As of 1st of May 2009, Mihai Dudoiu (33 years old) is Managing Associate with Ţuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii and Co-ordinator of the firm’s Banking & Finance practice group. The appointment will see Mihai Dudoiu take on strategic responsibility for further strengthening the firm’s Banking and Finance practice group.
Before joining Ţuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii, Mihai Dudoiu was Senior Associate and Co-coordinator of the Banking and International Finance Department of CMS Cameron McKenna for 3 years.
„The move will add a lot more strength to what we obviously think is a good Banking and Finance team. The role of Managing Associate sits very well with Mihai’s extensive banking expertise”, said Ştefan Damian, Deputy Managing Partner with Ţuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii.
Mihai Dudoiu has worked for 10 years as a corporate and international finance lawyer in Bucharest, having co-ordinated an important number of project finance transactions. He acted for foreign and domestic credit institutions, investment companies, funds and non-banking financial institutions, among which: Banca Românească, a member of National Bank of Greece Group, Unicredit, Erste Bank / Banca Comercială Română (BCR), BRD Groupe Société Générale, Eurohypo, Piraeus Bank, Bank of Cyprus etc. Furthermore, he has acted on various complex, high-profile mandates, including on numerous secured financing syndicated transactions with an aggregate value in excess of € 1 billion, as well as real estate finance (shopping malls, office, residential and commercial development and hotels), acquisition finance and “green-field” investments in the energy sector.
„The appointment of Mihai Dudoiu as a Managing Associate is part of the strategy we have unveiled ever since the beginning of the financial and economic turmoil. We aim at strengthening key-areas of the firm’s practices and will continue to recruit senior professionals especially in insolvency, litigation and arbitration, energy, infrastructure/public acquisition, labour law”, added Ştefan Damian, Deputy Managing Partner with Ţuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii.
Ţuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii now boasts more than 80 lawyers, including 16 partners. In 2007, the firm opened a regional office in Cluj-Napoca, in association with Nistorescu, Şomlea & Asociaţii.
Ţuca Zbârcea & Asociaţii reported record-breaking financial results for 2008, as it has broken the €20 million turnover barrier for the first time. As such, the turnover reached €23,572,074 (VAT included) while the revenues stood at a healthy €21,449,275 (VAT included).