Patricia’s experience with major Romanian law firms exceeds 15 years and she is specialized in banking and finance. She provided a full range of transaction assistance services on various finance transactions, from structuring and due diligence, to post-closing assistance, acting for either credit institutions or borrowers. Moreover, Patricia was involved in debt restructuring transactions and transfers of banking assets, in particular non-performing loan portfolios (with an aggregate face value of approximately EUR 2 billion). Patricia’s experience also includes advising on regulatory, compliance and operational banking matters, as well as on other specific aspects of the financial services area, such as leasing operations, payment services, and insurance and capital market issues.
Andrei Burz-Pînzaru, Managing Partner with REFF & ASSOCIATES and leader of the banking and finance practice: “We are happy to announce the expansion of our banking and finance team and welcome Patricia, a lawyer with a comprehensive approach and a deep understanding of this domain. I strongly believe that her experience will enhance our practice and will expand the competencies that we put at the service of our clients in the financial services area.”
The specialized international rankings, Legal 500 and IFLR1000, recognize the expertise of REFF & ASSOCIATES team in the field of financial services. Among others, the rankings highlight the quality of services offered for advising clients on all areas of transnational banking, with particular expertise in NPLs, in structuring, negotiating and drafting of a secured financing agreement, and in acquiring assets and portfolios.
With a team of over 70 lawyers, REFF & ASSOCIATES is recognized as a leading law firm in Romania for the quality of services and ability to deliver solutions on complex legal matters. The areas of practice include banking & finance, competition law, employment law, energy and environment law, insolvency law, litigation, mergers & acquisitions, public sector, real estate. The firm represents in Romania Deloitte Legal, a global network with more than 2,500 lawyers in 85 countries.