BIRIȘ GORAN promotes a new Partner, a new Senior Tax Manager and becomes the first Romanian collaborator of Lawyers Associated Worldwide

BIRIȘ GORAN promoted Teodora Moțatu as Partner. Teodora joined the firm in 2009 and has had a considerable contribution over the years in the recognition and consolidation of the firm’s corporate and M&A practices. She became the eighth partner of BIRIȘ GORAN, being specialized in all matters related to corporate law, M&A, restructuring and due diligence, with a particular focus on transactional work. She was involved in a large number of domestic and international transactions, representing Romanian and international clients in diverse industries such as Real Estate, Software & Computer Services, Construction & Materials, Agriculture, Hospitality, Retail, and many others. Her clients include important investors, multinational companies and local developers.


Gelu Goran, Co-Managing Partner: “In the 13+ years of business, BIRIȘ GORAN has had an organic growth and has built a solid team. I wish to congratulate Teodora for this well-deserved recognition of her role in our firm. Teodora is a leader in her practice area, which she masters effortlessly and with proficiency.

BIRIȘ GORAN also promoted Ioana Cârtițe to Senior Tax Manager, in recognition of her solid tax experience. Ioana joined BIRIȘ GORAN in November 2013 and has more than ten years of experience, being specialized in direct and international taxation, transfer pricing, as well as statutory accounting and IFRS. She led numerous projects such as tax reviews and due diligence, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, tax appeals and assistance during tax inspections or in the relation with the authorities. In 2015, Ioana became a member of the Chamber of Tax Consultants. She is also an authorized assessor of undertakings, intangible assets and goodwill and an ACCA member since 2014. In August 2019, Ioana got a diploma in ADIT (Advanced Diploma in International Taxation), being one of the approximately 1,100 tax consultants who hold such accreditation at a global level.

Gabriel Biriș, Co-Managing Partner: “During the last years, our tax team handled many projects which were extremely complex. The personal contribution and know-how proven by Ioana each and every time was key to the successful completion of the projects.

BIRIȘ GORAN became the first Romanian collaborator of Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW), a global association of 100 independent law firms located in more than 50 countries. With access to more than 4,000 lawyers worldwide, membership in LAW allows member firms to service the legal needs of clients that are expanding their operations and relationships into new domestic and foreign markets. This collaboration agreement continues LAW’s expansion in Europe.

Gelu Goran: “We are happy to begin our collaboration with Lawyers Associated Worldwide and we are confident that this project will strengthen our position on the business law market and it will give us access to global clients, further improving our experience on international matters.



BIRIȘ GORAN is a business law firm with 45+ attorneys and tax consultants founded in 2006. Biriş Goran provides a wide range of legal services with a particular focus on domains such as: tax, real estate, corporate and M&A, antitrust/competition, litigation, employment, financing, insolvency, energy and natural resources, data protection, IP and IT&C.

Most senior attorneys and partners have experience in international firms. BIRIȘ GORAN practice areas are routinely ranked among the best in the country by directories such as the Chambers Europe and European Legal 500.

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