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Botezatu Estrade Partners

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act legal Romania Botezatu Estrade Partners is a business law firm headquartered in Bucharest, Romania founded in 2016 by Stefan Botezatu (formerly Partner with international law firm Gide and CEE law firm Kinstellar) and Laura Estrade (formerly Associate with Gide and Counsel with Kinstellar).

The firm’s consolidated market position as a go-to firm is drawn upon the experience of a team of agile, innovative, result oriented and flexible lawyers, all sourced from top international and local law firms (Allen&Overy, Clifford Chance, Gide, Kinstellar, Schoenherr, Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii), with an impressive track record of achievements acquired over time in high profile transactions and complex disputes conducted in a wide array of practice areas and sharing the same values and culture.

Armed with an excellent business acumen and relying on the professional ambit of some of the senior team members who have acted as General Counsel in leading international groups, Botezatu Estrade Partners possesses a unique insight into the true needs and expectations a company has from outside counsel. The in-depth knowledge of the clients’ businesses, as well as the understanding of the sector peculiarities and local market challenges, make Botezatu Estrade Partners a valuable partner for developing successful investment projects and handling complex disputes.

The firm understands and follows the quick developments of the tech & digital area phenomenon and has concentrated its values and capabilities into developing some cutting edge, innovative products, uniquely tailored for the legal arena. Amongst these, the two mobile legal applications developed by Botezatu Estrade Partners, called DawnRaid and WhiteCollar successfully assist clients in case of dawn raids by the Competition Authorities or searches by the criminal investigation bodies. Both legal apps may be found in Appstore and in Google play. The firm continuously seeks innovative solutions, frontal approaches to the legal problems regarding new technologies, as well as ways to assimilate new technologies into the current professional activity of lawyers.

act legal Romania received the Diploma of Appreciation in Legal Innovation, from the renowned local publication,
act legal Romania´s Managing Partner Ștefan Botezatu was listed as Notable Practitioner in Project Development in IFLR 1000 2020
act legal Romania´s Managing Partner Ștefan Botezatu was listed as Band 2 Practitioner in the Energy & Natural Resources Lawyers rankings of Chambers Europe 2019 and as Band 1 for two consecutive years in 2017 and 2018
Chambers Europe 2019 ranked act legal Romania in Energy & Natural Resources practice area


9 Gheorghe Moceanu, District 1

011924 Bucharest, Romania

Phone: 00 40 21 260 78 55
Fax: 00 40 21 795 76 24

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