Ciprian Portnoi

Managing & Founding Partner

He graduated Law and International Relations in 1997 and, since the same year,  he became a member of the Bucharest Bar.

Between 1998 and 2003, he assisted one of the main domestic players in the production and distribution of petroleum products in real estate transactions worth more than EUR 80 million, concluded in order to develop a network of warehouses and gas filling stations.

Since 2003, he was one of the active participants in creation and improvement of the legislation applicable to expropriation of private properties affected by the construction of highways and roads, legislation through which a significant speed up was obtained regarding the procedures for expropriation of real estate affected by such infrastructure works.  (Law no. 198 / 2004 and its first Methodological Norms approved by Government Decision no. 941 / 2004, Emergency Government Ordinance no. 228 / 2008).

In the same time, he successfully implemented and coordinated for the Romanian National Highway and Roads Company (CNADNR SA), the expropriation procedures for a number exceeding 14.000 affected private properties located in different areas of the country, within infrastructure projects carried out with state budget or external funds.

His  main areas of expertise are corporate and commercial law, real estate and infrastructure, insolvency and public procurement.

Qualifications:

– certified FIDIC expert,

– certified Public Procurement expert

– certified European Structural and Cohesion Funds Accession Expert.

He speaks the following foreign languages: English and French.

E-mail: ciprian.portnoi@portnoi.ro