global, the law firm RTPR Allen & Overy has maintained its band 1 ranking for the Corporate / M&A practice and band 2 for Banking & Finance on the Romanian market. Chambers Global, one of the most respected international legal guides worldwide, conducts annual rankings with practitioners and law offices in over 190 countries across the world.
Chambers Global points out that “RTPR (Radu Tărăcilă Pădurari Retevoescu) is a strong Romanian firm widely recognised for its transactional expertise, in addition to notable cross-border capabilities through its close alliance with Allen & Overy. This association enables the group access to a vast global network and extensive resources.”
The guide also mentions RTPR’s management of major corporate transactions for sophisticated international clients, private equity funds or Romanian selling shareholders in the energy, pharmaceutical and real estate sectors, in M&A deals, local reorganisations and competition. Also, Chambers Global indicates that the Bucharest office’s expertise in Banking & Finance has international coverage through its association with Allen & Overy, and it covers assisting leading international banks in major infrastructure and real estate development projects or lenders in setting up credit facilities.
In the category that puts forward the most prominent lawyers on the local market, the guide nominates Alexandru Retevoescu, Victor Pădurari, Andreea Burtoiu, Cosmin Tilea and Poliana Gogu-Naum for Banking & Finance. Chambers Global mentions Costin Tărăcilă, Mihai Ristici and Alina Stăvaru, among the most valued lawyers specialised in Corporate / M&A in Romania.
*As of 2 March 2020 RTPR Allen & Overy will refer to itself as RTPR.