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we keep a close relation with in-house counsel in order to identify any potential dispute

Liviu Gheorghe
Litigation has constantly been one of our main practice areas which in the recent years have registered a significant growth. We, at Jinga & Asociaţii, have gained valuable expertise in a considerable number of highly complex cases, having represented clients at all levels of the local judicial system, from the lower courts to the High Court of Justice, as well as before arbitration courts. We have been involved in all types of disputes, including but not limited to commercial, intellectual property, labour, real estate, banking and finance, public procurement, tax issues, insurance, securities and claims during enforcement of civil and commercial judgments.

Prevention of litigation – the greatest success

We focus on preventing our clients from being involved in litigations. In this respect we keep a close relation with in-house counsel in order to identify any potential dispute and if such event arises to develop the appropriate course of action and ensure that any potential amicable settlement advantageous to the client is achieved. Our clients may rely on our close support and professional advice during any out of court negotiation and on a timely response to any concern which may arise during this stage.

Assessment and strategic thinking – mandatory abilities of a litigator

A thorough assessment of the case is the key starting point in determining the most appropriate litigation strategy. Our lawyers have amassed the necessary legal expertise to conduct a proper evaluation of any dispute, to identify the risks to be taken into consideration and to provide a professional, pragmatic and business oriented advice, while offering cost effective and feasible solutions. Being involved in numerous and complex litigations which have surveyed various fields of law, we have acquired the knowledge and the skills that recommend us as a reliable advisor when it comes to taking a decision which could significantly impact on your business.

Expertise and reputation is the result of enduring practice

Our lawyers have built a reputation for being fair but at the same time aggressive and creative, able to obtain the best outcome for our clients, irrespective of how complicated a dispute may appear. Analytic and strategic thinking, the solid legal background and the business orientated approach have repeatedly proven to be important assets, when assisting, inter alia:

One of the biggest regional food processing company in Romania, in connection with the administrative and court challenging procedures of the administrative decisions and tax audit report issued by the fiscal authorities with regard to supplementary profit taxes, VAT and accessories amounting more than Ron 56,000,000 as well as in procedures related to APIA subsidies;

Companies beneficiary of AFIR –rural investments EU funding, during administrative and judiciary procedures for the contestation of the decisions issued by the fiscal authorities for the reimbursement of EU funding granted by AFIR, due to allegations on artificial conditions.

A regional water company in Romania, in several litigations in connection with disputes and tendering procedures pertaining to a project consisting in the rehabilitation and extension of the local water supply systems and infrastructure, including successfully cancelling a financial correction applied by the authorities with regard to the received EU funds;

A world leader in gas struts and hydraulic vibration dampers, in connection with various regulatory, restructuring, tax & customs and permitting related disputes, arguing claims from different authorities;

An important European real estate and hotels developer, in successfully defending claims submitted by one of the client's contractors that would have jeopardized its real estate investments;

One of the most important banking institutions acting in Romania in several disputes in connection with consumer rights arising from the financing contracts concluded by the bank with different natural persons;

An important Romanian dairy company in successfully cancelling the trademarks of one of its competitors;

A Romanian investor, well known in the industrial park field, in successfully defending a significant property claim initiated by a former collaborator;

One of the most important Romanian investors, acting in the pharmaceutical field, in successfully challenging claims initiated by the National Health Insurance House.