As of the 1st of November 2020, Radu Diaconu takes over the management of the business law practice of Radu si Asociatii SPRL (affiliated law firm of EY Romania) from Dragoș Radu, who led the law firm for the past 8 years.
Radu Diaconu has been part of the Radu si Asociatii team since 2013 and became associate partner in 2017.
Radu has extensive expertise in providing legal assistance to both strategic and financial investors in a wide range of transactions on the Romanian market. With a background of legal and business studies, including a PhD in the regulation of financial institutions, his expertise covers both mergers & acquisitions and financing operations. Over time, Radu has provided legal assistance in many sectors - industry, energy, the financial sector, real estate and FMCG. "I thank my colleagues for their trust and, in particular, I remain grateful to Dragoș for the support he has constantly given me all these years," said Radu Diaconu.
Alex Milcev, Tax & Law Leader of EY Romania: “I am convinced that, in his new role, Radu will implement a convincing strategic vision that will emphasize the profile of the law firm on the market and will strengthen our clients' preference for the services offered by Radu si Asociatii."
At the end of his mandate, Dragoș Radu stated the following: “Leading and growing the legal services practice within EY has been an exciting and mobilizing goal. I am confident that I leave behind a solid and respected team and I am firmly convinced that Radu will lead it to new achievements."
Radu si Asociatii SPRL’s team currently consists of 45 lawyers specializing in business law and litigation. As a member firm of Ernst & Young Global Ltd, Radu si Asociatii SPRL works in an integrated manner alongside professionals from other parts of EY’s business, including tax consulting, transaction assistance, business consulting and audit.