Cătălin Curteza is a Senior Associate in the firm's Criminal Law practice group.
During his practice as a pleading criminal law attorney, he has provided in-depth assistance and representation to high-ranking professionals and prestigious companies in key market areas, such as petroleum, agriculture, telecommunications, transportation and retail.
He has professionally defended his clients in front of various Romanian authorities, such as criminal investigation bodies, from district courts to courts of appeal, in complex cases involving white collar and corporate crime, corruption offenses, occupational crime, money laundering, tax evasion and accounting law, cybercrime, fraud and work-related accidents. His experience over the years also includes administrative and fiscal contentious, labor and civil disputes, and he is well-versed in drafting and negotiating transaction agreements and other forms of pre-trial conflict resolution.
Cătălin Curteza also specializes in Constitutional law and European human rights law, having drafted numerous requests and complaints currently pending before the Romanian Constitutional Court and the ECHR.
In addition, drawing from his vast experience as a soft skills trainer, he has drafted policies, procedures, and has prepared and held training sessions on the implementation of the anti-money laundering (AML) legislation.
He is fluent in English.
- Member of the legal team advising and representing one the of the largest cinema chain in Romania in criminal proceedings regarding work-related offenses.
- Member of the legal team advising and representing one of the world's leading manufacturers of high-pressure equipment and containers in administrative and criminal proceedings related to labour incidents.
- Member of the legal team advising and representing an industry-leading soft drinks company in pre-trial conflict resolution proceedings.
- Member of the legal team advising and representing one of the sports betting companies in Central and South-Eastern Europe in criminal proceedings related to defrauding the betting system.