WHAT WE DO
Given that in the last years Romanian authorities magnified large investigations both in the public sector as well as in the business environment, we faced it out our clients’ requirements and specific needs in this sparkling practice and we sharped our resources in order to be able supporting this new professional challenge. In this system and social context, our professional activity focused in the last years primarily on the Criminal Law practice. It has been developing and has grown to that extent we are able to provide tailored advice in any situation that involves Criminal Law matters.
They are well known the consequences of a criminal investigation extend beyond loss of productivity and loss of assets. The immediate and irreparable devastating effect suffered by a company or individual facing a criminal charge is one´s reputation and good name. In given conditions our clients can rely on our professional advice to solve their most complex challenges, involving Criminal Law risks and implications. During our practice we have proven able to provide the right advice for our clients as obtaining the best possible solutions in given situations.
Our experience ranges from representation starting from the lowest courts up to the High Court of Cassation and Justice, as well as to the Constitutional Court, and extends also to all levels of Prosecution divisions starting from ordinary courts up to the High Court of Cassation and Justice, including Prosecution specialized divisions – National Anticorruption Division – NAD and Division for Investigating the Organized Crime and Terrorism – DIOCT). Many of our cases have involved highly complex factual and legal situations, including large amounts of documents and sustained research work. We work closely with our clients most of which being local companies, local business men, top tier professionals or high-clerks, to understand their needs, before recommending the best solutions.
Our practice in the Criminal Law field has implied acting on behalf of our clients or alongside them in many types of white-collar crime charges such as: financial fraud, tax evasion, corruption, organized crime, embezzlement, breaching of public auctions, black-lobby, abuse of power and negligence in official positions, money laundering, abuse of trust by breaching the creditors rights, crimes against the EU financial interest and many other specific charges. We have provided legal assistance and representation both during criminal investigation proceedings deployed by the Prosecution and throughout criminal trials in any phases, in matters referring to the criminal liability both of legal entities, as well as of natural persons.
Our services include legal assistance and representation of clients in criminal litigation proceedings during the criminal investigation phase deployed by the Prosecution as well as in the court trial. We also provide consultancy and prevention in the field of criminal law matters such as: drafting legal analyses, opinions and/or memoranda on different criminal law and criminal procedural law issues, assisting and representing our clients in different extra-courtroom procedures in order to avoid criminal implications or complex risks, preparing and concluding complex civil transactions in order to amicably settle civil damages claims within the criminal law procedures. Another specific service we provide is the legal assistance both victims of crimes and perpetrators in civil claims filed against the offenders and other civil responsible parties.
Our services are carried out using all the elements of defense technique, tactics and strategy, based on logical and legal arguments and reasoning, based on the interpretation of criminal law and criminal procedural norms, in relation to the legal dogma and case-law of the High Court of Cassation and Justice, the Constitutional Court, and the European Court of Human Rights.
Our litigation practice is built on the principle that the key to a successful strategy is in-depth awareness of the case, the client’s business and its objectives.
During the years of hard working in the legal field within top tier local law firms, we have accumulated highly-specialized expertise and demonstrated practical commercial awareness that uniquely positions us as leading professionals to be entrusted with the most sensitive or intricate business disputes.
We believe that our impressive success rate, combined with the importance of our clients and the sensitivity of the projects we managed, as well as the constant growth of our practice are fair indicators of our abilities and expertise. This is why we have been selected by our clients to represent them in many complex cases before the Romanian courts.
Our excellent dispute resolution practice covers all areas of civil and business law dispute resolution. We handle civil, commercial, labor, administrative, family and fiscal disputes. We consistently propose creative, yet practical solutions to our clients when conflicts arise, along with sustainable strategies to reduce future potential risks – in fact, many of the court cases in which we represented clients have developed into precedents that shaped and strengthened the current domestic case law.
We are well versed in pleading before all the Romanian courts, from lowest trial courts to the High Court of Cassation and Justice and the Constitutional Court of Romania. We also understand that going to trial is not always in the best interest of our clients. Therefore, we are always committed for developing the appropriate strategy for every single case. We explore every reasonable option for an amicable settlement advantageous to our client. And when settlement is not our client’s best course of action, we develop the most cost-effective and efficient litigation model suitable to our client’s specific needs.
As part of our diversified portfolio of integrated legal services, Valentin Moise offers to its clients a broad spectrum of Legal Advisory services, combining knowledge and experience in different legal practice areas with the multi-disciplinary approach of our office.
In today’s complex and rapidly changing regulatory and business environment, where companies and individuals are more than ever exposed to strict compliance requirements and new business challenges, our understanding of the legal regulations and deep industry knowledge help our clients to stay competitive and compliant.
We cover a broad range of business law advice with the following main areas of expertise:
- Corporate & Commercial Law
- Real Estate & Construction
- Contractual Law
- Employment & Immigration Law
A particular strength of our business advisory practice is that we support our clients by working together with specific professionals including but not limiting to fiscal and business consultants, accountants and other experts. This enables us to provide innovative, complex and practice-oriented legal services to our clients.
A businessman from the oilfield industry within a very complex scheme of white-collar crime court trials
A business man from the real estate and football industry within a white-collar crime investigation
A renowned medical professional within a white-collar crime investigation
A government official within a white-collar crime investigation
A banking executive within several labor litigation
A company acting in the seaside entertainment and HORECA industry in several fiscal litigation
A company acting in the bespoke clothing industry in the day-to-day business activity
A group of companies acting in the agri-business sector in the day-to-day business activity