World Tax Reviews

Artenie Secrieru & Partners

The Romanian boutique law firm founded in 2020 comprises 12 lawyers who are experienced in administrative and tax disputes, and tax advisory. Some of the firm’s tax offering includes support with tax and legal compliance, mandatory reporting, tax audit, cross border audit and more. Managing partner and founder Andreea Artenie leads the practice with the support of tax partner Cristi Secrieru. 

In the case studies showcased the tax team represented energy company EDP Renewables before the High Court of Cassation and Justice focusing on the building tax relating to the client’s wind turbines.

Client feedback

''Very professional and experienced.''

Băncilă, Diaconu și Asociații

The established law firm and member of Ernst & Young Global is one of the leading law firms with expertise in tax legal matters. The firm’s tax policy and controversy (TPC) team is well experienced in all tax fields, including VAT, excise duties, CIT, double taxation treaties adjustments and more. Tax partner Emanuel Bancila leads the tax practice.


The international law firm offers a comprehensive tax legal and compliance service to a multitude of clients including domestic and multinational enterprises. The tax offering covers national and international tax strategy, direct and indirect tax, and private client tax. Furthermore, the tax practice has successfully represented clients in tax disputes before the Romanian tax authority and court of law. Roxana Popel is the senior tax specialist heading the tax practice with the support of tax director Andrei Tercu.


The Big Four firm advises clients in all tax matters, for which it provides innovative solutions in precedential cases and high-profile transactions. Some of the tax areas the team focuses on are strategic tax guidance, international tax, M&A, VAT, direct tax, customs, and global trade. Furthermore, the firm’s legal practice has a breadth of experience in a variety of tax dispute cases. The firm assists some of the top 100 most valuable companies, medium-size companies, NGOs, private clients and more. In a team of 40 dedicated tax advisers and lawyers, tax partners Raluca Baldea, head of indirect tax; Alexandra Smedoiu, head business tax; Mihnea Galgoțiu-Săraru, head of dispute resolution, are the senior figures leading the practice. 

In April 2022, the tax team represented a German pharmaceutical company before European Court of Justice in a pan-European issue regarding the fiscal treatment of fixed establishments (VAT).

DLA Piper Dinu

The multinational law firm assists a range of domestic and international clients with its knowledge and experience in Romanian tax law. The practice represents clients in tax disputes before the courts, where litigators cooperate with lawyers in other departments for fiscally optimised and innovative solutions. Tudor Nedelea is the tax partner and head of tax. However, tax director Ionela Florescu left the firm in April 2022.

Client feedback

''They are extremely knowable of the local environment, very proactive and very easy to work with.''

''They have a versatile team always organised and ready to provide replies to our requests.'

''professionalism and promptitude.''


The Romanian member firm of the global business advisory organisation has grown over the years offering tax legal advice to micro and multinational companies and private individuals on tax compliance and advisory. Tax manager Cristina Radu leads the practice.


The Big Four firm has an experienced team of lawyers providing a comprehensive tax legal service for corporate and private clients such as HNWI clients regarding tax compliance and contentious issues. The tax practice has in-depth experience assisting clients during tax audits, and before the courts of law. The firm also has expertise in contentious work, and innovation has resulted in precedential favourable court decisions. Emanuel Bancila is the tax partner leading the practice.


The Big Four firm offers a full tax advisory service covering international tax, indirect tax, tax incentives, corporate tax, transactional tax, tax dispute and more. The firm has expertise in advising companies and individuals with cross-border tax concerns. The firm offers other tax services such as technology solution tools for direct and indirect tax, and payroll. René Schob leads the tax practice with the support of managing partner Ramona Jurubita and tax partners Madalina Racovitan, Alin Negrescu and Dragos Doros.

During the research period, the tax team represented a client before the Romanian Supreme Court regarding VAT exemption on intra-community supplies.

MPR Partners

The law firm’s tax practice offers tax advisory and compliance support including international tax structuring. With an entire team are experienced tax litigators, founding partner Gelu Maravela leads the practice with the support of firm partner Felix Tapai. 

One of the cases presented highlights the tax team advising a renewable energy company on its pioneering project in Romania, which the team is required to carry out the tax due diligence pertaining to the development of a two phased wind project.

Client feedback

''They give excellent advise in a timely manner and are always really helpful.''

''Excellent professionals, fast paced response, clear communication, and client oriented.''

Musat & Associatii

The 30-years-old Romanian business law firm offers a comprehensive tax service for domestic and multinational companies on all matters covering direct and indirect tax, and transfer pricing. The tax practice has extensive experience across many industries such as healthcare, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, real estate, consumer goods, financial market and more. Firm partners Răzvan Graure, Angela Porumb, and Cristi Tudor are the tax experts leading the practice.

Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen

The full-service law firm is highly recommended for its tax practice. Since 2008 it offers tax legal advisory in all tax areas consulting in some high-profile transactions, which the team has gained wide-ranging experience in industries such as oil and gas, banking, automotive, real estate and construction, retail and more. The practice consists of tax consultants and lawyers from Bucharest, Timisoara and Cluj-Napoca and has four partners leading the practice; Marius Ionescu and Alina Timofti are the co-heads of tax advisory.

Client feedback

''I am very satisfied with their work so far.''

''The analysis covers all perspectives.''

''NNDKP's consultants are professional, well prepared, very prompt and supportive.''

''client oriented, reasonable hourly rates, applicable and feasible advice.''

Popescu & Asociatii

The independent Romanian full-service law firm has an experienced tax practice with a combination of 40 years’ experience in the domestic market, which entails assisting domestic and multinational companies in a range of tax issues, both contentious and non-contentious. The tax practice of six lawyers is led by managing partner Octavian Popescu who is supported by tax partners Loredana Popescu, Dana Bivol, Iuliana Bidalache and senior tax partner Gheorghe Buta, who joined the team in June 2022 after a decade at Musat & Associatii. Case studies show the tax team is representing European Drinks Food Group in a complex fiscal litigation challenging the tax authority's decision on tax deeds following the client’s tax inspection, and simultaneously representing the client’s subsidiary companies in a series of litigation concerning the ownership of important assets held by the related companies forming the group.

Schoenherr și Asociaţii

From its market entry in 2013, the firm advise clients in all contentious and non-contentious tax matters. However, the firm specialises in dispute resolution, transactional tax and cross-border tax. Adriana Stoian heads the tax practice.

Suciu Popa

The well-established Romanian law firm provides tax legal services to a mixture of clients in a variety of industries, particularly in IT, FCMG, energy, oil and gas, infrastructure and pharmaceutical. The team of five lawyers and litigators is actively representing clients before the tax authority and court of law. The senior practitioners leading the practice are managing partner Miruna Suciu, tax partners Radu Chiran and Diana Agafitei. 

Case studies show the tax team is representing several energy companies, including Enel and Axpo Energy Romania, in tax litigations against the Romanian state regarding the recent fiscal obligations targeting companies in the energy sector.

Client feedback

''Suciu Popa's lawyers are innovative and business-oriented, always finding solutions and prompt solutions for the most complicated situations.''


The Romanian member firm of the global Taxand network is highly recommended for its tax advisory and legal services. The full-tax legal service firm specialises in transactional tax, compliance, real estate tax, tax refunds, dispute resolution, tax audit support, general tax and more. The firm has extensive experience in assisting emerging local companies, as well as international companies. Managing partner Angela Rosca leads the practice with the support of tax partner Cristian Radulescu and associate partner Adrian Deaconu. Firm director Adriana Craciun oversees the transfer pricing practice. 

In 2022, the tax practice advised an alternative investment fund operating out of the Netherlands and Romania concerning international tax structures. The task entailed analysing various alternative scenarios for ownership structures of the related entities.

Client feedback

''The firm explores a wide range of solutions and looks for different tax resolutions in different jurisdiction. The tax team provides comprehensive answers including not only tax, but also IFRS and statutory accounting impact with quick replies.'' 


Ţuca Zbȃrcea & Associaţii

The tax department offers full tax legal services and is highly recommended for advising on transactional tax matters and assisting oil and gas companies in all tax issues. The practice has in-depth experience with structuring and analysing employee and senior management share options. Its key tax service is representing clients in tax disputes before the tax authorities. Tax partners Alexandru Cristea, Ramona Chitu, and Cristian Velcu lead the team 13 practitioners. 

As well as representing several energy companies on the recent windfall tax, the tax team is simultaneously assisting transport company Alstom group on all tax matters concerning its subway and railway cars project, which entails tackling CIT, TP, VAT and customs issues.

Client feedback

'Very well documented feedback; rapid replies; proactive approach; and meets tight deadlines.''

''They understood the subject very well and provided clear and concise tax consultancy.''

''Professional, quality support given, and always on time with our requests.''

''Very professional, reliable services, and very prompt replies.''

''Responsible, professional conduct, timely responsive and effective solutions offered for legal and tax issues.''

''Hands on, well experienced and attentive to specific requests we had regarding envisaged shareholding structure and attaining desired position in an efficient corporate tax manner.''  

''Tuca's tax team carries out an in-depth review of the topic at hand (whatever it relates to) and gives an exhaustive feedback on all tax matters with a real understanding of what we are trying to do and what our needs are.''

''They are very well-trained in this area and have a lot of practice and experience; very responsible, and looks for proactive solutions and provides them in short deadlines.''

''Professional, customer focused, strong communicator, analytical problem solver, and demonstrable depth of experience in the financial and banking sector.''