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Reff & Associates strengthens its top litigation practice
Bucharest, 16 February 2015 - With the number of litigation cases on an upward trend on the background of the general business climate of the past few years marked by a decline in investments, Reff & Associates, the legal arm of Deloitte in Romania, is strenghtening its litigation practice by hiring a new Associate Partner. Andreea Artenie, a highly experienced lawyer who focuses her expertise on tax and administrative litigation, will coordinate the litigation team at Reff & Associates.
“Andreea’s arrival comes at a time when we are consolidating our litigation practice and we are focusing particularly on administrative and tax litigation in our aim to offer clients the support of an experienced and strong partner in their relationship with the authorities, ” said Alexandru Reff, Partner with Reff & Associates.
“Our practice has constantly expanded as a result of the hurdles our clients are facing. We are currently involved in a number of administrative and tax disputes as well as competition in which we advise our clients from various industries, from pharmaceuticals and the financial services to real estate. Commercial litigation is also at the core of our growing practice in a context when the firm has offered assistance to clients in transactions with a total value of over one billion EUR over the past four years. Andreea is a great asset for our team and I am confident that her broad experience will bring many benefits to our clients and will bolster our existing offering.”
The new addition to the team brings Reff & Associates to 48 lawyers, which places the firm among the strongest practices in Romania.
Andreea is an experienced lawyer with over 13 years of practice in administrative and tax litigation and has coordinated a number of administrative disputes against the authorities, particuarly tax litigation against the tax authority. Her high success rate recommends Andreea as one of the most reputed specialists in tax litigation.
Prior to joining Reff & Associates, Andreea has brought an important contribution to the development of the litigation practice in the competition area while working for a prominent law firm associated to a Big4 where she has successfully coordinated various disputes with the Competition Council.
The litigation team at Reff & Associates is comprised of dedicated lawyers who have assisted clients in various proceedings before all levels of jurisdiction throughout the country as well as before arbitration courts both at the national and international level.
Reff & Associates is the law firm affiliated to Deloitte Legal network present in 57 countries worldwide. The firm is recognized by prestigious legal directories such as Legal500, Chambers and Partners and IFLR 1000.
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