As of 1st of January Botezatu Estrade Partners joins act legal, a European alliance of law firms, thus becoming act | Botezatu Estrade Partners.
This decision reflects the drive to provide the firm’s clients with top caliber, cross-border legal services. With 16 offices in most of the largest European business centres and combined forces of around 425 attorneys, act legal is a one-stop shop for excellent legal support in Europe.
“We believe that act legal offers the best mix of international expertise, partner involvement and local market intelligence. We are confident that our joining to act legal will add value to our services and we are proud to put Romania on the act legal map.” stated Stefan Botezatu, Managing Partner and co-founder of act | Botezatu Estrade Partners.
act legal has the relevant performance profile and efficient structures of a major international law firms, offering cross-border regional full-service legal support to companies and investors that intend to do business in or already have a footprint in Continental Europe.
act legal stands for high quality, fair pricing, efficient bespoke processes, strong partner involvement and a personal approach, all of which makes act legal an attractive alternative to major international law firms.
Many act legal professionals hold dual qualifications in both law and business management or commerce. Hence, act comprehends the mechanisms influencing the clients’ activity and possess a unique insight into the true needs and expectations a company has from outside counsel.
Dr. Sven Tischendorf, Managing Partner at AC Tischendorf Rechtsanwälte and member of act legal‘s steering committee: “We are very pleased to welcome act| Botezatu Estrade Partners, a strong and relevant player on the Romanian business legal services’ arena, to act legal! The expertise and working methods of our new office fit in seamlessly with those of the other act legal offices and we thus further strengthen our position as renowned legal advisor to a demanding corporate clientele!”.
act | Botezatu Estrade Partners was founded in 2016 by Stefan Botezatu (formerly Partner with international law firm Gide and CEE law firm Kinstellar) and Laura Estrade (formerly Associate with Gide and Counsel with Kinstellar). The firm is armed with a team of agile, innovative, result oriented and flexible lawyers, all sourced from top international and local law firms (Allen&Overy, Clifford Chance, Gide, Kinstellar, Schoenherr, Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii), with an impressive track record of achievements acquired over time in high profile transactions and complex disputes conducted in a wide array of practice areas and sharing the same values and culture.
act legal aims to further expand into other continental European countries in the coming years.