360Competition, the premier competition law boutique on the Romanian market providing legal services exclusively in the areas of competition law and state aid, is expanding with the joining of Andrei Georgescu as Partner.
During his 14 years of experience, Andrei Georgescu specialized in representing clients before the Romanian Competition Council (RCC) and the European Commission (EC), as well as in litigation cases concerning the annulment or suspension of decisions issued by the RCC or private damages litigation following a breach of competition rules. Andrei also has an excellent knowledge of energy markets, having successfully advised high profile clients in REMIT related investigations by both the Romanian energy regulator and the RCC.
Andrei has extensive expertise concerning IP, data protection, tech, and consumer protection. Throughout his career, Andrei has assisted clients form a wide array of sectors, including technology, finance, construction or the pharmaceutical field.
Before joining 360Competition, Andrei led an interdisciplinary practice group of a top tier local firm, coordinating some of the most high-profile IP, competition, consumer protection and tech projects. Moreover, Andrei is a Maastricht University certified DPO, as well as a counsellor registered with the Romanian Chamber of Industrial Property.
“We are delighted to have Andrei join us. His addition to the 360Competition project confirms and boosts our initial vision of being the first law firm on the Romanian market offering specialized in competition law and state aid at the highest levels of seniority and experience. Andrei’s experience in diverse projects, from various economic sectors, consolidates the 360Competition team as one of the most experienced on the Romanian market”, Diana Crângașu, partner and co-founder, together with Adrian Ster, of 360Competitoon.
“The decision to join the team is a consequence of fully identifying with the unique market vision implemented by Adrian and Diana. 360Competition spearheads the evolution of the competition law market, also focusing beyond traditional competition aspects. At the same time, our aggregated track record and expertise give us edge over other law firms – we are particularly well placed to manage highly complex large projects, regarding both consultancy and dispute resolution.”, added Andrei Georgescu.
The 360Competition lawyers are amongst the most experienced competition lawyers in Romania, having been recognised and recommended by the most prestigious by international ranking publishers. They have been involved in some of the most high-profile mergers and investigations on the Romanian market, assisting a variety of clients, from multinationals to domestic champions and small start-ups, across an extensive range of sectors, such as tech, telecom, energy, media, pharmaceuticals, construction, automotive and FMCG.
360Competition boasts an extensive referral network, regularly coordinating with top-tier international law firms, in either multi-jurisdictional mergers or Romanian and EC antitrust investigations. Unencumbered by excessive size, able to respond to market developments and free to innovate, 360Competition provides senior level assistance at a level of service unmatched on the Romanian market in terms of both efficiency and proficiency.