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Francisc Peli

Managing Partner

Francisc is a founding partner of PeliPartners and one of the most acclaimed 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, 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 PeliPartners, Oana was Partner and Head of Real Estate at a local law firm. 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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