Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii is one of the leading law firms in Romania and in the region, both in terms of the high quality services it provides to its clients and the magnitude of the projects the firm has been involved in during the recent years.
The firm boasts a talented team of 110 lawyers including 25 partners in its Bucharest office. It also operates a secondary office in Cluj-Napoca (one of the most important cities in Romania), as well as a representative office in Madrid (Spain). Furthermore, the firm enjoys excellent partnerships with various law offices throughout the country, including Brasov, Sibiu, Iasi, Constanta, Timisoara cities.
The firm is committed to building on and investing in client relationships beyond the provision of core legal advice. Its specialized network of professionals in insolvency (TZA Insolventa S.P.R.L.), certified tax advisors (Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii Tax S.R.L.), certified intellectual property counsellors (Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii IP S.R.L.) provide comprehensive services to effectively meet clients’ needs. Towards this end, the firm also ensured that its quality management systems are compliant with the requirements of ISO 9001:2008 standards and has been issued a quality certificate confirming the same.
Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii is providing legal services in every aspect of business, covering all major areas of practice: mergers, acquisitions & privatization; corporate & commercial; litigation & international arbitration; oil & gas / mining law; corporate tax law; PPP, concession & public procurement; insolvency & liquidation; electronic communications & IT; employment & pensions; insurance & reinsurance; real estate; banking & finance; capital markets & securities; competition; healthcare & pharmaceutical law; energy law; environmental law; intellectual property; media & advertising; regulatory legal services; shipping & transport.
The firm’s practice in these areas has been rated highest by major international directories, according to which Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii is “one of the most dynamic firms in the Romanian legal market at the moment which has built a really successful practice and has emerged as one of the burgeoning outfits in the market” (IFLR 1000). Also, according to Chambers Europe, the firm “offers cutting-edge legal representation and serves clients’ interests beyond the confines of traditional lawyering”, employing a team of “true forward-thinkers” who provide both “innovative and practical solutions to legal problems”. Legal 500 acknowledges that Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii remains “one of the leading domestic firms, showing no sign of slowing the pace”.
In addition, Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii has garnered a string of local, regional and international accolades, having been named the “Law Firm of the Year” for four consecutive years and the “Most Innovative Continental European Law Firm” in the Financial Times’ Innovative Lawyers Report. More recently, it was named National Champion for Romania at the European Business Awards 2015/16, and won the ”Law Firm of the Year: Romania” (IFLR European Awards 2016) and the ”M&A Deal of the Year” (IFLR European Awards 2016). In addition, the firm is a winner of the ”Law Firm of the Year: Romania” (The Lawyer European Awards 2016), of the “Energy Law Firm of the Year” (The Diplomat Romanian Energy Awards 2015), of the“Law Firm of the Year: Romania” (Chambers Europe Awards 2014), of the “Law Firm of the Year: Romania” (The Lawyer European Awards 2014), of the “Regional Law Firm of the Year in International Arbitration” (GAR Annual Awards 2014), of the “Best Law Firm in Real Estate in Romania 2013” (CiJ Awards Gala), of the “Law Firm of the Year Award: Romania” (IFLR European Awards 2012) and the “Best Managed Workplace Award” (Managing Partners’ European Leadership Awards 2012). It also received the “Law Firm of the Year Award” (Chambers Europe Awards for Excellence 2010), the “Law Firm of the Year in Eastern Europe and the Balkans Award” (The Lawyer European Awards 2010).
Tuca Zbârcea & Asociatii's clients include prominent international corporations, financial institutions, as well as `Fortune 500` category companies. The firm also works with government, local public authorities and bodies.
A selective list of clients include Erste Bank / Banca Comercială Română (BCR), Expur – part of the French group Sofiprotéol/Saipol, OMV Petrom, CEZ Romania, Rompetrol Rafinare, Vodafone Romania, ArcelorMittal, Carrefour, Colgate Palmolive, Bucharest Stock Exchange and the Central Depository, BRD-Groupe Société Générale, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Philip Morris, Alstom Transport, Siemens, Ericsson Telecommunications Romania, Black Sea Trade and Development Bank, AEGON, Volvo, Mobexpert etc.