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Cătălin Apătean

Phone: +40 754 045 438

Cătălin Apătean is Associate in the White-Collar Crime team, contributing to the firm’s expertise in criminal law and criminal procedural law. He focuses on assisting and representing parties in criminal prosecution and trial stages and has been actively involved in cases related to fraud, abuse of office, forgery, corruption and customs offenses. His dedication to deep and accurate research, coupled with a creative approach to addressing significant challenges, has equipped him with strong analytical skills. Catalin thrives on innovative and client-centered strategies, driven by a belief that meaningful challenges lead to personal growth and positive change.

White Collar Crime

Bar Admissions • Affiliations & Memberships

  • Bucharest Bar Association


  • University Bucharest, Faculty of Law – LL.M. in Criminal Sciences, with a thesis focusing on “The criminal liability of the legal person for medical malpractice”
  • University Bucharest, Faculty of Law – Bachelor of Laws
  • French‑Romanian Law College of European Studies – Bachelor of Laws

Carried out internship programs at some of the most prestigious local law firms.

Part of the team that represented the Bucharest Faculty of Law at the ”Willem C. Vis” International Commercial Arbitration Moot, being awarded 2nd place in NY (teams), reaching top 10 oralists in Bucharest and also participated in Hannover.

Part of the team that represented the Bucharest Faculty of Law at the ”Philip C. Jessup” International Law Moot Court Competition, being awarded 3rd place (teams) and reaching top 15 oralists at the Jessup Brazil