is one of Romania’s leading independent firms. With 20 years’ experience in the Romanian market, the firm, which emerged from the Bucharest office of the international law firm Gide Loyrette Nouel, has worked on ground-breaking transactions across multiple practice areas, notably in M&A, capital ... markets, banking and finance, and projects and infrastructure. It has four partners and 16 lawyers, who work closely with international law firms on cross-border transactions, and it acts as lead counsel on regional transactions in the CEE. Having advised on several privatisations of state-owned enterprises in the manufacturing, energy and financial sectors, the firm has been involved in high-profile acquisitions of private and public companies, and was instructed to act on the first Romanian law-governed syndicated credit facility, the largest real estate financing in Romania and the first motorway concession project in the country at that time. Clients include MNCs, credit institutions, international financial institutions (IFIs), investment funds, SMEs and state-owned companies. Leroy şi Asociaţii’s departmental structure covers corporate M&A and capital markets; banking and finance; competition, distribution and consumer law; real estate; energy and natural resources; projects and infrastructure; IP and data protection; employment; dispute resolution; and insurance and aviation. Over the past ten years, the team have advised the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) on derivatives-related issues.