Address: 12-14 Teodosie Rudeanu Street, Entrance A, Ground Floor, Ap. D01 - D02, 1st District, Bucharest, RO-011258, Romania
Tel: +40 370 509 600, +40 799 936 000
Most senior representative: Oana Albota, Partner
No. of local partners: 1
No. of lawyers: 8
Offices in Romania: Bucharest
Representative clients include: Atenor Group, White Star Real Estate, Shikun Binui/Point Development, London-Partners/View From Above, Heitman/Kiz Invest/Kiz Gmbh, S Group Holding/Green Gate Development, Conarg Group/Conarg Office Development, RC Europe Property/Reinvest, Nepi/NRE Sibiu Shopping City, The Office Epc/The Office Design and Build.

Partners and heads of practice

Oana Albota, Partner

Practice Areas: Construction & Real Estate; Litigation & Arbitration; Banking & Finance; Corporate & Commercial

Oana is the founding partner of Albota Law Firm. Prior to this, Oana coordinated the real estate practice of PeliFilip.

With more than 18 years of experience in business law, she is one of the most appreciated real estate lawyers in Romania. She has advised leading developers in transactions constituting land marks for the real estate market in Romania. She is highly recommended as construction and FIDIC specialist; during the last years she won significant construction arbitration cases.

Radu Simion, Counsel

Practice Areas: Construction & Real Estate; Energy; M&A

Radu joined Albota Law Firm in November 2020. He has 15+ years of experience with real estate, construction, energy, and M&A industries. Until 2017 Radu practiced law with the Bucharest-based office of an regional law firm. From 2018 he acted as legal manager of an international real estate developer.

Andreea Ciobanu, Associate

Practice Areas: Construction & Real Estate; Banking & Finance; Corporate & Commercial

Andreea joined Albota Law Firm in September 2014. Prior to this, Andreea worked for 4 years for a multinational corporate services provider. Andreea also worked for almost 2 years as in-house lawyer for a major Romanian company acting in the field of fuel distribution.

With a solid understanding of the Romanian law and an impressive experience in the Corporate & Commercial field, Andreea advises clients on matters like: company formation, restructuring, complex shares transfers, commercial contracts and corporate governance, financing agreements.

Bogdan Roscaniuc, Associate

Practice Areas: Construction & Real Estate; Litigation & Arbitration

Bogdan has been practising law for 13 years and he became a member of Albota Law Firm beginning with January 2019. Bogdan gained expertise in the real estate field, with a focus on real estate title review, transfer, development and asset management, as well as extensive involvement in corporate matters adjacent to real estate transactions, including corporate governance matters and commercial agreements.

Diana Badea, Associate

Practice Areas: Construction & Real Estate; Litigation & Arbitration

Diana joined Albota Law Firm in July 2018. Prior to this, She worked for almost 12 years in the consultancy department of two important Romanian Law firms located in Bucharest.

Diana has vast experience and expertise in drafting, amending and negotiation of a wide variety of commercial agreements and she provides business oriented legal advices on matters like: office and residential investments, construction and permitting process, construction claims, civil litigation, arbitration.

Ana Maria Mincu, Associate

Practice Areas: Construction & Real Estate; Corporate & Commercial

Ana Maria joined Albota Law Firm on April 2019. Prior to this, Ana Maria has been practicing law for 20 years with major law firms and gained significant expertise in the real estate, construction, corporate and M&A matters.

Mihai Macovei, Associate

Practice Areas: Construction & Real Estate; Litigation

After spending more than 7 years in one of the ”Big Four” law firms in Romania and a short interim at one of the rapidly expanding, young law firms in the business, Mihai joined Albota Law Firm in November 2020. Mihai is a professional litigator, with substantial experience in a wide array of disputes, ranging from commercial, real estate & construction to tax and administrative or even bankruptcy.

Calin Galateanu, Associate

Practice Areas: Construction & Real Estate; Litigation

Calin is a member of the Bucharest Bar since January 2019 and a member of Albota Law Firm since August 2019. Prior to joining Albota Law Firm, Calin worked for a law firm specialized in civil and administrative litigation.

List of the most representative projects

Real Estate

Advised Atenor Group in relation with the development and sale of the residential complex of “UP-site Bucharest”, the first residential project for Atenor Group in Bucharest of approx. 29,300 sqm residential (270 apartments) and 1,950 sqm retail) in two residential high-rise buildings of 14 and 24 floors, located at Floreasca area.

Assisting Atenor Group with financing (signing of a €80 million facility agreement and related security package concluded with BCR, Erste Group Bank AG and Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG) and leasing of Hermes Business Campus, located at Bucharest, comprising 75,200 sqm office space.

Assisting Atenor Group with the development and leasing of @Expo project, a smart business campus in Bucharest of approx. 53,750 sqm offices and 950 sqm retail located at the Expozitiei area.

Advised Atenor Group in relation with the development and leasing of Dacia One, an office complex of approx. 16,300 sqm (consisting of 3 office buildings: a listed villa, formerly occupied by the German representation, a theatre with a protected historical facade and a new Class A building) located at 174-176 Calea Victoriei, Bucharest.

Assisting White Star Real Estate with the acquisition of the control over Liberty Technology Park in Cluj-Napoca from Fribourg Development: (i) legal due diligence with respect to the project and the company; (ii) the shares sale-purchase agreement concluded with Fribourg and the addenda thereto; (iii) the Facility Agreement and the related security package concluded with BCR; (iv) the urban zoning plan to be issued for the office and residential project to be developed on the land.

Assistance provided to Shikun&Binui/Point Development in relation with the development and sale of the apartments and villas in the residential complex New Point (phase 2 and phase 3). The project consists of 6 buildings, with a height of 9 floors, with 68 apartments for each building, i.e., 408 apartments in total and 126 villas.

Assisting Belvedere Residences UTR3 in the development and sale of the apartments in the residential complex Belvedere Residences. The project is located at 6-8 Fabrica de Glucoza Streer, 2nd District, Bucharest, and consists of eight buildings, approx. 966 apartments with 1,160 parking places and a built-up area of 82,579 sqm.

Specialist lawyers: Oana Albota, Radu Simion, Andreea Ciobanu, Bogdan Roscaniuc, Diana Badea, Ana Maria Mincu, Mihai Macovei, Calin Galateanu.

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