Ștefan Botezatu

Managing partner
Phone: +40 756 049 286

Managing Partner and co-founder of act Botezatu Estrade Partners. He has strong expertise in energy regulatory matters covering electricity and gas trading, gas and electricity supply and distribution and production, as well as ancillary services including e-mobility and development of infrastructure for electric vehicles. Throughout his legal career of over 21 years, he has advised an impressive number of high-profile clients active in various business sectors in CEE/SEE and Asia. He is an excellent closer and forward thinker. Stefan is a 'sharp, knowledgeable, pragmatic and efficient lawyer', recognised for his work in competition cases concerning the energy sector. He has extensive experience in Energy, Dispute Resolution, Corporate M&A, Competition and Infrastructure Transactions.

act legal Romania was recommended by Chambers Europe 2017 in Energy.
act legal Romania's Ștefan Botezatu was recommended by Chambers Europe 2017 in Energy & Natural Resources.
act legal Romania was recommended by Chambers Europe 2018 in Energy.
act legal Romania's Ștefan Botezatu was recommended by Chambers Europe 2018 in Energy & Natural Resources.
act legal Romania was recommended by Chambers Europe 2019 in Energy.
act legal Romania' Ștefan Botezatu was recommended by Chambers Europe 2019 in Energy & Natural Resources.
act legal Romania received the Diploma of Appreciation for Legal Innovation, from the local publication Juridice.ro
act legal Romania was recommended by Chambers Europe 2020 in Energy & Natural Resources.
act legal Romania' Ștefan Botezatu was recommended by Chambers Europe 2020 in Energy & Natural Resources.
act legal Romania received the Diploma of Appreciation for Local Intelligence.International Expertise, from the local publication Juridice.ro
act legal Romania's Ștefan Botezatu was recognised as “Notable Practitioner in Project Development” by IFLR 1000, 2020 rankings.

Energy & Natural Resources

Corporate & Commercial

M&A

Competition Law

Litigation / Arbitration

White Collar Crimes Defense

Co-founder of act | Botezatu Estrade Partners

Harvard Law School Executive Education – Leadership in Law Firms – 2014

Former Partner of the international law firm Gide and CEE law firm Kinstellar

Legal career spanning more than 21 years

In 2017 he assisted the seller in the largest M&A deal in the energy sector on the local market since privatisation.

Regular speaker at high-profile local and international conferences.

Superviser of the team that developed two legal mobile apps, unique on the market.

Romanian

English

French