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Our team

Francisc Peli

Managing Partner

Francisc is a founding partner of PeliPartners, formerly name and founding Partner at PeliFilip, and one of the most acclaimed real estate lawyers on the Romanian market, having acquired his reputation in leading Romanian transactions. Ranked no. 1 in both Chambers Europe and Legal 500 (Romania) for real estate practice in Romania, Francisc is recognized as “exceptionally hard working and business-oriented”. He has the ability and the experience to cover all legal services ancillary to real estate business, from land acquisitions, financing, development and project management, construction contracts, lease agreements, to the most complex of exit transactions.

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Carmen Peli

Partner, Head of Corporate M&A, Finance & Banking, Competition & Commercial

Carmen is one of the founding partners of PeliPartners, formerly name and founding partner at PeliFilip, with over 20 years of experience in Corporate M&A, Banking & Finance and Competition matters. Well-known for her innovative legal solutions, Carmen Peli acts as C-suite senior consultant for large corporations and investment funds. She has been a leading lawyer in some of the landmark M&A transactions in Romania in the banking, oil & gas, healthcare & pharma, retail sectors. Her deep understanding of economics and the ability to find common ground solutions are praised by clients.

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Oana Bădărău

Partner, Head of Real Estate & PPP

With a significant experience in landmark transactions and projects, Oana Bădărău is Partner and Head of Real Estate & PPP at PeliPartners, coordinating the practice that gathers one of the largest and most experienced real estate legal teams in Romania. Prior to joining Peli Partners, Oana was Partner and Head of Real Estate at PeliFilip. Oana’s expertise includes real estate transactions, development and financing of projects, land acquisition, leasing, urban planning. Oana advises regularly on construction law, particularly by providing legal assistance on FIDIC forms and FIDIC adjudication/arbitration.

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Ana Atanasiu

Senior Associate

With more than 13 years of experience in the legal field and holding a PhD in Commercial Law, Ana is specialized in a wide range of litigation, including with respect to shareholder protection against abuse of minority/majority rights and in boardroom risks and liabilities. Ana also advises in alternative dispute resolution procedures as arbitrator or mediator and assists clients on corporate and regulatory matters. Ana is often appointed as law expert in various working groups amending corporate and capital market laws and regulations (organized by the Financial Supervisory Authority; Ministry of Justice; Ministry of Finance etc.).

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Oana Bucșa

Senior Associate

Having previously collaborated with other top local law firms, including PeliFilip, Oana has gained extensive knowledge in dealing with complex competition and commercial law mandates. She has advised clients on a various range of projects, focusing on investigations of the Romanian Competition Council, merger control, structuring of commercial contracts, state aid, competition compliance programs, as well as data protection matters.

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Andreea Cărare

Senior Associate

Andreea advises clients in relation to regulatory compliance, commercial matters, energy and natural resources, as well as real estate, banking and competition law. She has significant experience in public-sector projects, which includes assisting clients in various stages of the procedures on the award of public procurement contracts. She regularly deals with high-profile multidisciplinary cross-border and domestic projects, and is also experienced in providing ongoing support to clients in their daily business activities. Andreea is also skilled in drafting proposals for legislative amendments, especially with regards to real estate or constructions.

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Mădălina Fildan

Senior Associate

With over 20 years of experience in business law, Mădălina’s main practice areas are real estate, energy & natural resources and mergers & acquisitions, in which she has a senior specialist position and project coordination role. She participated in projects that span a large part of the real estate market, including retail, residential, office buildings as well as the industrial and forestry areas. Mădălina was directly involved in and coordinated legal transactions related to the sale or acquisition of lands, construction projects, forward purchase projects and the lease of commercial centers, office buildings and logistic centers. During her career Mădălina was a senior member of reputed law firms, most recently holding a senior associate position at PeliFilip for 7 years.

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Alexandra Ioniță

Senior Associate

During her 8 years of experience, Alexandra has been involved in numerous real estate investment and divestment transactions. Her work ranges from due diligence review to preparing transaction documents and assisting clients on various post-transactional matters. Alexandra’s background also includes advising clients on real estate development matters, construction agreements, preparing and negotiating lease agreements for office and retail premises, and assisting clients on corporate and commercial aspects. Prior to joining PeliPartners, Alexandra was a senior associate at PeliFilip.

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Mirabela Maria

Senior Associate

Before joining PeliPartners, Mirabela was a senior associate with the PeliFilip real estate practice. Her background includes complex real estate projects with a strong corporate and M&A component, as well as several significant commercial projects. She has assisted clients in all stages of development of their real estate projects (whether office, logistic or retail projects). Her experience covers land acquisition, urbanism and construction (including FIDIC contracts), leasing and operational aspects, divestment transactions, as well as various other types of commercial contracts.

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Ioana Waszkiewicz

Senior Associate

With a background of more than 15 years in real estate transactions, Ioana has advised leading international developers and operators in office, retail, infrastructure, residential, industrial, logistics, as well as energy projects. Ioana has also gained extensive experience on corporate governance during a two year in-house counsel position with Argo Real Estate Opportunities Fund Ltd. Before joining PeliPartners, Ioana was a Senior Associate at PeliFilip.

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Andrada Bogeag

Associate

Before joining PeliPartners’ team, Andrada was an associate at PeliFilip. Andrada’s main area of practice is real estate. She has been involved in a variety of transactional and non-transactional real estate matters, including due diligence investigations for the acquisition and sale of real estate and preparing a wide range of agreements, including lease agreements for office premises, as well as various service contracts.

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Jasmine Botiș

Associate

Prior to joining PeliPartners’ team, Jasmine gained experience in competition matters whilst being a member of an international law firm. She is also involved in a variety of corporate projects and commercial agreements.

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Denisa Frîncu

Associate

Denisa joined PeliPartners after being a part of the PeliFilip’s real estate team for more than 5 years. Denisa has been involved in a variety of transactional and non-transactional real estate, commercial and corporate matters, including legal due diligence investigations for the acquisition of real estate, construction projects, drafting and negotiating various agreements.

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Sandra Gheorghe

Associate

Prior to joining PeliPartners, Sandra has gained significant experience in real estate matters whilst being a member of PeliFilip’s real estate team as well as during her years in a reputed local law firm. Sandra advised both domestic and international clients in various matters, including: providing legal assistance and representing various private companies in matters regarding acquisitions of real estate assets, due diligence investigations, drafting and negotiations of sale-purchase agreements, lease agreements and post-closing assistance.

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Adelina Iordache

Associate

Before joining PeliPartners, Adelina was a member of the Corporate team at PeliFilip. Adelina is involved in corporate projects involving companies from various industries such as telecommunications, real estate, automotive and healthcare.

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Delia Lepădatu

Associate

Before joining our Finance & Banking practice at PeliPartners, Delia has gained significant experience with a renowned business law firm, having the opportunity to be involved in various projects. Delia was part of multiple financing transactions, negotiations and legal due diligence investigations, while also acquiring experience in areas such as restructuring & insolvency, debt recovery procedures and general commercial matters.

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Kodru Mansour

Associate

Kodru specializes in corporate, administrative and public procurement related litigation. During the past 5 years, he was involved in advising and representing large real estate and infrastructure developers, public service operators, strategic public companies and state authorities in administrative and business-related litigation, as well as in international arbitration proceedings. His experience also includes providing legal advice in various commercial matters, such as public procurement, consumer protection and IP&IT. Prior to joining PeliPartners, Kodru was an associate at PeliFilip.

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Ciprian Neagu

Associate

Ciprian has been involved in several transactional and non-transactional commercial and real estate matters, including due diligence review, development and construction matters, as well as various agreements. Furthermore, Ciprian is involved in dispute resolution projects, covering multiple areas of expertise.

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Antonia Nica

Associate

Prior to joining our team, Antonia has been a member of the real estate practice at PeliFilip. Antonia has a significant experience in a wide array of real estate matters, ranging from asset and share deal transactions, to legal title, urbanism and corporate due diligence, leasing of real estate properties, as well as real estate litigations and corporate matters.

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Laura Panait

Associate

Laura is involved in a variety of corporate and financing matters, including preparing finance documents and corresponding security packages. Laura also participates to due diligence reviews and works on a wide range of commercial agreements.

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