Rankings

The work of Zamfirescu Racoti & Partners has earned recognition from the most credible, reliable and reputed legal journals, its services and lawyers being valued both by clients and fellow attorneys.

Our standings in the rankings provided by international legal directories reflect our commitment to excellent client service.

We are the leading law firm in Dispute Resolution and Restructuring&Insolvency, and the legal directories rank us highly in a broad range of practice areas and industry sectors: Banking & Finance, Corporate / M&A, Employment, Energy & Natural Resources, Intellectual Property, and Real Estate.

What others say about us:  

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WITHIN BANKING AND FINANCE

• “This local team is praised for its expertise in project finance, as well as its strength in the private equity sector. It is regularly instructed by borrowers and lenders alike. The lawyers are really helpful and easily accessible, and provide prompt assistance.” (Chambers Europe, 2013)
• “ZRP fields a team of top professionals that really understand client service. Practice head Ioana Racoti always delivers flawless execution of legal work; has talent, a tireless work rate as well as thoroughness and availability.” (Legal 500, 2012)
• "This five-lawyer team earns praise for its litigation capabilities and its impressive client portfolio. Ioana Racoti heads the practice and is praised by peers and clients alike for her availability and her deep corporate and banking knowledge. Clients regard Anca Danilescu as a ‚highly-experienced lawyer in M&A and financing matters, always ready to provide support of the highest quality.” (Chambers Europe, 2012)
• “Clients appreciate Zamfirescu Racoti Predoiu Law Partnership’s commercial experience and practical approach to difficult transactions. The practice has significant experience acting for both lender and borrowers.” (Legal 500, 2011)
• “The five lawyers in this team are no nonsense, always available and experienced. The team is commercial and pragmatic, and doesn't invent problems.” (Chambers Europe, 2011)

WITHIN CORPORATE/M&A

• “This two-partner corporate group is recommended for its transactional as well as day-to-day advice, and draws on the firm's stellar dispute resolution and restructuring practices.” (Chambers Europe, 2013)
• “Much admired by other practitioners for its abilities in litigation, the corporate department of this firm handles corporate governance and incorporation matters as well as maintaining an active restructuring practice. This is a good firm with important transactions.” ” (Chambers Europe, 2012)
• “ZRP provides outstanding quality of legal services, thorough preparation and excellent negotiation skills.” (Legal 500, 2012)
• “Despite its reputation as a leading disputes practice, Zamfirescu Racoti Predoiu Law Partnership still fields a strong team in the corporate arena. Clients praise the firm’s excellent response time and very good business knowledge.” [...] (Legal 500, 2011)
• “This local firm has experience in a wide range of corporate matters and has recently handled restructuring projects as well as a number of mergers. One satisfied client highlighted the five-lawyer corporate team's clear and well-documented answers. (Chambers Europe, 2011)
• "Very responsible, reliable and exceptionally meticulous, Ioana Racoti is highly regarded by sources, who appreciate her proactive approach to client care.” (Chambers Global, 2011)
• “Ioana Racoti received much recognition from market sources: She is the most meticulous lawyer I have ever seen – she will analyze a task from all the possible perspectives. (Chambers Europe, 2011)
• “With her no nonsense style and diligent answering technique, Anca Danilescu is admired for her work in M&A, corporate and commercial law and project finance.” (Chambers Global, 2011)

WITHIN DISPUTE RESOLUTION

• “This team is active in arbitrations and administrative, contentious and fiscal litigation.” (Chambers Europe, 2013)
• “ZRP enjoys a stellar reputation in the market, with long-established expertise in dispute resolution. The team is seen as a go-to name for difficult cases and receives excellent feedback that highlights the group’s proactive approach, ability to explain the wider Romanian cultural background of cases, and knowledge of the authorities.” (Chambers Europe, 2012)
• “Within Dispute resolution, Zamfirescu Racoti Predoiu Law Partnership is a first tier firm” (Legal 500, 2011)
• “Client friendly and hard working, Zamfirescu Racoti Predoiu Law Partnership is acknowledged in the market as a leading litigation player. The practice covers all contentious matters from administrative proceedings and intellectual property through to insolvency work.” (Legal 500, 2011)
• “Clearly one of the best litigation firms on the market, ZRP continues to impress peers and clients, gaining a wealth of positive feedback. [...] Sources report that the team of 23 lawyers is no-nonsense, always available, experienced and pragmatic. Also noted is the firm’s flexible billing practice.” (Chambers Europe, 2011)
• “The outstanding Calin Andrei Zamfirescu is an exceptional barrister and is lauded as the litigator of the year by one peer.” (Chambers Global, 2011)
• “Calin Zamfirescu is first choice for strategic litigation;” (Legal 500, 2011)
• “Cosmin Vasile is an experienced litigation lawyer, with extended multidisciplinary capabilities.” (Legal 500, 2011)
• "Cosmin Vasile is a dynamic practitioner who promptly finds solutions to problems” (Chambers Global, 2011)
• “Cosmin Vasile climbs the rankings following excellent feedback. A young but very experienced litigator, he is praised for handling cases personally and with care. For one impressed client, he is always our first choice for tricky matters. (Chambers Europe, 2011)

WITHIN RESTRUCTURING AND INSOLVENCY

• “A powerful firm with potent litigation abilities. “(Chambers Europe, 2013)
• “This group is renowned for its litigation expertise, and offers support to both creditors and debtors. It is integrated into the banking and corporate departments, enabling the firm to provide a comprehensive service throughout insolvency proceedings. ‚We get specialists for everything we need. Every bit of advice and help has been direct, quick and efficient. “(Chambers Europe, 2012)
• “This domestic firm is one of the leading players on the market. The experienced and pragmatic team of eight lawyers assists debtors and creditors with insolvency and restructuring matters, as well as claims and subsequent actions. Peers recommend the group as very strong in insolvency litigation. The firm has been instructed by several banks and financial institutions, and is often engaged to act on cross-border matters. “(Chambers Europe, 2011)
• “Stan Tirnoveanu is considered one of Romania's leading insolvency and banking lawyers. His previous experience working in the banking industry is a great bonus.” (Chambers Global, 2011)
• “Sources agree that department head Stan Tirnoveanu is one of the best with respect to insolvency procedure cases. Clients view his background in the banking industry as a real plus. (Chambers Europe, 2011)

WITHIN EMPLOYMENT LAW

• “The firm has specialised legal knowledge and commercial experience in the banking area of labour law. It met our requirements in terms of response times and business knowledge, and offered appropriate and comprehensive advice.” (Chambers Europe, 2013)
• “The firm impressed me with its quick responses and excellent knowledge” (Chambers Europe, 2012)
• “Zamfirescu Racoti Predoiu is noted for its litigation expertise, although the six-strong team advises on all aspects of employment law. The firm is no-nonsense, always available, experienced and pragmatic.” (Chambers Europe, 2011)

WITHIN ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES

• “Ioana Racoti of Zamfirescu Racoti Predoiu (ZRP) receives praise for her professional standing and expertise in energy law. Peers recognize her strength in litigation, and clients are impressed by her dedication to their needs and her command of energy regulation and related matters.” (Chambers Europe, 2011)

WITHIN INTELECTUAL PROPERTY

• “A very persistent law firm which is growing in this area.” (Chambers Europe, 2013)
• “This leading dispute resolution firm fields a five-strong IP group, focusing on contentious matters in the field.” (Chambers Europe, 2012)
• “Enjoying a superb reputation for its litigation practice, this group has recently represented food giant Danone in complex litigation. Interviewees laud the skill of the IP team. (Chambers Europe, 2011)

WITHIN REAL ESTATE

• “Zamfirescu Racoti Predoiu Law Partnership real estate experience includes large transactions, due diligence on titles, development, investment, partnerships, sales and acquisition and litigation.” (Legal 500, 2011)