Our Dispute Resolution Practice
We have a very strong ranking in dealing with complex cases requiring a holistic and pragmatic approach, as well as with crisis management.
Our litigation team closely works with Bondoc si Asociatii lawyers of other practice groups, thus benefiting from their expertise and specialization in various areas such as regulated markets, labor law, energy, competition, life sciences and corporate law. These synergies play an important role in today’s legal practice and are a key part for our professional representation and success in dispute resolution matters.
“Disputes team with significant activity in heavily regulated industries, such as life sciences, energy and banking. Regularly advises international clients on tax, public procurement, post-transactional and reimbursement disputes. Also handles insolvency cases and restructurings. Noted expertise in cross-border litigation, as well as arbitration”. [Chambers and Partners, 2021]
“They provide deep analysis combined with clear practical guidance. Always very prompt, flexible and reliable”. [Legal 500, 2021]
Examples of our team’s relevant experience, including in major disputes, include assistance/representation to:
a leading social network services provider in connection with its involvement in various lawsuits as a third party, including representation in a dispute with an individual over a claim of alleged infringement of freedom of speech and free competition.
a major utilities operator in about 130 disputes in relation to a governmental residential project in Bucharest.
an investment fund in several corporate disputes, as well as in a dispute with the national regulator (the Financial Supervisory Authority).
a major producer of industrial and composite materials, in a dispute with the energy supplier.
a major oil company’s local retail operator in a complex commercial dispute with one of its business partners.
one of the largest Romanian Banks in connection with claims raised by the Ministry of Public Finance deriving from the privatization process of a former Romanian bank, as well as other commercial lawsuits.
a major Luxembourg based investment fund in a dispute over a potential transaction targeting an important shopping mall in Bucharest.
a large supermarket chain in a high-stake dispute over an indoor advertising promotion agreement with a major advertising company.
a large financial services provider, in a contractual dispute with a former major client over preferential rights to conclude additional leasing agreements for motor vehicles.
a major international broadcasting services provider in a sensitive dispute over the termination of a contract for broadcasting services on the market.
a major utilities operator in the insolvency of the thermal energy provider for the city of Bucharest and one of the largest power producers in Romania, for the recovery of a historical debt.
an international aircraft lessor in connection with the contemplated insolvency of the lessee under an aircraft lease agreement.
a major oil company’s local retail operator in a long-lasting insolvency of a former contractor, involving very high stakes and extremely complex issues.
a leading household and electronic devices online wholesaler in Romania, in removing the seizure on accounts established by the National Anticorruption Directorate in connection with a large criminal investigation concerning a high-profile individual.
a pharmaceutical company in a competition law dispute with the Romanian Competition Council focusing on the distribution of pharmaceutical products.
a major European design engineering and management consultancy company, for the recognition and enforcement in Romania of a foreign arbitral award rendered in ad-hoc arbitration proceedings as well as in criminal proceedings in Romania as a civilly liable party, in the context of parallel civil arbitral proceedings carried on abroad on the same issues of liability.
the local subsidiary of a global leading automotive industry player (spare parts producer) in labor disputes over the payment of wages and bonuses to the employees.
a large pharma producer in a major fiscal dispute filed by the company against the results of a tax audit imposing supplementary taxes on the company.
a major Finnish company, in a public procurement project for soil cleaning and decontamination to be financed with EU funds.
a consortium between a major French multinational company involved in a worldwide infrastructure project and a major Romanian construction company, in a legal battle over the award of a major public procurement contract for the rehabilitation of a waste-water management plant in Bucharest.
CONTACTS
Lucian Bondoc
Managing Partner
+40 31 224 8400
Viorel Dinu
Partner
+40 31 224 8400
CONTACTS
Lucian Bondoc
Managing Partner
+40 31 224 8400
Viorel Dinu
Partner
+40 31 224 8400